John Calvin: The everlastingness of which Moses speaks is to be referred not only to the essence of God, but also to His providence (in depth study), by which He governs the world. 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C. The Annotated Bible, Volume 5: Daniel to Malachi, Defender's Study Bible - highly recommended for it's literal approach to interpretation, Digression on Eternal - The Greek Word Aionios, See Robert Bowman's excellent critique of Oneness Doctrine - see especially points #40-46. In fact, even the Names we have do not exhaust Him. All other things receive their being from Him, and can be deprived of their being by Him. And many times He tells us what will happen in His prophetic word, so that our faith will be encouraged and we will not be caught by surprise. Is the air a little "choppy"? God is a Trinity and it follows that Jesus is El Olam. El Olam has been interested in and intimately involved with His creation from everlasting to everlasting (Amen!). Seeking His protection presupposes and even demonstrates the subject's loyalty to the Lord. He hath life by His essence, not by participation. How do we understand this epithet of Jesus as "Everlasting Father?" This is a good pattern to practice when you are confused and cannot understand your circumstances, which may (often do) include trials and afflictions. And you could continue this chorus in a wonderful time of worship as you prayerfully recall all the great Attributes of God as all existing eternally! To know God's Name is to know Him in a "supernaturally intimate" way! A time to search, and a time to give up as lost; He will also teach you something new and wonderful through it. Each Person of the Trinity is involved in every action of God. He was brought … forth, the only begotten Son, a term that it is much safer to adore than to expound, expressing, as it does, what is unsearchable. Have you ever "marked" sites where you have worshipped God in a special way (or recorded such a time in your journal as a reminder)? If a slave who was about to go free loved his master and wanted to stay in his service, the law provided that the servant's ear could be pierced with an awl, as a symbol of his choice. He penned them for a student who was about to set sail for America and who was apprehensive about the journey. This may be concluded from their covenant interest in God. Indeed Elohim, Jehovah, the Holy One, is from everlasting (olam). The truth of the matter is that the Bible is one book, given by the one true God through human writers, and that the names of God, far from reflecting diverse gods or sources, are actually names given by God Himself to reveal His true nature and attributes. W H Griffith-Thomas comments on Abraham's receipt of a special revelation of God... Abraham now adds on his own account another testimony to his recent experiences. “I was appointed from eternity, from the beginning, before the world began” (Pr 8:23). may cover a given person’s lifetime (Ex. God knows what we feel and what we fear and as the Everlasting God, He is ever adequate to meet our every need! TO REVELATION OF HIS NAME! Finally, notice that those who run into the strong tower of His Names like Everlasting God, will forever sing for joy! It is none other than the Wisdom of God, the source of all light and knowledge (Pr 8:12–14), the King of kings (Pr 8:15–16), the loving rewarder of his children (Pr 8:17), the rich portion and unfailing guide of his people (Pr 8:18–19). The Hebrew word that is translated many times as “forever, is “owlam.” It can be found in Daniel 12:2. (Or play Maranatha Medley with "To Every Generation"). It is in His hands for them. I have just sat down because it appeared to be no end in sight, now, I’m confronted with a.new form of the service, as the minister , said, trying a new thing. Beloved, do you wrestle with the doctrine of eternal security, believing as some teach that you can lose your salvation? As a warrant for action: "Whatsoever ye do, do all in the name" (Col 3:17), etc. Habakkuk teaches us to go back to the truth we know about God and he began with the truth that God is everlasting, eternal. Each Person of the Trinity is involved in every action of God. Those words echo the truth in the final blessing of Moses: “There is no one like the God of Jeshurun, who rides the heavens to help you, and in His excellency on the clouds. Find more Hebrew words at wordhippo.com! What shall I say to them?" (cp Ex 33:22; Ps 18:2) His attributes and character are forever (eternally) unchangeable! There may well come a day of relative spiritual darkness, in which we will need to recall truth about God which we have previously stored away. You will never regret the time