Bless the Lord, O my soul; and all that is within me, bless His holy name! Psalms 103:1, 8-14 NKJV
The Lord is merciful and gracious; slow to anger, and abounding in mercy. He knows our frame; he remembers that we are dust.
us not forget all his benefit; for his mercies are for everlasting to
everlasting on those who fear Him. You say what are the Lords benefits?
His are forgiveness for all our iniquities, healing for all our
diseases, and redemption for our lives from destructions. He crowns us
with loving-kindness and tender mercies, so that our youth in renewed
like the eagles.
JEHOVAH-JIREH MEANS "THE LORD WILL SEE." Genesis 22:12-14. Jehovah-jireh
tells us that the Lord will see our great need. God constantly sees the
needs of his children and provides for them.
Jehovah-Rapha - "The Lord That Healeth Thee" Exodus 15:25-26 JEHOVAH-RAPHA IS THE HEALER OF ALL OUR TROUBLES. Though our days on this earth are few, they are full of trouble. He heals all our sicknesses. And he heals our souls. "If
you diligently heed the voice of the Lord your God and do what is right
in His sight, give ear to His commandments and keep all His statutes, I
will put none of the diseases on you which I have brought on the
Egyptians. For I am the Lord who heals you." "Surely He
has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed Him
stricken, smitten by God and afflicted. But He was wounded for our
transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement for
our peace was upon Him, and by His stripes we are healed." Isaiah 53:4-5
Jehovah Nissi: The Lord Is My Banner. When
your battle is over you will have the right to replace your enemy's
flag with your own. Set it on high for all to see that Jehovah Nissi is
your God who has secured your victory. God is saying there will always be war; don't be surprised by it. He is also saying he is always the winner.
Jehovah-Shalom - the Lord our Peace. Judges 6:12-16
"Peace be with you; do not fear, you shall not die." And then Gideon
built an alter in that place and called it THE-LORD-IS-PEACE:
In the spiritual realm however, weakness
is our greatest asset. You see here God mercies takes control of our
weaknesses in this world over all our troubles and battles.
"My grace is sufficient for you, for my strength is made perfect in weakness.” 2 Corinthians 12:9 -10b "For when I am weak, then I am strong.” Roman 8:31 tells us "if God is for us who can be against us?”
Jehovah - Rohi - "Jehovah, my Shepherd" Psalm 23:1 "The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.” The
Lord knows what we long for because he created us and understands our
nature better than we understand ourselves. Recognizing our deep need,
he calls us to see him as the
Jehovah-M'Kaddesh - the Lord our Sanctifier. The Lord says: "Consecrate
yourselves and be holy, because I am the Lord your God. Keep my decrees
and follow them. I am the Lord, who makes you holy." (Leviticus 20:7-8) God
wraps us in the cloak of his own holiness until we are totally
transformed into something we could not be except for him and his great
grace. He shares his own character and nature with us through Jesus
Christ. The scripture tells us that through God's divine power and our
knowledge of him, "he has given us his very great and precious
promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature
and escape the corruption in the world caused by evil desires." (2 Peter 1:4) That's being sanctified; that's being holy. That is the transformation that Jehovah-M'Kaddesh provides.
Jehovah-Shammah - The Lord is There Ezekiel 48:35; God
is always all around us no matter what we may endure. His presence is
there for us to call upon reach out to. Praise Him for as the heavens
are high above the earth, so great is His mercy toward those who fear
Him; and as far as the east is from the west which there is no
measurement! Praise Him Beloved’s for what He has done for you.
Inspired Word of God
Shared by Catherin Skinner