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Jesus’ Name: Lord Jesus

 

Adoneinu Yehoshua (OJB), Kurios Yesu (Gk)

So then the Lord Jesus, after he had spoken to them, was taken up into heaven and sat down at the right hand of God.

Mark 16:19 NLT

From 2031 Names of God

 

“We will never grow beyond our revelation of who God is. Everything in our lives flows from our understanding of the character and attributes of God.  One of the best ways to grow in our relationship with God is to grow in our understanding of His names.   This book is a great tool to become more intimately acquainted with the many facets of God’s character by praying into and thinking deeply upon the names of God.”

—Jayde Duncan, Senior Pastor at Antioch Church in Colorado Springs, CO

Meditate on this name. Ask the Lord to reveal what He wants you to see from it today.

Blessings on you as you get to know God,

Gaylyn Williams, author of The Surprising Joy of Exploring God’s Heart: A Daily Adventure with 365 of His Names and Never Do Fundraising Again: A Paradigm Shift from Donors to Lifelong Partners

© 2019 Relationship Resources, Inc.

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God’s Name: High Priest

Therefore, holy brothers, who share in the heavenly calling,

fix your thoughts on Jesus, the apostle and high priest whom we confess.

Hebrews 3:1 NIV

Steps on Your Journey to Know God More Intimately:

  • Archiereus means chief priest or high priest.
  • High priests were over the other priests. They were the only ones who could go directly into the Holy of Holies, where God was. They represented the people before God. A high priest’s chief duty was, once a year on the Day of Atonement, to enter into the Holy of Holies (from which the other priests were excluded) and offer sacrifices for his own sins and the sins of the people. Jesus offered His own life as a sacrifice, once and for all, to save everyone from their sins.
  • Hebrews 2:17 says, “For this reason he had to be made like his brothers in every way, in order that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in service to God, and that he might make atonement for the sins of the people.” What does this verse add about our high priest?
  • Think about how Jesus is your high priest. Thank Him for what He does for you.

A Prayer for You:

Jesus, I’m so grateful that You were willing to come to earth as my High Priest. You not only offered the sacrifice for my sins, You offered Yourself as the sacrifice. Thank You so much. I choose to keep my thoughts fixed on You.

Blessings on you as you get to know God,

Gaylyn Williams, author of All Stressed Up and Everywhere to Go: Solutions to De-stressing Your Life and Recovering Your Sanity

and co-author of Keys to Joy: How to Unlock God’s Gift of Lasting Happiness

Excerpted from The Surprising Joy of Exploring God’s Heart
A Daily Adventure with 365 of His Names

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God’s Name: Apostle

Therefore, holy brothers, who share in the heavenly calling,

fix your thoughts on Jesus, the apostle and high priest whom we confess.

Hebrews 3:1 NIV

Steps on Your Journey to Know God More Intimately:

  • An apostle is a messenger, an ambassador or one sent on a mission. How does this name describe Jesus? How was He an apostle?
  • This verse tells us to fix our thoughts on Jesus. I believe this little phrase is one of the main keys to our entire lives. No matter what is going on, if we choose to focus on Jesus, we will find joy and peace. And, an amazing thing happens: no matter how big our problems may seem, when we focus on Jesus (really focus on Him, not just talking about doing it), our problems begin to shrink in comparison. I did this when my second son, Daniel, was dying. I experienced so much joy and peace when I focused on the Lord, but so much discouragement and depression when I focused on my problems.1
  • Take some time right now to focus on Jesus, your ambassador, the one who represents you before the Father. Ask the Lord what He wants to show you today.

A Prayer for You:

Jesus, I praise You that You are the Apostle, the One who came to earth on a mission from the Father. I want to keep my eyes focused on You, but I need Your help, because it is rarely easy.

Blessings on you as you get to know God,

Gaylyn Williams, author of All Stressed Up and Everywhere to Go: Solutions to De-stressing Your Life and Recovering Your Sanity

and co-author of Keys to Joy: How to Unlock God’s Gift of Lasting Happiness

Excerpted from The Surprising Joy of Exploring God’s Heart
A Daily Adventure with 365 of His Names

© 2019 Relationship Resources, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

 

God’s Name: God Our Savior, Who Daily Bears Our Burdens

Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior, who daily bears our burdens.

