El Shaddai

El Shaddai is one of the names for God in the Old Testament.
It means The Almighty God, the All
Sufficient One, or the God Who is More Than Enough.
The etymology of the word Shaddai in antiquity gives a slight reference to a mother feeding her
child at her breast, meaning that the mother is everything the child needs to
sustain life. The word Shaddai is
also used of mountains and linked
with El, the self-existent one, it
refers to the all powerful God who created the mountains and rules over all. He
is the One from Whom everything is derived.
Our God is the God Who is more than enough! He is the creator and sustainer of all that
exists. Jesus upholds all things by the power of His word. For by Him all things were created that are in heaven and that are on
earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or
powers. All things were created through Him and for Him. And He is before all
things, and in Him all things consist
(Colossians 1:16-17).
In the light of our God being El-Shaddai, our problems are
so small! The Being that created and sustains all that exists is my very own
Father! He is All-Sufficient to help me in my difficulties today. He is more than enough! He’s the God of
plenty! Someone said that God is El-SHaddai, not El-cheapo! He’s big enough,
strong enough, wise enough, and loving enough to help us through the tough
issues that life brings!
All we need to do is to release our faith in Him and believe
we receive the best that He has for every circumstance we encounter. El-Shaddai
promised that mountains would move at the command of faith spoken words. He
promised to answer faith based praying. And
whatever things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive
21:22). El-Shaddai is back of this promise. Let His more than enough power work on your behalf today.
Trust in El-Shaddai with all you heart today. Don’t lean on
your own ability alone. In all your ways today, acknowledge that El-Shaddai is
working on your behalf. He is providing the needed wisdom, insight, healing,
finances, and solutions to your current circumstances. He’s the Almighty God,
the All Sufficient One. He’s more than enough!


One thought on “El Shaddai

  1. Thank you! It is so easy to get distracted and look at the situation I face instead of the One that is never surprised by it. The One who already sees the end from the beginning. He is my "All" in all things! Thanks for the reminder, what a wonderful Word to end my day with and to proclaim and awake to in the morning 🙂

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