Hope Community Church
REFUEL Mid-Week Bible Study - February 12th, 2020
A casual, topical bible study to help "fill up your tank" in the middle of the week. Come as you are and dig deeper into the Word! • Hope's Coffee Café - coffee/tea bar in the foyer from 6:30-6:55 PM • Child Care (ages 6wks-5yrs) & Kids "Mid-Week Mania" (grades K-5th) provided
Locations & Times
  • Hope Community Church
    1240 Jay St, Waterford Twp, MI 48327, USA
    Wednesday 7:00 PM

» Review of the Names of God «
1. Elohim, translated God, is the Creator and Covenant Keeper.
2. Adonai, translated Lord, is the One who Cares and Commissions.
3. El-Shaddai, translated God Almighty, is the One who makes us Fruitful and Blesses us.

Week 6
"Names of God #4: YAHWEH / JEHOVAH"
General Info:
• In Hebrew it is YHWH, a Tetragrammaton, the literal pronunciation is Yahweh
• Jehovah is a combination of the vowels of Adonai and the consonants YHWH
• Out of fear they would blaspheme His name Jews refuse to speak it (See Leviticus 24:16)
• It is the Jewish national name of God
• It comes from the root word "hayah" (haw-yaw), which means "to be" or "being"
• "Hayah" is akin to "chavah" which means "to live" or "life"
• It is most often translated LORD (all caps) in most English translations
• It is always a reference to the One true God and never to false gods
1. God (Yahweh/Jehovah) is the One who is eternal and self-existing.
1. God (Yahweh/Jehovah) is the One who is eternal and self-existing.

Yahweh is the one who in Himself possesses life, permanent existence.

• He lives apart from us. (We are not essential to His existence.)
• We cannot live apart from Him. (He is essential to our existence.)
2. God (Yahweh/Jehovah) is the One who redeems.
2. God (Yahweh/Jehovah) is the One who redeems.

• Because He IS, He can make promises long into the future!
3. God (Yahweh/Jehovah) is the One who is righteous.
3. God (Yahweh/Jehovah) is the One who is righteous.

• Yahweh loves according to the righteousness, love and devotion of His people.
In Conclusion:

God's eternality ensures He is always present and will always keep His promises.