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Christian blogger, KJV Bible apologist, legal researcher, teacher, learner, family man, writer, entrepreneur, born Jamaican, son of the soil, traveler... it's complicated. "For ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, [are called]: But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty; And base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, [yea], and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are: That no flesh should glory in his presence." 1 Corinthians 1:25-29 (KJV)

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"I will praise thee, O LORD, with my whole heart; I will shew forth all thy marvellous works." ~ Psalm 9:1 (KJV). This blog contains and explains the truth of God's Word. The Epignosis of the Word of God is what every servant of God must teach.

Monday, July 18, 2011


The post The Names of God lays the foundation for 01 through 16. Please read it first, thanks.

We have heard it many times before that God is a jealous God. I searched the scriptures to see where the word ‘jealous’ is used in conjunction with God and I discovered that everywhere it is used with God it cautions mankind about worshipping something other than God Himself. Glorifying anything with greater reverence than that which is reserved for God Himself is worshipping whatever it is that we glorify.

MEN: the glory that some of us give to our degrees, our mansions, our cars, our wives, our bank accounts, the game, our swag, the club, our friends and even our free time rivals the glory we give to Yehovah. WOMEN: the glory that some of you give to your degrees, your looks, your husbands, to empowerment, your independence, your friends, your sex-appeal, your finances and your jobs rivals the glory you give to Yehovah. When this happens, we are in danger of letting these become our gods. Yehovah said:

“…I the LORD thy God am a jealous God…” Exodus 20:5 (KJV)

What does this mean? Well, it means what it says: “Yehovah thy Elohiym is El-qanna!” The Hebrew word QANNA occurs 6 times in 5 verses in the KJV and is translated as jealous. The context is that Yehovah is the most severe punisher when anyone departs from Him by worshipping anything else. He does not have a rival and will not tolerate one. His jealousy arises when we do not worship or glorify Him as we should or when we give worship or His glory to ourselves or to something other than Him.

Yes God is jealous but that is not all. The scripture tells us that His NAME IS Jealous. Yes! God is so jealous that His name is Jealous. In the Old Testament the English word ‘name’ comes from the Hebrew word SHEM, which occurs 864 times in 771 verses. It refers to ‘name’ in the sense of reputation, fame and glory as well as of memorial and monument. It refers to the present standing of a person or thing as well as to their legacy that is preserved in the memory of another. Notice how the KJV places emphasis on the word ‘Jealous’ when it says that Yehovah’s name is Jealous.

“For thou shalt worship no other god: for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God:” Exodus 34:14 (KJV)

The scripture above is literally saying: “you shall worship no other el because Yehovah whose name is QANNA, is El Qanna.” Yehovah’s reputation, fame and glory as well as His legacy is Jealous. Since Yehovah our Elohiym is El-Qanna, we MUST take diligent care to give Him ALL worship and to not give any worship to ourselves or to any other thing. I listed a few things above in paragraph 2, which have the potential to distract us from worshipping Yehovah completely. Be conscious of worshipping Yehovah alone and of giving Him His glory always.

Worship HIM with me now and praise Him too, Hallelujah!

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