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Hearing God through the Names of God, our Creator

Published on September 13, 2012 By Susanne

THE “ELOHISTIC” NAMES OF GOD

The all powerful Creator God revealed Himself to His finite and wilful creation in small, understandable doses.  With every dealing with mankind, He revealed a little more about His nature, character and purposes.  The name ”El-”, for God, forms compound names associated with some attribute of God in relation to His creation.

Name:

Verse:

Meaning:

1. Elohim

Genesis 1:1, Exodus 3:1-6, 15, Psalm 45:2,6. Plurality of divine Persons at creation.  Used about 2500 times in O.T. for the Trinity, the first recorded revelation of God.

2. El-Elyon

Genesis 14:18. “The Most High God”, who is above all else; spoken to Abram after retrieving Lot, showing God’s Omnipresence.

3. El-Roi

Genesis 16:1-4 Telling the people that He is the One who sees all, Omniscient,