Ive also given all of the names a title, like god of war. The current book im reading, experiencing god by henry blackaby and claude king provides a wonderful reference that is worth the work to type out and share. Biblical names and their meanings hitchcocks bible names dictionary this dictionary is from hitchcocks new and complete analysis of the holy bible, published in the late 1800s. These names focus primarily on the names of the father.
They can be used to speak of god as a source of strength, security, blessing and hope. Names and titles of god whilst the name jehovah is used freely in the book of genesis, its meaning was not revealed until exodus 3. Please check out the home page, as well as the rest of the site, to see what my worship and the word blog is all about. Names, titles and descriptions of god study group worthy. The following list of some of those titles and descriptions shows how each one reveals an aspect of jehovahs nature or his personality. The bible is filled with many references to who jesus is, his life, his lordship, and what he came to do. Small group leaders and teachers will find it a wonderful guidebook to an 11week study, complete with handouts that can be duplicated for group members.
Hearing and seeing the amazing names of god helps us know who god is, and it gives us a deep sense of awe for our wonderful and great god and father. Knowing god intimately, including the names of god, is a crucial part of salvation. Biblical names and their meanings the israel of god. Our proper response to him is to fall down in fear and awe of the one who possesses all authority. The many names and titles given to god in the bible, hold a revelation of who he is. Lists of the names and titles of god in each of eleven categories are included too. Alphabetical list of names and titles of god vii pronunciation guide to names and titles ix introduction xi welcome to the names of god bible xiv names of god reading path system xvi publishers note xviii preface xix the books of the john old testament genesis 3 exodus 79 leviticus 7 numbers 173 deuteronomy ephesians222 joshua philippians269. Names of god complete list from hebrew and the bible. To call on gods name in prayer is to appeal to that aspect of his character that relates to. Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them. Doctrine the word of god, the most powerful force in heaven and earth. Names and titles of god, exposition and bible study.
Participant handouts for names and titles of god 1 list of the names and titles of god. This name generator will give you 10 names fit for most gods and deities in many fantasy stories. Heres a fairly comprehensive list of the names of god grouped according to the chapter classification of names in names and titles of god jesuswalk, 2010, by dr. God is called by many names in scripturenames that highlight specific aspects of his character. Allah a contraction of the word alilah or alilah meaning the god contraction variations. The command, you shall not take the name of the lord your god in vain. The many names of god in the scripture provide additional revelation of his character. Distinctive of the hebrewchristian system is the use of the names for deity as instruments for divine disclosure. Guru gobind singhs jaap sahib, which contains 950 names of god. Likewise, the names of god in scripture are various descriptions of his character. Allah and allah the name allah does not belong to islam. Your prayers will be richer for it, and so will your understanding of the great god whom we serve. Although the bible refers to god by only one personal name, it uses many titles and descriptions for him.
The bible has over 100 names to describe god, jesus, the holy spirit, and the trinity. Weve compiled 30 names and attributes of god with accompanying verses to help you learn more about him and be drawn into worship. What are the different names of god, and what do they mean. Study 12 terms the 12 names of god flashcards quizlet. Gods name is the most important of all, not because it is magical, but because god has promised to hear us when we call to him. This study will show you that god has a name for any and every situation you find yourself in. Throughout the entire bible, god is described by various names and titles which emphasize specific truths about god.
Names and titles of god in the new testament wikipedia. Experiencing god read the following list of names, titles, and descriptions of god. Experience the lord in a new and deeper way by studying his names and titles. Most of these are listed in thomas newberrys bible. The names of god bible gods word edition ann spangler. For instance, the name jehovahjireh serves more than a label. The names and titles serve as a discernment for communication to a better fellowship with him. In many cultures, a name is given to a person to describe their character or the aspirations of parents to see certain character developed in the life of their children. I make a decree that in all the dominion of my kingdom men are to fear and tremble before the god of daniel. May 23, 2012 i should point out that there is also a norse god called tyr, who is associated with war and battle, but i do not believe that this god is associated with these names of odin.
Despite their immortality and similarities to modern day superheroes, they are still plagued with personal flaws and negative emotions which caused destruction in their lives and the lives of other gods and mortals. Names of god encyclopedia of the bible bible gateway. Check those that describe god in ways you have personally experienced him. Elohim is the hebrew word for god that appears in the very first sentence of. I encourage you to get to know the names of god, because. Download a print friendly pdf of praying the names and attributes of god to pass along. Greek goddesses are good archetypal figures because of their exaggerated personalities. The names are heavily influenced by roman, greek and norse gods, but plenty of names should fit other cultures as well. Names and titles of god is designed for laypeople who want to make a serious, and at the same time spiritual, study of the names of god.
It contains more than 2,500 bible and biblerelated proper names and their meanings. One of the best ways to get to know god on a deeper level is to know the names and titles both he and his people give to him. This inspiring video shows several of the most important hebrew names of god. The many names of the norse god odin mikes passing thoughts. Learn the meaning that his names and what each reveals about. Id love for you to join us as we pursue and encourage biblical worship together. Experiencing god read the following list of names, titles. It carries a persons reputation, authority and power with it.
