Leading a recent zoom book discussion on "When Life and Beliefs Collide: How Knowing God Makes a Difference" by Carolyn Custis James reminded me why I have given away and recommended this book more than any other.
As a woman who strives to live according to the word of God, I am always looking for clues in scripture that help me understand myself, my value, and my gifting. Recently, some authors alerted me to a wonderful discovery regarding the traditional role of "helpmeet", in Hebrew "ezer kenegdo."
Sometimes, Hollywood gets it right! While watching Disney's recent movie, Oz, the Great and Powerful, I was amazed. How is it that they could so beautifully illustrate the unique role of ezer kenegdo found in Genesis 2:18? This word has been translated as “help meet or suitable helper" but is better explained by author, Carolyn Custis James as a strong helper, … Continue reading Ezer in Oz