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Experiencing Fellowship with God as...El Olam (8 of 14)
Series: The Names of God
Dr. David Davis
Genesis 21:22-23 - ‘‘And it came to pass at that time, that Abimelech and Phichol the chief captain of his host spake unto Abraham, saying, God is with thee in all that thou doest: Now therefore swear unto me here by God that thou wilt not deal falsely with me, nor with my son, nor with my son’s son: but according to the kindness that I have done unto thee, thou shalt do unto me, and to the land wherein thou hast sojourned.’’
We have seen God as:
Elohim - God’s Personality
El Elyon -God’s Position
El Roi -God’s Perception
El Olam -God’s Permanence
Every name reflects the premise that He is all you need...He has all you need...and He is doing all you need done...Now!
It ought to be your desire to totally abandon yourself to God as El Olam...the everlasting God. I wonder what would happen if you decided to get up a little bit earlier than usual each morning - find a quiet spot in your home - and determine that you are going to do nothing else but spend time alone with God?
Did you know that you become exactly like who you spend most of your time with? The person you spend most of the time with is the one who fashions your character in life. My parents gave me some good advice when I was growing up. They said, ‘‘Be careful when you choose your friends because you will become what your friends make of you.’’ I didn’t realize how right they were until I found myself doing and saying some of the same things that a couple of my friends did and said.
When you start spending time with God, you will see how awesome and mighty He really is. You will see the way He handled some things in His Word and you will begin to take on His very nature when you are placed in some similar situations. There will be a likeness that will become a natural response as you think as He thinks...speak as He speaks...act as He acts. You will begin to becom ...
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