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May 2016

God Introduces Himself

May 2016

God introduces Himself…  This fact makes the Bible and the gospel of Jesus Christ different from any other religion.Everywhere else, a celebrated philosopher, teacher or prophet tries to introduce us to God.  But humanity’s ideas about God, no matter how seemingly noble and high-minded...Read More

Names of God in Old Testament

May 2016

Webster defines "name" as a word or phrase by which a person, thing or class of things is spoken of,  known by or called.The Hebrews thought of names as being revelatory, as disclosing some attribute that was characteristic of the person named. For instance, the name Adam means, 'of the earth' or' ...Read More

The Name of the Lord “I AM that I AM” Ex. 3:14

May 2016

Call NarrativeThe revelation of the name of God occurs in the context of the call of Moses. The call narratives of great ministers are given concerning Joshua (Josh 1), Gideon (Jud 6), Samuel (1 Sam 3), Isaiah (Isa 6), Jeremiah (Jer 1), and Ezekiel (Ezk 1-3). In the call narratives God initiates the...Read More

El Elyon - God Most High, in the Bible

May 2016

IntroductionThe Bible records a number of names and titles of God in the Old and New Testament. El Elyon is one such title. The following article will first look at the significance of a name or title in Hebrew. Thereafter, we shall trace where the title occurs particularly in the Old Testament and ...Read More

El-Olam : The Everlasting God

May 2016

We shall attempt a careful and detailed look at El-Olam, a name of God being used first by Abraham at Beersheba. Like El-Elyon and Yahweh, El-Olam is more than just a name of God. It is used to reveal a part of God’s nature and describes an element of who He is. Genesis to Revelation records human...Read More

Do Not Swear

May 2016

Tom was in need of a thousand bucks and he requested his church friend Johnny to spare it if he could. Johnny didn’t have the money; so, together they went to Jacob, who was also a member of the same church. Jacob offered the money, but insisted that he get it back  the next day. Tom said,”...Read More

Hallowed be Thy Name

May 2016

The  English word ‘hallowed’ means ‘to sanctify’ or ‘to make holy’. Does the name of the Lord lack any jot in holiness that we may pray for His great name to be further sanctified? This sounds a litle paradoxical, doesn’t it? Albeit, as Jesus has taught His disciples to pray for t...Read More