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Experiencing God As...]ehovah (14 of 14)
Series: The Names of God
Dr. David Davis
Note: The ''J'' in ''Jehovah'' in the title of this sermon has been replaced with '']'' to emphasize the Jewish understanding that the name of God is too holy to write out. Read this sermon in it's entirety for more on the holiness of God.
Jehovah...the eternal, self-existing perfect One Who will not change. Jehovah speaks of God's being or essence. The eternal God who is as well as was and who will be to come as well as being right now. The Hebrew word ''havah''means ''to be.
Hebrews 13:8 - ''Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.''
He is the unchanging God. Throughout our study, we have seen the different names of God that reflect His nature and character. Over and over again, we are encouraged to take these different names and, not only know the meaning of the name, but to experience these names in our own Christian experience. We have seen:
El Elyon...God's Position
El Roi...God's Perception
El Olam...God's Permanence
El Shaddai...God's Power
Experiencing God as Jehovah will give you the power to solve any problem you face. It all has to do with the unchanging nature of God. You see - God operates according to principle. There is not any issue that you face...any problems that you have...any need that you have for which God does not have, right in His Word, specific principles which you should follow as your response to that need.
A principle is a principle. A principle in the Scripture is that which is borne out of the heart of God. If God were to ever change, then that would mean His principles would change. But God is never going to change and that means that every principle He shares with us in His Word is valid for all of eternity. Regardless of your need, you can discover God's principles for living. God's blessings are in the balance ...
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