7 Jehovah Mephalte answers

Answers

1.   Through the will of Jehovah Mephalte, the Lord our Deliverer, Moses was given the power to set the Israelites free from their slavery in Egypt.  God delivered the Israelites in a spectacular rescue that included the parting of the Red Sea to provide an escape route for the Israelites who were fleeing their ruthless Egyptian Masters.  “I will” appears 7 times.

2.  He handed over the nations and the Promised Land to the Israelites.

God is the conveyer of grace.  He seeks us out and bestows his unmerited favor on those who will accept it.

When we have faith, we receive righteousness handed to us freely from the hand of God.

God handed over his son for the sins of humanity.

God gives us justification and life when we accept his son. God will hand eternal life to those who come in the name of his son.

God handed the Ten Commandments, the law to Moses

3.  Hannah was given a child.  God delivered her from her anguish and persecution because she had not conceived.

Sarah was barren and God brought her aged body to life and enabled her to conceive and bear the child Isaac.

Rebekah had not been able to conceive, so Isaac went to the Lord and asked for a child from the womb of his beloved Rebekah

4.  Jonah was sent to Nineveh to warn them of judgment if they did not repent of their sin.

Elijah was given the word that there would be no rain or dew for years because of the gross   immorality Ahab had encouraged in Israel.

He advised Elijah to hide at the brook of Cherith because Ahab and Jezebel were going to kill him.  God sent the ravens to feed him while he was hiding

When the brook dried up, God sent him to Zarepath where he met a starving family, a widow and her son.  God sent Elijah to deliver the widow.

God sent power to Elijah that enabled him to provide vessels of oil and flour that never failed to provide food for them all.

He sent a mighty fire from heaven that lit the sodden sacrifice prepared by Elijah.

5.    The king declared that Daniels God was the God of gods, and the Lord of kings and Daniel was made rewarded and made a ruler in the land.

6.    Joshua was promised the Israelites would overtake Jericho.  The people followed the instructions from the messenger sent by God and the walls of Jericho fell.

7.    Jesus Christ, the Savior

8.    He preserves those who are faithful and true to him. Those who have regard to the weak. He preserves the souls of the saints.

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7 Jehovah Mephalte, Our Deliverer, Part One

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Romans 7:24 KJV O wretched man that I am! Who shall deliver me from the body of this death?

When we talked about the God of righteousness, Jehovah Tsidkenu, we found that this awesome God can tolerate no sinful condition in his presence.  And man…has no claim to righteousness.  Romans 3:10-18    As it is written:  “There is no one righteous, not even one; 11 there is no one who understands;     there is no one who seeks God.  12 All have turned away; they have together become worthless; there is no one who does good, not even one. 13 Their throats are open graves; their tongues practice deceit. The poison of vipers is on their lips.  14 Their mouths are full of cursing and bitterness. 15 Their feet are swift to shed blood; 16 ruin and misery mark their ways, 17 and the way of peace they do not know. 18     There is no fear of God before their eyes.

Sobering, gut wrenching news!  Abraham, the father of the Jewish nation, favored by God was not a righteous man.  Righteousness was given him because of his faith in what God told him.  Not one human being has sought God, understands God, or even wants God.  Gentile and Jew have turned away from Him.  We do not even want to obey God and we are of absolutely no use to him.  There is no hope.  Or is there?  Now for the rest of the story,

God has a history in the role of deliverer. Without God our struggle in our own strength is doomed to failure.  Romans 8:25  I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord. God has provided deliverance.  Looking at the definition of the word “deliverer, we can find many instances of God in his holy role as Jehovah Mephalte, deliverer of his people. The definition of deliverer in Webster made me ask;   “How does God meet these definitions?”  We will discuss how Jesus meets this definition in another segment.

The definition of deliverer:

1.       to set free:

God had promised to deliver the Israelites from their exile in a strange land many years before the slavery of that nation occurred. The only hope for deliverance from the Hebrew exile was through the promise given to Abraham that his descendants would be made slaves in a strange land but that he would deliver them from that bondage.  Genesis 15:13-14   “Then the Lord said to him, ‘Know for certain that for four hundred years your descendants will be strangers in a country not their own and that they will be enslaved and mistreated there. 14 But I will punish the nation they serve as slaves, and afterward they will come out with great possessions’.”

