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What Name Are You Calling Him Today?

God has many names.

If you have ever done any study on the names of God, you’ll note that each name has a different meaning–many attributes and promises of the one and only God we worship.

EL ELOAH: God “mighty, strong, prominent” (Genesis 7:1; Isaiah 9:6)

ELOHIM: God “Creator, Mighty and Strong” (Genesis 17:7; Jeremiah 31:33)

EL SHADDAI: “God Almighty,” “The Mighty One of Jacob” (Genesis 49:24; Psalm 132:2, 5)

ADONAI: “Lord” (Genesis 15:2; Judges 6:15)

YHWH / YAHWEH / JEHOVAH: “LORD” (Deuteronomy 6:4; Daniel 9:14)

JEHOVAH-JIREH: “The Lord Will Provide” (Genesis 22:14)

JEHOVAH-RAPHA: “The Lord Who Heals” (Exodus 15:26)

JEHOVAH-NISSI: “The Lord Our Banner” (Exodus 17:15)

JEHOVAH-M’KADDESH: “The Lord Who Sanctifies, Makes Holy” (Leviticus 20:8; Ezekiel 37:28)

JEHOVAH-SHALOM: “The Lord Our Peace” (Judges 6:24)

JEHOVAH-TSIDKENU: “The Lord Our Righteousness” (Jeremiah 33:16)

JEHOVAH-ROHI: “The Lord Our Shepherd” (Psalm 23:1)

JEHOVAH-ELOHIM: “LORD God” (Genesis 2:4; Psalm 59:5)

JEHOVAH-SHAMMAH: “The Lord Is There” (Ezekiel 48:35)

JEHOVAH-SABAOTH: “The Lord of Hosts” (Isaiah 1:24; Psalm 46:7)

EL ELYON: “Most High” (Deuteronomy 26:19)

EL ROI: “God of Seeing” (Genesis 16:13)

EL OLAM: “Everlasting God” (Psalm 90:1-3)

EL GIBHOR: “Mighty God” (Isaiah 9:6)

More explanation on the names of God.

These names denote power, holiness, and the Ultimate, Divine Heavenly Father for all humankind.

I’ve been thinking a lot about the names of God lately. I’ve been praying His names, addressing him for who he is and what he’s promised.

Share with me: By which name are you calling Him today and why?


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