The Character of God Part Two The Seven Redemptive Names of GodFrom The Heart
Publish date: 11/29/2015
For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. 15 For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father. 16 The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God. Romans 8:14-16 KJV
Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning. James 1:17 KJV
For I am the Lord, I change not. Malachi 3:6a KJV
1. God’s Character Revealed Through His Names:
a. I AM THAT I AM – Jehovah – Yahweh – God the Lord
b. Adonai – Lord; Master
c. Psalms 110:1 - The Lord (Yahweh) said unto my Lord (Adonai), Sit thou at my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool.
d. His Name is holy – it was considered too holy to say
e. Elohim – God the Creator; God the Trinity
f. El Shaddai (Shadday) – Almighty God - the God who is more than enough
2. These are the Seven Covenant or Redemptive Names of God – These Names Reveal His Character:
a. Jehovah-Jireh – Jehovah Will Provide – the Lord Who sees and provides
i. Genesis 22:14 KJV – “And Abraham called the name of that place Jehovah-jireh: as it is said to this day, In the mount of the Lord it shall be seen.”
ii. Philippians 4:19 KJV – “But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.”
iii. Matthew 6:31-33 KJV
b. Jehovah-Rapha – the Lord my Healer - the Lord that heals, and restores my soul
i. Exodus 15:26b KJV – “I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the Lord that healeth thee.”
ii. Matthew 8:17 KJV – “That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses.”
iii. 1 Peter 2:24 KJV – “Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed.”
iv. 3 John 2 KJV – “Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.”
c. Jehovah-Tsidkenu – Jehovah our righteousness
i. Jeremiah 33:16 KJV – “In those days shall Judah be saved, and Jerusalem shall dwell safely: and this is the name wherewith she shall be called, The Lord our righteousness.
ii. 2 Corinthians 5:21 KJV – “For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.
iii. Romans 3:22 KJV – “Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: for there is no difference.”
iv. Romans 3:26 KJV – “To declare, I say, at this time his righteousness: that he might be just, and the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus.”
d. Jehovah-Nissi – Jehovah my banner – the Lord is my canopy
i. Exodus 17:15 KJV – “And Moses built an altar, and called the name of it Jehovah-nissi.”
ii. Colossians 2:15 KJV – “And having spoiled principalities and powers, he made a shew of them openly, triumphing over them in it.”
iii. 1 John 4:4 KJV – “Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.”
iv. Romans 8:31 KJV – “What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?”
v. Colossians 1:13 KJV – “Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son.”
e. Jehovah-Shalom – Jehovah of peace or prosperity
i. Judges 6:24 KJV – “Then Gideon built an altar there unto the Lord, and called it Jehovah-shalom: unto this day it is yet in Ophrah of the Abi-ezrites.
ii. Psalms 23:4 KJV – “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.”
iii. Isaiah 53:5 KJV – “…the chastisement of our peace was upon him…”
iv. Isaiah 26:3 KJV - Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.”
v. John 14:27 KJV – “Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.”
vi. Philippians 4:6-7
f. Jehovah-Shammah – Jehovah is there – the Lord is present – He is with me
i. Ezekiel 48:35 KJV – “It was round about eighteen thousand measures: and the name of the city from that day shall be, The Lord is there.”
ii. Hebrews 13:5b KJV – “…for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.
iii. Romans 8:11
iv. Romans 8:16
v. 1 Peter 1:23
g. Jehovah- Ra’ah (raw-aw’) – the Lord my Shepherd
i. Psalms 23:1 KJV – “The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.”
ii. 1 Peter 2:25 KJV – “For ye were as sheep going astray; but are now returned unto the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls.
3. All the Character of God is Wrapped up in One Name – the Name of Jesus:
a. 1 John 4:17 - As he is, so are we in this world.
b. Philippians 2:7-10 – The Name above all names.
c. Colossians 2:8-11 - In Him dwells all the fullness of the Godhead bodily.
d. John 17:1-26
e. Verse 3 KJV – “And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.”