A REMINDER TO REMEMBER

 

rkz  -- "zaw-kar" --   properly to mark (so as to be recognized), to remember; to mention; to be mindful, recount, record, make to be remembered,  bring  (call, come, keep, put) to (in) remembrance.

 

THREE DIFFERENT TRANSLATIONS OF PSALM 8:4

SCRIPTURES:  What is man that You remember him?  And the son of man that you visit him?

WEB:  What is man, that you think of him? The son of man, that you care for him?

BBE:  What is man, that you keep him in mind? The son of man, that you take him into account?

 

THREE TIMES WHEN YAHWEH REMEMBERED SOMEONE IN NEED

(Gen 8:1)  Elohim remembered Noah, all the animals, and all the cattle that were with him in the ark; and Elohim made a wind to pass over the earth. The waters subsided.

(Gen 19:29)  It happened, when Elohim destroyed the cities of the plain, that Elohim remembered Abraham, and sent Lot out of the midst of the overthrow, when he overthrew the cities in which Lot lived.

(Gen 30:22)  Elohim remembered Rachel, and Elohim listened to her, and opened her womb.

 

THREE PRAYERS BY PEOPLE WHO ASKED THAT YAHWEH SHOULD REMEMBER THEM

(Jdg 16:28)  (Samson) called to Yahweh, and said, Master Yahweh, remember me, Please, and strengthen me, Please, only this once, Elohim, that I may be at once avenged of the Philistines for my two eyes.

(1Sa 1:11)  She (Hannah) vowed a vow, and said, Yahweh of hosts, if you will indeed look on the affliction of your handmaid, and remember me, and not forget your handmaid, but will give to your handmaid a man-child, then I will give him to Yahweh all the days of his life, and there shall no razor come on his head.

(Isa 38:3)  and (Hezekiah) said, Remember now, Yahweh, I beg you, how I have walked before you in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in your sight. Hezekiah wept sore.

 

THREE PROMISES OF YAHWEH THAT HE WILL REMEMBER HIS COVENANT

(Gen 9:15)  and I will remember my covenant, which is between me and you and every living creature of all flesh, and the waters will no more become a flood to destroy all flesh.

(Lev 26:45)  but for their sake I will remember the covenant of their ancestors, whom I brought forth out of the land of Egypt in the sight of the nations, that I might be their God. I am Yahweh.'"

(Eze 16:60)  Nevertheless I will remember my covenant with you in the days of your youth, and I will establish to you an everlasting covenant.

 

THREE LESSONS UNDERLINING THE IMPORTANCE OF REMEMBERING THE PAST

(Deu 5:15)  You shall remember that you were a servant in the land of Egypt, and Yahweh your God brought you out of there by a mighty hand and by an outstretched arm: therefore Yahweh your God commanded you to keep the Sabbath day.

(Deu 7:18)  you shall not be afraid of them: you shall well remember what Yahweh your God did to Pharaoh, and to all Egypt;

(Deu 24:22)  You shall remember that you were a bondservant in the land of Egypt: therefore I command you to do this thing (i.e. look after the foreigners, the fatherless, the widows and the poor).

 

 

 

 


 

THREE URGENT REMINDERS TO REMEMBER YAHWEH AND HIS COMMANDMENTS

(Deu 8:18)  But you shall remember Yahweh your Elohim, for it is he who gives you power to get wealth; that he may establish his covenant which he swore to your fathers, as at this day.  (DON'T TAKE YOUR EYES OFF ME)

(Jer 51:50)  You who have escaped the sword, go you, don't stand still; remember Yahweh from afar, and let Jerusalem come into your mind.  (DON'T STAND STILL, HAVING SEEN WHAT I CAN DO)

(Mal 4:4)  "Remember the law of Moses my servant, which I commanded to him in Horeb for all Israel, even statutes and ordinances.  (DON'T BE DISCOURAGED WHEN THINGS GET TOUGH)

 

THREE INSTANCES WHERE IT IS BETTER FOR US NOT TO REMEMBER

(Num 11:5-6)  We remember the fish, which we ate in Egypt for nothing; the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlic: but now our soul is dried away; there is nothing at all save this manna to look on.

(Eze 23:27)  Thus will I make your lewdness to cease from you, and your prostitution brought from the land of Egypt; so that you shall not lift up your eyes to them, nor remember Egypt any more.

(Hos 2:17)  For I will take away the names of the Baals out of her mouth, And they will no more be remembered by their name.

 

THREE EXAMPLES OF YAHWEH CHOOSING NOT TO REMEMBER

(Isa 43:25)  I, even I, am he who blots out your transgressions for my own sake; and I will not remember your sins.

(Jer 31:34)  and they shall teach no more every man his neighbor, and every man his brother, saying, Know Yahweh; for they shall all know me, from the least of them to the greatest of them, says Yahweh: for I will forgive their iniquity, and their sin will I remember no more.

(Eze 18:21-22)  But if the wicked turn from all his sins that he has committed, and keep all my statutes, and do that which is lawful and right, he shall surely live, he shall not die. None of his transgressions that he has committed shall be remembered against him: in his righteousness that he has done he shall live.

 

THREE REWARDS FOR THOSE WHO ALWAYS REMEMBER YAHWEH

(Psa 63:5-6)  My soul shall be satisfied as with the richest food. My mouth shall praise you with joyful lips, when I remember you on my bed, and think about you in the night watches.

(Psa 103:18-19)  To those who keep his covenant, To those who remember to obey his precepts, Yahweh has established his throne in the heavens.

(Psa 119:52)  I remember your ordinances of old, Yahweh, and have comforted myself.

 

THREE PEOPLE NAMED ZEKARYAH ("YAHWEH WILL REMEMBER") WHO MADE A DIFFERENCE

 

(2Ch 24:20-21)  The Spirit of Elohim came on Zechariah the son of Jehoiada the priest; and he stood above the people, and said to them, Thus says Elohim, Why disobey you the commandments of Yahweh, so that you can't prosper? because you have forsaken Yahweh, he has also forsaken you.  They conspired against him, and stoned him with stones at the commandment of the king in the court of the house of Yahweh.

(2Ch 26:3-5)  Sixteen years old was Uzziah when he began to reign; and he reigned fifty-two years in Jerusalem: and his mother's name was Jechiliah, of Jerusalem.  He did that which was right in the eyes of Yahweh, according to all that his father Amaziah had done.  He set himself to seek Elohim in the days of Zechariah, who had understanding in the vision of Elohim: and as long as he sought Yahweh, Elohim made him to prosper.

(Ezr 6:14)  The elders of the Jews built and prospered, through the prophesying ("announcements and instructions by someone filled with the spirit of Yahweh") of Haggai the prophet and Zechariah the son of Iddo. They built and finished it, according to the commandment of the Elohim of Israel, and according to the decree of Cyrus, and Darius, and Artaxerxes king of Persia.