Read Exodus 6:6-8.  How did God act as Jehovah Mephalte in this verse?  From your previous experience in the word of God, was this promise of deliverance kept?  How many times does the phrase I will appear in this text?

These are the seven “I wills of redemption.  (J Vernon McGee, Through the Bible)

a)    I will bring you out from under your burden.  God will deliver us from the burden of sin.

b)    I will redeem you with outstretched arms.  God is reaching for us with love and longing.  He has a plan to salvage us from our sins, but he must come to him for it.

c)    I will take you to me for a people.  He not only has plans to save us; he has plans for our future.

d)    I will be to you a God.  He chose us before the foundation of the world.  “He does not struggle to love His own in spite of their failures, God love his own because it is His nature to love.  He wants to be our God.”  (J Vernon McGee.)

e)     I will bring you into the land.   These “I wills” are a picture of what God wants to do for us.  The Old Testament is a picture, an arrow, pointing to Christ.  The land that was promised to the Israelites was Canaan.  For us, it is a picture of the Christian life as we should be living it.  We are given all spiritual blessings.  The Holy Spirit gives us the power to utilize and enjoy them.  Ephesians 4:1, And do not get drunk with wine, for that is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit, Ephesians 54:1-2 Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children; 2 and walk in love, just as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God as a fragrant aroma.

  f)      And I will give you the land for a heritage.  Our heritage is our salvation and it involves so much more than we realize.  We have access to God; The Holy Spirit to strengthen us and teach us, God’s love is real.  We have been delivered from the wrath we deserve.  We have been justified and have peace with him and in our hearts if we will just receive it.

  1.  to take and hand over to or leave for another: convey <deliver a package>hand over, surrender

Read  Exodus 23:30-31, Romans 3:24, Ephesians 2:8-9, Romans 4:3, Romans 5:13,18-21, Exodus 20:3-17. 

From these verses make a list of ways God has acted as Jehovah Mephalte, the Lord our Deliverer by taking, handing over, or conveying something?  Can you think of others?  Write them and the Bible verses to share with others.

He has no reason to justify us.  He freely gives us grace, his unmerited favor, because we need it. We receive his grace, through faith, which is also given if we listen to the word of God.

Adam’s sin, his disobedience brought condemnation and death.  The infinite Christ’s one act of obedience brought righteousness and life eternal.

3.  to assist in giving birth

Read 1 Samuel 1:1-9, Gen. 25:23, Genesis 17:15-16.  .  From your reading of the above verses, discuss how God acted as deliverer in the lives of these three women.

Jehovah Mephalte is merciful, all seeing, and all powerful.  Being a deliverer is just one characteristic of Yahweh.  He is interested in delivering us from our personal problems and stress.

4.       to send (something aimed or guided) to an intended target or destination:

God is a deliverer in this sense also for he delivers his word to his people.  Each time he gives his word, he also has a definite target or destination for his word as well as a definite purpose.

Read Jonah 1:1, What was the word given to Jonah and what was its intended target.

Read 1 Kings 17:1 What word did God give to Elijah and who was the target?

God also sent word to Elijah on at least two other occasions for another purpose.

Read 1 Kings 17:2-15, What did God say to Elijah and why? What did God send to Elijah other than his word?

Read 1 Kings 17:16-38. Who did God send Elijah to and why?

1 Kings 17:16-38 tells the story of a confrontation between the priest of Baal and The God of Elijah.  The verses that concern us as we define our deliver are 1 Kings 17:31-38.

Read 1 Kings 17:31-38.   What did God send to Elijah that ensured his victory over the priest of Baal?

Elijah was sent to deliver God’s opposition to the worship of Baal and those who were participating in that worship.  He was given words of prophesy and signs of great wonder to verify his rebukes from God. God also sent word to Elijah advising him as to where he could find protection and sustenance from his enemies.

5.  to come through with: produce <can deliver the best results>

God always delivers.  He can be counted on to follow through on his promises.  Many stories in the Bible talk about God answering prayers.  Abraham would be the first to declare that God always delivers on his promises.

