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Behold the Hand! Behold the Nail!

I love the Bible, and one of my favorite things to do it take notes in the margins of the pages. They could be insights, crossrefs, anything really that helps illuminate the words. One thing I started doing a while back was marking on the pages the original names of God on the pages next to the translated more generic words. I am not extreme in which name people use...because I truly believe that what our Father looks at is OUR HEARTS... He surely knows what we mean no matter what we say.

More than saying His name correctly, or pronouncing it correctly... I have learned that He wants us to THINK about his name correctly!  Just look at this verse:
Then they that feared the LORD spake often one to another: and the LORD hearkened, and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared the LORD, and that thought upon his name.
Mal 3:16 KJV Which name you may ask?  Well lets start with the one used most often.... YHVH.... translated as LORD (all caps) which…

Colossians 3:2-4

Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory.

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

Philippians 3:20-21

But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, who will transform our lowly body to be like his glorious body, by the power that enables him even to subject all things to himself.