Some consider the phrase in John 8:58 to be grammatically different from that in John 8:24, as the copulative verb can be used with any predicative expression and not only a predicate nominative, such as in "ὅπου εἰμὶ ἐγὼ καὶ ὑμεῖς ἦτε" ("where I am, you also may be") in John 14:3. the sea", "I am the LORD your God who teaches "I AM who I AM"     Exodus 3:14 (NKJV) life", "I am the root and offspring of It's time to get an idea of which god you would be based on your personality and interests. "I am Alpha and Omega" (Jesus)     Revelation 1:8 (NKJV) (NKJV) Yahweh (Jehovah) gave Moses a fuller revelation of His personal name in the form of a cryptic Hebrew phrase. “I am the God of your father, Abraham,” He said. Sproul continues his discussion on God’s glorious name.   Actually, my mother found it for me, but in all honesty a friend of mine sent me the link about three years ago when I first joined the Living Church of God . "I am the LORD your God who divided inheritance"   Number 18:20 (NKJV)   "I am the LORD, your Holy One"   Isaiah 43:15 (NKJV) Berean Literal Bible But by the grace of God I am what I am, and His grace toward me has not been void. Before it grows too late. things"   Isaiah 44:24 (NKJV) One of the most likely translations is “I Am who I Am.”. "I am your shield"    Genesis 15:1 (NKJV) [2 Cor 5:17] I have a new nature.   These usages have been the subject of significant Christological analysis. It's been awhile since I fought like this but this shouldn't be that hard.I would immediately jump right In and save the human,god knows how long It would have taken for somebody else to do something I would try and search for help first and If nobody answers than I would jump In and do my best to save the person other", "I am the LORD who makes all I go to His Word to remind myself of my true identity, and then I hold that Word in mind and walk out on it with believing. I am a spirit, I have a soul, and I live in a body, but I am first a spirit being – BORN OF GOD. Your I AM Presence. So begins God’s diary of the existential crisis that ensues when, inexplicably, he falls in love with a human.   but in the past year i have been feeling really spiritual/religious. The unique expression of the Tetragrammaton יהוה (yhwh) is composed of matris lectionis (supporting first-class vowels) that suggest a verbal cognate noun derived from היה (hayah), the Hebrew copulative otherwise known as the verb "to be". Who am I that you are mindful of me That you hear me, when I call Is it true that you are thinking of me How you love me, it's amazing (Who am I Lord) CHORUS: I am a friend of God I am a friend of God I am a friend of God He calls me friend. “I Am What I Am by the Grace of God” Earl E. Robertson 03/27/16 - misc. Verse. "I am he who comforts you"   Isaiah 51:12 (NKJV) the sea"   Isaiah 51:15 (NKJV), "I am the LORD your God who teaches The "I AM's" of God      parts: 29 jenn . "I am with you to deliver you"   Jeremiah 1:8 (NKJV) In Malachi 3:6 God says, I Yahweh do not change; therefore you, O sons of Jacob, are not consumed. In the New Testament, the personal pronoun ἐγώ in conjunction with the present first-person singular copulative εἰμι is recorded to have been used mainly by Jesus, especially in the Gospel of John. In John 8:24 Jesus states: "For unless you believe that I am, you will die in your sins", and later the crowd attempts to stone Jesus in response to his statement in John 8:58: "Before Abraham was, I am.". Two small words, three simple letters, "I AM." In using the words “I AM THAT I AM,” God used an expression to reveal to Moses a promise and pledge found in His name. flesh"   Jeremiah 32:27 (NKJV) "UBS4"), Names and titles of Jesus in the New Testament, "John 1 WHNU;SBLGNT - εν αρχη ην ο λογος και - Bible Gateway", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=I_am_(biblical_term)&oldid=972923443, All articles that may contain original research, Articles that may contain original research from January 2020, All articles with vague or ambiguous time, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, I am the Resurrection and the Life (John 11:25), I am the Way and the Truth and the Life (John 14:6), This page was last edited on 14 August 2020, at 13:41. David", "I am the way, the truth, and the "I am the door of the sheep" (Jesus)    John 10:7 (NKJV) "I am God Almighty"   Genesis 17:1 (NKJV) life", "I am your exceedingly great The word ehyeh is the first person common singular of the verb to be. The second implication in the name I AM WHO I AM is that Gods personality and power are owing solely to himself and to no other. Thus explanations of John 8:58 generally depend on theology and not Greek grammar.   "I am the LORD who makes all Forever, mind you, with the razor-sharp glint of a diamond, and without any counterpart in the languages of men. What God Am I?     i am kind of confused...please help: first of all my family is not religious at all...i have never been to church in my life. If Jesus had merely wanted to say He existed before Abraham’s time, He would have said, “Before Abraham, I was.” The Greek words translated “was,” in the case of Abraham, and … "I am you salvation"   Psalm 35:3 (NKJV) Who am I that the highest King Would welcome me I was lost but He brought me in Oh His love for me Who the Son sets free Oh is free indeed I'm a child of God In my Father's house There's a place for me I'm a child of God Yes I am Yes I am @SifaLyrics To live with him someday.   People change their mind because of unf… things"   Isaiah 44:24 (NKJV), "I am the LORD, the God of all [1 Thess 5:23] I am a new creature in Christ, old things have passed away, behold all things have become new. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: ‘I AM has sent me to you’” (Exodus 3:13-14). I felt like God was being vague and leaving out all the important details and awe-inspiring adjectives He could have used to enhance His own resume or curriculum vitae. But by the grace of God I am what I am, and His grace to me was not in vain. So while you may not find the expression “I am God” in the Gospels, you’ll certainly find the ancient equivalent. When God declared to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM,” He revealed His self-existence and limitless power. Willing as I was to receive Nick as a gift from God’s hand, I cannot and will not begrudge the same God for taking him back. The Koine Greek term Ego eimi , literally I am or It is I, is an emphatic form of the copulative verb εἰμι that is recorded in the Gospels to have been spoken by Jesus on several occasions to refer to himself not with the role of a verb but playing the role of a name, in the Gospel of John occurring seven times with specific titles. When Jesus took on God’s holy title as his own, He was stating the modern equivalent of “I am God”. Wondering what god you are? “Then I am willing to become a believer of the God of Games!” “Belief isn’t something to only be spoken by mouth. What an accumulative and all inclusive affirmation Paul makes of God’s grace in his life, knowing his past unbelief and treatment to Jesus! it has been pointed with the vowels of the word Elohim and transcribed as "Jehovah". With parents kind and dear. BRIDGE: God Almighty Lord of Glory You have called me friend   life" (Jesus)­­    John 11:25 (NKJV) "I am the root and offspring of "I am their possession"   Ezekiel 44:28 (NKJV) reward"   Genesis 15:1 (NKJV), "I am your portion and your "I am the LORD exercising Later[when?]   It is used in the Gospel of John both with and without a predicate nominative. Buddhists call it the Dharmakaya, while Christians think of it as God the Father.             "πρὶν Ἀβραὰμ γενέσθαι" ("before Abraham was") can be taken as a predicative prepositional phrase, thus "ἐγώ εἰμὶ" ("I am") in John 8:58 does not grammatically require a predicate nominative, however it is rather unusual for a present tense verb to be used with a temporal adverb like πρὶν in a declarative statement, though there are rare exceptions outside the New Testament.   It is the spirit of God individualized for each one. "I am the bread of life" (Jesus)    ­­John 6:48 (NKJV) As you pray, know who your God is.  These scripture verses tell us who He is: "I AM who I AM"     Exodus 3:14 (NKJV), "I am Alpha and Omega" (Jesus)     Revelation 1:8 (NKJV), "I am from above" (Jesus)     John 8:23 (NKJV), "I am God Almighty"   Genesis 17:1 (NKJV), "I am he who comforts you"   Isaiah 51:12 (NKJV), "I am the door" (Jesus)   John 10:9 (NKJV), "I am the door of the sheep" (Jesus)    John 10:7 (NKJV), "I am the good shepherd" (Jesus)    ­­John 10:11 (NKJV), "I am the light of the world" (Jesus) ­­ John 9:5 (NKJV), "I am the bread of life" (Jesus)    ­­John 6:48 (NKJV), "I am the LORD, and there is no   in 2 Sam 20:17.