Daniel, a prisoner of Nebuchadnezzar, was expected enter the kings service after being trained in the ways of Babylon.  This included the worship of strange Gods, idols, which Daniel knew was forbidden in his own religion.  Daniel 1:88 But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the king’s dainties, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself.  He retained his faith in the most high God and was rewarded with wisdom and good health.  Later we read of the kings perplexing dreams, which only Daniel was able to interpret through revelation from God.

 Read Daniel 2:47-49 47 God sent the dreams to Pharaoh as a warning and he sent the answers to his faithful servant Daniel.  What was the result?

6.  to produce the promised, desired, or expected results:

God delivered Noah and his family and sent them out to repopulate the earth.  Abraham received the promised son.  Israel received the promised land, at least all of it that they were brave enough to take.

Read Joshua 5:13-15, Joshua 6:2.  Joshua 6:20.

The people marched around the city of Jericho as they were instructed.  I wonder if they knew what was going to happen.  Certainly the people of Jericho did not know. What was promised? What was the desired result of God’s instructions and did it come to pass.

How dumbfounded they must have been.  They got the desired results from Jehovah Mephalte.  All they had to do was rush through the broken walls and take the city.  He had delivered what he had promised.

7.  rescuer:

Read Revelation 13:8.  Who was to rescue mankind?

Jesus is the fireman, the policeman, the Coast Guard.  He is the Marine, the foot soldier, the Navy and the Air Force.  He alone can save us.

The plan of the Trinity (Elohim) before the world began was to save mankind. Jesus is the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.  The blood of this sacrifice streams throughout the stories of the Bible.  The plan to rescue mankind involved all members of the Godhead.  The Father would give His Son to be the sacrifice.  Jesus would be the innocent sacrifice who would die to pay the penalty for the sin of man.   His blood would be offered to cover man and provide the justification necessary for him to enter the kingdom of heaven acceptable to God because of what Christ had accomplished on the cross.  John 3:16; 10:17-18 The Holy Spirit would provide the line of communication between God and men.  He would teach men the knowledge and power of the grace that was offered to whoever would come.

And of course Shadrach, Meshack, and Abednego, and Daniel in the Lion’s den.  God personally entered the fiery furnace to rescue them and shut the mouths of the lions to deliver Daniel.

8.   Preserver

Psalm 12:7 Thou shalt keep them, O LORD, thou shalt preserve them from this generation forever.

Read   Psalm 31:23NIV. Psalm 41:1-3NIV Psalm 97:10 ASV Who does the Lord preserve?

Though we might fail in our walk with God, he does not forsake us but instead preserves us.     Our souls are protected by Jehovah Mephalte.

And my favorite…Psalm 116:6. The LORD preserveth the simple: I was brought low, and he helped me.   I love this verse because it refers to me personally and I am grateful he thought to preserve the simple.

Jehovah Mephalte, The Lord Our Deliverer; how I need him.  He sets me free, delivers his word to me, and conveys grace and favor to me.  He assists women in giving birth.  He always keeps his promises and his word produces results.  He personally enters the fiery furnace of our trouble and iniquity to save us.  He always delivers the promised, desired and expected results promised by his word.  He rescues us from death itself and preserves us by the efforts of the Holy Spirit that we might enter the Kingdom of Heaven.

Answers: Chapter 5 Part 4 How to Access the Provision of Jehovah Jireh

Answers:  Chapter  5 Part 4  How to Access the Provision of Jehovah Jireh

That He might prove them to see if they would be obedient

  1. They were commanded not to keep the manna overnight, but some did and it bred worms and stank.  They were told to gather  enough the day before Sabbath to take care of both days.  Some did not and had to do without.
  2. All  our needs. I take Him at His word.  All my needs will be met.
  3. Seek the Kingdom of God and His righteousness first.
  4. They helped him at the beginning of His ministry and when he was in prison.
  5. Forgives our iniquities and heals diseases
  6. While we were sinners
  7. We have all sinned and come short of the glory of Gd.
  8. We cannot be justified by our own efforts to obey the Law of Moses.
  9. Believe on the name of the Son of God
  10. Not of works, not of ourselves…by grace through faith
  11. As partakers of the Divine nature of God, we escape the corruption of the world.
  12. The hope we have in Jesus Christ
  13. Believe that Jesus died and rose again.  Knowing that God raised Jesus and has
    promised to raise us also.
  14. We are crucified with Him, buried with Him.
    We are participants in His death.
    “We are raised to experience a new life in our spirit and we join in His
    resurrection as we identify with Christ in His resurrection.  We can and should walk in Newness of
    life.”  McDonald’s Believers Bible Commentary
  15. He preserves us forever
  16. A.  see essay for mine
    B.  The LORD is my shepherd, I
    shall not want.  Psalm 23:1
  17. A.  Under His wings

