Sacred Names

Is a Name Important?

Is a Name Important?

If this is new to you, this may come as a bit of a shock. But it is true and verifiable.  Man has removed the name of the Heavenly Father and His Messiah from His own book. Perhaps names aren’t very important in the modern world, but in the scriptures we […]

Importance of Using the Name Yahweh

Importance of Using the Name Yahweh

The following is an outline of 200+ scriptures that show the importance of Yahweh’s name. Although His name may not seem important to most, by the time you are finished reading these scriptures, there shouldn’t be the slightest doubt in your mind that Yahweh’s name is very important to Him.  If it […]

Why do we have “The LORD” in our Bibles rather than Yahweh?

Why do we have “The LORD” in our Bibles rather than Yahweh?

This is a very common question. It all began with a Jewish tradition called the “ineffable name” doctrine. Jews, for various reasons, started to substitute His name with the Hebrew title “Adonai”. Adonai is the Hebrew word for “Lord”. This information can be easily verified in many Bible dictionaries and various […]

How Most Bibles Take His Name in Vain

How Most Bibles Take His Name in Vain

Many take the third commandment to mean that we should not use the Heavenly Father’s name alongside a swear word or profanity. I could see where it certainly might mean this. Others say that taking His name on our lips while living a life of sin is another way of […]

Scriptural Definition of the word “Name”

Scriptural Definition of the word “Name”

This will prove beyond the shadow of a doubt that the word “Name” not only means “character and reputation” but also a literal written and spoken name. This is the definition of the Hebrew word “shem” which is translated as “name” all throughout scripture Strong’s # 8034 Shem; a primitive word […]

Why I proclaim the name of Yahweh

Why I proclaim the name of Yahweh

Yahweh is the name of the Heavenly Father. His name, which He says is “My memorial to all generations,” (Exodus 3:15) carries the meaning of “He is,” or “He causes to be.” Because of┬átradition, the precious name of the Heavenly Father has been removed from His own book. Yahweh placed […]

Commentary on Bible Prefaces

Commentary on Bible Prefaces

Before we begin it must be understood that our English bibles are not the original language in which scriptures were written. I sometimes talk to people who don’t understand this very basic principle, but it is totally true. The King James Version was the first major translation into English and […]

The Meaning of the Tetragrammaton

The Meaning of the Tetragrammaton

This is four Hebrew letters (Yod, He, Waw and He) called the “Tetragrammaton”. The four characters are the four Hebrew letters that correspond to YHWH and are transliterated IAUE or Yahweh. Yahweh is the name of the Almighty Father in Heaven that people commonly call “The LORD” or “God”. The […]

Why people of all languages must call upon the name of Yahweh

Why people of all languages must call upon the name of Yahweh

This is a question that is often asked. Why should an English speaking person call on the Hebrew names of Yahweh and Yahushua? The answer is actually quite simple. Personal names do not translate across languages. For instance, Vladimir Putin is still Vladimir Putin in any country or language.  Personal names do […]

Why the Heavenly Father’s Name is pronounced “Yahweh”

Why the Heavenly Father’s Name is pronounced “Yahweh”

To see why His name is pronounced “Yahweh” I would point you to the following resource which I have checked out thoroughly and have found to be adequate and in agreement with what I have found on the pronunciation.  Click the below links to download the in-depth study that demonstrates “Yahweh” to […]

The Ineffable Name Doctrine and Christianity

The Ineffable Name Doctrine and Christianity

The “ineffable name” doctrine, a doctrine that teaches we should not pronounce our Heavenly Father’s Name, appears as early as the 150 AD/CE in the works of Justin Martyr, a Samaritan convert to Christianity. Justin made a special point about his many discussions with the Jews, discussions which apparently greatly […]

What about Jehovah?

What about Jehovah?

Some Christians, and especially Jehovah’s witnesses, use this name for the Heavenly Father. However, every scholar and every reference book I have ever checked on “Jehovah” (including Jehovah’s witness tracts) has said that this is not the way you pronounce His name! First of all it is impossible because of […]

Yahweh’s name in the Dead Sea Scrolls

Yahweh’s name in the Dead Sea Scrolls

This is a photo of Psalms 119:59-64 in the Dead Sea Scrolls which are a collection of Hebrew Scriptures that date back 2000 years. Note Yahweh’s name in the ancient Hebrew script while the rest of the text is in a more modern Hebrew that was used at the time. […]

Tetragrammaton Found in Earliest Copies of the Septuagint

Tetragrammaton Found in Earliest Copies of the Septuagint

Below are 2 examples of where the Tetragrammaton has been found in ancient copies of the Septuagint. The Septuagint is a 3rd to 2nd Century BCE Greek translation of the Hebrew Scriptures. The below fragments are evidence that the Septuagint originally contained the name Yahweh.   The first is an ancient fragment […]

Did the Messiah say the Heavenly Father’s Name?

Did the Messiah say the Heavenly Father’s Name?

There are some who believe that the Messiah only referred to Yahweh as “The Father” or believe that Yahushua also followed the doctrine that states Yahweh’s name is too holy to pronounce. But this was one of many false teachings coming out of that era. Yahushua flatly condemned those who […]

The Scriptural Importance of our Savior’s Name

The Scriptural Importance of our Savior’s Name

Is calling the Messiah by his true name important? I have listed below some pretty strong statements, each of which is followed by scripture to support them. These Scriptures should be read in context to grasp the full meaning of the text.  By the time you are finished reading each […]

Yahushua is the True Name of the Messiah

Yahushua is the True Name of the Messiah

Note that Joshua = Yoshua or Yahushua because there is no “J” sound in Hebrew. The “J” with its “J” sound didn’t come into the English language until about 500 years ago. In fact, the “J” isn’t even found in the original 1611 King James version. (proof) The purpose of […]

Importance of the Correct Name for Baptism

Importance of the Correct Name for Baptism

Being baptized is one of the first things a believer in Yahushua should do. We see in scripture that it was always done quickly after believing in Yahushua: If you have repented and are a believer in Yahushua but have not been baptized, do not tarry/wait! Do what it takes […]

Yahushua’s Name Foretold in Zechariah!

Yahushua’s Name Foretold in Zechariah!

Here are some scriptures that show the “Branch” to be the future Messiah Here is Yahushua’s name prophesied Joshua is pronounced Yahushua in the original Hebrew because Hebrew has no “J” or “J” sound So the Scripture is saying: “Behold (or look) the man (Yahushua) whose NAME is the BRANCH!” […]

Pronunciation of the Messiah’s Name (Yahushua)

Pronunciation of the Messiah’s Name (Yahushua)

Some have written me asking for an explanation of why I use the form “Yahushua” in reference to the Messiah while others use “Yahshua”, “Yeshua” or “Yehoshua”. With an open mind, and with grace offered to any who may see it differently, the purpose of this study share the reasons […]