A funny phrase popped into my head recently: “The Theology of a Name.”
You might be wondering what I mean by that… and I’m not sure I really know either!
But the bottom line is: names are important.
But why do I say the “theology” of a name, instead of just the “importance” of a name? Because God reveals himself to us by name. The Father, the First Person of the Trinity: “I am.” The Son, the Second person of the Blessed Trinity: “Jesus.”
The more I think about the beauty and importance and power of his name, the more I think God is teaching us something about how names reveal the identity of the one named, and how this applies to each of us.
And that’s what I want to dig into a little bit, today!Continue reading