"Let them praise the name of the LORD: for his name alone is excellent; his glory [is] above the earth and heaven." Psa 148:13 In the Old Testament times, a name was not only identification, but an identity as well. Many times a special meaning was attached to the name. Names had, among other purposes, an explanatory purpose (e.g., Nabal, whose name means "fool," is the target of Abigail's explanation to David: "For as his name is, so is he; Nabal is his name, and folly is with him:" - 1Sa 25:25). Throughout Scripture God reveals Himself to us through His names. Who is God to you? Is He your Most High God, All sufficient One, Master, Lord of Peace, the Lord Who Will Provide? Hallowed be Your name? To hallow a thing is to make it holy or to set it apart to be exalted as being worthy of absolute devotion. (el shad-di') All-Sufficient One, Lord God Almighty Use in the Bible: In the Old Testament El Shaddai occurs 7 times. Variant spellings: None TWOT Reference: 2333 Strong's Reference: H7706
NAMES OF GOD—Biblical Data: Like other Hebrew proper names, the name of God is more than a mere distinguishing title. It represents the Hebrew conception of the divine nature or character and of the relation of God to His people. It represents the Deity as He is known to His worshipers, and stands for all those attributes which He bears in relation to them and which are revealed to them through His activity on their behalf. A new manifestation of His interest or care may give rise to a new name. So, also, an old name may acquire new content and significance through new and varied experience of these sacred relations. It can readily be understood, therefore, how the divine name is often spoken of as equivalent to the divine presence or power or glory. ) is used absolutely, doubtless as an equivalent for "the name of " (Lev. xxiv. 11, 16; comp. Of the names of God in the Old Testament, that which occurs most frequently (6,823 times) is the so-called Tetragrammaton, ( In appearance, ( , from ). ). Elohim.
David PawsonInternet Resources for the Study of Judaism and ChristianityThis page lists a number of sites on the Internet that are useful for the study of Judaism and Christianity. The list is necessarily partial, provisional, and even parochial. A casual glance will show how Penn-centered it is. It is amazing that this much relevant information already exists on the Internet. Some of this material is brilliant, and much of it is useful. Thanks to Alan Humm, Anthony F.
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Dead Sea -- Materials Relating to World of the ScrollsThe Origin of the Scrolls and the Qumran Site In "The Dead Sea Scrolls: A New Perspective," Professor Norman Golb of the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago presents evidence to support his view that the Dead Sea Scrolls do not derive from a sect that copied or wrote the manuscripts that were found in the nearby caves. According to Professor Golb, there is no persuasive evidence to support the commonly held view that a sect inhabited the Qumran plateau. Norman Golb The Dead Sea Scrolls: A New Perspective The American Scholar (Spring, 1989) Bound serial. The Sectarian Calendar Displayed here, from Hebrew University Professor S. Shemaryahu Talmon The World of Qumran from Within (Jerusalem, 1989) Printed book. Pliny on the Essenes Pliny the Elder, a Roman historian, described the Essenes in his encyclopedic work, "Natural History" (Chapter V:17,4). To the west (of the Dead Sea) the Essenes have put the necessary distance between themselves and the insalubrious shore .... W.
Home | Ywam Kansas CityWhy YWAM KC? YWAM Kansas City is the product of nearly two decades of planning a strategic alliance between the largest prayer and missions movement on the earth, in a collaborative effort of the Body of Christ to fulfill the Great Commission. Youth With a Mission, a global, multi-cultural expression of Christian believers, pioneered a base in Kansas City in 2011, catalyzing one of the first missional expressions of the global prayer movement. We believe the centrality of God’s presence is fundamental to impacting society locally and globally with the gospel. Our vision involves implementing long-term discipleship models in strategic and measurable missions, co-laboring with other key players in fulfilling the Great Commission such as Call2All, and becoming the apostolic sending hub, bringing the highest revelation of Jesus Christ to the nations.
Hebrew Name for God - The Messiah (Mashiach)The honor and majesty with which David tells us (Psalm 104) that GodHimself is clothed He will bestow on the Messiah. As it is said,'His glory is great in Thy salvation, honour and majesty hast Thou laid upon Him.' (Numbers Rabbah 14) Introduction Messiah in the Midrash There is a long tradition of midrash (commentary) concerning the Mashiach among the Jewish sages. From the time of creation constant reference is made in Holy Writ to Messiah and the Messianic hope of Israel. Messiah and New CreationWhen God first created the "generations" of the heavens and the earth, the word toldot (תולדות) is used (Gen. 2:4). The name "Perez" (פרץ) means "breach" (from paratz, meaning "to break through"). The Restored Vav is a picture of the Mashiach who would would descend from the "generations" of the line of Perez. To Anoint Mashach.Qal 3ms; to anoint or smear with oil; to consecrate. The person (or thing) anointed by God was called mashiach - an "anointed one" or "chosen one": Mashiach His Messiah
On Faith | John LeeThe Question Why did Jesus come to the Earth? Sunday school & church goers will answer something along this line: To save us from our sins so that we can go to heaven and have eternal life Focus on self-benefit (going to heaven) and self-salvation (eternal life) constitute the underlying paradigm of this common response. America's obsession with heaven, a mythical place with no negativity and everything good, and immortality has diluted the truth of the gospel. The Bridge to Heaven and Eternal Life Many Christians today have seen an illustration similar to the one above in an explanation of Jesus' work. Many Christians today have grown up reading or learning mainly about how Jesus Christ saved us from our sins. In the Gospel of John, John repeatedly illustrates that Jesus is the only one who has come from the Father, heard from the Father, interacted with the Father, lived with the Father, communed with the Father, seen the Father and known the Father. A Call to Know God Our Situation