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Yahweh"s Name Matters


  • Acknowledge the Name

1 Kings. 8:33 When thy people Israel be smitten down before the enemy, because they have sinned against thee, and shall turn again to thee, and confess thy name, and pray, and make supplication unto thee in this house:

1 Kings. 8:35 When heaven is shut up, and there is no rain, because they have sinned against thee; if they pray toward this place, and confess thy name, and turn from their sin, when thou afflictest them:

  • Bless the Name

Ps. 145:21 My mouth shall speak the praise of Yahweh: and let all flesh bless his holy name for ever and ever.

  • Call on the Name

Ps. 99:6 Moses and Aaron among his priests, and Samuel among them that call upon his name; they called upon Yahweh, and he answered them.

  • Confess the Name

2 Chron. 6:24-25 And if thy people Israel be put to the worse before the enemy, because they have sinned against thee; and shall return and confess thy name, and pray and make supplication before thee in this house;
Then hear thou from the heavens, and forgive the sin of thy people Israel, and bring them again unto the land which thou gavest to them and to their fathers.

1 Kings 8:35 -36When heaven is shut up, and there is no rain, because they have sinned against thee; if they pray toward this place, and confess thy name, and turn from their sin, when thou afflictest them:
Then hear thou in heaven, and forgive the sin of thy servants, and of thy people Israel, that thou teach them the good way wherein they should walk, and give rain upon thy land, which thou hast given to thy people for an inheritance.

  • Declare the Name

Rom. 9:17 For the scripture saith unto Pharaoh, Even for this same purpose have I raised thee up, that I might shew my power in thee, and that my name might be declared throughout all the earth.

Heb. 2:12 Saying I will declare thy name unto my brethren, in the midst of the assembly will I sing praise unto thee.

  • Do not despise the Name

Mal. 1:6 A son honoureth his father, and a servant his master: if then I be a father, where is mine honour? and if I be a master, where is my fear? saith Yahweh of hosts unto you, O priests, that despise my name. And ye say, Wherein have we despised thy name?

  • Exalt the Name

Ps. 34:3 O magnify Yahweh with me, and let us exalt his name together.

  • Give thanks to the Name.

Ps. 106:47 Save us, O Yahweh our Elohim, and gather us from among the heathen, to give thanks unto thy holy name, and to triumph in thy praise.

  • Glorify the Name.1 Chron.

1Chron. 16:9 Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him, talk ye of all his wondrous works.
Glory ye in his holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that seek Yahweh.

Ps. 86:9 All nations whom thou hast made shall come and worship before thee, O Yahweh; and shall glorify thy name.

Ps. 86:12 I will praise thee, O Yahweh my Elohim, with all my heart: and I will glorify thy name for evermore.

  • Honor the Name.

Ps. 66:2 Sing forth the honour of his name: make his praise glorious.

  • Love the Name.

Ps. 5:11 But let all those that put their trust in thee rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because thou defendest them: let them also that love thy name be joyful in thee.

Ps. 69:34-36 Let the heaven and earth praise him, the seas, and every thing that moveth therein.
For Elohim will save Zion, and will build the cities of Judah: that they may dwell there, and have it in possession.
The seed also of his servants shall inherit it: and they that love his name shall dwell therein.

Isa. 56:5-6 Even unto them will I give in mine house and within my walls a place and a name better than of sons and of daughters: I will give them an everlasting name, that shall not be cut off.
Also the sons of the stranger, that join themselves to Yahweh, to serve him, and to love the name of Yahweh, to be his servants, every one that keepeth the sabbath from polluting it, and taketh hold of my covenant;

  • Magnify the Name.

Ps. 69:30 I will praise the name of Elohim with a song, and will magnify him with thanksgiving.

  • Make Known the Name.

2Chron. 2:1-6 And Solomon determined to build an house for the name of Yahweh, and an house for his kingdom.
And Solomon told out threescore and ten thousand men to bear burdens, and fourscore thousand to hew in the mountain, and three thousand and six hundred to oversee them.
And Solomon sent to Huram the king of Tyre, saying, As thou didst deal with David my father, and didst send him cedars to build him an house to dwell therein, even so deal with me.
Behold, I build an house to the name of Yahweh my Elohim, to dedicate it to him, and to burn before him sweet incense, and for the continual shewbread, and for the burnt offerings morning and evening, on the sabbaths, and on the new moons, and on the solemn feasts of Yahweh our Elohim. This is an ordinance for ever to Israel.
And the house which I build is great: for great is our Elohim above all mighty ones.
But who is able to build him an house, seeing the heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain him? who am I then, that I should build him an house, save only to burn sacrifice before him?

  • Mention the Name.

Isa. 12:2-4 Behold, El is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for Yah YAHWEH is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation.
Therefore with joy shall ye draw water out of the wells of salvation.
And in that day shall ye say, Praise Yahweh, call upon his name, declare his doings among the people, make mention that his name is exalted.

Isa. 26:13 O Yahweh our Elohim, other sovereigns beside thee have had dominion over us: but by thee only will we make mention of thy name.

  • Praise the Name.

2 Sam. 22:50 Therefore I will give thanks unto thee, O Yahweh, among the heathen, and I will sing praises unto thy name.

Ps. 148:1-2 Praise ye Yah. Praise ye Yahweh from the heavens: praise him in the heights.
Praise ye him, all his angels: praise ye him, all his hosts.
Ps. 148:11
Kings of the earth, and all people; princes, and all judges of the earth:
Both young men, and maidens; old men, and children:
Let them praise the name of Yahweh: for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and heaven.

  • Publish the Name.

Deut. 32:3 Because I will publish the name of Yahweh: ascribe ye greatness unto our Elohim.

  • Remember the Name.

Ex. 3:15 And Elohim said moreover unto Moses, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, Yahweh Elohim of your fathers, the Elohim of Abraham, the Elohim of Isaac, and the Elohim of Jacob, hath sent me unto you: this is my name for ever, and this is my memorial unto all generations.

Ps. 45:17 I will make thy name to be remembered in all generations: therefore shall the people praise thee for ever and ever.

  • Sacrifice{offering} to the Nane

Ps. 116:13 I will take the cup of salvation, and call upon the name of Yahweh.
I will pay my vows unto Yahweh now in the presence of all his people.
Precious in the sight of Yahweh is the death of his saints.
O Yahweh, truly I am thy servant; I am thy servant, and the son of thine handmaid: thou hast loosed my bonds.
I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the name of Yahweh.

  • Sing to the Name.

Ps. 9:1 I will praise thee, O Yahweh, with my whole heart; I will shew forth all thy marvellous works.
I will be glad and rejoice in thee: I will sing praise to thy name, O thou most High.

  • Think on the Name.

Mal. 3:16 Then they that feared Yahweh spake often one to another: and Yahweh hearkened, and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared Yahweh, and that thought upon his name.

  • Trust in the Name.

Isa. 50:10 Who is among you that feareth Yahweh, that obeyeth the voice of his servant, that walketh in darkness, and hath no light? let him trust in the name of Yahweh, and stay upon his Elohim.


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