you invest in such a worthy endeavor! Genesis 21:33 HEB: יְהוָ֖ה אֵ֥ל עוֹלָֽם׃ NAS: of the LORD, the Everlasting God. In the days of His life on earth (Heb 2:9-note; Heb 5:7-8-note). He's the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob (Ed: Speaks of His everlasting covenant - Ge 17:7). One rabbi explained it this way. (Ed: A rhetorical questions - here designed to awaken in the hearer a sense of God's greatness and ability to save. Place of Availability - By calling on God as El Olam, Abraham was calling on the One who is always and eternally available to us. Yet in comparison with this (Everlasting) King (Jer 10:10, cp Ps 29:10), all things beside in the whole world are but as the lightest dust which a slight breath moves from its place, and suffers not to be still. Who bidd'st the mighty ocean deep (Treasury of David—Psalm 86), Blessed be the LORD forever! The Father, the Son and the Spirit are eternal and fittingly the title El Olam is an appropriate designation for each member of the Trinity. And He is not a man that He should lie. There it is! He was “the first of his works.” He was “destined and advanced to be the Wisdom and Power of the Father, Light and Life, and all in all, both in the creation and the redemption of the world” (Matthew Henry). As the everlasting God, El Olam, stands outside of the temporal events of history. These unconditional covenants serve as the anchor of their soul when times are difficult. (Ps 89:52-note). marks Him as the sure and able Performer of His promise, as the everlasting Vindicator of the faith of treaties, and as the infallible Source of the believer’s rest and peace. As a mark of glorification: "I will write upon him the name of my God." Remember that God's "antidote" for fear is faith (See also Fear, How to Handle It). time to keep, and a time to throw away. 28 Then Abraham set seven ewe lambs of the flock by themselves. They are to be interpreted literally and spiritually. (Rev 3:12), 9. 7. The hymn is a simple prayer based on the profound truth that the Eternal God Who created the universe controls all the elements of nature and can protect His own no matter how great the peril. The beautiful tune was written by John B. Dykes and first published in 1861. Therefore this truth about El Olam is vital to recall to mind that we might shore up our sagging faith and be enabled to confidently hold forth the shield by which we can fend off the fiery missiles of the evil one (Eph 6:16-note). What part do we play? Now, however, the songs have only one verse of six or seven lines and they repeat the song over and over and over for forty-five minutes and sometimes the worship leader picks out one sentence and repeats that over and over. Amen, and Amen. Then came water clocks, hourglasses and mechanical clocks. Or Thou didst give birth to the earth and the world, His understanding (Speaks of His Omniscience) is inscrutable. Paul describes how this secret is revealed, “To the intent that now unto the principalities and powers in heavenly places might be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God” (Eph 3:10). They are united (Ed: by the oneness of covenant) to Him, and have both the promise and pledge of it: and this may be argued, as by the prophet here, from the eternity of God, art "Thou not from everlasting?". What doth necessarily exist, therefore, exists from eternity; what hath being of itself could never be produced in time, could not want being one moment, because it hath being from its essence, without influence of any efficient cause. (Mt 12:21) "Our desire is to the remembrance of thy name." The most common associations of "everlasting" (olam) (Complete list below) (Based on the NAS)... Olam is translated twice as everlasting in the beautiful English phrase "Everlasting to Everlasting" which is found in Ps 41:13 , Ps 90:2, Ps 103:17. So these passages in Proverbs 8 surely speak of Christ and underscore the truth that He is everlasting God. Proverbs 10:25 When the whirlwind passes, the wicked is no more, But the righteous has (better "are") an everlasting foundation. (2) If God be eternal, He knows all things as present. Psalm 73:26 My flesh and my heart may fail, But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever (olam). HEBREW WORD STUDY – FROM EVERLASTING TO EVERLASTING ... One everlasting is God’s heart the other everlasting is the chasad (mercy) of His heart. For so bright a consummation our heart yearns daily, and we cry Amen and Amen. Lord, Thou hast been our dwelling place in all generations. (Tom Constable's Expository Notes on the Bible). Leviticus 25:32 'As for cities of the Levites, the Levites have a permanent right of redemption for the houses of the cities which are their