Sacred Names


We are often asked these questions: What is the Assembly of Yahweh? Where is your headquarters? Who is your leader? These questions can be readily answered from the Scriptures.

In most of our English translations of the New Testament we find the word “church” being used (Matt. 16:18, 18:17, Acts 2:47, etc., etc.) This word is translated from the Greek word “ekklesia,” which means “a calling out,” “a congregation” or “an assembly” of people. In today’s common usage, when one refers to “a church,” he is usually talking about “a building.” The Scriptural meaning is “the people,” specifically the “called out” believers. All those who have heeded the call of Revelation 18:4 “… Come out of her, My people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.”

Upon heeding this call, what must a person do? This question was asked on the day of Pentecost by the people after they had heard the message of salvation, as it was presented by the Apostle Peter. “Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the Apostles, men and brethren, What shall we do?” (Acts 2:37). Peter answered, “… Repent and be immersed every one of you in the name of Yahshua the Messiah for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as Yahweh our Elohim shall call. And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying, save yourselves from this perverse generation. Then they that gladly received his word were immersed: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls.” (Acts 2:38-41). Reading down to verse 47 we find “… And Yahweh added to the assembly (ekklesia) daily such as were being saved.”


In Ephesians 3:14-15 we read, “For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Master Yahshua the Messiah. Of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named.”

Through the Scriptures it has been revealed that the name of the Father would be hidden, even from His people Israel. For we read the word of the prophets concerning the day, “… that thou shalt call Me Ishi (My Husband); and shall call Me no more Baali (My Lord). For I will take away the names of Baalim out of her mouth, and they shall no more be remembered by their name.” (Hosea 2:16-17). Again we read, “So will I make My Holy name known in the midst of My people Israel; and I will not let them pollute My Holy name any more; and the heathen shall know that I am Yahweh, the Holy One in Israel.” (Ezekiel 39:7).


By many Scriptural proofs we know we are living in the last days of this age. The time just before the coming of the great and dreadful DAY OF YAHWEH: the time of the coming of Eliyah (Malachi 4:5), whose very name means “MY MIGHTY ONE IS YAHWEH.” Just as it was foretold by the prophets of old, our Heavenly Father’s name has been revealed in these days; that name is YAHWEH (Psalms 68:4, 83:18, Isaiah 42:8, Exodus 3:15, 20:7).

Knowing these things and remembering that the promise is still for us today, as Peter said, “… and to all that are afar off, even as many as Yahweh our Elohim shall call.” He is still calling out a people for His NAME (Acts 15:14). In view of these facts we can say, THE ASSEMBLY OF YAHWEH IS: a group of people who are of one accord in that they have repented of their sins and have been immersed into Yahshua the Messiah (Rom. 6:3, Gal. 3:27). …

In the Scriptures we find that our Saviour Yahshua is ascended on high (Ephesians 4:10), He is on the right hand of the Father (Acts 7:56, Ephesians 1:20), He is our only mediator (1 Timothy 2:5), He is our High Priest (Hebrews 5:10), and our King (1 Timothy 6:14-15, Revelation 19:16). YAHSHUA THE MESSIAH IS OUR LEADER, HIS HEADQUARTERS AT THIS PRESENT TIME IS IN HEAVEN.

The Assembly of Yahweh has no other membership book than that mentioned in the Book of Life, “He that overcometh, the same shall be clothed in white raiment; and I will not blot out his name out of the Book of Life, but I will confess his name before My Father and before His angels.” (Rev. 3:5, compare 13:8, 20:12-15, 21:27).

Yes, Yahshua is the head of the body of the anointed. He is the Head of the ONE body of which there are many members (Acts 4:11, 1 Corinthians 11:3, 12:1-31, Ephesians 1:20-23, 4:4, 4:15, 5:23, 1 Peter 2:7). …

“And He gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of the Messiah: Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of Yahweh, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fullness of the Messiah: That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive.” (Ephesians 4:11-14).

There are thousands of religious groups, hundreds claiming to be followers of the Messiah – you can test them to see if they are really following the Master’s example: –

Are they named by any other than the one name by which the whole family in heaven and earth is named? Do they claim a central headquarters on earth? Do they have a man or a woman as their head? Do they beg for money continually? Do they offer all kinds of doctrines not found in the Scriptures? These groups will almost never fail to be identified by the names of Blasphemy, that they use (Rev. 17:3). The Pagan names of idols that they prefer in place of our Father’s name and the name of His Son. May all readers of THE FAITH be warned of these organizations of MEN.