In english translations, the word god is a translation of the hebrew word elohim. There is obviously a lot of research that when into the creation of this book, but again it is not ponderous or preachy. A bible study jesuswalk bible study series kindle edition by wilson, ralph f download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. In other words, jehovah is the self existent one, the one without beginning or ending, the alpha and omega. Praying the names and attributes of god the navigators. Praying through the names of god is a tool you can use to call on the name of god for a specific need. The name of the independent, selfcomplete beingi am who i. The 72 names of god, based on three verses from the bible, is one of the oldest and most powerful kabbalistic tools. Adding new material to excerpts from her bestsellers praying the names of god and praying the names of jesus, ann spangler offers 52 scripturebased studies revealing important aspects of god s multifaceted character. Gods name is the most important of all, not because it. God is known in judah, his name is great in israel.
You can do this in confidence because each of god s names in scripture reveals an aspect of his nature suited to the need of the moment. For your references, there is another 39 similar pictures of printable list of the names of god pdf that nathen collins uploaded you can see below. Ralph wilson make studying names and titles of god easier and memorable. All the names seem to be similar in connotation with the names ending in father and god above, showing that he is a god or lord of some quality or thing. Ten names of god 10 5 ab, abba father ab, abba the name though the old testament provides many rich names and titles for god, the new testament reveals him most fully. To call on god s name in prayer is to appeal to that aspect of his character that relates to. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The divine names, the classic treatise by pseudodionysius, defines the scope of traditional understandings in western traditions such as hellenic, christian, jewish and islamic theology on the nature and significance of the names of god. Strongs 1 adon from an unused root meaning to rule. There are many names for god given in the old testament, and each has a special blessing for us. The several names, simple and compound, employed in both the ot and the nt are not mere human designations or constructs.
Praying through the names of god harvest house publishers. The word allah does not appear in the hebrew or greek scriptures of the old or new testament, however neither does the word god. Names, titles, and descriptions of god if your searching has brought you to this page, welcome. Herbert, all the divine names and titles in the bible, grand rapids. This name elohim or god appears 31 times in the first chapter of genesis alone. Praying the names of god explores the primary names and titles of god in the old testament to reveal the deeper meanings behind them. For he is the living god and enduring forever, and his kingdom is one which will not be destroyed. In a broad sense, then, gods name is equal to all that the bible and creation tell us about god.
Lord jesus christ names, titles, and attributes of himwho is the lord of all 1. Discover what each name means, where to find it in the bible, other related titles, and how to apply each one to your life today. This guide by doug connelly, focused on eight titles for god from the old testament. These reflect the great and varied aspects of gods being and character. Through this we become aware of his purposes toward us. God reveals himself and his true nature by making known and proclaiming his name.
Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading names and titles of god. Heres just some of those names, titles, and verses from god s word. It is the beginning of all creation and with out it nothing was made. Titles of jehovah this is not intended to be a complete list. You can do this in confidence because each of gods names in scripture reveals an aspect of his nature suited to the need of the moment. I encourage you to try to use these ways of addressing god in your prayers for each week of the study.
How to see many amazing names of god newcreeations. Names of god, names of jesus, names of the holy spirit, trinity, the ten commandments, the lords prayer, beatitudes, fruit of the spirit, and armor of god. Some hebrew words of uncertain meaning have been left out. Understanding the names of god will help us understand how to praise and worship him more effectively. In ancient magical lore, if you know a persons true name, you can have power over them. These are not mere titles assigned by people but, for the most part, his own descriptions of himself. Each name and attribute teaches us something about god and includes a message of hope and encouragement for believers. And it shall come to pass, as soon as the soles of the feet of the priests who bear the ark of the lord, the lord adon of all the earth, shall rest in the waters of the jordan josh 3. It reads as if he is just having a conversation with you. Jesus, in fact, shocked and offended the religious leaders of his day by claiming that he had a fatherson relationship with the god whose name they feared even to pronounce. Bishop ralph howard teaches bible study about the names god has given for himself. Use this guide to enrich your understanding of god by taking a description of him and meditating on it, drawing you into worship throughout the day.
Throughout the scriptures, god is described by various names and titles which emphasize specific things which are. If you need some extra reassurance today, find hope in these powerful names of god and understand what they mean in your life today. A name has a lot more packed into it than we often realize. The second command is all about using gods name in prayer, to act as his tools in this world to bring the gospel to the lost and do his will as we serve him and our neighbors.
Names, titles, and descriptions of god worship and the word. In the new testament, while the titles given to god are many, the names are only two. The names of god the names of god in the bible a persons name is a description of his character. Navigator discipleship tools are designed for sharing with your bible study, church group, and those you are discipling. God teaches us who he is by revealing his nature in his names.1296 907 1215 1487 932 409 1002 1342 193 827 1155 907 925 1286 1215 614 1136 1128 114 866 127 584 111 1008 484 98 1010 1176 927 1367 1398 825 1195 1001 1477 262 679 545 1407