Lonely Times

Do you have lonely days? From social media to texting, loneliness is compounded in our lives today. But I think loneliness has something to offer- and so do we! Continue reading Lonely Times

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Read the Tides

During the Boxing Day Tsunami, 230,000 people died, but one little wave saved 100% of a tribe that lives on the sea. Why? They could read the tides. How good are you at reading the tides of your life? Continue reading Read the Tides

Yahweh or Jehovah?

Ancient Hebrew was written without the vowels. This special name for God was written in Hebrew with the consonants YHWH.  German translations used the vowels JHVH. After not speaking this name for over 900 years, God’s people weren’t sure what vowels to add in. Since they often used Adonai as a replacement name for this sacred, unspoken name, they simply put the vowels of Adonai into the German translation to make Jehovah. Most scholars believe it should actually be translated as Yahweh. Continue reading Yahweh or Jehovah?

Yahweh: God’s Personal Name

Yahweh is God’s personal and most sacred name, appearing more than 6,800 times in the Old Testament. It carries the reality that God is eternal, unchanging, and self-existent. It is also rich with the reality that He is holy and righteous to punish sin, and that He is love- ready to sacrifice and make a way for our relationship with Him to be restored. Continue reading Yahweh: God’s Personal Name