2 Sam 7:13 He shall build a house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever.
In this "house" the L_rd manifested himself... Thus His Name is determined by His manifestation.
His Name has no existence apart from Him, so that no man can make an idol of His Name. His Name is synonymous to Him in His gracious manifestation and accessibility to His people.
Interesting that the L_rd said: He shall choose a place where to put His Name (put His manifestation...)
Deut 12:5 But unto the place which the LORD your God shall choose out of all your tribes to put his name there, even unto his habitation shall ye seek, and thither thou shalt come:
Deut 12:11 Then there shall be a place which the LORD your God shall choose to cause his name to dwell there; thither shall ye bring all that I command you; your burnt offerings, and your
Updated Jan 21st 2008 at 08:07 AM by Ta-An
A glowing coal falls on the hearth
And slowly it turns grey
The heat subsides until it's cold
And then it's swept away
A branch is cut off from the vine
The consequence is dire
Without the sap, it will dry up
All hope of fruit expire.
If we go it all alone
Thinking we know
Here I am awaiting you
My arms are open wide
Itís time you spent some time with Me
Instead of trying to hide
For Iím The One who wanted you
To make My purpose known
And like a bird thatís found itís wings
Youíve left My nest and flown.
The world is such a dangerous place
Yesterday they had a home
A job and family
Everything was going well
As far as they could see
In paradise they reaped the joy
That Christmas brought along
And peace, it rained upon their lives
How could things go so wrong.
Their lives were flattened by the