possession. He is not just "up there" and disinterested. As a corollary: Habakkuk was wrestling with a difficult question - Why would God use an evil nation to punish His chosen people? With the preposition ad, the word can mean “into the indefinite future”: (Deut. When he needed protection, wisdom or peace, God was there. Then she will pick up a perplexed eaglet, soar into the sky, and drop it. How wonderful that He should, as it were, long to be with us, rejoicing in His whole world. KJV: of the LORD, the everlasting God. Comment: Because God existed from before all time and will exist beyond all time, there is no room for another God (Isa. Thus R. L. Smith (1984) favors the first and the NJB the second. Apply that picture to your life dear storm tossed saint! Notice also that in order to "love Your Name" one needs to know Him by His Name! Therefore "we shall not die"; None of his people shall perish, because He loves them with an everlasting love; has made an everlasting choice of them; has set up Christ from everlasting as their surety and Saviour; entered into an everlasting covenant with them in Christ; is their everlasting Father, and will be their everlasting portion; is the unchangeable Jehovah, and therefore they shall not be consumed. F B Meyer alerts us to the vital importance of recalling the Truth about God, especially as contained in summary form in His great Names. Notice the conditional statement - this deals with our responsibility "to do His will" or in other words to obey the truth we already know. And so we read David's encouraging words writes... Psalm 12:7 You, O LORD, will keep them; You will preserve him from this generation forever. As you praise this great Name, recall the many personal benefits you receive because of the fact that He is everlasting (an everlasting covenant, everlasting life, everlasting fellowship with Jesus, etc). Can you imagine spending eternity in a worship service as we have in some churches? Obedience is always the way to blessing in the spiritual life. I will extol Thee, my God, O King; "Taking shelter" in the Lord is an idiom for seeking his protection. 33 Abraham planted a tamarisk tree (Tamarix aphylla) at Beersheba, and there he called on the Name (Ed: He worshipped) of the LORD, the Everlasting God (El Olam). "The grass withers, And so for example, His goodness, His longsuffering and His faithfulness (etc) are all from "everlasting (olam) to everlasting" (olam) (Ps 41:13-note, Ps 90:2-note). What came from his heart and his hands was an old hymn by Elisha Hoffman: What have I to dread, what have I to fear, Lord, Thou hast been our dwelling place in all generations. Psalm 5:11 But let all who take refuge (NET=take shelter) in You be glad, Let them ever sing for joy; And may You shelter them, That those who love Your name may exult in You. The eternal God assures us eternal security based on His eternal covenant. FROM EVERLASTING TO EVERLASTING! And may the whole earth be filled with His glory. Because He is everlasting, He knows what is going to happen at the beginning at the end and everything in between. Because the Judaeo-Christian tradition is so central to Western culture, it presents a rather confused picture if you look only at Hebrew names.. I am the resurrection and the life (not a temporal but everlasting, eternal life); he who believes in Me shall live even if he dies, and everyone who lives and believes in Me shall never die (Ed: Shall not experience the "second death"). Sure it means mercy, but it also means kindness, goodness, instruction in kindness, kindness to the needy, the miserable, piety, love and the many forms of love etc. Only then will they become what they are meant to be. Whose arm doth bind the restless wave, For those in peril on the sea. Yes, the perpetual (KJV, ESV = everlasting); Hebrew noun - 'ad = eternity) mountains were shattered, The ancient hills collapsed. And God, furthermore, said to Moses, "Thus you shall say to the sons of Israel, 'The LORD, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, has sent me to you.' Since He is everlasting, He transcends time and what appears to us as delay and/or denial, reflects no lack of interest, awareness or ability on His part to intervene in our situation IN HIS TIME. Indeed, He is... You see the point and doubtless could come up with your own names related to the "everlasting" attribute of God, which would be a wonderful addition to your times of prayer and praise to Him. This connection between eternity or age, and mystery, is seen in the way Paul related the idea of a dispensation to mystery: If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me to you-ward: How that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery ...Which in other ages was not made known unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit (Eph. Comment: The Septuagint (Lxx) translates Qedem with aion (word study) (also see note above) so that the English reads "He hat has existed from eternity.". 