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THE WATCHTOWER NO. 3 2016

God’s name (highlighted) as it appears in an ancient Bible manuscript

What Does the Bible Say?

What Does the Bible Say?

Does God have a name?

SOME PEOPLE SAY that he has no name, others say that it is God or Lord, and still others say that he has dozens of names. What do you think?

WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS

“You, whose name is Jehovah, you alone are the Most High over all the earth.”Psalm 83:18.

WHAT ELSE CAN WE LEARN FROM THE BIBLE?

  • Although God has many titles, he has given himself only one name.Exodus 3:15.

  • God is not a mystery; he wants us to get to know him.Acts 17:27.

  • Knowing God’s name can be the first step to having a friendship with him.James 4:8.

Is it wrong to pronounce God’s name?

WHAT WOULD YOU SAY?

  • Yes

  • No

  • It depends

WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS

“You must not take up the name of Jehovah your God in a worthless way.” (Exodus 20:7) The only time it is wrong to use God’s name is if this is done disrespectfully.Jeremiah 29:9.

WHAT ELSE CAN WE LEARN FROM THE BIBLE?

 

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