|The Name Above All Names|
†A Listing of the names and titles of The Almighty in the Holy Scriptures.
Throughout history as recorded in the Holy Scriptures, the Lord has revealed Himself to man by many different names and titles.† His purpose in revealing Himself by various names is that man may have a greater and more complete understanding of God's ineffable character and the divine attributes of His sovereign nature.† In finite man's feeble attempt to define the Almighty, the most inclusive definition is that:
God is Spirit, Infinite and Perfect, the
By the self-revelation of the many descriptive names and titles of Himself, God has thus enabled man to understand His divine attribute of; 1) Absolute Spirituality in Life and Personality; 2) Absolute Infinity in Self-existence, Immutability and Unity; 3) Absolute Perfection in Truth, Love and Holiness; also His Relative attributes; 1) relating to Time and Space in Eternity and Immensity; 2) relating to Creation in His Omnipresence, Omniscience and Omnipotence; and 3) relating to Moral Beings in His Faithfulness, Goodness and Justice.
"I AM THE LORD: THAT IS MY NAME"
The LORD our PROVIDER, YHWH-Jireh
The LORD our BANNER, YHWH-Nissi
The LORD our HEALER, YHWH-Ropheka
The LORD our PEACE, YHWH-Shalom
The LORD our SANCTIFIER, YHWH-Mekaddishkem
Exodus 31:13; Leviticus 20:7-8
The LORD our HOSTS, YHWH-Saboath
I Samuel 1:3; Isaiah 48:2
The LORD our SHEPHERD, YHWH-Rohi
The LORD our MAKER, YHWH-Hoseenu
The LORD our RIGHTEOUSNESS,
Jeremiah 23:6; 33:16
The LORD our PRESENT, YHWH-Shammah
YHWH is the Hebrew tetragrammaton for the personal name of the God of Israel and is pronounced YAHWEH which means "I AM the Existing, Everliving, Eternal One" and is translated the LORD in the English Bible.
"FOR UNTO US A CHILD IS BORN, UNTO US A SON IS GIVEN...AND HIS NAME SHALL BE CALLED..."
†"AND SHE SHALL BRING FORTH A SON, AND THOU SHALT CALL HIS NAME...."
"TO SERVE THE PRESENT AGE,
MY CALLING TO FULFIL,
O MAY IT ALL MY POWERS ENGAGE,
TO DO MY MASTER'S WILL!"
MAYNARD G. JAMES