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the Death of his Daughter . . . . . 532
LXVIII. To the Rev. Thomas Grinfield, Clifton.—On
Hutchinsonianism . . . . . . . . 533
LXIX. To the Rev. - In Reply to a Request to
write a Review . . . . . . . . . 535
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NOTES OF SERMONS.
ON THE BEING AND NAME OF JEHOVAH.
Exod. iji. 14.—And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM:
and he said, Thus shall ye say to the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you.*
I. Let us consider the import of the name;
the incommunicable name. II. The proof of his [God's] possessing the
attributes included in it. III. The probable reasons of his choosing to
represent himself under this character.
I. The import of the word JEHOVAH. It comes from a word which denotes to be, to exist; and the proper import of it appears to be permanent, unchanging existence. In the word Jehovah is included the affixes and terminations of the future and of the past; implying that he centres within himself all past, together with all future, existence.
The name I am in the LXX. is rendered ó óv.
In the first chapter of the Revelation of St. John, the Lord describes himself under the following
* Preached at Leicester, in October 1814. VOL. V.