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Who’s in Charge? El Elyon (3 of 14)
Series: The Names of God
Dr. David Davis
Daniel 4:1-3 -’’Nebuchadnezzar the king, unto all the people, nations, and language, that dwell in all the earth; Peace be multiplied unto you. I thought it good to shew the signs and wonders that the high God hath wrought toward me. How great are his signs! and how mighty are his wonders! his kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and his dominion is from generation to generation.’’
We have seen God as Elohim. We have also come to realize how important the statement:
’’He is all I need. .. He has all I need... He is doing all I need done ... Now!’’
One of the basic problems we all have is being willing to let someone else be in charge. The truth is - we all feel that we can do just as well or better than the next fellow. Elohim speaks of God in terms of His personality. El Elyon speaks of God in terms of His position. The God as El Elyon is in position to be all you need and to have all you need and to do all you need done ... Now!
El Elyon means ... ‘‘the Most High God.’’
Daniel 4:24 - ‘‘This is the interpretation, 0 king, and this is the decree of the most High, which is come upon my lord the king:’’
Look at the three principles that will help you see that God is in charge. Now, unless you learn these truths-you will undoubtedly live a life of constant friction spiritually. Here’s what His name says to us.
HIS POSITION OVER YOU IS SUPREME
Here God is speaking in terms of rank. Rank is designation of authority. When a person has a rank -he has authority and responsibility over those of lesser rank. This does not mean that the person with the higher rank is a better person than the one with the lesser rank. It just means that one has a greater level of authority than the other.
How did God get His rank? Who appointed God boss over the universe? No one...because God was always there. God was there for eternity and will be there for eternity. When Go ...
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