Jehovah-Nissi – The Lord My Banner

Exodus 17:15 And Moses built an altar, and called the name of it Jehovah-nissi.

As long as Moses held up his hands, the children of Israel prevailed against the Amalekites in battle. Aaron and Hur stood beside Moses holding his hands in the air when he was weary. God granted them victory over their enemy. In commemoration, Moses built an altar and called it Jehovah-Nissi which means “The Lord my banner.”Read more

Names of the Lord

  • Jehovah (Yahweh -Hebrew) is the personal name of God in the Scriptures–the living, self-existent, unchanging, eternal, creator and Lord of all things.
  • Jesus means ‘Savior.’
  • Emmanuel means ‘God with us.’
  • Messiah is from the Hebrew meaning ‘anointed.’
  • Christ is a Greek word meaning ‘the anointed one.’ Synonymous with Messiah.
  • Alpha and Omega are the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet. It represents Jesus as ‘the beginning and the end, the first and the last.’