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Why Christians Will Have New Names

posted by Jael Ever @ 7:00 AM
February 22, 2018

Are true Christians—i.e. those who have actually accepted The LORD Jesus as LORD and Ruler of their lives—aware that in The New Heaven and The New Earth, they will have at least Four New Names? And do they know why these New Names will be absolutely necessary?

Revelation 2: 17 says: “He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh 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.” But why will born-again believers need new names?

So many confessing Christians living today do not really comprehend the reality of being “born again”—when one is “born” into a New Family and one joins a New Reality. Once “born,” the new ‘babe’ in Christ must be fed with God’s Word, that person’s new spiritual food—baby food, a small spoon at a time. Whether one grows in this new reality or not becomes a constant struggle, because that growth means change, and obedience and submission to new laws—God’s Laws, as established in His Word.

In this last and final century of human rule on earth, the struggle for maturing believers today has become that true Christians are being torn away from this world. Internally, they feel it, they know it. God is calling them home to Himself, to an Absolutely New Realty, and to more New Names—in fact to at least four new names by which true believers in all coming time, eternity and space will be known:

Revelation 3: 12 insists: “Him that overcometh 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.”

But why will believers need new names? Because human families, earthly memories, all those things that too many carnal Christians hold on to will be no more. They will no longer exist. God’s Word says: “And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea (Revelation 21: 1).”

And the born-again Christian will in all ways be part of the new family: God’s Family! That Christian will truly understand that he has a New Father—The Eternal and Everlasting God, Maker and Creator of all Things. Old genealogies are erased. They cannot stand. Those earthly family members who likewise made it to this New Heaven will be glad to see them. But they too will know they are now in a New Family. And they now will have new names!

When they turned their backs on their old cultures, their old Jewish religion and traditions, Apostle Paul and all New Testament believers knew and understood their new identities in The LORD Jesus Christ. Even before many of them were martyred, they understood that they were dead to this world, but alive unto Christ. Thus, Paul could write: “Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new (2 Corinthians 5: 17).”

Today, confessing Christians must grasp these realities. It is time to make a choice: either surrender entirely to God, The Father, and His Future for Believers, or turn back to this world’s coming destruction. One truly cannot have both. As one’s wholesale Christian Bible makes clear: “And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever (1 John 2: 17).”

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New Book by Dr. Sondra O’Neale

posted by Jael Ever @ 22:34 PM
February 21, 2018

Think Your Animal Will Love You Forever?
Are You Responsible for Animals
Around the World?

Get Ready for Dr. O’Neale’s
Forthcoming Book
“Betrayal of Stewardship:
Extinctions, Declines, & Endless Attacks––
God’s Prophecies About His Animal Species”

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