THE NAME OF GOD
Bro. Michael Jacob
Psalm 23 is a Psalm for all
occasions- death, birthday, marriage etc. It is an all time heavenly Shepherd Psalm. We
have heard many messages in the Psalm and may be hearing even now. But I want to point out
the 7 names of God hidden in this beautiful Psalm. One day as I was sitting meditating for
the evening message, the Holy Spirit flashed certain heavenly revelations which I want to
share with you all.
Ver 1: The Lord is My Shepherd-
The very first verse hides ONE
NAME OF GOD.
If the Lord is your shepherd,
then you can own this Psalm 23 as yours. All others will follow
Notice the word
"LORD" is all in capital letters. "The LORD is My Shepherd". If the
"LORD" is all in the capital, in the original Hebrew it means
"JEHOVAH". A classic example is found in Psalms 110:1
"The LORD said unto my
LORD in capital means
Lord in small letters means
Therefore the meaning of Psalm
JEHOVAH said unto my Savior(His
THE SECOND NAME
Ver 1 : "I SHALL NOT WANT
When the Lord is my Shepherd, I
don't lack in anything. HE is my Provider. That is the second name of God hidden in Ver 1.
Read carefully Genesis 22:9-14
lifted up his eyes and looked, and beheld behind a ram caught in a thicket by his horns:
and Abraham went and took the ram, and offered him up for a burnt offering in the stead of
his son. And Abraham called the name of that place JEHOVAH-JIREH
" Here, notice
the name of the person was ABRAHAM. His Original name was ABRAM. God changed his name.
ABRAM ® ABRAHAM
What is the difference? The
letters "HA" is added to the original name. When you breathe of life into an
ordinary man 'Abram' and changed him into a spirit filled man 'Abraham', the father of all
faithful. He only could say JEHOVAH- JIREH.
I shall not want
JEHOVAH-JIREH(JEHOVAH is my Provider)
When you know the Lord as your
'Shepherd' he will be your provider, all sufficient-one. Therefore, I shall not lack or
Notice, the original name of
the city of Melchisedek in Gen 14 was SALEM. Now, when Abraham called it Jehovah-Jireh it
Jireh + SALEM ® JIREHSALEM or JERUSALEM
THE THIRD NAME
Ver 2: He maketh me to lie down
in green pastures: He leadeth me besides the still waters"
The sheep is very happy. Lying
down in Green pastures and still waters (not turbulent waters) all speak of peaceful
conditions. That is the third name.
Isreal was in turbulent
condition. The Midianites surrounded them. At that time, they cried. God gave a deliverer
"And the Lord said unto
him, peace be unto thee; fear not: thou shalt not die.
Then Gideon build an altar
there unto the Lord, and called it JEHOVAH- SHALOM" Judges 6:23 , 24
Third Name Hidden (Psalms 23:2)
THE FOURTH NAME
Ver 3: "He restoreth my
soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake" Psalm 23: 3
In the book of
"JEREMIAH" it is written "
and this is the name wherewith she shall be
called, The LORD our righteousness" Jeremiah 33 :16
In the coming days when Israel
will come to know the Lord this verse will be fulfilled in the land.
Now, if you look at your
Reference Bible, in the margin that name is given and that is the Fourth Name.
THE LORD OUR
JEHOVAH-TSIDKENILL (Jer 33: 16)
THE FIFTH NAME
Ver 4: "Yea though I walk
through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil. For thou art with
The Amalekites came against the
Israelites after they crossed the Red sea. Remember, the Devil is going to severely attack
you after you are saved and baptized in the Lord. No Amalekite came against them in EGYPT.
When Moses went up the Mountain Aaron and Hur stayed up his hands when Joshua defeated the
Amalekite with the edge of the sword. That is it my friend, Our Lord suffered on the cross
and his hands were lifted up with two nails. Here down on earth we could defeat Satan
through our Heavenly Joshua, even through our Lord the HOLY SPIRIT using the word of
God(sword). That is the fifth Name hidden.
Psalm 23: 4
NISSI( Exodus 17:15)
THE SIXTH NAME
Ver 5: "Thou preparest a
table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil: my cup
The sheep sometimes fight with
each other. They but each other with their head. So in the evening the shepherd will
carefully look each head of the sheep for any wound and apply oil there. That is the sixth
Psalm 23: 5
RAPHEGA( Exodus 15:26)The Lord the healer.
When the waters of Marah was
bitter, the Lord showed Moses a tree which turned bitterness into sweetness.
THE SEVENTH NAME
Ver 6: "Surely goodness
and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life; and I will dwell in the house of the
That is the seventh Name. The
Lord will be with us forever. In the book of Ezekiel the last chapter , the last verse
Ezekiel 48: 35
SHAMMA (Ezekiel 48:35)
"and the name of the city
from that day shall be The LORD is there"
The seven names of God hidden
in the Psalm 23 are:
Praise the LORD