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The Name of God

 “I have made your name known to those whom you gave me from the world.”      John 17:6 (NRSV)      What is the name of God that Jesus made known to his disciples? Was it Yahweh? Or Jehovah? Or El-Shaddai? None … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer – First Petition – part 2

Matthew 6:9  Hallowed be thy name. (KJV)        In the Old Testament, and in fact, it still happens today, people were given names that reflected something about their nature or character. Jacob means “deceiver.” Jacob deceived his brother, Esau, stealing … Continue reading

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Lord’s Prayer – First Petition

“Hallowed be Your name.” Matthew 6:9 In this post, I want to talk about the Old English version of this petition in the Lord’s Prayer before I look at the Aramaic translation. Hallowed means “to be separated from profane things”…to … Continue reading

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