Podcast #396: “He Is Yahweh” by Blake Reynolds

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I’m Michelle Nezat and I hope to inspire you to discover and meditate on God’s Word through the songs you’re listening to on the radio.

The names of God teach us about His character. When we get to know His names, we get to know Him. Using “He Is Yahweh,” as sung by Blake Reynolds to inspire us to explore Scripture, we uncover wonderful truths.

Join me as we explore the first mention of Yahweh in Scripture and much more.

In this episode, I discuss:

  • Taking a B.I.T.E. out of Scripture – this week’s Bible Interaction Tool Exercises include:
    • Consult an outside resource
    • Complete a word study
    • Start with God
    • Mark up the text
    • Consider the opposite
  • The 30 Day Music Challenge
  • “The Names of God: His Character Revealed” by Melissa Spoelstra – Amazon Link
  • The first mention of the name Yahweh – Genesis 2:4
  • The difference between the names Elohim and Yahweh
  • Discovering our God is a personal God
  • How Yahweh is God and there is no other – Deuteronomy 4:32-35
  • Yahweh is God’s eternal name – Exodus 3:13-15
  • Noticing that the serpent only uses one name for God when the text uses two – Genesis 3:1-19
  • How Yahweh is three in one
  • What the Trinity is NOT
  • Verses that reflect the trinity
    • Deuteronomy 6:4
    • John 1:1-3
    • John 10:30
    • Matthew 28:16-20

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This Week’s Challenge

Read Genesis 1-3, keeping an eye on the names of God (Elohim and Yahweh) as they are revealed in time in the text. Consider how you may have elevated one name or characteristic of God over another in a way that has actually diminished Who He really is. Recognize that though you may never have really questioned the doctrine of the Trinity before, it is a foundational belief that cannot be overlooked.

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