Why are there so many names for God? Why is it important that we know what they are and what they mean? Our finite, human brains cannot fully comprehend the majesty and glory of who God is. Yet through the various names of God, He chooses to reveal Himself to us so we can come to understand the many personal characteristics of God. His names reveal His power, authority, and holiness. The better we understand and know the names of God the more personal He becomes to us and as we pray, we can call on His name that corresponds with our need. Finally, because the Bible instructs us to honor, fear, and respect God and to not use His name in vain, we need to know exactly what His names are and what they mean. Today, we look at the name Elohim Ozer Li
Today’s Name: Elohim Ozer Li
An encounter with Elohim Ozer Li:
On the run from a jealous king who wanted to kill him, David met Elohim Ozer Li. God helped David by keeping him safe and one-step-ahead of Saul. He sent people to David that brought food for David and the men who had chosen to follow him. God helped him by giving him a friend like Jonathon. He sent prophets like Samuel to give him a word from God. David had faith in Elohim Ozer Li and as a result God gave him an unlikely victory over a lion, a bear, and a giant. We’re often faced with giant-sized tasks and responsibilities, but the same Elohim Ozer Li who helped David will help us today.
Elohim Ozer Li, you are my God and my helper. My fortress and my strength. You know before I do what I need and just as you met all of David’s needs, I know that you will meet mine. Whether I am feeling tired, ready to quit, overwhelmed, discouraged or alone, you are near. Elohim Ozer Li, I ask that you help me, guide me, give me wisdom, and to faithfully carry out the tasks of today.
Father, show us who You are as we discover and learn about your many names. Reveal to us why You are worthy of being called the One True, Living God. Teach us to unabashedly love you, respect Your name, and serve only You. Make your character known to us so we can live and walk in your image. Amen.
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