The Names of God – Immanuel

Before creation Elohim had a plan:  create mankind and become their Adonai (Lord) and their Jehovah God (relational God).  In the Book of Genesis we learn that Jehovah God walked and talked with Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden.  How long Adam and Eve enjoyed their relationship with Jehovah before their fall we…

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The Names of God – El Shaddai

The LORD God Almighty All of the Books of the Bible are my favorite, but the Book of Genesis stands out the most to me because it reveals our beginnings of: family life, God’s love, man’s struggles, God’s plan to redeem lost man, the character of the LORD, etc.  What I find the most appealing…

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The Names of God – El Elyon

Have you ever been in a situated in which someone had power over your life’s situations or decision-making?  How did this make you feel?  Did you feel trapped, helpless or hopeless? Today, we are going to journey into the Word of God and learn another awesome character of God’s name, which is “El Elyon!”  El…

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Names of God – Jehovah Tsidkenu

On our continuing journey learning the suffix names of Jehovah God we will look at Jehovah Tsidkenu, which means “the LORD Our Righteousness.” We discover this name in the Book of Jeremiah 23:4-6, which reads as follows: “And I will set up shepherds over them which shall feed them: and they shall fear no more,…

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Names Of God – Jehovah Rapha

As we continue our journey studying the names of God, we will visit Exodus 15:22-26 to discover the suffix of God’s name “Rapha.”  Jehovah Rapha means “the LORD who Heals.” The Bible records the departure of the children of Israel from slavery in Egypt and from the wicked Egyptian Pharaoh by the Mighty Hand of…

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Names of God – Jehovah M’kaddesh

We serve one God with many titles associated to His name. As we read through the Bible, we learn that during Biblical days, names were given to individuals to identify the character of that person. So, in Biblical days when God showed himself strong on behalf of an individual, they expressed their gratitude by naming…

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Names of God – Jehovah Nissi

The names of God found in the Bible is God revealing Himself via situations occurring in the life of an individual or a nation of people.  Today we will study the name Nissi the nation of Israel gave to Jehovah when found in a difficult and trying situation. Jehovah Nissi means the “LORD my Banner.” …

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The Names of God – Jehovah Rohi

Jehovah Rohi is my favorite name of the LORD.  Rohi “means the LORD my Shepherd!”  The LORD’s name Rohi, as my Shepherd, gives me great assurance of the care my Jehovah Rohi provides for me.  To fully understand what Rohi means in a personal context one must know the laborious job it is to be…

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The Names of God – Jehovah Shalom

In our quest to learn the nature and character of names associated with God, we will look at Jehovah Shalom.  Shalom means “peace; to be calm; wholeness completeness, or well-being.”  The first occurrence of Jehovah Shalom is recorded in Judges 14:21-24.   The Book of Judges details the life of the children of Israel living in…

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Names of God – Jehovah Tsaba

God encourages us in His Word to “call unto Him and He will answer us and show us great and mighty things, which we know not” (Jeremiah 33:3).  This is a great invitation from Almighty God who wants a personal relationship with each of His children.  I’ve learned the best way to know Almighty God…

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The Names of God – Jehovah-Jireh

When I became a new babe in Christ the first thing I wanted to do was to know everything about God and my new found faith.  That was 40 years ago and I am still learning about our Heavenly Father and His multifaceted nature.  One valuable lesson I learned is that knowing the names of…

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The Names of God – Adonai

Knowing the God of the Universe’s many names, which make up His nature and character, is a great way to get to know Father God more intimately.  He wants us to know that He is a God that is near, a God that hears, a God that sees, and a God that is involved in…

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The Names of God – Jehovah

Today as we take our journey into the Word of God to discover unique names for God, we are going to learn about His name “Jehovah God.”  When using the name “Jehovah God” many associate this name with a religious organization and don’t want to use the name “Jehovah God.”  But, as we study the…

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The Names of God – Elohim

Have you ever thought about names and the importance of a name; or why parents spend months thinking up names for their unborn child.  During Biblical days, a person’s name spoke of their character.  The sons of Jacob were given names according to the joy or disappointment of their mothers. For instance, when Leah gave…

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(Victorious Living) Eliminating Distractions

There is a very popular TV commercial that says “life comes at you fast!”  Boy, that statement holds a lot of truth!  As Christians, life often comes at us fast, because our enemy, Satan, wants to keep us busy with distractions of discouragement and confusion, which keeps us from making the right choices in our…

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(Life of Abraham) Divine Visitation – Part 9

From previous post we have learned much from the life of Abraham in the areas of faith and obedience.  When I think about him being called of God and making a journey to an unknown country, it always amazes me how Abraham knew God’s voice and obeyed.  As we take a moment to ponder even…

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(Life of Abram) Token of God’s Promise – Part 8

Photo by Juanita Swart (unsplash) Genesis 17:1-22 As we journey into Genesis chapter 17, we now read Abram is 99 years old.  Thirteen years have passed since the birth of Ishmael the child of the flesh influenced by Sarai’s plan to help God.  As we learned, the works of the flesh profited nothing in Abram…

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(Life of Abram) God Doesn’t Need Our Help – Part 7

Photo by Henry Hustava (unsplash) We have now come to the 16th chapter of Genesis in our study of the life of Abram.  In this chapter we have an eyes view of what happens when we allow our flesh to rule instead of the spirit man. Trying To Do God’s Work  (Genesis 16:1-3) “Now Sarai…

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(Life of Abram) God’s Assurance – Part 6

Photo by Ben White (unsplash) Genesis 15:1-6 As we continue our journey with Abram, we are now entering Genesis Chapter 15.  Verse 1 has always given me assurance when going through struggles in my life:  “After these things the word of the Lord came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am…

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(Life of Abram – Part 5) To The Rescue

Photo by Henry Hustava We finished Part 4 with Abram and Sarai settled in their new homeland, establishing themselves with the neighboring communities.  As a woman, I would venture to say this 700-mile relocation had to have had a big impact on Sarai. Just image leaving everyone and everything – with thoughts of having to…

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