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Calling on the name of the Lord a biblical theology of prayer

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Published by IVP Academic in Downer"s Grove, IL .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages240
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Open LibraryOL25895104M
ISBN 100830826394
ISBN 109780830826391

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"In Calling on the Name of the Lord, Gary Millar has done a service to the church that, if taken to heart, will help us deal with a big problem in the church today: our lack of prayer. There is one thing better than having this book in your library, and that would be to read it and learn from its pages!"/5(6). NAME OF THE LORD. What is the meaning of calling on the name of the Lord? Some Christians think that calling on the Lord is the same as praying to Him. Yes, calling is a kind of prayer, but it is not merely praying. The Hebrew word for call means to call out to, to cry unto, to cry out. The Greek word for call means to invoke a person, to call a person by name. for, "Whoever shall call upon the name of the Lord will be saved." for "WHOEVER WILL CALL ON THE NAME OF THE LORD WILL BE SAVED." For “whoever calls on the name of the LORD shall be saved.” For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. Calling on the name of the Lord means out loud All Christians have at some point prayed to God. God hears these prayers, whether they’re silent, quiet, or loud. But the practice of calling, which is a form of praying, is definitely audible.

The participle phrase, “calling on the name of the Lord,” describes what Paul was doing when he was baptized for the remission of his sins. To call upon the name of the Lord we must: 1) hear the gospel, 2) believe the gospel, and 3) obey the gospel! Therefore, calling upon the name of the Lord is a comprehensive thing, not simply saying the name, "Lord." In Acts we read the same phrase. Here, Peter quotes Joel Peter shows that the events happening at this time on the. Genesis - To Seth, to him also a son was born; and he called his name Enosh. Then men began to call upon the name of the Lord. Jeremiah in Lamentations called upon the name of the Lord from the deep pit and so do many other Old Testament passages repeat calling upon the Lord. In joy and in sorrows we see men of God calling upon the name of the Lord and even when facing death Stephen in .

All in the Name of the Lord book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Be the first to ask a question about All in the Name of the Lord Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list» Community Reviews/5. names. Praying Through the Names of God is a tool you can use to call on the name of God for a specific need. You can do this in confidence because each of God’s names in Scripture reveals an aspect of his nature suited to the need of the moment. To call on God’s name in prayer is to appeal to that aspect of his character that relates to. The New Testament believers continued to practice calling on the name of the Lord. On the day of Pentecost God poured out His Spirit and the early Christians received the Spirit by calling on the name of the Lord Jesus (Acts , 21). Genesis “Then men began to call on the name of the LORD.” This can have two meanings, to call upon the name of God, addressing him by his proper name or it can even mean they began to call him by other names, or his right name in a wrong manner.