Through the names of God, you gain insight into God’s character—and how each name represents a facet of His being that He wants you to know and trust. For instance, when you understand that Jehovah Jireh means “the Lord your provider,” you can be assured of God’s provision for you.
In Praying Through the Names of God, Dr. Tony Evans
reveals fascinating insights into some of God’s powerful names and
offers you a chance to benefit personally by providing several
prayers based on those names. Your prayer life will be
revitalized as you connect your needs and requests with the
specific characteristic of God’s name relevant to your
“Ruach Elohim, I bless your name and lift up your holiness to be praised as I ask you to be ever present in my spirit. May your Holy Spirit dominate my own. I don’t want to wrestle anymore with fear, pain, or doubt. I want the trust and rest that come from your presence to be evident in all I do and feel. I seek you, Ruach Elohim—I seek your closeness to me. I need your presence in all I do—in each day, each moment. Help me know you and love you as I ought.” (source)
“Yet I boast in your name, Elohim Machase Lanu, because in you I will rise and stand upright despite what life sends me. You are my refuge.” (source)
“Pardon my sins, especially when they rise up in the face of all the blessings you’ve given me.” (source)
“You rule over all, and yet you also seek a relationship with your creation” (source)
“I praise you for the greatness of your creative prowess and ingenuity” (source)
Tony Evans is Senior Pastor of Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, Texas, president of The Urban Alternative, and a widely-syndicated radio broadcaster. He graduated from Dallas Theology Seminary, where he was the first African-American to receive a doctorate in theology.
Dr. Evans' Urban Alternative ministry seeks to bring about spiritual renewal in urban America, and his radio broadcast, “The Alternative with Dr. Tony Evans" airs in more than 500 outlets in the United States and over 40 countries.