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How Do You Recognize a Christian? | Part 6 | The Blessings of Abidiance – 1 John 2:28-3:3 | Chris Voigt



The Blessings of Abidiance How Do You Recognize a Christian? July 11, 2021  Language is an ever-evolving thing. But where do new words or phrases come from and how do they go from obscure to official? A word gets into a dictionary when it’s used by many people who all agree that it means the same thing. First, you drop the word into your conversation and writing, then others pick it up; the more its use spreads, the more likely it will be noticed by dictionary editors, or lexicographers. Dictionaries can add more than 1,000 new words in a single year. Consider these recent additions to our English dictionaries: Hygge, (h(y)o͞oɡə) depending on how poorly you pronounce this Danish word, means a cozy quality that makes a person feel content and comfortable. In the US, we call those hugs. Merriam-Webster defines the term makerspace as “a communal public workshop in which makers can work on small personal projects.” A makerspace is like an art studio for the whole community. Most makerspaces cater to hobbyists r