B. His truth
19.   Deliverance from sin and cleansing from unrighteousness

20.  snares, pestilence, fear, broken heart, deliverance of the captives, liberty to the bruised, troubles, terror, law of sin and death, truth makes us free, distress, trials, enemies, illness, sins
21.  To humble them, to prove them, or test them to see if they would be obedient

Jehovah Jireh Chapter 5 Part Two

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Jehovah Jireh je-ho’-va-ji’-re (yahweh yir’-eh,

The Lord Will Provide

For the LORD God is a sun and shield; the LORD bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless. Psalm 84:11.

We often think of our physical needs, in fact we sometimes obsess over them.  Sometimes the things we catalog as “needs” are really “wants.” God does indeed give us all we need to maintain a right relationship with Him.  He provides the means for our physical needs to be met also. 

  1.  Where is God in our time of trouble, in our time of joy, in our time of routine life?

Read Jeremiah 23:23-24

2.  To whom is the Lord near?

Read Psalm 145:18

3.   What does God provide in our time of trouble?

Read Psalm 46:1, Nahum 1:7

He is near to us, accessible, ready to commune with us before we even see our need. He provides refuge, strength, help, and a stronghold.

The Scriptures clearly tell us that God is near and that He wants to commune with us. He sees our human need and because He is El Shaddai, He is sufficient to meet that need in a bountiful and abundant way.  He can meet the need in a supernatural way as He did with Abraham and Sarai and the birth of Isaac. It can be in a seemingly natural way that could be explained away, as He did when He provided a ram caught in the thorns for Abraham to use as a sacrifice.  He did not send it in the arms of an angel; it was caught on the thorns so Abraham could easily get to it.  Abraham did not need a flock of sheep, so God sent just one pure unblemished sacrifice.  How often do we miss the provision of the Lord and dismiss it as a stroke of luck, chance, or being in the right place at the right time.

4.  What is our greatest need?

Romans 5:10-11; 2 Corinthians 5:18-21

5.  Why does man need reconciliation?

 Romans 5:12-19    

6.  When does sin become apparent in a person’s life?

Psalm 51:5; 58:3

We are conceived in sin and are sinners from the beginning.  We are born carnal.  Our spiritual life is not apparent without God’s love to awaken it.  man became an object of abhorrence to God when he fell in Adam.

7.  How does man appear without Christ’s robe of righteousness?

 Isaiah. 1:6

8.   Can the carnal man understand the things of the spirit?

1Corinthians 2:14; Romans 8:7

 9.   What happens to the natural man without God?

2 Timothy 2:24-26, Luke 1:78-79, Hebrews 2: 14-15

10.  What is the result of continuing to live in our fallen natural state?

Ephesians 2:3  

11.  Will we try to find God in our natural state?

Romans 8:7

12.  What has to happen to bring about reconciliation with God?

Colossians 1:20-22 

Our greatest need is one we are not aware of until we are convicted by The Holy Spirit.  Jeremiah 6:15  “Are they ashamed of their detestable conduct?    No, they have no shame at all;    they do not even know how to blush.” is talking about the enemies of Israel, but aren’t we all like this before we come convicted by the Holy Spirit?  From before creation, God knew of this need.  He knew creation could not provide for this need of propitiation for sin.

  Isaiah 40:16  “Lebanon is not sufficient for altar fires, nor its animals enough for burnt offerings.”

  The cattle of a thousand hills, which by the way, belong to God, would create an ocean of blood, but it would not be enough.

Heb. 10:4 “It is not possible that the blood of bulls and of goats should take away sins”

God knew nature could not provide what we needed nor could we provide it for each other.

 Heb. 10:4 “Men may themselves die, but in death each man who dies only pays his own debt to nature; there is nothing left for another.”

Ps. 49:7  “None of them can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him:”

The ransom had to satisfy the need for justice and righteousness in the eyes of Jehovah.  It had to be an infinite sacrifice conceived in love to cover an infinite number of sins.  It had to be pure and unblemished by sin.

