Yahweh Mekoddeskim – The Lord Who Sanctifies You

This name for God is revealed within the context of the laws God gave to the Israelites as they were preparing to enter the Promised Land. The laws included all the various sacrifices they were to offer, when and how to offer them—essentially when and how to worship God; what foods they could and could not eat; dealing with various diseases and bodily functions; relationships between husbands and wives, parents and children, and neighbors; observing special days; crime and punishment; and a whole lot more.


Yahweh1 Tsidkenu – The Lord Our Righteousness

[1] See the companion article “Who is Jehovah?” for an explanation of why I will use Yahweh rather than Jehovah except in quoted material. This name for God, Yahweh Tsidkenu, is used only two times in Scripture, both in the book of Jeremiah: “The days are coming,” declares the LORD...

Were the Days of Creation 24 Hours Long? The Structural Correlation between Genesis 1 and 2

Having examined the literary arrangement of Genesis 1 and then Genesis 2, we can now reflect on how they correspond and the significance of their development. As you may recall, Genesis 1 is a highly structured account which presents days 1-3 in parallel with days 4-6. These two halves correspond...
Yahweh Sabaoth

Yahweh Sabaoth– The Lord of Hosts

The name Yahweh Sabaoth first appears in 1 Samuel 1:3, where it is translated Lord Almighty. We are told that Elkanah, who would later give birth to Samuel, every year “went up from his town to worship and sacrifice to the LORD Almighty at Shiloh.” In different contexts, the word...


Names of God

Names of God Series

By R.L. Wilson

Creation Series

Creation Series

By Jeff Pallansch