When you are in trouble, you must find ways to go beyond the surface. Beyond the surface of the norm when calling on His name. The name of the Lord has power to build and kill.
Who He Is to you can determine how you call on Him.
His Name can build your marriage while His name has the authority to kill cancer!
Tell Him who He is, not because He needs your validation but so that He may validate you.
Not the validation from religion but from your personal relationship with Christ. God does not need validation.
It is hard to know God as your provider if you always thought is was you doing all the providing.
Naw Boo, that was God!
It is hard telling God that He is the doctor in the hospital (and really mean it), if you gave your healing credit to your physician.
Naw Boo, that was God!
Tell Him who He is shows respect for
what He has done.
He is Faithful!
1 Corinthians 10:13
No temptation has overtaken you, except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.
He is our Light!
1 John 1:5
This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light; in him, there is no darkness at all.
He is Alive and Active!
For the Word of God is Alive and Active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.
He is Spirit!
God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth.”
He is Perfect!
As for God, his way is perfect: The LORD’s word is flawless; he shields all who take refuge in him
He is Gracious and Righteous!
The LORD is gracious and righteous; our God is full of compassion.
He is the Sun and the Shield!
For the LORD God is a Sun and Shield; the LORD bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless.
He is a Compassionate and Gracious God!
And he passed in front of Moses, proclaiming, “The LORD, the LORD, the Compassionate and Gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness,
He is a Jealous God!
For the LORD your God is a consuming fire, a Jealous God.
He is Emmanuel!
Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a Son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.
He is the Door!
I am the Door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.
He is our Refuge and Strength!
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
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