Different Hebrew Names Of God
If every individual was asked if they have faith in God, they can be able to provide a positive feedback about the matter and also be able to give out different names that they used to refer to God. Every denomination has got that one name that they use while they are conducting their worship in reference to God. Having come up with the many names that are used to refer to God, there are still a large number of people out there that do not have the slightest idea of the meaning or reason as to why that name was brought to use.
A large number of the names that are used to refer to God came into existence because they have been linked to the different character that he is known to have. Among the Hebrews, they are known to have many names that can be able to refer to God and Adonai is among those names that they use while praying to Him. The word Adonai itself is the plural of the name Adon, which means My Lords which refers to the holy trinity. Yahweh is also another name that has been used to refer to God from the Hebrews from a long time now. When you get to visit the churches that we have today, then you can be able to realize that the name Yahweh is still being used when you want to refer to God and even in prayers.
El Shaddai is also another name that has been attributed to the character of God which simply means that He is almighty. This name is said to reflect on the strength and power that God has been known to have for a long time now since the beginning of time. Another group of people can be heard referring to God as Yahweh Yireh and this is because he is a God that provides for his people.
Human beings are prone to get hurt once in a while during their life and they might want to seek some healing when such times come we turn to Yahweh Ropheka, which is a name given to God because he is a God that heals. With such character, it is able to assure everyone that God will restore us back to our wholeness. After God led the Israelites to their victory back in the days, they were heard referring to God as Yahweh Nissi which means that the Lord is my Banner. Anytime that we are looking for the peace of mind, soul and heart, we all turn to God, whom by the name Yahweh shalom which means that He is the God of peace.