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The Lord My Rock

The Lord My Rock

Yahweh Tsuri What better word than “rock” to represent God’s permanence, protection, and enduring faithfulness? When you pray to the Lord your Rock, you are praying to the God who can always be counted on. His purposes and plans remain firm throughout history. The New Testament identifies Jesus as the spiritual rock that accompanied the

Our God is Compassionate and Gracious

Welcome to Sit & Listen Saturday from Devotionals Daily. Enjoy reading as well as listening to Today’s devotional from God Has a Name by John Mark Comer. Listen on the blog or on your Alexa device by asking Alexa to read today’s devotional. Imagine living in the ancient Near East in 1500 BC. You’re a Hebrew,

I am the Lord who Heals you

The Lord Who Heals

The Lord Who Heals Yahweh Rophe The Hebrew word rophe means “heal, “cure,” “restore,” or “make whole.” Shortly after his people left Egypt for the Promised Land, God revealed himself as Yahweh Rophe, “the Lord who heals.” The Hebrew Scriptures indicate that God is the source of all healing. As you pray to Yahweh Rophe,

Praying the Names of God: Father

Ab, Abba, Pater The Name Though the Old Testament provides many rich names and titles for God, the New Testament reveals Him most fully. Jesus, in fact, shocked and offended the religious leaders of His day by claiming that He had a Father/Son relationship with the God whose name they feared even to pronounce. Furthermore,

Teaching Kids about the Character and Names of God

What does God look like? What does God sound like? When does God ‘show up’ for you? Have you ever really thought about these things? More importantly, have you ever asked your kids if they think about it? Stop for a moment and consider who you are as a parent. Are you always the same

El Roi Is the God Who Sees Me

She [Hagar] gave this name to the LORD who spoke to her: “You are the God who sees me,” for she said, “I have now seen the One who sees me.” That is why the well was called Beer Lahai Roi [the “well of the Living One who sees me”]. — Genesis 16:13–14 (NIV) In the ancient

Immanuel, God With Us

The Name The name Immanuel appears twice in the Hebrew Scriptures and once in the New Testament. In Greek, it is rendered Emmanouel. One of the most comforting of all the names and titles of Jesus, it is literally translated with us is God or, as Matthew’s Gospel puts it, God with us. When our sins made it impossible

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