Marji Laine

I Love a Good Mystery!


More on Jehovah Sabaoth

David fights against GoliathLast week we started the study of the name Jehovah Sabaoth. Seems I’m not the only person who thought that meant Lord of the Sabbath. But it doesn’t. Doesn’t even come close to that title.

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Fathoming God: Jehovah Sabaoth

psalmsI hate missing my post yesterday. It’s funny; I’ve spent the last few months  being so proactive so that I had my blogs set up way ahead of time. Now when the pressure is reduced, I let down my guard – go figure!

This week’s name of God has always confused me, just because I never studied it before. I see Jehovah Sabaoth and immediately think “God of the Sabbath.” I think that thought comes from twisting in Christ’s designation as Lord of the Sabbath when the Pharisees confronted Him. But this name of God actually comes from many different references in scripture, one of the first one being 1 Samuel 17:45.

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