Whenever we do a new series, it helps us to think about the theme. I love getting all kinds of questions from people. Some of the questions help me realize I haven’t done a very good job in defining or explaining things, such as CORE WORDS.
So, here are a few words with short explanations in the form of FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions).
That’s a great question because they are two of the core words. Here is how I view them. They mean the same thing. They refer to the same thing. Here is why.
The Greeks had a whole group of gods—the Greek gods and goddesses. The Greeks had a name for the chief god or king of the gods. They called him Zeus. Zeus had a brother who was the god of the ocean. His name was Poseidon. They had a messenger god called Hermes. They had a god for the underworld whose name was Hades.
The Romans picked up from the Greeks all their gods, but gave them new names. Zeus became Jupiter. Poseidon became Neptune. Hermes became Mercury. Hades became Pluto. In fact, every planet name …