The name Abba, meaning father is found only three times in the New Testament.
Jonah was the first prophet sent into a pagan country. How well do you handle your ‘firsts?’
Nobody is perfect. Take David who fell into sin many times and yet he is called ‘a man after God’s own heart.’.
Very often the Lord changed people’s names when they were called to a specific purpose. Abram=Abraham, Sarai= Sarah, Jacob= Israel and Simon=Peter. What new name would you chose for yourself?
We aren’t left out, ladies. Adam actually means mankind!
The name Jesus means ‘The Lord Saves.’
Miriam is the Hebrew version of Mary which is Greek
Read Isaiah and look for the number of times ‘The Holy One of Israel occurs. (Hint-29)
Bethlehem means ‘House of Bread’. Quite fitting when you remember that Jesus is the bread of life and was born there!
Then Jesus declared, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty. (John 6:35)