Redemption is God’s business.  Where else can we find redemption for the multitudes that would be effective in ransoming us from death and hell?  Only Jehovah Jireh could provide.  Only He could say, “Deliver him from going down to the pit: I have found a ransom” (Job 33:24).

Jehovah, Almighty God is a righteous God who loves justice.  He is Holy and not only demands holiness from His own, but cannot receive that which is unholy into His presence.

Because Jehovah is Elohim, the Creator who loves His creation, He made a promise to Himself to clothe His creation in righteousness that He might be reconciled and brought into eternal fellowship.  The attribute of fullness, bounty, all sufficiency belong to Jehovah as El Shaddai.  He is fully able to purge us, chastise us, and save us to the uttermost.  And He is willing, even eager to do so because He is Jehovah Jireh.  Before time began, He determined that He would take care of it.

Jehovah Jireh Chapter 5

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Jehovah Jireh Chapter 5 part One

Jehovah Jireh   

je-ho’-va-ji’-re (yahweh yir’-eh,

יְהֹוָה

The Lord will see to it.  The Lord will provide.   The Lord will be seen.  (The Lord will take care of it.)

Jireh is a form of the verb “to see” in the Hebrew language.  It can also have the connotation of seeing beforehand or “prevision.”  Provision is a combination of two Latin words meaning, “to see beforehand”  “Thus with God forseeing is prevision.  As the Jehovah of righteousness and holiness, and of love and redemption, having prevision of man’s sin, and fall, and need, He makes provision for that need.”  Nathan Stone, The Names of God

Genesis 22:1-18

Abraham and Isaac were walking up the mountain side with two servants to give a sacrifice demanded by El Shaddai, Almighty God.  Isaac was carrying the wood on his shoulders.  He was a young man at this time and knew fully what was involved in making a sacrifice to God.  He knew that the two servants were not bringing the traditional goat or sheep.  His beloved father, Abraham seemed preoccupied so Isaac refrained from asking the obvious question.

Abraham walked with a troubled heart.  He had followed Elohim, for a long time now.  God had revealed himself as El Shaddai, the all sufficient God.  He knew that Elohim could set aside the ordinary course of nature and bring about miracles unheard of by man.  He and Sarah had experienced the birth of Isaac because El Shaddai had quickened their bodies withered by age and Isaac had been born.  Abraham understood that God wanted the world of his time and the world of the future to understand that a mighty nation was begotten through a miracle of Almighty God and not through efforts of a man.  Abraham had some experience with faith and he believed in the God who had led him out of Haran.  He believed in Elohim, who protected Sarah’s virtue when He had wavered in the might of the Egyptian Pharoah’s power.   He believed in the promises made by El Shaddai because he had witnessed many impossible promises become reality.  He knew that he knew, that he knew that the rest of the promises would occur in Elohim’s time frame.

Abraham kept repeating under his breath, “God will see to it.  God will provide.  God will take care of it.”

But his mind recoiled at the task God had given him.  He was to sacrifice Isaac, the son of promise…the child of laughter.  He was to bind his only son to the altar of the Lord and drive his cruel knife into his heart.  And he had made up his mind to do it. 

“What shall I tell his mother when I return?” he thought.  I must not think of that.  God will take care of it.  He is El Shaddai, Almighty God.  He is all powerful.  He is able to save Isaac from this awful deed.  He is sufficient.  Perhaps he will raise him from the dead?”  He shook his head in despair, “God will take care of it.  God will provide somehow.”

And that was his answer when Isaac asked him, “Father, where is the sacrifice?”  Did Isaac ask again as his father laid the wood around the altar?  Did his eyes reflect pools of questions as His father laid hands on him and bound him to the altar?  Apparently he was a strong young man when this happened, yet he did not try to fight, but was willing to trust his father’s faith in El Shaddai.  He had often heard the stories of angels who visited with his father and promised a son, many descendents that would be a mighty nation.  I am sure He felt agonizing fear and betrayal as his father lifted the knife in trembling hands.  The name of Jehovah Jireh was on Abraham’s desperate lips as he looked at his son with tears in his eyes.  Elohim will be seen.  We have a covenant.  He is almighty God.  He sees my need before I do.  El Shaddai  is sufficient.  El Shaddai can save to the uttermost.  Jehovah Jireh…That is when the angel stayed his hand…at the very moment Abraham was going to plunge the knife into Isaac’s chest.  “Do not harm the boy.  You have not withheld anything from me, even your only son.”

