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 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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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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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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Politically Correct Names

Photo by: Felicia Buitenwerf When you hear the word sin what comes to mind? The Bible lists various names for sin, such as liar, idolatry, thief, fornicator, murderer, unforgiving, adulterer, etc. God recorded this list to show mankind what is in their hearts. We are told in Jeremiah 17:9 “the heart is deceitful above all…

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