Received on January 14th, 2001 - 8:15AM Last Updated: March 21st, 2005 - 2:20PM
This dream was very short but encapsulates a great deal of truth.
I saw something about "Yahweh" in a newspaper. I then found out that the article really wasn't about Him after all, nor was it written in reverence at all. Furthermore, the newspaper had been stepped on and was dirty, including right on the Name "Yahweh." I wanted to cut just His Name out, so it wouldn't be defaced.
We must be wary of profaning the Name of our Father in heaven. He speaks many time in His Word that His Name is Holy—"Holy" means nothing more than "Set Apart." His Name is truly Set-Apart, and must be kept that way, for He is not a "common god." He is the true Creator, and is high above all His creation. This dream shows that there are many who may use His Name, but know nothing of Him as a Person. They may use His Name in jest, but they know nothing of the judgement that shall come upon them for doing so.
We, as believers in Him, and not simply users of His Name, must be zealous for Him—we must be diligent to keep His Name Holy, by removing it from all manner of worldly and sinful conversation. He must be shown as the Holy God, Who demands the same—Holiness. Let us be diligent, therefore, to keep watch that the Name of Yahweh remains set-apart from the common, sinful way of this age.
As you read this site, you will hopefully come to know Yahweh more fully.
But all of this continuing knowledge is useless unless and until you come into union with Him. I use the word union because it is truly a marriage. It is that deep connection we all seek, for which we most often look in other people. However, the truth is that our hearts will only be fulfilled when we enter that union in fullness with the One Who made us.
This is the grace of God, that He has not stayed distant for us only to worship as Creator. But He has come unto us, even become one of us—in His Son, ChristJesus—in order to share an intimate union with us. He desires such closeness that it truly will envelope our entire life, transforming us into something new and wonderful.
You may have already entered this union with Him and only seek to know Him better through reading here. But if you have not, as you do read, let this Gospel sink into your heart as you read it now.
God loves you, and has cast your sins into the sea. He has sent His only Son as the Savior of the world—that includes you.
That Son, JesusChrist, was born as a man through a virgin who had given her life to Yahweh; He lived without sin, reflected the glory of His Father, God, in all His words and deeds, and was persecuted even unto death because of it.
His death upon a cross was the powerful explosion that separated you from your life of death. It remains for you, now, to enter into that death with Him. As you die to the one you are now, a person separated from God from your many sins, you will be born anew, with a nature predisposed to live rightly. This gift is free to you, with nothing you can do to earn it. It is the mercy of God to offer it to you, as He loves you so much! All you must do is receive it by trusting Him to have delivered you. Simply place your life in His hands and embrace the freedom that came through that death on the cross.
The Gospel is that Jesus did not remain dead, but rose again on the third day after His crucifixion! Death could not hold Him, as He was without sin. And so death will not be able to hold you, as you identify with Him fully through your trust in Him. Let go of yourself and confess Him as Lord of your life. The power of His death and resurrection will work in you all that your Creator has destined for you. You will truly enter a new life and experience that intimate union you have been seeking all of your life.
So ponder these words as you read here of this great God—Yahweh—and all that He has revealed to His creation. Let His Spirit testify to your heart that these words are true, that God is Love, and that He sent His Son so that you might receive the life that is unbound by time and space. As you feel that witness in your heart, simply believe and receive what He is offering to you, even now, and begin your new life as a child of God.
Please write to me and let me know when you take this step, as I will be your brother in Christ—we will be one in Him!
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God said moreover to Moses, "You shall tell the children of Israel this, 'Yahweh, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, has sent me to you.' This is my name forever, and this is my memorial to all generations. (Exodus 3:15)