The knife came down, not to sacrifice, but to free Isaac from his bonds.  I am sure old Abraham sprinted to take the ram by the horns and pull him from the thorns.  Adrenalin flowed and gave him strength to place the ram on the altar in Isaac’s place.  Tears still flowed, but they were tears of gratitude to the God who had chosen him and in whom He had placed his faith time after time.  The God he had failed, but who did not fail him.

Abraham called the mountain the Lord will provide.  He did not call it the Lord provided or the Lord provides, but the Lord “will” provide.  He knew it was not finished. 

It would not be finished until Jesus Christ the only begotten Son of God, carried the wooden cross on his back to Calvary.  It would not be over until this innocent Christ, in whom there was no fault, was bathed in every perverse sin humanity could dream of and His father would turn away with tears in His eyes.  The betrayed Jesus, would cry out in a loud voice, “My God, My God, Why hast thou forsaken me?”  The need for sacrifice to cover the stench of sin would not be complete until the promised Son cried out, “It is finished!”  God has taken care of it!

This attribute of God has not been named before Abraham’s experience on the mountain, but it certainly had been experienced.  Many of God’s provisions had been of a supernatural nature, designed to get the attention of sinful, arrogant, boasting, willful man.

List the supernatural provisions of Jehovah Jireh, including provisions to remove evil from the earth, that had been manifested before this.

 Genesis 1:1

Genesis 5:24

 Genesis 6:8

Genesis 7:6

 Genesis 11:7-9

 Genesis 19:15-16

 Genesis 19

 Genesis 21:1-2

Chapter Five Introduction Puzzle

Go to the garden in prayer as Jesus did in Gethsemane. He will provide!

 

Chapter 5 Puzzle

 

Directions: 

Read the question below the puzzle and look up the verse.  Find a word in the scripture that will fit in the box and finish the word.  All the letters in the row will not necessarily be part of the word.  The letters will form the name of God we are studying.

  T   H   R   O   U   G   H     E   S   U   S   O   R   T    X
  E   S   I   P   R   R   R     F   U   G   E   L   E   T    M
  M   A   F   B   I   G   V     A   R   V   E   S   T   E    B
  K   N   I   S   E   P   P     O   R   K   P   I   H   S    A 
  O   I   T   I   S   R   E     E   A   L   E   D   E   D    T
  I   N   I    L   A   N   D     N   D   W   A   T   E   R    R
  S   T   R   E   N   G   T     N   A   C   A   I   S   H    Y
  A   R   U   T   A   T   W    🙂   E   N   E   A    T   R   O    U
  A   R   D   E   N   E   C     A   C   O   B   E   H   T    P
  D   S   A   C   R   I   F     C   E   F   S   P   A   Y    C
  D   R   A   P   S   P   P     O   V   I   D   E   B   E    U
  P   A   T   M   B   B   R     A   D   A   C   I   D   A    K
  R   H   C   E   X   E   W     E   A   R   T   A   P   L    G

 

Philippians 4:9                     1.  Who provides our needs?

 Psalm 9:9                              2.  What does God provide for the oppressed?

Leviticus 26:3-6                    3.  What does God provide because we need physical food?

Psalm 68:10                          4.  Who does God provide for in this verse?

I Corinthians 2:9-10            5.   How do we know about God’s provision?

Psalm 65:9                            6.  What does God enrich when He provides?

Psalm 29:11                          7.  What does God provide for His people in this verse?

Isaiah 49:6                            8.  Who did God use to provide the light for the Gentiles?

Zephaniah 1:7                     9.  What has God provided for the consecrated He has  invited to be present in the         

                                              Day of the LORD?

 Genesis 22:14                      10.  What did Abraham believe God would do?

 Matthew 6:11                        11.  What does the LORD’s Prayer teach us to ask for

                                                believing God will provide?

 Psalm 37:4                            12.  God knows our heart.  What does He provide us if we delight in Him?

