there anything in a name?
Does The Hula From
was the name given to this little girl in
by her parents. The
now 9-year-old girl has been so embarrassed at the
name that she kept it from even her closest of
asked to be called “K” instead.
she won’t have to wear that name anymore.....
family court judge in
, Judge Rob Murfitt, made the 9-year-old girl a ward
of the court so that her name could be changed.
In his ruling the judge stated, "The court
is profoundly concerned about the very poor judgment
which this child's parents have shown in choosing this
makes a fool of the child and sets her up with a
social disability and handicap, unnecessarily."
causes each of US
to have a BAD NAME.
Unlike “K,” we have no one to blame but
is because of our wrong choices that we incur the
names “sinner,” “transgressor,”
“offender,” and “condemned.”
Sin ruins our reputations, disgraces us,
separates us from God, and condemns us (Proverbs
14:34; Isaiah 59:1-2; Rom 6:23).
because of His great love for us, God wants to give us
a NEW NAME: “Christian.” This new
name does not mean that we are SINLESS, but it does
indicate we are FORGIVEN.
When we are given the name “Christian,” it
reveals that our sins have been washed away by the
blood of Jesus Christ who died on the cross so that we
might have the forgiveness of our sins (Ephesians
are given this NEW NAME when we: believe
in Jesus (Acts 16:30-31),turn from our sins in repentance
(Acts 17:30-31), confess
Jesus before men (Romans 10:9-10), and are baptized
(immersed) into Christ for the forgiveness of our sins
name “Christian” is a name which is to be
worn honorably (1 Peter 4:16), for wearing the name
brings the responsibility to live a life that reflects
of “sinner,” we can be called “saved” because
of Christ! He
WILL change YOUR name if
you will submit your life to Him.
A. Sargent, Minister
of Christ at Creekwood
Schillinger Rd. S.
Mobile, Alabama 36695
“Judge: Girl's name,
Talula Does The Hula, won't do.” Associated
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