“A Powerful Name” Love God and People Matt. 22:37-40 -Jesus replied: "'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.' This is the first and greatest commandment .
Love God and People
Matt. 22:37-40-Jesus replied: "'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.'
This is the first and greatest commandment.
And the second is like it: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.”
Exodus 20:7 (KJV)
7 Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.
"'Do not swear falsely by my name and so profane the name of your God. I am the LORD.
at the Burning Bush
Ex. 3:6 -Then he said, "I am the God of your father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob." At this, Moses hid his face, because he was afraid to look at God.
Ex. 3:13-Moses said to God, "Suppose I go to the Israelites and say to them, 'The God of your fathers has sent me to you,' and they ask me, 'What is his name?' Then what shall I tell them?"
Ex. 3:14-15 God said to Moses, "I AM WHO I AM. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: 'I AM has sent me to you.'" God also said to Moses, "Say to the Israelites, 'The LORD, the God of your fathers--the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob--has sent me to you.' This is my name forever, the name by which I am to be remembered from generation to generation.
Ex. 33:18-20-Then Moses said, "Now show me your glory.” And the LORD said, "I will cause all my goodness to pass in front of you, and I will proclaim my name, the LORD, in your presence. I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.
But," he said, "you cannot see my face, for no one may see me and live."
I Sam. 17:45-David said to the Philistine, "You come against me with sword and spear and javelin, but I come against you in the name of the LORD Almighty, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defied.
Col. 3:15-17- Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and as you sing psalms, hymns and spiritual songs with gratitude in your hearts to God. And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
1-Sing Praise to the Name of the Lord
Ps. 7:17-I will give thanks to the LORD because of his righteousness and will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High.
2-Trust in His Name
Ps. 20:7-Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God.
3-Confess our Sin because of His Name
Ps. 25:11- For the sake of your name, O LORD, forgive my iniquity, though it is great.
4-Give God the Glory due His Name
Ps. 29:2- Ascribe to the LORD the glory due his name; worship the LORD in the splendor of his holiness.