                                                13.  What word is common to each question?

                                                14.  Finish this statement.  Jehovah-Jireh means God who …?

Jehovah Chapter Two Part Two Answers

1.  God said, “I AM WHO I AM.  Jesus says, I AM WHO I AM.  John says Jesus is, was, and is to come.

2.  Is, were, have been

3.  All things were created by Him, through Him, and for Him.  He was present at creation.

4.  He is creator and sustainer of the Universe.

5.  He is head of the church.  The first born of the dead.  the first to be resurrected.

6.The power of Elohim, the power of Jehovah, the power that enables Him to bring everything under His control.

7.  Jesus plainly states “I AM”  In other words, Jesus says he is Jehovah.

8.  Jehovah

9.  The glory He had with God the Father before the world began.

10.  He is one with the Father

11.  Jehovah, 

12.  I AM WHO I AM, Jehovah

13.   The people in the room knew the meaning of God’s name given to Moses at the burning bush.  They understood that he claimed to be God and they rent their clothes in anguish (which in itself was a sin, because the clothes of the High Priest were never to be torn)

14.  That he and the Father are one and the same.

Jehovah Chapter Two Part Two Worksheet Answers

1.  His breath

2.He breathes on them.

3.  Because the LORD is righteous and loves justice

4.  Jehovah is holy.

5.  The names of the LORD

6.  The Day of the LORD

7.  The LORD

8.  Jesus

9.  Anyone who uses god’s name to do good will be blessed.  when we do good in His name we glorify Him.

10.  We do the work as if we were an arm of Christ.  We do for others out of love and obedience to Christ.

11.  Great things are accomplished when we use the power granted to us in Jesus name.

Jehovah Chapter Two Part One Worksheet Answers

1.  8 times

2.  all capital letters are used

3.  I AM WHO I AM

4.  No, God Almighty

5.  “This is my name forever, the name you shall call me from generation to generation

6.  When the serpent and Eve are talking the word God is used.  When Jehovah comes on the scene, the words LORD God are used.

7.  Where are you?

8.  Because of the third commandment not to misuse God’s name.

9.  Death

Jehovah Chapter Two Worksheet Part Two

Jehovah Chapter Two Worksheet Part Two

Blasphemy of the name of Jehovah was punishable by death.  Even in our own time, the name of Jehovah is never read in the synagogue nor is it ever said aloud by its people.  They substitute the word Adonai, or use a word that means “the name.”

Even when the name was to be written, the scribe who was transcribing would stop, remove their clothes, take a bath, and put on clean clothes.  Before writing they were required to stand and say, “I am now copying the Holy name of God.” A new unused pen and new ink was used to write the name and the pen was promptly broken when the name was written. Talmud 10  Comfort, Philip Wesley (1991). The complete guide to Bible versions . Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers. pp. 16-20.

Connolly, W. Kenneth (1996). The indestructible book: the Bible, its translators, and their sacrifices . Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books. pp. 17-18.

Because the Hebrews never spoke God’s name, we don’t really know how to say it. Orthodox Jews still believe one way they will know the Messiah will be His ability to pronounce the name of God. Names of god by Nathan Stone page 25

The Jewish tradition maintains that God’s name is spoken as a breath, the first breath of a newborn as it emerges from the womb.  The last breath a person takes before his eyes are glazed over by the final enemy Christ will crush, death.    Jehovah comes from the Hebrew verb “havah” which means to be; to exist; being; to breathe.  (Pat Mercer Hutchens PHD) The breath of life is the pronunciation of God’s name. I think that is so neat… the first breath of a baby, Alpha, the last breath of a dying man, Omega.   When God breathed the first breath of life into us, He breathed His name.  Is the breath of life that we all have part of His breath? I think that was originally true, but man refused that breath and instead elected to breathe the polluted air of sin. 

Genesis tells us that God used His breath(Holy Spirit) to create the heavens and the earth.

Isaiah 42:5This is what God the LORD says—
the Creator of the heavens, who stretches them out, who spreads out the earth with all that springs from it, who gives breath to its people, and life to those who walk on it:”

In Genesis 6:3 God was talking about the evil people he was about to destroy before the flood. Then the LORD said, “My Spirit will not contend with( My spirit will not remain in)humans forever, for they are mortal(corrupt); their days will be a hundred and twenty years.”

