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In the Name of the Lord

1 Samuel 17:41-54

“You come to me with a sword and with a spear and with a javelin, but I come to you in the name of the LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel. . .” (v45)

Yahweh Reminds You that God is the Only Covenant Making and Keeping God

“This day the LORD will deliver you into my hand, and I will strike you             down and cut off your head.” (v46)

“On that day the Lord (Yahweh) made a covenant with Abram, saying, ‘To your offspring I give this land . . .” (Genesis 15:18)

“I Am Who I Am . . . say this to the people of Israel, I Am has sent me to you. . . The Lord (Yahweh) the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham and Isaac and the God of Jacob has sent me to you. This is my name forever . . .” (Exodus 3:14-15)

“Thus says the Lord of hosts (Yahweh)  . . . you should be a prince over my people Israel. . . and your house, and your kingdom shall be made sure forever before me. Your throne shall be established forever.” (2 Samuel 7:8-16)

“For this is the covenant that I will make . . . declares the Lord (Yahweh). I will put my law within them, and I will write it on their hearts. And I will be their God, and they shall be my people.” (Jeremiah 31:33)

Elohim Reminds You that God is the Only All-Powerful God

“I will give the dead bodies of the host of the Philistines this day to the birds of the air . . .  that all the earth may know that there is a God in Israel.” (v47)

“I am God almighty, (Elohim) walk before me, and be blameless that I may make my covenant between me and you.” (Genesis 17:1)

“I am the Lord your God (Elohim) who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. You shall have no other gods before me.” (Exodus 20:2)

The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God (Elohim), my rock, in whom I take refuge.” (Psalm 18:2)

Jesus said, “This cup that is poured out for you is the new covenant in my blood.” (Luke 22:20)