Psalm 68:19 NIV

Excerpted from 2031 Names of God: Transform Your Life as You Get to Know God in New Ways

Meditate on this name. Ask the Lord to reveal what He wants you to see from it today.

Blessings on you as you get to know God,

Gaylyn Williams, co-author of 2031 Names of God  and Never Do Fundraising Again

A New Missionary said about Never Do Fundraising Again: A Paradigm Shift from Donors to Lifelong Partners , “Knowing the best way to communicate with our partners has really made a difference for me and my husband as we get started on the field. It’s surprisingly how these simple principles make such a large impact.”

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God’s Name: God, Who Gives Life to All Things

I charge you before God, who gives life to all things,

and before the Messiah Yeshua,

who in his witness to Pontius Pilate gave the same good testimony,

1 Timothy 6:13 (CJB)

God, Who Gives Life to All Things

Steps on Your Journey to Know God More Intimately:

  • Meditate on this name today.
  • Look around you to see where He has given life. I’m in a cabin in the mountains and can see so much life around me. It brings me so much enjoyment to see the deer, llamas, birds, even the mosquitoes, ants and the blur of white fur I saw scurry behind the barn tonight. I’m so glad God created so many different things with life in them.
  • Thank Him for the life He has given you and your family.
  • As you go through your day, thank Him for all the life you see around you—in plants, animals, flowers, people, birds, bugs, etc.

A Prayer for You:

God, thank You for giving life to all things, especially to me, my family and friends. I can’t imagine what life would be like without all the living things around me. Teach me to enjoy Your creations more, recognizing Your hand in making each one.

Excerpted  from The Surprising Joy of Exploring God’s HeartA Daily Adventure with 365 of His Names

Blessings on you as you get to know God,

Gaylyn Williams, author of All Stressed Up and Everywhere to Go! Solutions to De-Stressing Your Life and Recovering Your Sanity

And 2031 Names of God: Transform Your Life as You Get to Know God in New Ways

 

© 2019 Relationship Resources, Inc.

 

Jesus’ Name: Spirit of Your Father Speaking through You

It is not you who will be speaking—

it will be the Spirit of your Father speaking through you.

Matthew 10:20 NLT

Spirit of Your Father Speaking through You

Excerpted from 2031 Names of God: Transform Your Life as You Get to Know God in New Ways

 

Click the link above to learn more about: 2031 Names of God.

Meditate on this name.

Ask the Lord to reveal what He wants you to see from it today.

I’d love to hear what God is saying to you through this and other names of God.

Blessings on you as you get to know God,

Gaylyn Williams, author of The Surprising Joy of Discovering How God Sees You: A Daily Adventure with Your Identity in Christ

 

© 2019 Relationship Resources, Inc.

Lord God, Who Is, and Who Was, and Who Is to

Come

Lord who is, who was...

“I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, “who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.”

Revelation 1:8 ESV

Excerpted from 2031 Names of God: Transform Your Life as You Get to Know God in New Ways

Meditate on this name. Ask the Lord to reveal what He wants you to see from it today.

Blessings on you as you get to know God,

Gaylyn Williams, author of The Surprising Joy of Exploring God’s Heart

A Daily Adventure with 365 of His Names. © 2019 Relationship Resources, Inc.

Here’s what my dad said when he read 2031 Names of God:

“This book (2031 Names of God) is beyond amazing! What a treasure! I’ve considered myself a serious student of Scripture for 60 years, but had no idea of the richness of God’s revelation about who He is. This book will be a companion to my Bible reading and devotional times from now on, as I come to appreciate even more God’s rich character.”

—Ken Williams, Ph.D., fifty-five year Missionary with Wycliffe Bible Translators,

Founder of International Training Partners

 

© 2019 Relationship Resources, Inc.