 2001 Translation An American English Bible Based on the Greek Septuagint says it this wayGod says, I won’t allow MY Breath(spirit) to stay with these men through the age, for they are fleshly.”

 God gives breath to mankind, but will not allow His breath to remain in sinful flesh.

Ezekiel 37:1-14

1.  What does Jehovah say He will use to raise the dry bones of Israel?

Read Ezekiel 37:14 14 I will put my Spirit(breath) in you and you will live, and I will settle you in your own land. Then you will know that I the LORD have spoken, and I have done it, declares the LORD.’”

Ezekiel 37 is the story of the dry bones of apostate Israel being brought to life by the breath of God.  In the same sense, the dry bones of a sinful man are brought to life by his repentance and declaration of belief in Jesus Christ virgin birth as the son of God, His death on the cross for remission of sin, and His resurrection, which He promises to all who believe on Him.

Read John 20:21-23 

2.  What does Jesus do to give the Holy Spirit to the disciples when He appeared to them in the upper room?

Is it possible that Jesus restores the breath of God to us when we are saved by giving us the Holy Spirit?

Through the Holy Spirit we pray, are purified, get understanding of the scriptures, and receive the gifts of the Spirit.  We cannot live the life Christ has ordained for us without the Spirit or breath of God.  The breath of God is totally necessary if we are to pray from the heart.

Ephesians 6:17, 18, ‘Also, accept the helmet of salvation and the sword of [God’s] Breath (God’s word). Pray in every way and always keep begging [God]. Pray at all times in the Breath [of God] and stay awake; don’t give up.’ (2001 Translation, an American English Bible)

Read Psalm 11:7   

3.  Why will the upright see the face of God?

The only way we can see the face of God is to receive Christ and the breath of God, the Holy Spirit, who will clothe us in Christ righteousness, and lead us to live a just and upright life.

Leviticus 19:2

4.  Why are we to be holy?

Paul places focus on Jesus Christ as Lord in 1 Corinthians chapter 1 to point to Him as the same Lord or Yahweh of the Old Testament.

 Read 1 Corinthians 1:2

Read Joel 2:32 

5.   Who are Old and New Testament believers to

call upon?  

Read  Corinthians 1:8

Read Joel 1:15 

6.  How do both the Old and New Testament passages refer to the Day of the LORD?

One of these passages is referring to the day of the LORD before Christ was born yet the New Testament refers to the Day of the LORD with Christ in the role of Jehovah.

Read 1 Corinthians 1:31

Read Jeremiah 9:23-24

7.  Who are Old and New Testament believers to boast in rather than ourselves?

8.  Who is Paul referring to in 1 Corinthians?

Paul is talking about the same LORD Old Testament believers were to boast in.  Both are referring to Jehovah God.  Paul, along with us can boast in Jehovah God, who is also called Jesus Christ.

Read 1 Corinthians 2:16   

Read Isaiah 40:13 

Spirit can be translated as mind, so it really says who can know the mind of the LORD.  Paul is applying this scripture to Christians knowing the “mind of Christ.”  The mind of the LORD and the mind of Christ are the same.

Read Mark 9:36-41

9.  What does Christ say about anyone who uses His name.?

  1. What does it mean to do something in the name of the LORD?

 

Read Luke10:17-20

11.What meaning do you get from these verses?

 

 

The name Jesus gives us will be highly personal.  He will choose it for us, but if you could choose a name which is reflective of your personality or character in Christ, what would it be?

Mine would be Joy, because that is what He has given me.  He gives me the joy of my salvation in times of trouble.  He gives me joy when I persevere in times of stress and problems.  He gives me joy in my rest, my worship, my work, my family, and my friends.

When I was in grade school I had to memorize all the forms of the verb “to be” (am, is, are, was, were, be, being, been, has, have, had, do, does, did, shall, will, would, should, may, might, can, could) These small words are the essence of almighty God.

Jehovah was God, Is God, will always be God.  We are His creation.  He has control of the universe, has always had control and will always be in control.  He should destroy us because of our evil natures, He could do so, He will to those who do not exercise obedience.  But because Jehovah is eternally loving, continuing in His efforts to fulfill His covenants of deliverance and redemption to bring man from utter corruption back into a pure and holy fellowship with himself His plan of redemption and salvation from before the beginning of time will inevitably “BE.”

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