Throughout the Bible, God often intervenes in the lives of His people in a unique way...He changes their name. Why? Sometimes that is the only way to get someone to look at themselves in the way that God sees them. He has to remove that anchor to the person's history and begin painting a picture of a new future...and He often starts with a name change. Do you need Him to change the name you call yourself when no one else is listening? He will.
It’s not always what others say about us that matters most. The most powerful voice in our life is quite often our own, so it’s important to identify what do we say about ourselves. The names we call ourselves quite clearly reveal who we think we are and what we think we are capable of…Read More
Can you imagine cursing your baby just moments after it was born? That’s the story of Jacob, whose name literally means “the deceiver.” Without intending to, his family set his life on a path of manipulation and lies that would end up costing him dearly. It wasn’t until God intervened, changed his name to Israel…Read More
Let’s face it, once we get into a routine, it’s pretty tough to switch directions. It’s even more difficult when we’ve seen ourselves in a certain way for a long time and then God calls us into a new place. The good news is…it’s never too late to begin walking out God’s plan for our…Read More
Whether we like the names we call ourselves, or the names we are called by other people, God has already got a new name ready for us, the name He will call us for the rest of eternity. Ultimately, the perfect design for our lives will be revealed in this name, and the manner in…Read More