by PamFord Davis
12/05/2011 / Devotionals
The choice of a child's name is official at the signing and registering of their birth certificate. The months of mulling over a list of possible names are over; their legal name is in black and white, a notary seals the document and the parents store the original copy in a secured place.
And, what will you name the child? God the Father beamed and proudly proclaimed, "He will be named Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace (Isaiah 9:6b HCS)." Imagine a registrar's predicament, that lengthy name will not fit in the allotted space on the certificate.
How can God almighty abbreviate glory? "She will give birth to a son, and you are to name Him Jesus, because He will save His people from their sins (Matthew 1:21 HCS)." Jesus the name flows with eloquence from called and ordained lips, we barely hear it above a whisper when voiced in prayer and all will confess the holder as Savior and Lord! (Philippians 2:10-11)
Freelance writer of both fiction and non-fiction. Devotionals are her first love in writing. Published articles in Mature Living Magazine, Devotions for the Deaf, The Secret Place, Light from the Word, Coosa Journal and more. Devotions included in Mary HollingsworthÃ¢s The One Year Devotional of Joy and Laughter by Tyndale Publishers.
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