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Praying with the Names of God

When this blog began three years ago, one of the first articles, “ Names of God” talked about knowing Who God is and to Whom we pray. That list of “names” or aspects of God goes on and on as Ava Pennington most likely discovered when she researched and wrote Daily Reflections on the Names of God , published by Revell. Why does this matter? As the Introduction states: “Every name of God revealed in the Bible shows us something about His character and His ways.” And “With each new revelation, it’s as if God whispers to us, ‘Come closer, My child. I have something new I want to tell you about me.’ The more we learn, the easier it is to trust Him and rely on Him.” Most people have their own ideas of Who God is, but Ava’s book lets us know Who God says God is – names that, with meditation, draw us to look upward, inward, or outside ourselves. For instance, the first devotional considers the name “Glory” and asks “Are You Ready?” as we look up to this aspect of God. The second devoti