16:36, God is described as blessed “from everlasting to everlasting” (KJV, “for ever and ever”), or from the most distant past time to the most distant future time. In the psalms those who "take shelter" in the Lord are contrasted with the wicked and equated with those who love, fear and serve the Lord (Ps 31:17-20-note, Ps 34:21-22-note). Pr 8:22 The LORD possessed Me at the beginning of His way, before His works of old. I have blessed peace with my Lord so near, I mean at least with the old hymns when we sang the same songs over and over we sang different verses and we would wait a few weeks before we would sing it again. We will wait upon the Lord (repeat) They sing the same song over and over. Despite the -im ending common to many plural nouns in Hebrew, the word Elohim when referring to God is grammatically singular, and takes a singular verb in the Hebrew Bible. El Olam, the Everlasting God, is a secret name for God, hinting at His mysterious nature. Yes, such people will be blessed. ELOHIM [el-oh-heem]: God “Creator, Mighty and Strong” (Genesis 17:7; Jeremiah 31:33) – the plural … Olam means time, or age. Many would destroy the saints, but God has not suffered it, and never will (Ed: Because He is everlasting in His watchcare of His own!). After Israel left Mount Sinai they spent 40 years wandering in the wilderness. Wrath and Mercy are manifested, so that it is an answer to the prophet’s plea, “In wrath remember mercy.”...Just as He was manifested when He had redeemed them out of Egypt, and constituted them His Kingdom people at Sinai (Ex 19:6), so will He appear again to deliver the remnant of His people from the dominion of the world-power, and judge them as He judged Egypt. 1:22). As John Owen reminds us... Everything God does He does as the triune God. Our everyday experience teaches us one thing, but the “eternal” is, by definition, hidden from our experience. By that time, Persia was no longer a world power. It is a way which Thou hast set up of old, it is based upon everlasting principles, and it is the way in which immortal spirits will gladly run for ever and ever. 3:11 we read that God had bound man to time and given him the capacity to live “above time” (i.e., to remember yesterday, plan for tomorrow, and consider abstract principles); yet He has not given him divine knowledge. to make you stand in the presence of His glory blameless with great joy, There is an appointed time for everything. The implication is that Yahweh is the only true God and that history was unfolding as it was because the God who created history was in charge of events (sovereign). (Treasury of David—Psalm 73). God is eternal, and must needs be so. Psalm 103:17, 18 But the mercy of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear Him, and His righteousness to children’s children, to such as keep His covenant, and to those who remember His commandments to do them. Keil on the tamarisk tree: The planting of this long-lived tree, with its hard wood, and its long, narrow, thickly clustered, evergreen leaves, was to be a type of the ever-enduring grace of the faithful covenant God. The prefix El...is from Elohim (“strong Creator”). Why was God called the Everlasting God at Beer-sheba, instead of somewhere else? Only because God’s nature is everlasting can the term have the meaning “eternal” here (referring to Ge 21:33); He is indeed the Everlasting God. In Isa. and even though we have very different taste in music, what we do agree on is that it’s not about the style of music but whether or not it’s flowing from the heart to Jesus rather than performance. You can incorporate eternal values into this life. When we are perplexed by the Lord’s "strange dealings" with us, it is essential to begin with the right approach to God. Note that before encountering Abimelek, Sarah had given birth to Isaac, the son God had promised. And our defense is sure, Before the hills in order stood, (THOUGHT) God's revelations are not mere luxuries for personal enjoyment, but are given for the purpose of preparing the soul for fuller service and still clearer testimony for God. Do you want to know God better? In short, God's Names are all that by which He makes Himself known to men and all that He shows Himself to be. He has done the like spiritually for all His people, having first by blood purchased them out of the hand of the enemy, and then by power rescued them from the bondage of their sins. The eternity we face is in His