Hope Community Church
REFUEL Mid-Week Bible Study - February 19th, 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
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  • Hope Community Church
    1240 Jay St, Waterford Twp, MI 48327, USA
    Wednesday 7:00 PM
<< CORE DOCTRINES >>

« Names of God Review »
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.
4. Yahweh/Jehovah, translated LORD, is the eternal One who is righteous and redeems.

Week 7
The Names of God #5:
Yahweh / Jehovah-Rapha
General Info:
• Jehovah is a combination of the vowels of Adonai and the consonants YHWH
• Several compound forms of Jehovah are found in the Old Testament
• Each compound word describes a blessing Jehovah's followers receive from Him
• Rapha (raw-faw) appears over 60 times in the O.T.
• Jehovah-Rapha is the one who heals, cures, and restores us in numerous ways.
Why is there sickness and suffering in the world?
» The Fall. Apart from the fall/sin there is no conceivable explanation, with it there is a complex one.

If God is so good, why doesn't He heal people?
» He has, He does, and He will!
1. God heals us physically.
• Sometimes miraculously (2 Kings 20:1-11)
1. God heals us physically.
• Sometimes miraculously
• Sometimes medicinally
1. God heals us physically.
• Sometimes miraculously
• Sometimes medicinally
• Sometimes preventatively
2. God heals us emotionally.
This includes:
• Heart & mind trauma
2. God heals us emotionally.
This includes:
• Heart & mind trauma
• Self-inflicted trauma
3. God heals us morally.
THE CONDITION: God uses physical terms to describe it.
3. God heals us morally.
THE CONDITION: God uses physical terms to describe it.
THE CURE: God's prescription for our personal and national "ills" is OUR repentance.
The Cross of Jesus Christ is Jehovah-Rapha's definitive solution to sickness and suffering!