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Jehovah Shammah – The Lord is Present

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Background Ezekiel 48 is not a typical devotional reading; however, it does have a few principles for us to take home. It starts out by giving specific portions of land to each tribe of Israel. Every tribe had a special place in God’s eyes, despite their rebellion in so many ways in the previous years. A gate was dedicated to […]

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Jehovah Tsidkenu – The Lord Our Righteousness

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Jeremiah 23:1-8 – Background Woe be unto the pastors that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! saith the LORD. Therefore thus saith the LORD God of Israel against the pastors that feed my people; Ye have scattered my flock, and driven them away, and have not visited them: behold, I will visit upon you the evil of your […]

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Jehovah Shalom – The Lord Our Peace

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Open your Bible and read Judges 6:11-24 Background In Judges 6:11-24, the story is told of Gideon’s call from God. Near his father’s house he was found threshing wheat to hide it from the Midianites, Israel’s enemy. Then the angel of the Lord appeared and sent Gideon to save Israel from Midian. He reinforced his command by saying, “Have I […]

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Jehovah-Jireh – The Lord Will Provide

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Background As God went to test Abraham, he called; and Abraham in obedience said, “Here am I.” God commanded (knowing Abraham would obey) that Isaac, his only son, be taken to a mountain and sacrificed. Though grieved, Abraham and Isaac went to Mt. Moriah. Isaac asked, “Where is the lamb?” His father replied, “God will provide…,” and in faith they […]

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