Exodus 3:14  And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you.
15  And God said moreover unto Moses, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, The LORD God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, hath sent me unto you: this is my name for ever, and this is my memorial unto all generations.

Exodus 3:14 is God's Great Emancipation Proclamation for His people in Egypt.

In it He identified Himself as I AM.

He knew that this would make sense to His People, because He had already been referring to Himself for centuries as I AM.

Genesis 15:1  After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward.
 
Genesis 17:1  And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect.
 
Genesis 22:14  And Abraham called the name of that place Jehovahjireh: as it is said to this day, In the mount of the LORD it shall be seen.
 
The meaning of Jehovah Jireh (Yahweh Yireh) is I AM Who Provides.
It can be seen from the saying about the place, quoted at the end of the verse, that Yireh has to do with "seeing".
Therefore, literally, Yahweh Yireh means I AM  Who Sees or Who Will See To It.
In other words, God's provision will be seen.
The Lord not only looks on those who are His, but makes his help manifest to them.
In a deeper sense, this phrase can be understood as foretelling that Jesus, the Incarnate Son of God,
who became the Lamb offered for the sins of the world, would literally be seen in that place.
 
Genesis 35:11  And God said unto him, I am God Almighty: be fruitful and multiply; a nation and a company of nations shall be of thee, and kings shall come out of thy loins;
 
And in the centuries that followed Exodus 3, God continued that train of revelation.

I AM your Victory Banner - Exodus 17:15

I AM your Peace - Judges 6:20

God wants us to believe Him, but not as the devils do, who believe and tremble (James 2:19)

God wants us to believe that HE IS. Hebrews 11:6. 

Hebrews 11:6  But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.

He Is: He is our I AM.

He wants to be our personal I AM.

Receive Him as your very own I AM.

 

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