Desert Springs Community Church
Names of God - Jehovah Shammah
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  • 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: Jehovah Shammah

· Jehovah is the personal, intimate name of God

· Shammah means “there” – it deals with His presence

· The God of Israel is different from all other God’s because He is present, He dwells with His people


The Story: Ezekiel’s Prophecy of a Restored Israel

· Judah’s rebellion against Jehovah (2 Kings 21:11-12)

· Israel taken into captivity in Babylon, but they still do not repent

· Ezekiel prophesies complete destruction and captivity from Babylon (Ezekiel 10:18)

· Ezekiel closes his book with hope – the future restoration of Israel (Ezekiel 43:4-5)

· In the day of restoration Jerusalem will be called “The Lord will be there”


The Takeaway: Living in the Presence of Jehovah

· Jesus is Jehovah Shammah – Immanuel (Matthew 1:23, John 1:14)

· Jesus is present with us always – He lives within us today (Colossians 1:27, John 14:20)

· Jesus is present in the world today through us (1 Corinthians 3:16, 6:19)

· We will live in the presence of Jehovah Shammah for all eternity