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God`s Name In The Bible

 

Psalm 8:1

For the choir director; on the gittith; a psalm by David.

1 O Yahweh, our Adonai, how majestic is your name throughout the earth!

Your glory is sung above the heavens.

 

Exodus 3:5
Exodus 3:5-6 5 Then He said, “Do not draw near this place. Take your shoes off your feet, for the place where you stand is holy ground.” 6 Moreover He said, “I am the God of your father—the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.” And Moses hid his face, for he was afraid to look upon God.

 

YHVH (YHWH)

 

 The name of our God is an important thing- a very very important thing-

especially in these last days.

Why ??

Satan`s favorite lie today is: “all religions have same god”.

Accordin the dictionaries, the English word “God” (and its equivalent in

other languages) is used by multiple religions as a noun or name to refer

to different deities or specifically to the supreme beings as the creator and

ruler of the universe and source of all moral authority.

The name God is given to the spirit or being who is also worshipped as

“the only one and real” God especially by Jews, Christians, and Muslims.

 

Aiheeseen liittyvä kuva

 

In many religions, a god is one of the spirits or beings that are believed and 

worshipped as to have power over a particular part of the world or nature or

human fortunes; a deity.

A god simply means deity, also goddess, divinity, immortal, creator, godhead.

Sacrifices were and are made to appease these gods.

And believe me, there are enough gods in the world for everyone.

If we use the name of our God, then everyone knows that we are talking or

writing about the God of the Bible.

 

Greek-gods
Greek gods

 

Abram, Sarai & Jacob

 

According to Scripture, names do matter, and they have great significance,

since they stand for something or reveal something about a person’s character.

There are even several instances when God changed the names of His people,

effectively giving them new capacities.

For instance, Abram’s name was changed to Abraham, Sarai’s was changed to Sarah,

and Jacob’s was changed to Israel.

 

Roman gods
Roman gods

 

Genesis 17:5,15

5 No longer shall your name be called Abram, but your name shall be Abraham; 

for I have made you a father of many nations.

15 Then God said to Abraham,

“As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai,

but Sarah shall be her name.

 

gen-35-10

 

The Name of our God

 
The names of God, as He has unveiled them in Scripture, should be particularly

noteworthy to us because they reveal who He is, as well as aspects of His character,

promises, authority, and power.

And because God is so great, one name is not enough to fully portray all of who He is.

But we will focus on one here- His very own personal name.

Does God want us to know Him intimately and call Him by name ??

Most definitely !!

In fact, knowing His name today is a fulfillment of the prophetic Scriptures,

since He declared that in these last days His people will know His name.

 

Isaiah 52:6
Isaiah 52:6 6 Therefore My people shall know My name; Therefore they shall know in that day That I am He who speaks: ‘Behold, it is I.’ ”

 

Call on the name of the Yahweh
 
 
Genesis 4:26

26 And as for Seth, to him also a son was born; and he named him Enosh.

Then men began to call on the name of the Yahweh.
 
 
The Bible also tells us that in these last days- just like the early days-

people will call upon God’s name.

 

Joel 2:31-32

31 The sun will become dark,
    and the moon will become as red as blood
    before the terrifying day of Yahweh comes.”

32 Then whoever calls on the name of Yahweh will be saved.
    Those who escape will be on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem.
    Among the survivors will be those whom Yahweh calls,
        as Yahweh has promised.
 

God’s name was involved in the deliverance of the Israelians from Egypt.

When God sent Moses on a Divine mission to liberate the nation of Israel

from the oppression of slavery in Egypt, the first thing Moses wanted to know

was God’s name.
 

Exodus 3:13

13 Then Moses said to God,

“Indeed, when I come to the children of Israel and say to them,

‘The God of your fathers has sent me to you,’ and they say to me,

‘What is His name?’ what shall I say to them?”
 

Moses knew that he could not go to the children of Israel in his own name.

Even though he had been raised in Pharaoh’s court,

he did not have the power or the authority.

