The Nearness of His Name

by Andy Wood on June 27, 2016

in Esteem, Five LV Laws, Following Your Passion, Life Currency, LV Cycle, Prayers, Principle of Eternity

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A Celebration of the nearness and faithfulness of a God who reveals Himself by His names.

(Try reading this out loud, perhaps with a partner.)

We give thanks to You, O God, we give thanks,
For Your name is near… And Your nearness is our good.

I AM THAT I AM.

And we give You thanks.

I always have been and always will be.

And we give You thanks.

I need no one to define Me, or remake me in their image.

And You are near.

I reveal Myself unceasingly.

And Your nearness is our good.

I am faithful and true in My covenant love.

So we Your people and the sheep of Your pasture
Will give thanks to You forever.

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We give thanks to You, O God, we give thanks,
For Your name is near… And Your nearness is our good.

I am Jehovah-Nissi, The Lord Your Banner.

And we give You thanks.

I am the standard that defines you.

And we give You thanks.

I go before you in your battles.

And You are near.

I overcome your enemies.

And Your nearness is our good.

I am your hope and your rallying point.

So we Your people and the sheep of Your pasture
Will give thanks to You forever.

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We give thanks to You, O God, we give thanks,
For Your name is near… And Your nearness is our good.

I am Jehovah-Rohi, the Lord Your Shepherd.

And we give You thanks.

I feed you when you are hungry.

And we give You thanks.

I restore you when you have no strength.

And You are near.

I lead you through the valley of the shadow of death.

And Your nearness is our good.

And surround you with goodness and mercy
all the days of your life.

So we Your people and the sheep of Your pasture
Will give thanks to You forever.

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We give thanks to You, O God, we give thanks,
For Your name is near… And Your nearness is our good.

I am Jehovah-Rapha, the Lord Your Healer.

And we give You thanks.

I am faithful to heal your deepest wounds.

And we give You thanks.

And restore the losses of a wandering heart.

And You are near.

I heal the brokenhearted.

And Your nearness is our good.

And all your diseases.

So we Your people and the sheep of Your pasture
Will give thanks to You forever.

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We give thanks to You, O God, we give thanks,
For Your name is near… And Your nearness is our good.

I am Jehovah-Shammah, The Lord Who Is There.

And we give You thanks.

I will never leave you, nor forsake you.

And we give You thanks.

If you ascend to heaven, I am there.

And You are near.

If you make your bed in the grave, I am there.

And Your nearness is our good.

When your world is dark and you’ve lost your way
You are never away from My presence.

So we Your people and the sheep of Your pasture
Will give thanks to You forever.

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We give thanks to You, O God, we give thanks,
For Your name is near… And Your nearness is our good.

I am Jehovah-Tsidkenu, The Lord Your Righteousness.

And we give You thanks.

My grace is greater than all your sin.

And we give You thanks.

I remove your past offenses.

And You are near.

And clothe you the light of My goodness.

And Your nearness is our good.

I will lead you and guide you with my righteous right hand.

So we Your people and the sheep of Your pasture
Will give thanks to You forever.

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We give thanks to You, O God, we give thanks,
For Your name is near… And Your nearness is our good.

I am Jehovah-M’kaddesh, the Lord Who Sanctifies You.

And we give You thanks.

I have set you apart from the nations.

And we give You thanks.

I have declared you to be holy unto Me.

And You are near.

I am transforming you into the likeness of My Son.

And Your nearness is our good.

I will finish the good work that I began in you.

So we Your people and the sheep of Your pasture
Will give thanks to You forever.

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We give thanks to You, O God, we give thanks,
For Your name is near… And Your nearness is our good.

I am Jehovah-Jireh, the Lord Your Provider.

And we give You thanks.

I see the deepest needs of your heart.

And we give You thanks.

I own the cattle on a thousand hills.

And You are near.

I will meet all your needs according to My riches in glory.

And Your nearness is our good.

I will provide for all who choose to trust Me.

So we Your people and the sheep of Your pasture
Will give thanks to You forever.

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We give thanks to You, O God, we give thanks,
For Your name is near… And Your nearness is our good.

I am Jehovah-Shalom, the Lord Your Peace.

And we give You thanks.

I became the peace offering to cover all your sin.

And we give You thanks.

I am your comforter in times of fear.

And You are near.

I am your peacemaker in times of conflict.

And Your nearness is our good.

I will keep your heart and mind,
in ways that defy understanding.

So we Your people and the sheep of Your pasture
Will give thanks to You forever.

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We give thanks to You, O God, we give thanks,
For Your name is near… And Your nearness is our good.

I am Jehovah-Sabaoth, the Lord of the Angel Armies.

And we give You thanks.

I am King of heaven and earth.

And we give You thanks.

I give My angels charge over you.

And You are near.

I destroy the weapons formed against you.

And Your nearness is our good.

I ride the winds to help you.

So we Your people and the sheep of Your pasture
Will give thanks to You forever.

{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

Donna June 27, 2016 at 12:02 pm

I’ve heard of many of these Names.
Somehow, not this one:
Jehovah-Shammah-The Lord is There.
Very encouraging.
Thanks for sharing.

Renee Shipp June 27, 2016 at 2:16 pm

Thank you so much for this. It was very timely in my own personal life.

Martha Orlando June 28, 2016 at 12:14 pm

All the beautiful, amazing names of God! I loved the way you set this up as a call and response, Andy. It spoke to my heart.
Blessings!
Martha Orlando´s last blog post ..His Grace is Enough

Shawn July 23, 2018 at 4:46 am

This was very edifying and comforting. I will share it with others I pray with. God bless you!!

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