hands. Isaiah in no way is deprecating the Trinity. What is the significance of God's Name as El Olam? With whom there is no change, And who do not fear God. For me personally, worship in heaven will be like that inner-city church I recently attended. Isn’t that enough? But when Abraham calls on El Olam, he is calling for God to protect the Promised Land from the enemies of Abraham's descendants after he died. A time to tear apart, and a time to sew together; Our God forever (olam) and ever; The following passages use olam to describe God's unchanging nature and character... Ps 100:5 For the LORD is good; His lovingkindness is everlasting, and His faithfulness to all generations. ", C H Mackintosh: The whole creation rests, as to its exemption from a second deluge, on the eternal stability of God’s covenant, of which the bow is the token; and it is happy to bear in mind, that when the bow appears, the eye of God rests upon it; and man is cast, not upon his own imperfect and most uncertain memory, but upon God’s. Warren Wiersbe: First there were sundials. Eternal, Everlasting and For Ever and Ever in the Bible. No fickle being is he, promising and forgetting. He hath commanded His covenant for ever. the Hebrew word for earthmeans “the world in general” and the Hebrew word for world means “the productive part of the world inhabited by man.” Moses' third descriptive phrase of God's eternality is: from everlasting to everlasting, meaning from eternity past to eternity future. By the “name of God we mean all those attributes through which He is revealed to us—His power, wisdom, holiness, justice, mercy and truth. The glory of God is the first thing that God’s children should desire. Comment: Only the Everlasting God's counsel could stand forever. Genesis 13:15 (Jehovah to Abram = Ge 13:14) for all the land which you see, I will give it to you and to your descendants forever. Art not Thou from everlasting, O Jehovah? In fact God immediately began seeking man after Adam's sin (Ge 3:9), whereas Adam and Eve immediately sought to hide (Ge 3:8) and cover the shame of their sin (Ge 3:7). The root meaning of the word olam is that which is “secret,” “hidden,” “concealed,” or “unknown.” Olam implies an unknown or indefinite period of time. by Chaim Bentorah | Mar 26, 2019 | Devotionals | 6 comments, HEBREW WORD STUDY – FROM EVERLASTING TO EVERLASTING –  ME’OLAM V’OD ‘OLAM   מעולם עוד עולם    Men Ayin Vav Lamed Mem    Vav Ayin Daleth   Ayin Vav Lamed Mem, Psalms 103:17: “But the mercy of the LORD [is] from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children’s children;”. The Everlasting God rightly deserves this everlasting doxology... Now to Him (The Everlasting God) Who is able to keep you from stumbling & The Scripture repeatedly emphasizes the truth that El Olam's lovingkindness is eternal! His divine decree has made the covenant of His grace a settled and eternal institution: redemption by blood proves that the covenant cannot be altered, for it ratifies and establishes it beyond all recall. He is a sun to give light and life to all creatures, but receives not light, or life from anything, and therefore He hath an unlimited life; not a drop of life, but a fountain; not a spark of a limited life, but a life transcending all bounds. He has made everything beautiful in His time. Olam is used to express the eternal duration of the being of God (Ps 90:2, “From everlasting to everlasting”), and is the Hebrew synonym of the Greek aion, age. This is My name forever, and this is My memorial-name to all generations. Run into the strong tower of the truth about God, the great doctrines of God, the great Names of God, for they are the warp and woof of our existence and the foundation of our day to day survival. 1:30). 23:22; … The Everlasting God, the LORD (His covenant keeping Name), the Creator of the ends of the earth (Speaks of His Omnipotence) does not become weary or tired (KJV = "fainteth not"). What is the opposite of "ever"? All things depend on Him, He of none. Towards his own people mercy is still more conspicuously displayed; it has been theirs from all eternity, and shall be theirs world without end. It is much more important that we should know the method of approach then that we should have pat answers to particular problems (Fear to Faith, 1953). Comment: This is a clear statement of His everlasting nature. His Name is to be trembled at, it is something terrible; even those who know Him best rejoice with trembling before him. And note the first Name chosen!) And there is a time for every event under heaven-- The Puritan writer Thomas Brooks agreed writing that. (Prayer, Praise and Promises). Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever You had formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, You are God.... For a thousand years in Thy sight Are like yesterday when it passes by, Or as a watch in the night." We call on Him because “thy tender mercies and thy lovingkindnesses...have been ever [olam] of old” (Ps. 42:14, the word is used hyperbolically meaning “for a long time”: This word may include all the time between the ancient beginning and the present: (Jer. (Heb 13:8-note). III. And blessed be His glorious Name forever (olam); As a plea in supplication: "For thy name's sake, pardon" (Ps 25:11), etc. The eternal existence of God is here mentioned to set forth, by contrast, the brevity of human life. 6. 73:12); time beyond this temporal sphere, especially when used regarding God (Gen. 21:33; Ps. It is the purpose for which the world was created; it is the end for which the saints are called and convened (See Piper's sermon God Created Us For His Glory): it is the chief thing we should seek—“that in all things God may be praised (glorified through Jesus Christ)” (1Pe 4:11-note). (Treasury of David—Psalm 33). In other words, all of the glorious attributes of El Olam are themselves everlasting! And in this day of turmoil and gross and blatant wickedness, we, too, need a fresh view of God. (Vocal version). It lasts for ever, and they who are in it last for ever. While we will not know God by any new Names as did Abraham, we are promised new understanding of the Names He has already revealed. The word has the same significance in Isaiah 40:28. (3) Let the consideration of God’s eternity take off our love and confidence from the world, and the things thereof. Only in obedience can we discover the great joy of the will of God. Spurgeon: Thy burden, or what thy God lays upon thee, lay thou it upon the Lord. The LORD'S lovingkindnesses indeed never cease, Wheaton, Ill.: Victor Books). Patterson has a lengthy note on "everlasting" (or eternal - qedem): The Hebrew form means lit., “from aforetime” but is usually employed in the sense of (1) “from of old” (Neh 12:46; Ps 77:11; Isa 45:21; 46:9), (2) “from most ancient times” (Ps 74:12), or (3) “from everlasting” (Mic 5:2). Now we have digital clocks and watches that split time into hundredths of a second. The Everlasting God lives forever and thus is able to sustain His people and forever meet their needs. The context tells which is meant but in both cases the subject is very distant and possibly perpetual. Let Him be God in your life today. He who was absolute over Pharaoh in Egypt is not one whit the less today the King of kings and Lord of lords; still do His chariot wheels roll onward in imperial grandeur, none being for a moment able to resist His eternal will. Psalm 145:1-2, 21-note, planting of the (tamarisk) tree was a symbol of fruitfulness and prosperity. I have been in some services, however,  where the worship went for three hours and it seemed like three minutes. Hast thou not heard?” In our dark hours we should revert to considerations which have been familiar to us from childhood, but have of late ceased to exert a definite impression. The “many days” of this verse could mean as much as ten to fifteen years, because Isaac was a young man when he accompanied Abraham to Mount Moriah (Genesis 22). (1) If God be eternal, His covenant will be so. This construction is weaker and less dynamic in emphasis than the previous phrase, insofar as it envisions a “simple duration.” This difference emerges in 1Ki 2:33, where both phrases occur. Abraham memorialized God as the source of his prosperity. Elevate their minds and thoughts, spiritualize their affections, make them heavenly, Christ-like, and full of God. Love Your Name = "Lovers of Your Name" = those who are loyal to the Lord. THOUGHT: Can you see how internalizing this truth about El Olam's everlasting protection can buoy your faith that you have a trustworthy Protector? How should His divine majesty and condescending love endear His instruction to us! John Gill comments on everlasting in Habakkuk 1:12: (Based on the truth he knows about God, Habakkuk declares) "we shall not die" meaning not a corporeal death, for all men die, good and bad; and even the Jews did die, and no doubt good men among them too, at the siege and taking of Jerusalem by the Chaldean army, either by famine or pestilence or sword. The answer is not as difficult as one might imagine. In this case, the English word “everlasting” is used to translate the Hebrew word “owlam”: “And many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, Some to everlasting life, Some to everlasting … Habakkuk is confused by why God is going to use the evil Babylonians to discipline His people. 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