Ebenezer

Alicia Gutierrez

April 22, 2021

The word Ebenezer comes from an ancient, biblical, Jewish tradition of placing stones as a marker to remember the victories they won in battle.

When you hear the name Ebenezer, generally you think of an old miserly man who was visited and changed by three Spirits on Christmas Eve. However, the word Ebenezer actually comes from an ancient, biblical, Jewish tradition of placing stones as a marker to remember the victories they won in battle. Whenever someone would walk by those stones, they would know that an important event happened there, and that God helped them through that trial.