Mornings with Jesus

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27

A PEDIATRICIAN AND I COAUTHORED a book about birth and a baby’s first year. In my research, I found a little paperback titled, It was full of baby names and their meanings. The preface urged future parents to be prayerful about selecting a name instead of just picking something cute from a “Names Trending Now” list. In the passage above, the Lord shows us with Sarah that He attaches great significance to names. After He spoke to her husband, Abram (“exalted father”), he changed his name to Abraham (“father of nations”). He changed Sarai’s name (“my princess”) to Sarah (“princess of many”). The Lord changed their and helped them own it by giving them new names. He enlarged their vision of themselves.

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