This is our Nissi flag, which features our YHVH Nissi silk. This flag is part of our “Names of God” Dyed4you Art flag line. Each of these flags feature an image of a related Dyed4you silk, the word for which is included as part of the word that goes with this flag. Additionally, these flags are anointed with the same oils as the original silks.
The Hebrew lettering on this flag says: Jehovah Nissi, which means the Lord our Banner. This name comes from Exodus 17:15 (KJV) [emphasis mine] “And Moses built an altar, and called the name of it Jehovahnissi:”
In scripture, the name of God is written with the Hebrew letters: yod-hey-vav-hey. This is sometimes noted in English by the acronym of the letters (YHVH); and sometimes vowels are added to create Jehovah, Yahweh (sometimes abbreviated YHWH), or Yehovah. All of these renditions refer to the one true God, the eternal one, maker of heaven and earth.
Though some people firmly believe in using one version over another, we use whichever one we feel led to given the circumstances. As Jehovah tends to be the most recognized version, that was what we felt led to use on this flag. Just as we see earthly parents and grandparents smile as their familial infants slaughter the pronunciation of their names, so we trust God will extend grace to us. We believe His primary concern is that we are in fact calling on Him. And the fact that we are gives Him much pleasure.
A Prophetic Nugget from “Daily Downloads from Heaven” by Meghan Williams is connected to this. It’s called “Jehovah Nissi (the Lord our Banner).”
Exodus 17:15 (NLT) Moses built an altar there and named it Yahweh-Nissi (which means “the LORD is my banner”).
Beloved, I AM Jehovah Nissi – the Lord your banner, your miracle. And when that day of victory comes, be intentional to take note so that when future battles make you weary, you will remember you serve the victorious One.
Refuse to forget the successes of the past, and use them as memorial stones to build your foundation of faith so you will be unshakable in future. For I AM the same – yesterday, today, and forever – and I AM God.
The name of the silk in this piece is YHVH Nissi (the LORD my banner).
It has been prayed over and anointed with The Scent of Heaven’s Victory oil, which is used as a reminder that our victory is in Him. The scriptures that go with this oil are:
- 1 Corinthians 15:57 – “But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.”
- 1 John 5:4 – “For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world— our faith.”
Indeed you are able to do “all things through Christ who strengthens you.” God gives you the authority to fight and win the battle you face.
We pray it blesses you!
NOTE: If you’re wondering why I’ve shared this art flag letter, I explain on my personal blog in a post called God Speaking Through Silk why I began sharing these on my personal blog. Later, I felt led to share some on the Dyed4you Ministries blog as well. So I share some here and some there (you can find the ones there in the silk words and Dyed4you Art Flag category). To find out more about the words we birth – including how they are created and what is typically included – visit our About Our Silk Letters and Art Words page.