But if he came in the majestic name of God,

the Israelites would know that the God of Israel was about to set them free

from Egypt, even if Pharaoh opposed Moses.

 

Burning bush

 

I Am

 

Exodus 3:14

14 And God said to Moses,

“I AM WHO I AM.”

And He said,

“Thus you shall say to the children of Israel, 

‘I AM has sent me to you.”
 

When Moses stood before God at the Burning Bush inquiring about His name,

God understood how important it was that Moses was able to reveal to the Israelites

this important piece of information.

In response, God told Moses, Ehye Asher Ehye ( אֶהְיֶה אֲשֶׁר אֶהְיֶה ) or simply

Ehye ( אֶהְיֶה ).

In most English Bibles this name is translated as I Am Who I Am or simply I Am 

(Exodus 3:14).

 

Kuvahaun tulos haulle Exodus 3:14

 

Most English Bibles use God`s name Yahweh (or Jehovah) at least in:

 

Psalm 83:18

18 May they know that You alone—

whose name is Yahweh—

are the Most High over all the earth.

 

As in all the names that God uses to reveal Himself,

this key name of God tells us some essential information about who He is.

The Hebrew alphabet gives a clue to the meaning behind this name.

The fact that it begins with Aleph (אֶ), the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet,

is indicative of the future tense.

Therefore this name can be translated I Will Be Who I Will Be.

This should give us confidence and encourage us since we can understand that

God is not only with us right now, but He goes ahead of us into our future,

which may be unknown to us but is completely known to God.

He is faithful and will be whatever we need, not only now,

but also in any situation that we will face in the future.

God is saying,

“I will be whatever I choose to be in this circumstance: healer, deliverer,

provider, protector- I will be that for you.”

In its essence, this name conveys a sense of both the timeliness and timelessness

of God- the God who was, and is, and is to come.

 

Revelation 4:8

 

The Tetragrammaton: YHVH (יהוה)
 

The letter W came to alphabet much later than V but it is quite common to write

YHWH- I have done it many times myself- but more right is with letter V, so YHVH.
 

Exodus 6:2–3

2 Elohim spoke to Moses, “I am Yahweh. 

3 I appeared to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob as El Shaddai,

but I didn’t make myself known to them by my name, Yahweh.
 

In Scripture, God reveals His sacred, four letter proper name.

However, most Israelian people will not speak this personal name out of

reverence for His holiness and fear of transgressing the command that forbids

using God’s name in vain.

 

Dt 5-11
Also Exodus 20:7.

 

יהוה

 

Instead, the term Adonai (my Lord) or Hashem (The Name) is substituted.

This sacred name comprises the following Hebrew letters:

yod, hey, vav, hey—YHVH ( יהוה ).

 

YHVH

 

Yahweh or Jehovah ??

 

This name is technically known as the Tetragrammaton,

which is a combination of two Greek words meaning four letters.

Since the original Hebrew text did not use vowels,

it is impossible to determine the exact pronunciation of this name.

Therefore, it has been the subject of much speculation and controversy.

It is transcribed in English as Yahweh.

The letter J came to alphabet much later than Y and Jehovah is only a 

Latinization of the Hebrew Tetragrammaton יהוה‬ (YHVH).

Instead of using one of these English variations, many English Bible translations

print the word LORD (in all caps or small caps to distinguish it from other

Hebrew words that are translated Lord).

They do this out of tradition or respect for the name of God.

 

Kuvahaun tulos haulle ‪one Yahweh יהוה‬‏

 

In Exodus 3:14, YHVH is I AM.

 14 And God said to Moses,

“I AM WHO I AM.” And He said,

“Thus you shall say to the children of Israel, 

‘I AM has sent me to you.’ ”

 
Immediately after telling Moses to say to the Israelites that

“I AM has sent me to you,”

God also tells him,

“Say to the Israelites, ‘The LORD [YHVH]… has sent me to you.”

Many scholars believe that YHVH is actually derived from the Hebrew word

to be (היה) and, therefore, related to I AM, or I Will Be (אֶהְיֶה).

