1). What do it means to hollow God’s name?
I believe it means to honor, respect, and cherish Him and His name; also to praise Him in the highest regard. It also means not to use His Name in vain no matter what.
2). What do hallowed means?
It means to consecrate or set apart as being holy; to venerate as being holy, and it means to give respect to.
3). Does the Bible speak of His Name as being holy?
Yes it does! In Psalm 7:17 says, “I will praise the Lord according to his righteousness: and will sing praise to the name of the Lord most high.” (Luke 11:2). There are so many other scriptures that tell us to honor God’s Name and Who He is.
4). Is holiness a prime characteristic of God?
Yes, holiness is a prime characteristic of who God really is, and why He desire us to be holy as He is.
5). According to OT what are we asking when we say those words? “Hallowed be Thy Name,”
Jesus taught us this prayer through His disciples and we should be asking that God reveal His glory through His name in this earth. The OT patriarch honored God’s name as well as who He was. This is giving God the glory He deserve.
6). What should we be asking for when we pray this phrase?
We should be asking for God to receive glory, honor, and praise. We should be exalting Him as this Psalm says, “I will extol the Lord at all times; his praise will always be on my lips. My soul will boast in the Lord; let the afflicted hear and rejoice. Glorify the Lord with me; let us exalt his name together. (Psalm. 34:1-3). I like that word “boast!”
7). According to the Bible does God deserve to be hallow? Explain.
Yes, and yes again!! Personally speaking, I know He does. God has showed Himself to be the One and only true God in this universe. Since God changed my life there has been awesome things happen to help me know that God deserve the glory, honor, and all the praise. AMEN.
8). Why does the Lord’s Prayer contain this phrase?
In the Lord’s Prayer, the phrase, “Hallowed be Your name” is appropriate, because not only is God holy, but His name is holy too.
9). Is God’s Name Holy as He is?
Yes, I believe it is! The Bible tell us that God’s Name is holy, and should be honored just as Himself. That is powerful, amen!!
10). What do the word consecrated means?
It means to make or declare (something, typically a church) sacred; dedicate formally to a religious or divine purpose. “the present Holy Trinity church was consecrated in 1845” (in Christian belief) make (bread or wine) into the body or blood of Christ. “they received the host but not the consecrated wine” ordain (someone) to a sacred office, typically that of bishop.
11). What do the word sacred means?
- devoted or dedicated to a deity or to some religious purpose;consecrated
- entitled to veneration or religious respect by association with divinity or divine things; holy.
- pertaining to or connected with religion (opposed to secular or profane
(Leviticus 22:2; Deuteronomy 28:58; Isaiah 29:23, 57:15; Ezekiel 36:23; Daniel 2:20; Matthew 6:9).
12). Name other scriptures which speak of God Holy Name.
13). How do we become holy as God is Holy?
The Lord took the initiative to pull us out of our former lifestyles. He saved us, cleansed us, and set us apart for righteousness. If we have believed in Christ for salvation, we have been washed by the regeneration of the Holy Spirit and set apart from the world for godliness (see Romans 12:2). We are holy because of Jesus Christ. We must live a holy life as well.