May 27, 2017
A daily devotional exploring the names of God in scripture. Our
- Thanks for joining me today for "A Little Walk with God." I'm
your host Richard Agee.
- Topic Introduction with headline.
- Malachi 1:6
- Eternal One: (to the priests who despise the
name of the Eternal, Commander of heavenly armies) A son
respects his father, and a servant fears[b]
his master. If I am your Father, then where is My respect from
you? And if I am your glorious Master, then where is
your fear of Me? From your self-centered oblivion
you ask, “How have we despised Your name?”
- Most often in the NIV, CEV, King James and other versions,
Adonai is translated as “LORD”. The Voice translates it as
“glorious Master”. Adonai was spoken when the tetragrammaton YHWH
- We don’t understand the concept of Lord the way the people of
England did when King James authorized the translation of the
Vulgate into a language the common man could understand
- Watch TV shows with lords and ladies
- Hear about the titles when we hear about Great Britain’s
- Still don’t realize the power lords held over their
- The title is believed to have come from an old English word
meaning “bread keeper”.
- Lord refers to someone who has authority, control,
over others acting like a master, a chief, or a ruler.
- In feudal system, the landowners that provided protection, work
and food for tenant families
- Adonai is one of the seven names the Hebrews used for God that
once written could not be erased.
- Sacred name of God, Lord of lords,
- owner of all things
- creator of all things
- Everything is His
- He has authority, control, power over everyone and
- Creation turns at His bidding
- May not understand the term Lord the way those who translated
- May not feel the weight of lordship the way those in the middle
- May not understand the power the lord held over His
- We can understand God has authority, control, power over all
- He wants us to recognize who He is as Lord, Adonai
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