And Abram fell on his face: and God talked with him, saying,
As for me, behold, my covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be a father of many nations.
Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram, but thy name shall be Abraham; for a father of many nations have I made thee.
And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations of thee, and kings shall come out of thee.
And I will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed after thee in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto thee, and to thy seed after thee.
And I will give unto thee, and to thy seed after thee, the land wherein thou art a stranger, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be their God.
Lord changed the name of Abraham from Abram to Abraham.
Beloved now surely his blessings has come to past and many are from his seed and father of many nations.
Name can have positive impart in your life or negative which can affect till your death or you give up your ghost.
1 Chronicles 4:9
And Jabez was more honourable than his brethren: and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, Because I bare him with sorrow.
Jabez was honourable among all his brethren, but the name Jabez mean sorrow or pain, because the money laboured in pain, beloved this man despite the reverence that people have him, he was not able to do exploit, his life became stagnanated and full of set back and pains.
Check your name and the meaning, there are some people who have certificate upon certificates but they face set backs in wherever they go and it can be the name.
You have to know the name and pray about the name.
1 Chronicles 4:10
And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that thou wouldest bless me indeed, and enlarge my coast, and that thine hand might be with me, and that thou wouldest keep me from evil, that it may not grieve me! And God granted him that which he requested.
You can see that he prayed from all his heart and with zealousness for God to increase him and bless him.
Example is also Benjamin whom his mother named him Benoni meaning the “son of my pain”
His father heard about the name and changed it immediately and gave him Benjamin, meaning the son of my right hand.
And they journeyed from Bethel; and there was but a little way to come to Ephrath: and Rachel travailed, and she had hard labour.
And it came to pass, when she was in hard labour, that the midwife said unto her, Fear not; thou shalt have this son also.
And it came to pass, as her soul was in departing, (for she died) that she called his name Benoni: but his father called him Benjamin.
Example is Jacob whom later the angel of God changed the name to Israel.
Jacob was greedy man, because of this though he took the birth right from his brother but the name he carried hunted him from getting peace. He hardly got joy before having an encounter with the angel of the Lord God.
Prior to his marriage he became disappointed several time and was not having joy because the name was not sanctified.
And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day.
And when he saw that he prevailed not against him, he touched the hollow of his thigh; and the hollow of Jacob’s thigh was out of joint, as he wrestled with him.
And he said, Let me go, for the day breaketh. And he said, I will not let thee go, except thou bless me.
And he said unto him, What is thy name? And he said, Jacob.
And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed.
And Jacob asked him, and said, Tell me, I pray thee, thy name. And he said, Wherefore is it that thou dost ask after my name? And he blessed him there.
Noah was blessed by his father and he gave him a name that brought great impart in the life multitude and God also had covenant with him.
And Lamech lived an hundred eighty and two years, and begat a son:
And he called his name Noah, saying, This same shall comfort us concerning our work and toil of our hands, because of the ground which the LORD hath cursed.
The Lord saw him righteous and also made a covenant with man again which also brought peace to many.
Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you; even as the green herb have I given you all things.
And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply; bring forth abundantly in the earth, and multiply therein.
And God spake unto Noah, and to his sons with him, saying,
And I, behold, I establish my covenant with you, and with your seed after you;
What is your name?
Please you have to such for the meaning of your name and also pray about it.
Your name is very important. Words are Spirit and name is a word or phrase use to represent someone or identify the person.
God richly bless you in Jesus name. Amen
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