Devotional Series : What’s In A Name?


What's in a Name?

#14 Treasure Old and New


The Old Testament reveals the New Testament by visual Real Life stories. The New Testament explains the Old Testament by the Ultimate Meaning. Abram’s history is our history. His test, our test. And to consider the story with the Holy Spirit’s revelation is … Continue reading

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#13 Unending Fellowship with God


Genesis 17:1 AMPC When Abram was ninety-nine years old, 
the Lord appeared to him and said, 
“I am the Almighty God; walk and live habitually before Me and be perfect (blameless, wholehearted, complete).” Now at the end of Abram’s effort, God … Continue reading

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#12 God Can Begin When We End


Genesis 17:1 NASB Now when Abram was ninety-nine years old, 
the Lord appeared to Abram and said to him, 
“I am God Almighty; Walk before Me, and be blameless.” Abram had the confidence that he could help God fulfill His promise. And every … Continue reading

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#11 Price of Failing to Wait


Abram’s heart longed for children. Then the word of the Lord came to him (Abram). “This man [Eliezer] will not be your heir, but a son coming from your own body will be your heir.” Genesis 15:4 Impatient, Abram let Sarai, … Continue reading

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#10 Nature and Destiny in the Name


Genesis 4:1-2 NASB She conceived and gave birth to Cain, 
and she said, “I have gotten a manchild 
with the help of the Lord.” 
Again she gave birth to his brother Abel. Cain means ‘to possess, to provoke to jealousy.’ Abel … Continue reading

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#9 Mother of All the Living


Genesis 3:19-20 NASB “By the sweat of your face
 you will eat bread,
 till you return to the ground,
 because from it you were taken;
 For you are dust,
 and to dust you shall return.”
 Now the man called his wife’s … Continue reading

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#8 Unique Identity Lost in the Fall


Into that perfect Eden came the terrible mistake 
that seemed so reasonable. The wife made a choice, independent of God and of Adam. 
And Adam joined her deception, though he was not himself deceived 
(2 Timothy 2:14). Genesis 3:9-13 NASB The … Continue reading

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#7 This is Now Bone of My Bones


Genesis 2:20 AMP …for Adam there was not found a helper meet, (suitable, adapted, complimentary) for him. Since the Lord God allowed no pain in Eden, Adam was put into a deep sleep while a rib was taken from his side. … Continue reading

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#6 To Name Every Living Thing


Adam means simply ‘man or mankind.’ What is the meaning of this assignment given to Adam, the naming of all living creatures of earth and sky? In the first brief account of creation (Genesis Chapter 1), God gave to the male … Continue reading

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#5 The Strange Way that Adam is Named


The Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone; I will make him a helper suitable for him” (Genesis 2:18). Then God formed the beasts of the field and birds of the sky and brought them to ‘the … Continue reading

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#4 Choosing a Name is a Serious Matter


Genesis is strangely void of any measure of time. Events happen beyond a framework of time. By time I mean our restricted sphere of known hours, days, years – where everything fits into intervals. In Genesis, we know nothing of the passage of … Continue reading

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#3 The Naming of Creation


‘The man’ was given a strange assignment. That he was to cultivate and keep Eden was natural, as it was his home. Genesis 2:19 NASB Out of the ground the Lord God formed every beast of the field and every bird … Continue reading

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#2 Nothing Is without a Name


God handmade a man in the image of the Trinity, and breathed His own breath into him, but he was given no name in the beginning. He was just ‘the man.’ Then the Lord God formed man of dust from … Continue reading

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#1 What is the Importance of a Name?


The issue and importance of ‘name’ is deeply imbedded and recurrent in scripture, even from the very beginning… And God called the light Day, and the darkness He called Night. And God called the firmament Heavens. Genesis 1:5, 8 AMPC Creation … Continue reading

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