Today’s message from God Calling – A.J. Russell, reminds us that Jesus’ Name is still as powerful today as it was all those many years ago.
As I read the message, I thought about all the times I had to remind myself of that. His Name is still as powerful today, as it was the day I got saved. I thought about my grandmother, and her testimonies of Jesus and His love. It occurred to me, that every time she spoke His Name to me, the power of that Name was drawing, guarding, and guiding me to where I am today. Jesus said He would draw all men unto Himself when He is lifted up. Nowadays, trusting in that wonderful Name is as natural as breathing. It doesn’t occur to me to doubt; not for a second. I know He’s got my back, no matter what may come along.
The message tells us that the consciousness of His Name can lift the mood, change the atmosphere, and elevate thought, attitude, conversation, and, even actions. I’ve had countless experiences that went from “nothing goin’ on,” to “oh, wow, this is going to be fantastic!” -just because I heard that Name in a praise song, or because I, or someone else, spoke it. Jesus…what a beautiful Name it is, indeed. It has the power to stop you dead in your tracks, back you up just a little, and wrap you in it’s warmth, peace, and love. Sometimes, that’s exactly what one needs, isn’t it? It has the power to open doors, and to close them. It has the power to raise a dead thing to life, or to lay something that should be dead and gone to rest…and finally set you free from it.
The message bids us to be ever conscious of His Name, breathing it. It is, in the spirit, our very breath, I believe. Here’s a challenge. Find three or four songs about Jesus’ Name. Play them back to back, and just bask in the joy, peace, power, and love that it brings with it. Now, have a wonderful day!
Love you from Cafe du Mondieu
Copyright by Marina Morrison (aka) Eden Stillwater, September 12, 2019, 1:59 p.m.