Christian Tribe of Yahweh

God is not the most frequent term for Him in the Bible,
and this word or its Hebrew original is not designated
as the name. There are other terms for Him, but they are
even less frequent. The most frequent term is Yahweh, and
its use in the Hebrew scriptures approaches 7000 times,
as you may have heard. This is the one revealed name.
The term God refers to the Supreme Being, which is kind of
a dictionary definition. This Yahweh is, but that word
might also be used of others' concept who will not believe
in the God of the Bible. However, Yahweh is God of the
whole Universe, as the scriptures say and as to what His
name is associated with; He is the Eternal, Self Existent
Creator. The name is revealed to Moses, who in turn brings
it to the leaders of Israel, in Exodus chapter 3. Notice
in verse 15, God says:
"Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, Yahweh
God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac,
and the God of Jacob, hath sent me unto you. This is my name
forever, and this is my memorial unto all generations."

As to the Messiah, who is the Anointed, meaning the
chosen one who was promised, this is Jesus. The original
Hebrew name was likely Yeshua, referring to the Salvation
of Yahweh. However, in all manuscripts we have to use for
translations, this name occurs in the Greek form from which
the English form, Jesus, is taken. This is not like the
case for Yahweh, which occurs as such in its Hebrew written
form throughout.
 In Micah 5 verse 2, the prophecy about Jesus tells us 
that this coming King to be born in Bethlehem is of old,
even from everlasting:
But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah,
though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet
out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be
ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old,
from everlasting.
I would then direct you to the Gospel
account of John, chapter 1 verses1-5, concerning the Word
(Logos in the original manuscripts) who is with God and is
God, and through whom everything is made. In the beginning
was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was
God.  The same was in the beginning with God.  All things
were made by him; and without him was not any thing made
that was made.  In him was life; and the life was the light
of men.  And the light shineth in darkness; and the
darkness comprehended it not. Verse 14 in the same chapter
identifies this as Jesus. And the Word dwelt among us, and
we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of
the Father, full of grace an truth. Now bear in mind that
Scripture teaches,
he was made flesh, and dwelt among us.

 In Isaiah 43v10-13; 44v6-8; and45v5-8 that Yahweh alone
is God and there is no other.
Ye are my witnesses, saith Yahweh, and my servant whom I 
have chosen: that ye may know and believe me, and
understand that I am he: before me there was no God formed,
neither shall there be after me.  I, even I am Yahweh; and
beside me there is no savior.  I have declared, and have
saved, and I have shewed, when there was no strange god
among you: therefore ye are my witnesses, saith Yahweh,
that I am God.  Yea, before the day was I am he; and there
is none that can deliver out of my hand: I will work, and
who will let it?
Thus saith Yahweh the King of Israel, and his
redeemer Yahweh of hosts; I am the first, and I am the last;
and beside me there is no God.  And who, as I, shall call,
and shall declare it, and set in order for me, since I
appointed the ancient people?  and the things are coming,
and shall come, let them shew unto them.  Fear ye not,
neither be afraid: have not I told thee from that time,
and have declared it?  ye are even my witnesses.  Is there
a God beside me?  yea, there is no God; I know not
I am Yahweh, and there is none else, there is no God 
beside me: I girded thee, though thou hast not known me:
That they may know from the rising of the sun, and from
the west, that there is none beside me.  I am Yahweh, and
there is none else.  I form the light, and create the
darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I Yahweh do all
these things.  Drop down, ye heavens, from above, and let
the skies pour down righteousness: let the earth open,
and let them bring forth salvation, and let righteousness
spring up together; I Yahweh have created it.

Logic demands if we trust the Scriptures that if Jesus,
who is the Word that became flesh, is also God, then he is
the same Yahweh. We are to trust in Jesus for our
salvation, and that goes with the fact in Scripture that
Yahweh is our only savior. There are abundant other
verses of Scripture that further this argument, but let me
direct you in particular to Hebrews 1v5-12:
For to which of the angels did he ever say: "You are my
Son, today I have begotten you"?  And again: "I will be to
him a Father, and he shall be to me a Son"?   But when he
again brings the firstborn into the world, he says: "Let
all the angels of God worship him."  And of the angels he
says: "Who makes his angels spirits, and his ministers a
flame of fire."  But to the Son he says: "your throne, O
God, is forever and ever; a scepter of righteousness is
the scepter of your kingdom.  You have loved righteousness
and hated lawlessness; therefore God, your God, has
anointed you with the oil of gladness more than your
companions."  And: "You, Lord, in the beginning laid the
foundation of the earth, and the heavens are the work of
your hands.  They will perish, but you remain; and they
will all grow old like a garment; like a cloak you will
fold them up, and they will be changed.  But you are the
same, and your years will not fail."

Philippians 2v5-6:
Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus. 
Who, being in the form of God, did not consider it robbery
to be equal with God.  But made himself of no reputation,
taking the form of a bondservant, and coming in the
likeness of men.

Colossians 1v15-17:
He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over
all creation.  For by him were created all things that are
in heaven and that are on the earth, visible an invisible,
whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers. 
All things were created through him and for him.  And he
is before all things, and in him all things consist.

Can we be absolutely certain that Jesus is Yahweh, as is
the Father? Consider the prophecy in Zechariah 12v1-10:
And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the
inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of
supplications: and they shall look upon me whom they have
pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for
his only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one
that is in bitterness for his firstborn.

Notice it is about Yahweh in the end time who is pierced.
This prophecy is referred to in John 19v33-37 and is
applied to Jesus:
But one of the soldiers with a spear pierced his side, and
forthwith came there out blood and water.  And he that saw
it bare record, his record is true: and he knoweth that he
sayeth true, that ye might believe.  For these things were
done, that the scripture might be fulfilled, A bone of him
shall not be broken.  And again another scripture saith,
They shall look on him whom they pierced.
and so is Revelation 1v7:
Behold, he cometh with clouds; and every eye shall see him,
and they also which pierced him: and all kindreds of the
earth shall wail because of him.  Even so, amen.
The end time is referred to in Acts 1v10-12:
And while they looked steadfastly toward heaven as he went
up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel; which
also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into
heaven?  This same Jesus, which is taken up from you into
heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him
go into heaven.
It describes Jesus return to the Mount of Olives. You
can see in Zechariah 14v1-4 that in the end time it is
Yahweh that sets his foot on that mount:
Behold the day of Yahweh cometh, and thy spoil shall be
divided in the midst of thee.  For I gather all nations
against Jerusalem to battle; and the city shall be taken,
and the houses rifled, and the women ravished; and half
the city shall go into captivity, and the residue of the
people shall not be cut off from the city.  Then shall
Yahweh go forth, and fight against those nations, as when
he fought in the day of battle.  And his feet shall stand
in that day upon the mount of Olives, which is before
Jerusalem on the east, and the mount of Olives shall in
the midst thereof toward the east and toward the west, and
there shall be a very great valley; and half of the
mountain shall remove toward the north, and half of it
toward the south.
This can be seen to be the same event for Jesus returns
in that great battle as depicted in Revelation 16v13-14
and 19v11-21.
Finally, consider that the one God is named the Alpha
and Omega in Revelation 1v8 Jesus is in 1v11. Also
see 21v6 and then 22v13.


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