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Our new name

December 29, 2013 Comments off

Scripture records several examples of saints who were given a new name by God. Others were given names by the kings they served. A very few, including Cyrus, and John the Baptist, and Jesus, were assigned a name before their birth. Prophecy indicates the saints who overcome will also be given new names. This seems to be connected with their becoming new members of the family of God, sons of God. In the table below the people who received new names, and promises about receiving a new name are listed, with Scripture references.

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