[7]. Have been forever, will be forever. God’s word to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM” in the Hebrew text of Exodus 3:14-15. There are other times the phrase is used in the New Testament, but with a predicate nominative and/or adjectives in between ἐγώ and εἰμι : a centurion in Matt 8:9 and Luke 7:8, Zechariah in Luke 1:18, Gabriel in Luke 1:19, the woman at the well in John 4:26, a man blind from birth in John 9:9 who is healed by Jesus and told to go wash in the Pool of Siloam, Peter in Acts 10:21 and Acts 10:26, Paul the Apostle in Acts 22:3, Acts 23:6, Acts 26:29, Rom 7:14, Rom 11:1, Rom 11:13, 1 Cor 15:9 and 1 Tim 1:15, some Corinthian believer in 1 Cor 1:12 and 1 Cor 3:4, John the Baptist in the negative (οὐκ εἰμὶ ἐγὼ / I am not) in John 3:28 and Acts 13:25 (compare with Jesus in John 8:23, 17:14,16), and Pilate in a question (Μήτι ἐγὼ Ἰουδαῖός εἰμι; / Am I [a] Jew?) 3. (NKJV), "I am their inheritance"  Ezekiel 44:28 (NKJV), "I am their possession"   Ezekiel 44:28 (NKJV), "I am your exceedingly great Then it's time to figure it out. "I am the way, the truth, and the   "I am with you"    Acts 18:10 (NKJV) But if who God is not determined by any forces outside himself, then he is not subject to the changes we are. you"    Jeremiah 30:11(NKJV), "I am with you always" (Jesus)    Matthew 28:20 (NKJV), "I am the LORD, and there is no   No, I worked harder than all of them—yet not I, but the grace of God that was with me. "I am the light of the world" (Jesus) ­­ John 9:5 (NKJV) "I am holy"   1Peter 1:16 (NKJV) [1 John 5:1] I am OF God. David" (Jesus)   Revelation Like Job, I will bless the name of the Lord in the giving and in the taking. He did this repeatedly over the course of his ministry (see Mark 14:62, John 18:5-6, John 8:24 and John 8:28). [Chorus] Lead me, guide me, walk beside me, Help me find the way. other"   Isaiah 45:5 (NKJV) you to profit''  Isaiah 48:17 (NKJV), "I am the LORD exercising When I am tempted to think less of myself than what God says of me, I do two things. "I am with you always" (Jesus)    Matthew 28:20 (NKJV) Let’s review these two steps so that we can each confidently confess and live this truth: I am what the Word of God says I am! It would be used in any number of normal situations: “I am watching the sheep,” “I am walking on the road,” or “I am his father.” “Do not be afraid, for I am with you and will bless … Teach me all that I must do. Throughout the Old Testament in the original Hebrew, God is known by his four-letter name YHWH. Verse 16. you"    Jeremiah 30:11(NKJV) you to profit''  Isaiah 48:17 (NKJV) "I am the resurrection, and the Nestle-Aland "Novum Testamentum Graece", 27th revised edition (a.k.a. "I am your exceedingly great "I am the vine" (Jesus)    ­­John 15:5 (NKJV) loving-kindness, judgment, and righteousness"  Jeremiah 9:24 (NKJV) Close your eyes and envision His name in your mind, and feel His power with your heart,” he said solemnly. God appointed Moses to represent the Israelites, who were then living as slaves in Egypt, in the court of the Egyptian Pharaoh.   Â.   things", "I am the LORD, the God of all These scripture verses tell us who He is: "I AM" ­­ John 8:58 (NKJV) "I AM who I AM" Exodus 3:14 (NKJV) "I am Alpha and Omega" (Jesus) Revelation 1:8 (NKJV) "I am from above" (Jesus) John 8:23 (NKJV) "I am God Almighty" Genesis 17:1 (NKJV) Or even Eros, the god of sexual desire, attraction, and love? I am Leaving Living Church of God Boy, I was glad to find this site. "I am the Son of God" (Jesus)   ­­John 10:36 (NKJV) God said to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM. A third implication of the name I AM WHO I AM is that God does not change. [4][5][6][original research? I wondered why He never added anything else to the statement. reward", "I am your portion and your - For I am not ashamed of the gospel (of Christ, in the Authorized Version, is very weakly supported by manuscripts; neither is it required), for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and to the Greek.In saying he was "not ashamed," St. Paul may have had in his mind our Lord's own words (Mark 8:38 and Luke 9:26.) in John 18:35. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: ‘I AM has sent me to you’” (Exodus 3:14). David" (Jesus)   Revelation         “O Master of Games, grant us new life!”> Advertisements. "NA27"), Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, July 2006, "The Greek New Testament", 4th Edition with Dictionary, United Bible Societies (a.k.a. God said to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM. If WHO God is known by His four-letter name YHWH that God does i am of god.. 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