God’s personal name is so closely associated with His very being that

He wants every generation to know and remember it.

 

NameForever
Exodus 3:15
15 Moreover God said to Moses, “Thus you shall say to the children of Israel: ‘The Lord God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, has sent me to you. This is My name forever, and this is My memorial to all generations.’

 

Knowing God’s Name; A Turning Point 

 

When God revealed His proper, personal name to Moses,

He transformed the relationship between Himself and His people.

We can liken it somewhat to being suddenly on a first-name basis with

someone after calling him or her for an extended period of time Sir or Madame.

Even though God called Abraham His friend (Isaiah 41:8),

He didn’t reveal His personal name to him, nor to Isaac or Jacob (later named Israel).

Instead, He revealed a part of Himself: El Shaddai (אֵל שַׁדָּי—God Almighty).

 

Isaiah 41:8

 

Genesis 17:1

1 When Abram was 99 years old, Yahweh appeared to him.

He said to Abram,

“I am El Shaddai. Live in my presence with integrity.

 

Exodus 6:3

3 I appeared to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob as El Shaddai,

but I didn’t make myself known to them by my name, Yahweh.
 

More information of names like “El Shaddai”:

 

Link –> The Names of God in the Old Testament

Link –> The Names of God/ Bible.org

 

Certainly YHVH showed His powerful might when He overcame Pharaoh

and miraculously delivered the children of Israel from Egypt.

During troublesome times in our lives, we need His powerful intervention as well.

He is El Shaddai- The Almighty.

Although some people may foolishly put their trust in their own resources or abilities,

those who know the God of Israel can put their trust in His name,

knowing there is safety, power, protection, healing, and refuge in the name of God.

 

Ps 20:7

 

He is YHVH- I AM
 

Proverbs 18:10

10 The name of the Lord is a strong tower;

The righteous run to it and are safe.
 

As covenant people of the God of Abraham,

we can reclaim God’s authentic name and its accompanying power

as part of our inheritance.

 

Jeremiah 16:21

21 That is what I will teach them.
    This time I will make my power and my strength known to them.
        Then they will know that my name is Yahweh.”

 

And Yeshua/ Jesus said to us:

Mark 16:15

15 And He said to them, 

“Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.

 

Link –> Salvation

 

Just as Moses needed to know the name of the Lord to deliver the Israelites

from Egypt, we also need to know the name of the Lord to share the good news

of Yeshua (Jesus) with Israel and the nations.

 

Ezekiel 39:7
Ezekiel 39:7
I will make my holy name known among my people Israel, and I will never let them dishonor my holy name again. Then the nations will know that I am Yahweh, the Holy One in Israel.

 

Psalm 115:1

1 Don’t give glory to us, O Yahweh.
    Don’t give glory to us.
    Instead, give glory to your name
        because of your mercy and faithfulness.

 

Psalm 45:17

17 I will cause your name to be remembered throughout every generation.
    That is why the nations will give thanks to you forever and ever.

 

Zechariah 13:9

9 I will bring this third of the people through the fire.
    I will refine them as silver is refined.
    I will test them as gold is tested.
    They will call on me, and I will answer them.
        I will say, ‘They are my people.’
            They will reply, ‘Yahweh is our Elohim.’”

 

Goliath's Challenge
1 Samuel 17:45
45 David told the Philistine, “You come to me with sword and spear and javelin, but I come to you in the name of the Yahweh Tsebaoth, the Elohim of the army of Israel, whom you have insulted.

 

The name Yeshua conveys the idea that God (YHVH or Yahweh) delivers or saves

his people, eventually through His servant Messiah.

 

Link to –> Yeshua or Jesus ??

 

yeshua-means-yahweh-is-salvation-17609543

 

Link –> Site Map

 

Be strongly blessed in the name of Yeshua (Jesus) !!

 

Zechariah 14: 9
Zechariah 14:9
Yahweh will be king over all the earth. On that day Yahweh will be the only Lord and his name the only name.

 

 

 

 

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