Last week, we saw how we are in need of a shepherd. God refers to us as sheep over 200 times in Scripture. The psalm starts with, “The Lord is my shepherd”. What follows is our benefit and our blessing. A God Centered life doesn’t fear. In our life we will do incredibly bold things […]

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Jehovah Rophe- The Lord Who Heals

I don’t know about you but back in my school and college days I hated tests. Tests show us what we know. They also show us what we don’t know, which is a good thing. By showing us what we don’t know, we know what area to concentrate in. Grumbling Because We Quickly Forget Exodus […]

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Jehovah M’Kaddesh

Today we will look at God as Jehovah M’Kaddesh, the Lord who sanctifies. He sees us as special and unique. He will make us whole. God calls us special, unique, fearfully and wonderfully made. He holds us up. Do we believe that? Does the world creep in attack our self-esteem and our self-worth? So many […]

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Jehovah Shalom- The Lord is Peace

If we are going to have a God-centered life we need peace. God tells us his name is Jehovah Shalom: The Lord our Peace. Why Did Israel Lack Peace? Judges 6:1 “Again the Israelites did evil in the eyes of the Lord, and for seven years he gave them into the hands of the Midianites.” […]

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Jehovah Nissi- The Lord is our Banner

We need a standard, a Banner we live by. One of God’s names is Jehovah Nissi – “The Lord is our Banner”, our Standard. As the Lord gives us this name, He gives us two important lessons that keep God as our Banner. God shows up with this name in Exodus. Israel had been dying […]

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God Who Is Over Our Circumstances

Today we look at God as El Elyan and El Shaddai. Elyan means God Most High. The One who sits above our situation and has the power to overrule what our situation is dictating to us. El Shaddai, God Almighty. Another word much like Shaddai, and from which many believe it derived, is shad, meaning […]

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God Our Provider

Timeless Truths 1. Read God’s Word- Genesis 22 2. A Place of Prayer- Strength to worship God no matter the circumstance 3. Battle- Start each day in worship- prayer, Bible reading, singing

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God Reveals Himself

Today we look at Jehovah, the Self-Revealing One. It is the most frequent word used in the OT to describe God, at 6823 times. We could say it is God’s favorite name for Himself.   Elohim is the mighty, powerful part of God that can make him distant, but God is also a personal God. […]

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Real Power

Timeless Truths for us Today:     Read God’s Word- Genesis 1-3     A Place of Prayer- Ask God to see Him as Power and Creator     Battle- Learn to give to God whatever we worry about and have peace in His presence.

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