As the old gospel song says: “There’s a New Name written down in Glory, and it’s Mine, Yes, it’s Mine!” Thank you, Lord!
“To everyone who is victorious I will give some of the manna that has been hidden away in heaven. And I will give to each one a white stone, and on the stone will be engraved a new name that no one understands except the one who receives it.” (Revelation 2:17, NLT)
In my Bible, those words are printed in red ink. That means they are the words of Jesus. They were spoken in a vision to the Apostle John about the rewards that are waiting for God’s people in heaven. For those who are victorious over sin, Jesus promises to give Manna – the bread of life. To those who overcome the struggles of this life, Jesus promises to give a white stone with a new name. A different name. A unique name. A secret name. Maybe we will keep our earth-born names in heaven, maybe we…
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