Monday Music — The Only Name (Yours Will Be) by Big Daddy Weave

Big Daddy Weave sings "The Only Name" ~ Philippians 2:9

Big Daddy Weave sings “The Only Name” ~ Philippians 2:9-10

Making a name for ourselves has been popular since The Tower of Babel, but the day is coming when everyone, everywhere will proclaim only one name:

Jesus.  

In each life, there’ll be hundreds of impactful names that will touch our lives, but there’ll only be one name that will matter, because only one name has the power to save.

Only one name will never fail us.

Only one name says it all. 

 For this
reason also,
God highly exalted Him,
and bestowed on Him the name
which is above every name,

so that at the
name of Jesus
every knee will bow,
of those who are
in heaven and on earth
and under the earth,
~ Philippians 2:9-10

 

Speaking of names, if you’re as curious as I was about the band’s name, Big Daddy Weave, you’ll enjoy the story I read in The Christian Music Review Blog [Read more…]

What Does the Name Jehovah Elohim Say About God? What’s in a Name?

When you hear the name Brutus, what image comes to your mind? Perhaps someone rather large with muscles in his earlobes and who grunts?

What about the name Cedric? Do you imagine someone not quite as large and who doesn’t grunt, but rather speaks impeccably with a British accent and is wearing a private school uniform and glasses?

Jean'sSmartLookOr the name Jean? Do you picture someone strikingly beautiful with an intelligent look about her? You’re laughing!

My point is that names can create powerful images in our mind.

That’s one reason why people throughout time have put tremendous thought into naming their children. (Some should have put a little more thought into it, but that’s beside the point.)

In the Bible, we see each name of God overflow with meaning. [Read more…]