Tuesday November 14 2017

MCC Pulse – 14/11/17

Our Sustainer


YAHWEH-JIREH [yah-way-ji-reh]:

“The Lord Will Provide” (Genesis 22:14) – the name memorialized by Abraham when God provided the ram to be sacrificed in place of Isaac.


EL SHADDAI [el-shah-dahy]:

“God Almighty,” “The Mighty One of Jacob” (Genesis 49:24; Psalm 132:2,5) – speaks to God’s ultimate power over all.


YAHWEH-RAPHA [yah-way-raw-faw]:

“The Lord Who Heals” (Exodus 15:26) – “I am Jehovah who heals you” both in body and soul. In body, by preserving from and curing diseases, and in soul, by pardoning iniquities.


YAHWEH-SHALOM [yah-way-shah-lohm]:

“The Lord Our Peace” (Judges 6:24) – the name given by Gideon to the altar he built after the Angel of the Lord assured him he would not die as he thought he would after seeing Him.


YAHWEH-ROHI [yah-way-roh-hee]:

“The Lord Our Shepherd” (Psalm 23:1) – After David pondered his relationship as a shepherd to his sheep, he realized that was exactly the relationship God had with him, and so he declares, “Yahweh-Rohi is my Shepherd. I shall not want” (Psalm 23:1).


YAHWEH-NISSI [yah-way-nee-see]:

“The Lord Our Banner” (Exodus 17:15), where banner is understood to be a rallying place. This name commemorates the desert victory over the Amalekites in Exodus 17.