Desert Springs Community Church
Names of God - El Elyon
Locations & Times
  • Desert Springs Community Church
    14440 W Indian School Rd, Goodyear, AZ 85395, USA
    Saturday 5:00 PM, Sunday 8:00 AM, Sunday 9:30 AM, Sunday 11:00 AM
The Name: El Elyon

· El Elyon is translated “God Most High”

· El Elyon is the owner of all things - Genesis 14:19

· El Elyon is used most often with God relating to Gentiles

· “Most High God” is how demonic forces often address Jehovah

The Story: Abram’s Victory over 4 Mighty Armies – Genesis 14

· Abram and Lot separate in Canaan – Genesis 13

· Lot chooses the lower Jordan Valley and moves to Sodom

· The lower Jordan Valley was made up of 5 city/state kingdoms

· Sodom and the other 4 city/states rebelled against Elam, which brought the response of war

· The kings of the lower Jordan Valley are defeated and taken into captivity, including Lot

· Abram, with 318 men, pursue and defeat the King of Elam and his allies and liberate the captives

· As Abram returns the captives and spoil to the King of Sodom he meets Melchizedek, King of Salem (Jerusalem) and also a priest of El Elyon – Genesis 14:17-24

The Takeaway: God is ALWAYS in control

· El Elyon is greater than any enemy you will ever face (Romans 8:31)

· El Elyon can deliver you through the toughest situations (Daniel 3:26)

· El Elyon can use the most difficult circumstances to accomplish His plan for you (Daniel 4:34, Romans 8:29)