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Names of God

Found in the Bible

God is referred to by a number of names in the Bible - not just a single name. In fact, one of the ways God reveals Himself to us in scripture is through His names. And each of these names has great significance. Each of God's names tells us something important about God, His character, and how He relates to us.

Let’s look at the more frequently used and significant names for God in the Bible. If you click on each image, you will find additional commentary for each name by Pastor Adrian Rogers.

Names of God

  1. Abba: Father
  2. Alpha and Omega: The Beginning and End
  3. Attiyq Youm: The Ancient of Days
  4. Christos: The Anointed One
  5. El Chuwl: The God Who Gave You Birth
  6. El Deah: The God of Knowledge
  7. El Elyon: The God Most High
  8. El Olam: The Everlasting God
  9. El Roi: The God Who Sees
  10. El Shaddai: God Almighty
  11. ElohimThe Creator
  12. Jehovah (Yahweh): The Self-Existent One
  13. Jehovah-Bore: The LORD Creator
  14. Jehovah-Jireh: The LORD Our Provider
  15. Jehovah-Nissi: The LORD Our Banner
  16. Jehovah-Rapha: The LORD Our Healer
  17. Jehovah-Rohi: The LORD Our Shepherd
  18. Jehovah-Sabbaoth: The LORD of Hosts
  19. Jehovah-Shalom: The LORD is Peace
  20. Jehovah-Shammah: The LORD is There
  21. Jehovah-Tsidkenu: The LORD Our Righteousness


Images & Info

Click on the image to learn more about each name!

Related Resources

Names of God Card Set

Recognizing God Through 21 Names Challenge

God reveals Himself by many different names in the Bible. In this challenge, you will get the chance to dive deeply into 21 of His names. Each name will be defined and described with an opportunity for you to reflect and respond as the Holy Spirit leads you.

Casting of the Flowers Children's Book

Pastor Adrian and Mrs. Joyce Rogers celebrated their long-term marriage several times on trips to Switzerland through a tradition they called “Casting of the Flowers.” Inspired by their story, Mallory Allen of Faithful31Moms has created a children’s book that goes through the alphabet sharing names and characteristics of God.