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What's In A Name? pt8

Jun 21, 2009 Series: The Names of God

Introduction: The purpose and selection of names
In the O.T. a name was often associated with a person’s character or personal quality.
The most common names for the one, true Deity were:
Elohim = God
Jehovah = LORD
Adonai = Lord
Information: JEHOVAH – NISSI
Used over ______________ times in the O.T.

• Root meaning of the word:

“_________ ______________”,
“_________ ____________”, or “__________________”

Thus His NAME means,
The “I AM” will ____________________.

Revelation: Genesis 22:1-19
• God’s ________________________

• Abraham’s ____________________

• God’s ________________________

NEXT STEPS:
• God _________ our faith in __________ ___________ ways.
James 1:2 “Consider it all joy, my brethren when you encounter various trials,”
• God ___________ our faith with _____________ purpose.
James 2:3 “knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.”
I Peter 1:7 “that the proof of your faith, being more precious than gold which is perishable, even though tested by fire, may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ.”
• Our _____________ to God’s testing should be ______________, ________________ obedience.
I Peter 1:8 “and though you have not seen Him, you love Him, and though you do not see Him now, but believe in Him, you greatly rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory,”
James 1:2 “Consider it all joy, my brethren when you encounter various trials.”
• A QUESTION TO ASK MYSELF EVERY DAY!!
“Am I willing to _________ God today with my most __________________ ______________________?”