YHWH - The Divine Name of the Creator written in English -
Throughout History there have been many titles and names given to the Almighty Sovereign Creator Power Life-Force of the endless Universe, but the Scriptures have provided us with one personal name.
The personal proper and True Name of the Almighty Sovereign Eternal Creator Power of all, the “Life-force” of Adam, the progenitor of Abraham, Isaac, and the descendants of Jacob/Israel is “YHWH” (Yahweh) in Hebrew (shown here in English letters).
This name is pronounced (by transliteration) into English as YaH-WeH (Yahweh). This is the Almighty’s name as was given by Him to us, the people of “True” Israel. This name is to be spoken (as a memorial) to all generations, and this name should be made known to, and used by all true believers (Exodus 3:15). This Hebrew name YHWH means “He-Exists” or “He-Is” or “The-Eternal” or “Ever-Living.”
We believe that YHWH has also revealed Himself to us as "I am" (AHWH) as found in the written record, (Ex. 3:14-15). He says His name to us as AHWH (I am), but we address His name as YHWH (He-is). The personal proper name YHWH originates from the Hebrew verb HWH meaning in English being, to be, or to exist. HWH is a Hebrew verb of being in all tenses (the past, the present, and the future). The addition of the prefix “Y” (or Hebrew letter Yod) adds the pronoun “He” to the verb “HWH” (see Strong’s Concordance of the Bible #1933).
Note: When He (YHWH) says to us A-HWH (I am) He adds the personal pronoun or prefix “A” or (or alpeh) to the verb “HWH” (AHWH).
The Creator’s name YHWH is pronounced in English as YaH-WeH (Yahweh), the German “yes” (YaH) sound connected to the “we” (WeH) the sound of the English word “wet” but omitting the ending “t” sound.
Note: The WeH sound of YHWH’s name is not pronounced “way” (please notice the ending is an “H”).
Note: The “H” (Hebrew letter “Hey) is an indistinguishable English “h” sound as in the word “h-igh” (the exhaling of breath).
We believe that the original Hebrew/Aramaic names of Biblical persons, should be correctly transliterated to reflect the Hebrew sounds using English letters (as applicable, and where possible), and not deliberately mistranslated, replaced or substituted with unsupported English words as has become prevalent in many English Bible translations. Substituting Hebrew names hides the many important Hebrew meanings of these names, many of which have important compound word meaning.
YHWH is the Almighty Sovereign Eternal Creator Power and the Life-Force (the Ever-Living) of the endless Universe He Created, of our globe and of all things existing (Gen. 1:1-31, 2:21-25). YHWH is commonly referred to in error by the pagan term God. We believe YHWH has declared Himself to be Echad, meaning One, (Deut. 6:4), and that He has further revealed Himself to be Father and is the one (set-apart) Life-Force. To His family of believers, He is Father as in Deut. 32:6; Ps. 2:7, 68:5, 89:26; John 5:17, 8:18. Life-Force (Breath of Life) as in Gen. 1:2, 6:3; Matt. 3:16; John 4:24.
The “Father” YHWH and the Set-apart-Life-Force are one and is the same Creator, He is the Life-Force-Ever-Living One. We reject the Christian Trinity or the belief of “three persons” existing in the one being, or a trinity God. Believing in such an entity is false, and is a primitive belief that is completely foreign to the Hebrew Scriptures. The “Trinity” concept comes from ancient pagan religions.
YHWH rules over all His Creation, over all that has ever existed, over all that exists now and will ever exist; He only is omnipotent, omnipresent, unchangeable, all-knowing, is above all, and to whom only we owe our reverence and worship (Deut. 6:14-15). He is the only true Alueim (collective Powers, Mighty One); He is One, (Isa. 43:10, 44:6). "Hear O Israel, YHWH our Alueim (Mighty-One), YHWH is One!” (Deut. 6:4; Mark 12:29).
We believe there is no other Power or Life-Force but the One (Matt. 4:10). We believe that YHWH is in full and absolute control over all of Eternity and over all of His creation at all times (Isa. 46:10); that YHWH is the Original-Originator Creator and Life-Force governing both good and bad, (Isa. 45:7, 54:16; Prov.16: 4); that He controls all in accordance with His will.
We believe that the words “Holy Spirit (Set-apart, Life-Breath)” are man-made adjectives describing the mighty power and influence of YHWH and are a reference to His name YHWH, since YHWH is the pure Life-Force Essence. YHWH is without a physical body and without any physical properties, yet He has revealed Himself to True Israel through His many attributes (Gen. 1:1; John 4:24), and through the anointed chosen Prophets, as recorded throughout the Hebrew Bible.
YHWH has chosen the people of True Israelites to be his witnesses; He is the only One (Power) that is in existence……”before me there was no Alueim (Powers) formed, neither shall there be after me.” Isaiah 43: 10. He is also the only Savior. “I, even I am YHWH; and besides me there is no savior.” Isaiah 43:11.
There is only one holy (set apart) Almighty Power, Life-Force, His name is YHWH, there is no other. “Thus saith YHWH the King of Israel, and his (Israel’s) redeemer, YHWH of hosts; I am the first, and I am the last; and besides me there is no Alueim!” (Mighty-ones, or Powers), Isaiah 44:6.
I am YHWH, and there is none else, there is no Powers beside me: I girded thee, though thou hast not known me: Isaiah 44:5.
"Hear, Israel: Yahweh is our Mighty-One. Yahweh is One." Deu 6:4.
Yahshua (Jesus is NOT YHWH and Jesus is NOT the Mighty-One). Like all that do the will of the Father, Yahshua became a son of the Father by doing His will. Matt. 12:50.
That they may know from the rising of the sun, and from the west, that there is none beside me. I am YHWH, and there is none else. Isaiah 45:6.
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