The twelve Names of God
Elohim- Gen.1:1- (Creator) “In the beginning, God.” God here is the Hebrew word, Elohim, or plural for God. It is in this verse that we recognize God as the creator.
.Elshadi- (Trust) Gen.17:1- “And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect” He is the supplier of our every need. The more than you need God. The one who provides more than you need.
Jehovah Raffa- (Healer,Physician) Exodus 15:26- “And said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God, and wilt do that which is right in his sight, and wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the LORD that healeth thee.” Everything before Addoni comes because of the fatherhood of God. Everything after Addoni comes because We obey God.
Jehovah Mikkadesh- (Sanctification) Lev.20:7-8- “Sanctify yourselves therefore, and be ye holy: for I [am] the LORD your God. And ye shall keep my statutes, and do them: I [am] the LORD which sanctify you.”
Jehovah Shalown- (The Lord is our peace) Judges 6:24- “Then Gideon built an altar there unto the LORD, and called it Jehovahshalom: unto this day it [is] yet in Ophrah of the Abiezrites”
A Pattern For Prayer
When sin is present, fellowship is broken. As it was with Jesus on the cross. In order for us to pray effectively, we must know Him, fellowship with Him, know His spirit, depend on Him, and fellowship with our brothers and sisters.
Matthew 6:10- “Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven”. “Thy kingdom come” pray that you will see it. Matt.12:28- “But if I cast out devils by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God is come unto you” The Holy Ghost’s power and the destruction and overthrow of Satan, must be in our prayers. 1Cor.4:20- “For the kingdom of God [is] not in word, but in power.” Romans 14:17-
“For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.” As a result of our prayers, salvation will come to others. Through the preaching of the gospel, the kingdom will come through us. 1Corinthians 29:11- “Thine, O LORD, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is thine; thine is the kingdom, O LORD, and thou art exalted as head above all.”
7 Revelations of God’s Kingdom
When the kingdom comes, there is power.
“Thy will Be done.” Matt. 6:10- “Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven”. God has a secret will and a revealed will. We must pray that the revealed will comes to pass. The secret will has to do with world events prophecies etc. Deut.29:29- “The secret things belong unto the LORD our God: but those things which are revealed belong unto us and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law.” The secret will of God nothing can oppose.
Prophecy, world events. Etc. The revealed will of God can be opposed. The things that God has for our lives. God’s will for Israel was for them to enter the promised -land. They didn’t. Their children did. Isaiah 46:10- “Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:” (The secret will)
Rom.9:19-20- “Thou wilt say then unto me, Why doth he yet find fault? For who hath resisted his will? Nay but, O man, who art thou that repliest against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed [it], Why hast thou made me thus?” Luke 7:30- “But the Pharisees and lawyers rejected the counsel of God against themselves, being not baptized of him.”
(The revealed will can be opposed) Psalm 119:27,33,336- v,27, “Make me to understand the way of thy precepts: so shall I talk of thy wondrous works.” V.33, “HE. Teach me, O LORD, the way of thy statutes; and I shall keep it [unto] the end.” V.36, “Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.” Psalm 103:20-21- “Bless the LORD, ye his angels, that excel in strength, that do his commandments, hearkening unto the voice of his word.
Bless ye the LORD, all [ye] his hosts; [ye] ministers of his, that do his pleasure”. Just as the angels obey the secret will in heaven, help us to obey the revealed will on earth. We are to move with speed and strength as the angels do. Col.1:9-11- “ For this cause we also, since the day we heard [it], do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;
That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God; Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness.” We are to pray that God’s will be shown to others.
1. Relationship- (Our Father) Matt. 6:9
Matt.6:11-13- Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.
The word and in this verse connects what Jesus said with what He said previously. We are to ask God to forgive us as often as we eat, and forgive others as well. Matt.6:13 (And lead us not into temptation) We are to ask God that we do not commit the same sin we just confessed previously. Deliver us from evil means to prevent me from doing it again!
James1:13-15- “Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man: But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed. Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death.” God tests, Satan tempts.
God will sometimes withdraw His presence and leaves us to ourselves to show us our hearts. Testing leads to repentance. 2Chronicles32:31-“Howbeit in the business of the ambassadors of the princes of Babylon, who sent unto him to enquire of the wonder that was done in the land, God left him, to try him, that he might know all that was in his heart.”
So, we need to forgive everyday and be forgiven, and be strong against temptation everyday. Matt.6:13- “ And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.” Notice it says but, deliver us from evil. But we don’t need deliverance everyday. Satan comes every season. He departed from Christ in the wilderness for a season. God gives us a season to be refreshed and renewed so we can battle the enemy the next time he comes.
Give us this day- (Provision)
2Cor.11:3- “But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ”. The Lord keeps us wise to see when the enemy comes.
The weapon Satan always uses against us is our flesh. Keep the flesh dead. Rom.6:13- “Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.” Rom.13:14- “But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.”
How do we submit to God and resist Satan? Every weapon Satan has against you, you have given him first. A weakness. Satan will tempt us to draw weakness out of us.
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