JEHOVAH-RAPHA

YHWH RAFA – The LORD your healer

For an explanation of Jehovah/YHWH see also: God? What’s in a Name.

second-coming2After the children of Israel left Egypt they ran out of water. Finding only a bitter spring at Marah. The LORD instructed Moses to throw a tree into the water, and the water became sweet.

. . . saying, “If you will diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD your God, and do that which is right in his eyes, and give heed to his commandments and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the diseases upon you which I put upon the Egyptians; for I am the LORD, your healer.” Ex. 15:26

And unlike the health and wealth preachers claim it is not a free for all promise. It starts with that great big IF. If the people keep His commandments then He will not bring the diseases that He had brought on the Egyptians to them.

Over and over God brings us back to His commandments

. . . because Abraham obeyed my voice and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.” Gen. 26:5 

. . . but showing steadfast love to thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments. Ex. 20:6 

“If you love me, you will keep my commandments.” John 14:15 

For neither circumcision counts for anything nor uncircumcision, but keeping the commandments of God. 1Cor. 7:19 

I charge you to keep the commandment unstained and free from reproach until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ; 1Tim. 6:14 

. . . and we receive from him whatever we ask, because we keep his commandments and do what pleases him. 1John 3:22 

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome. 1John 5:3 

Finally, those that are true believers, that fight the principalities and powers, and endure to the end, are those that –

Then the dragon was angry with the woman, and went off to make war on the rest of her offspring, on those who keep the commandments of God and bear testimony to Jesus. And he stood on the sand of the sea. Rev. 12:17

Here is a call for the endurance of the saints, those who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus. Rev. 14:12 

They are not the Ten Suggestions.

 

See Also:

JEHOVAH-‘OR

JEHOVAH-GAAL

JEHOVAH-JIREH

JEHOVAH-MOGAN

JEHOVAH-NISSI

JEHOVAH-ROHI

JEHOVAH-SHALOM

JEHOVAH-SHAMMAH

JEHOVAH-TSIDKENU

JEHOVAH-YASHA

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