Names of God

El Chai אל חי

God of life

The living God

God the Living One

El Chai, God of life, is a great comfort to those seeking help and salvation.

This comforting divine name also occurs as Elohim Chai and Elohim Chayim and describes how there is no impermanence with God, but that He is rather the source of life.

God is the source of life!

A man filled with the life-giving resurrection power of Jesus can by grace partake in God’s love and the immortality of God - life in abundance and life in eternity.

Jeremia 2:13b (ESV)

...they have forsaken me, the fountain of living waters [chayim], and hewed out cisterns for themselves, broken cisterns that can hold no water.

Psalms 36:9 (ESV)

For with you is the fountain of life; in your light do we see light.

Psalms 42:2 (ESV)

My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and appear before God?

Genesis 16:13+14a (ESV)

So she called the name of the Lord who spoke to her, "You are a God of seeing," for she said, "Truly here I have seen him who looks after me." Therefore the well was called Beer-lahai-roi (it means the well of the Living One who sees me);

Jeremia 10:10a (ESV)

But the Lord is the true God; he is the living God and the everlasting King.

Psalms 84:2 (ESV)

My soul longs, yes, faints for the courts of the Lord; my heart and flesh sing for joy to the living God.

John 1:1-5 (ESV)

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.

Matthew 16:16b (ESV)

..."You are the Christ, the Son of the living God."

John 5:24-29 (ESV)

Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life. “Truly, truly, I say to you, an hour is coming, and is now here, when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God, and those who hear will live. For as the Father has life in himself, so he has granted the Son also to have life in himself. And he has given him authority to execute judgment, because he is the Son of Man. Do not marvel at this, for an hour is coming when all who are in the tombs will hear his voice and come out, those who have done good to the resurrection of life, and those who have done evil to the resurrection of judgment.

John 6:63 (ESV)

It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh is no help at all. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.

John 6:68b+69 (ESV)

"Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life, and we have believed, and have come to know, that you are the Holy One of God."

John 3:16 (ESV)

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.