Saturday, January 16, 2016
Bible Questions Answered:
“We are going to get a new name one day...?”
Louis/ Houston, Texas U.S.A.
God in times past changed (or allowed to be changed) the names of His servants:
He changed the name of Abram (Abram: High Father) to Abraham (Father of a multitude.)
Genesis 17:5 KJV
Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram, but thy name shall be Abraham; for a father of many nations have I made thee.
He changed the namme of Jacob (Heel Catcher, Supplanter) to Israel (He will rule as God).
Genesis 32:8 KJV
And He said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed.
He changed the name of Joseph (Let Him Add), to Zaphnath-paaneah (The man to whom mysteries are revealed.)
Genesis 41;45 KJV
And Pharaoh called Joseph's name Zaphnathpaaneah..."
He changed the name of Gideon (Warrior), to Jerubbaal (Contender with Baal, a name given to Gideon because he destroyed Baal altars and its worship).
Judges 6:32 KJV
Therefore on that day he called him Jerubbaal, saying, Let Baal plead against him, because he hath thrown down his altar.
He changed the name of Solomon (Peaceful), to Jedidiah (Praised of Jah).
II Samuel 12:24,25 KJV
24 Then David comforted Bathsheba his wife, and went in to her and lay with her. So she bore a son, and he called his name Solomon. Now The Lord loved him,
25 and He sent word by the hand of Nathan the prophet: So he called his name Jedidiah, because of the Lord.
He changed the name of Saul (Asked for/Prayed for), to Paul (Small/ humble).
Acts 13:9 NLT
Saul, also known as Paul, was filled with the Holy Spirit...”
Will our names be changed one day? Yes.
II Corinthians 5:17 KJV
Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.
Revelation 21:5 KJV
And He that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. And He said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful.
Isaiah 62:2 KJV (Israel's name changed.)
And the Gentiles shall see thy righteousness, and all kings thy glory: and thou shalt be called by a new name, which the mouth of The Lord shall name.
Revelation 2:17 KJV (The Christian's name changed.)
He that hath an ear, let him hear what The Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that over cometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it.
Revelation 3:12 KJV (Three new names, for God's people.)
Him that over cometh will I make a pillar in the temple of My God, and he shall go no more out: and I will write upon him the name of My God, and the name of the city of My God, which is new Jerusalem, which cometh down out of heaven from My God: and I will write upon him My new name.