Posts Tagged ‘God’

“Education develops the intellect; and the intellect distinguishes man from other creatures. It is education that enables man to harness nature and utilize her resources for the well-being and improvement of his life. The key for the betterment and completeness of modern living is education. But, ‘ Man cannot live by bread alone ‘. Man, after all, is also composed of intellect and soul. Therefore, education in general, and higher education in particular, must aim to provide, beyond the physical, food for the intellect and soul. That education which ignores man’s intrinsic nature, and neglects his intellect and reasoning power can not be considered true education.” Haile Selassie I

To distinguish himself from many false gods, the true God has given himself a personal name. This sets him apart from all others. “Is not ‘God‘ his name?” some may ask. No, for “God” is merely a title, just asPresident,” “King” and “Judge” are titles. God’s personal name is made known to us through his Word, the Bible, and that name is JEHOVAH. In many translations of the Bible this name is found in Psalm 83:18, where we read (AV): “That men may know that thou, whose name alone is JEHOVAH, art the most high over all the earth.” And in almost all translations the name is found at Revelation 19:1-6 as part of the expression “Alleluia” or “Hallelujah.” This means “praise Jah” (a shorten form of Jehovah) The Catholic Encyclopedia (1910, Vol. VIII, p. 329) says of this Divine Name: “Jehovah the proper name of God in the Old Testament”