YAHWEH-SHAMMAH: "The Lord Is
There" Ezekiel 48:35. The name ascribed to Jerusalem and the Temple
there, indicating that the once-departed glory of the Lord Ezekiel 8—1
had returned Ezekiel 44:1-4.
YAHWEH-SABAOTH: "The Lord of Hosts" Isaiah 1:24
& Psalm 46:7. The English word Hosts means "hordes," both of
angels and of men. He is Lord of the host of heaven and of the
inhabitants of the earth, of Jews and Gentiles, of rich and poor, master
and slave. The name is expressive of the majesty, power, and authority
of God and shows that He is able to accomplish what He determines to do.
EL ELYON: "Most High" Deuteronomy
26:19. Most High is derived from the Hebrew root for "go up" or
"ascend," so the implication is of that which is the very highest. El
Elyon denotes exaltation and speaks of absolute right to lordship.
EL ROI: "God of Seeing" Genesis 16:13.
This name was ascribed to God by Hagar, alone and desperate in the
wilderness after being driven out by Sarah Genesis 16:1-14. When Hagar
met the Angel of the Lord, she realized she had seen God Himself in a
theophany. She also realized that El Roi saw her in her distress and
testified that He is a God who lives and sees all.
EL-OLAM: "Everlasting God" Psalm
90:1-3. God's nature is without beginning or end, free from all
constraints of time, and He contains within Himself the very cause of
time itself. "From everlasting to everlasting, You are God."
EL-GIBHOR: "Mighty God" Isaiah
9:6. Mighty God is the name describing the Messiah, Christ Jesus, in
this prophetic portion of Isaiah. As a powerful and mighty warrior, the
Messiah, the Mighty God, will accomplish the destruction of God's
enemies and rule with a rod of iron Revelation 19:15.
God is infinite. And because God is infinite, an exhaustive and definitive definition of Him remains impossible.
WHAT IS GOD? GOD
IS SPIRIT, INFINITE, ETERNAL & UNCHANGEABLE, IN HIS BEING, WISDOM,
POWER, HOLINESS, JUSTICE, GOODNESS & TRUTH.
WESTMINSTER/ SHORTER CATECHISM
It has been proven that God does reveal Himself to mankind and that mankind has the ability to comprehend such revelation.
GOD IS THE ONE,
SIMPLE, ABSOLUTE, PURELY SPIRITUAL, PERSONAL BEING OF INFINITE
PERFECTIONS, WHOLLY IMMANENT IN ALL THE WORLD, YET ESSENTIALLY
TRANSCENDENT IN RELATION TO ALL THINGS.