The Lord is known by many names, and some names describe an attribute of God's character or how He relates to His people. In Knowing God by Name: Names of God that Bring Hope and Healing by David Wilkerson, more than ten Hebrew names of God are explored. In this powerful book, not only are the names of God explored by meaning, but the reader is given practical, life-changing application that they can use in their daily life. As Christians, we often face hardships in life, not only from the outside in hard situations that befall any human, but spiritually from the enemy. Knowing different names of God can be very uplifting and encouraging as we learn how much the Lord loves us, cares for us, and wants us to repent and turn to Him. As this book illustrates, the Lord is our Banner, He is our Shepherd, He is Our Righteousness, He is Our Peace and so much more. Do you know all the names of the Lord and what they mean to you? If not, then read this book!
I really loved this book and I have to say, this book came to me just when I needed it. Deep questions that I have been pondering were answered, and some questions that I didn't even know I had were answered. Written in a profound, but also simple and easy to understand way, Wilkerson explores what it truly means to understand some of the names of God, like Jehovah Nissi, the Lord is our Banner, and Jehovah Rohi, the Lord My Shepherd. I loved the way Wilkerson not only provided Biblical insight to each name, but also interpretation through the Scriptures about each name and how we learn more about Christ through His names. I really learned a lot from this book and recommend it anyone. Even if you are a seasoned believer, you may learn a thing or two more from this book - please pick it up and read it!
On another note, this book is not written to be a group Bible study, but I can see how this book could be explored in a group setting, covering a chapter each week, for eleven weeks. There are so many rich elements that could be explored and discussed in a small group Bible study.
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