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Some Christians regularly do use the "name" of God. Notably, the Jehovah's Witnesses call God "Jehovah", which is the name God gave himself on the Mountain when talking to Moses. I've also met plenty of non-denominational Christians that regularly call God "Yahweh", and it is in some of their music too; they certainly don't shy away from it. Also, most ...


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It became Jewish practice to substitute Addonai (which means "lord") for the proper name of Yahweh. They generally did this because they felt at the time that the proper name of God was too sacred to actually use, the practice of which became known as the Ineffable Name Doctrine (more info here ) They also felt that since there was only one true God, the ...


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To answer this question we must recall two statements by Jesus in his High Priestly Prayer: "I revealed your Name to the men whom You have given Me out of the world." (Jn 17:6) "And I made known to them your Name, and will make it known, so that the Love with which You loved Me may be in them, and I in them." (Jn 17:26) Now, in what sense ...



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