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THE NAMES OF GOD
In Ancient times the whole concept of names was a key to the character and personality of someone. To know someone’s name therefore implied knowledge of the individual. For example when we think of Jacob, we think of a cheat but when we think of Israel we think of one who strives with God (Gen 27:18-29)
The meanings of names also applied to places, thus Bethel means ‘The House…
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