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UPDATE

AUTUMN 2010

“Abraham called the name of that place “The Lord Will Provide...” Gen. 22:14a
If you ask my family, they can attest to the fact that I love to sleep! I am an “8 hour per night” kind of guy. One thing that I enjoy more than my sleep is the Lord waking me up to talk. Some of my most intimate times with Him are in the early morning hours. Recently, He woke me and spoke two of His names to my heart - Jehovah-Jireh and Ancient of Days. I was familiar with the name “JehovahJireh”. It means “The Lord Will Provide and Abraham used it to name the place where the Lord provided for him in his time of need.”
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sees”. In other words, the Lord saw Abraham’s need and provided for him. One theologian defined the word as “the Lord who will see to it that my every need is met.” I like that definition because it is consistent with Jesus’ own promise that He knows our needs and He will always meet them.
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of our lives from the beginning. In other words, He has always known what we are going to need.
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He knows what we need today and He is not taken by surprise when we need something new tomorrow. Even before we know what we need and can voice a request to Him, He knows it.
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As I reflected on Him being the “Ancient of Days” I was a bit perplexed how that name related to Jehovah-Jireh. Thankfully, He explained it.
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As I researched it more, however, I learned it literally means the “Lord

The name “Ancient of Days” reminds us that He is eternal. He has always existed.
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Jehovah-Jireh and Ancient of Days together remind us of who God is and that He completely cares for His children. We lack nothing and we will never lack. As we believe this truth, we will experience His perfect peace every day. What a wonderful way to live life!
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Not only is He eternal but He also knows everything. He can see the end

2 Gen. 22:14, http://bible.org/seriespage/compound-names3 jehovah-jireh-rapha-nissi-session-60, Matt. 6:32, Phil. 4:19, 4 5 6 Daniel 7:9, Deut 33:27, Is. 41:4, Rev. 22:13, Eph. 1:4-5, 7 8 Psalm 139:4, Matt. 6:8, Psalm. 34:10

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ages that Nate and Samuel recently turned

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year of homeschooling him

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more months to his/her due date in early March

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more marriage seminar this year (October 7-8)

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the grade Nate just started

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little one God is blessing us with

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more Grow In Grace seminar this year (November 12-13)

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students who are completing Part 2 of our discipleship training

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Thank you for discipling me on what should be ‘Christianity 101’. All of the presenters were engaging, knowledgeable and genuine. What a blessing!

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