Thursday, July 16, 2015

July 16, 2015 … Honoring His Name

Daily Berry Patch Devotions in 2015 - Day 197

Devotional Song: … GO TO THIS LINK … Please once again take the time to once again take in a video of the Maranatha Singers singing Bill and Gloria Gaither’s original song Jesus, … There’s Something About That Name, holding up the Name which is to be declared as our mission in life … living to honor His Name.

Highlight Passage Matthew 1: 21-23 [NKJV] … USE THIS LINK ...
… His Name was also Immanuel
Highlight Context - Matthew 1: 18-25 [NKJV]USE THIS LINK
… God Named His Son to reflect His mission in life

Reference Passage #1 - Romans 12: 1-2 [NKJV] USE THIS LINK
… Are we becoming living sacrifices to honor His Name?

Reference Passage #2 - Ephesians 4: 1 [NKJV] … 
1  I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you to walk worthy of the calling with which you were called, ... 
… Are we living to honor His Name? …

My Journal for Today: Today’s Our Daily Bread author, Bill Crowder, got right to the main point of his teaching today when he charged his readers (me) to insure that our actions/choices reflect the very Name of the One Who came and was named of God to save all mankind.

 God had His Son named to reflect His mission on earth; and we read two of those names in today’s highlight passage … Immanuel … “God in us” … and Jesus, “Jehovah, Who Saves.” And Crowders question is framed in the reality of how we live our lives. And I’m challenged to answer as to whether I’m living up to the Name of my Lord and Savior … today and all days?

 I must stand before my God one day to answer that question; and prayerfully I will hear Him say, “… Well done, my faithful servant!!”

My Prayer Today: Oh Lord, … may I live today … and all days … to honor Your Name. Amen

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