Category Archives: Who is Yahweh?

Who is Yahweh? The God who keeps His promises

The story continues… Part 25 (Joshua 23,24) When Joshua makes his farewell address (Joshua 23) to all the tribal chiefs and representatives – the men who will be responsible for leading the nation after his death – he says nothing of … Continue reading

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Who is Yahweh? A God who does not take sides

The story continues… Part 24 (Joshua 5,6) A generation after the rebellion at Kadesh-Barnea, the Israelites finally enter the land God has promised to them. However, Canaan is occupied by other peoples who do not acknowledge God’s sovereignty and who will … Continue reading

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Who is Yahweh? A reliable God

The story continues… Part 23 (Numbers 22-24) As the Israelites approach Canaan once again (this time from the east), the local chieftains are alarmed. Fearing that his own territory might be invaded, Balak king of Moab consults a famous holy man … Continue reading

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Who is Yahweh? A God not to be trifled with

The story continues… Part 22 (Numbers 13,14) By the time the Israelites reach Kadesh-Barnea, on the borders of Canaan, they have already hankered after their old life in Egypt on numerous occasions. But their last-minute refusal to enter the land that … Continue reading

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Who is Yahweh? A holy God

The story continues… Part 21 (Leviticus 10) The Tabernacle has been erected; the altar and the Ark of the Covenant have been put in place; the priests (Aaron and his four sons) have just spent seven days going through the rituals … Continue reading

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Who is Yahweh? God with us

The story continues… Part 20 (Exodus 40) One of the main reasons that God wants a special people of His own is so that He will have ‘somewhere to live’ on earth. And so the very first task that the Israelites … Continue reading

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Who is Yahweh? A merciful God

The story continues… Part 19 (Exodus 33,34) In order to save the people from destruction, Moses intercedes passionately for them, basing his appeal on God’s faithfulness (Exodus 32:11-14). Yes, the Israelites have broken the Law – but they are still God’s … Continue reading

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