We were jehovah s witnesses for 22 years of our adult lives, until we formally resigned from the organization known as the watch tower bible and tract society. Psalm 23 is a psalm for all occasions death, birthday, marriage etc. Jehovah the english and common european representation, since the 16th. Praying and pronouncing the names of god tony evans. It is a name that assures us that our heavenly father is able to provide any need we have. The name jehovah jireh is a name that is crucial for us today as we seek to know the father. The seven compound names of jehovah spoken word church.
The jehovah names of god sermon by larry semore, proverbs. Our proper response to him is to fall down in fear and awe of the one who possesses all authority. Jehovahs witness, member of a millennialist denomination that developed within the larger 19thcentury adventist movement in the united states and has since spread worldwide. Lesson 9 yahweh jireh the lord provides genesis 22. Elohim god, adonai lord and jehovah lord are the divine titles or names most often used in the old testament. To call on gods name in prayer is to appeal to that aspect of his character that relates to. This is the final name we will consider in our study of how that god has revealed himself to us in scripture. There is jehovahjireh, gods provided sacrifice, and youll have to admit that or say he wasnt the son of god. It contains more than 2,500 bible and biblerelated proper names and their meanings. The name jehovahjireh is a name that is crucial for us today as we seek to know the father. Rabbi jose considered tzevaot a common name and rabbi ishmael that elohim was. All other names, such as merciful, gracious and faithful, merely.
Jehovah is the name god uses when he wants to reveal himself to you. The names of god in the old testament free online bible. I encourage you to get to know the names of god, because. So abraham called that place the lord will provide. The jehovah names of god sermon by larry semore, proverbs 22.
The names are revealed by his promises and his works and they remind us of our gods ever present love, peace, comfort, help, and more. The lord god of gods, the lord, mighty, powerful, strong one over all. The original scripture index has been replaced with one using the page numbers of this revision, rather than using the section and question numbers. We did this by sending in a letter of disassociation in august 1982, requesting that our names be removed from membership. If it was in rebellion, or if in an unfaithful act against the lord do not save us this day. Only believe, only believe, all things are possible, only believe. Attributes of god california state university, northridge. Click download or read online button to get jehovah nissi the lord our banner book now.
This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Jehovah occurs almost 7000 times the divine names and titles are a most important subject of study for they are inseparably connected with a sound interpretation of the scriptures. About the ninth hour jesus cried out in a loud voice. The primary redemptive names of god jehovah rohi the lord, my shepherd psalms 23. They write, there was, therefore, a time when jehovah was all alone in universal space let god be true, p. If he wasnt, and didnt fulfill, and in him was them seven compound names, he wasnt jehovah jireh. Then shall we know, if we follow on in the path of obedience to know the lord hosea 6. Apr 20, 2016 now lets read psalm 23 and find the 11 names of our great god hidden in this psalm. Praying through the names of god is a tool you can use to call on the name of god for a specific need. The powerful god, elohim, is big enough for whatever is taking place in your life. God has no need to go outside himself for anything. Jesus used a form of the name in his agonized prayer from the cross. While elohim and adonai are designations known to other cultures, the revelation of yahweh is unique to israel. The patriarchs knowledge of jehovah 31 walk before me, and be thou perfect.
To contend that shaddai is merely a mountain deity is to disregard the place the name is given in the scriptures. Also, in this regard, it should be observed that in some contexts the names yahweh and elshaddai are used. Although the act of disassociation was simple enough, the. These names focus primarily on the names of the father. Now lets read psalm 23 and find the 11 names of our great god hidden in this psalm. But i want to point out the 7 names of god hidden in this beautiful psalm.
Known as jehovah, the watchtower considers him to be the only true eternal god, the almighty. This name appears only one time in the old testament scriptures in jeremiah 51. Biblical names and their meanings hitchcocks bible names dictionary this dictionary is from hitchcocks new and complete analysis of the holy bible, published in the late 1800s. This is the ninth of the compound names for jehovah. Being alone, the first creative act of jehovah was to create his son. This definition well fits jehovahs role as the creator and the fulfiller of his purpose. What are the different names of god, and what do they mean. Some hebrew words of uncertain meaning have been left out. I was a member of jehovahs witnesses for twenty years and am conversant with all the arguments presented by the watchtower organization bolstering their use of jehovah in the new testament. Read the text carefully and answer the following questions. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading 100 names of god daily devotional. The original scripture index has been replaced with one using the page numbers of this revision.
See below for a listing of the names of our god, jehovah. Likewise, the names of god in scripture are various descriptions of his character. There are many names for god given in the old testament, and each has a special blessing for us. There is jehovah jireh, gods provided sacrifice, and youll have to admit that or say he wasnt the son of god.
For this reason alone, we should hunger to understand the significance of the names of god. Jehovah is gods unique name as revealed in the bible. Knowing its meaning and using it freely in our worship are powerful aids in drawing closer to our heavenly father, jehovah. We have heard many messages in the psalm and may be hearing even now.
The redemptive names of jehovah sermon by ronnie smith. How to see many amazing names of god newcreeations. The pronunciation jehovah was unknown in ancient jewish circles, and is based upon a later misunderstanding of the scribal practice of using the vowels of the word adonai with the consonants of yhwh. For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us.
You can do this in confidence because each of gods names in scripture reveals an aspect of his nature suited to the need of the moment. God is only truly known in the soul as we yield ourselves to him, submit to his authority, and regulate all the details of our lives by his holy precepts and commandments. Understanding the names of god will help us understand how to praise and worship him more effectively. This is due to the common usage of jehovah in the english of these compound names in the early english translations of the bible e. Each of these compound names of god that begin with the name jehovah help us to understand a specific aspect of gods character. See if you can remember, together, what each name means. See more ideas about jehovah, names of god and bible. We were jehovahs witnesses for 22 years of our adult lives, until we formally resigned from the organization known as the watch tower bible and tract society. Jehovah the meaning of gods name and its use bible teach. In a broad sense, then, gods name is equal to all that the bible and creation tell us about god. The jehovahs witnesses are an outgrowth of the international bible students association, which was founded in 1872 in pittsburgh by charles taze russell.
Every time our name is mentioned it brings to mind a picture and a set of characteristics that define our identity. Biblical names and their meanings the israel of god. Something more than a theoretical knowledge of god is needed by us. The relational god the reason jehovahyahwehis such a sacred name is because it is the name he gave himself.
This study will show you that god has a name for any and every situation you find yourself in. This name appears only one time in the old testament. Heres a fairly comprehensive list of the names of god grouped according to the chapter classification of names in names and titles of god jesuswalk, 2010, by dr. If he wasnt, and didnt fulfill, and in him was them seven compound names, he wasnt jehovahjireh. The names of god free list character building for families. Names are more than just a label that separates us from other people. Names of jehovah and their meanings pdf the bestselling names of god pamphlet is a wonderful tool for understanding gods character and personal attributes. Preached on thursday, 20th january 1955 at the lane tech high school in chicago, illinois, u. Jehovah nissi the lord our banner download ebook pdf, epub. Praying the names and attributes of god the navigators.1015 1082 2 574 135 1143 1440 1069 188 1355 569 302 333 778 37 859 940 428 908 1485 1357 1255 745 144 844 510 1081 83 816 213 1249 898