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  • Names

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 9, 2022
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    Our country boasts 18 doctors named Dr. Doctor and another called Dr. Surgeon. Yes, we have a dermatologist titled Dr. Rash, a psychiatrist who goes by Dr. Couch, and an anesthesiologist named Dr. Gass. But when it came time to name Jesus, the Hebrew name, "Yeshua" has the same sound ...read more

  • Powerful Names

    Contributed by Rev. Duraimony Dickson on May 23, 2021
    based on 1 rating
     | 909 views

    The children’s magazine once stated that a lot of people subconsciously predict career success based on a name. According to James Bruning, Ph.D., a psychology professor at Ohio University, participants predicted that girls with feminine names like Emma and Sarah would be more successful if they ...read more

  • What's In A Name?  PRO

    Contributed by Bob Aubuchon on Jan 19, 2001
    based on 107 ratings
     | 3,653 views

    What’s In A Name? A lot of people subconsciously predict career success based on a name, according to James Bruning, Ph.D., a psychology professor at Ohio University in Athens. In his study, participants forecasted that girls with feminine names like Emma and Winifred would be more successful ...read more

  • God's Name

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Aug 20, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,369 views

    GOD'S NAME God is not like a dog. Some dogs, as long as you show them affection or give them treats, they will come running and wag their tails and be just so excited. If we didn’t know there name we could call them "Fido" or "Ginger" or any name and they would respond. We could even call ...read more

  • Popular Names

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Sep 9, 2010
     | 1,790 views

    POPULAR NAMES (www.ssa.gov) The Social Security Administration keeps records of what children are named each year and publishes those lists for us to consult when naming a child. I looked up some neat facts: 2009 Jacob, Ethan, Michael 2009 Isabella, Emma, Olivia 1990s Michael, Christopher, ...read more

  • The Names Of Satan

    Contributed by Leighton (Lee) Vary on Nov 7, 2016
    based on 2 ratings
     | 4,943 views

    1. In Isaiah 14:12, he is named Lucifer and called the son of the morning 2. In 2 Corinthians 11:14 & 15, it is said that he transforms himself into the likeness of an angel of light 3. The god of this world who blinds men’s minds (2 Corinthians 4:4) 4. The prince of this world (John ...read more

  • What's In A Name?  PRO

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 19 ratings
     | 3,886 views

    WHAT’S IN A NAME? When the 1960s ended, San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury district reverted to high rent, and many hippies moved down the coast to Santa Cruz. They had children and got married, too, though in no particular sequence. But they didn’t name their children Melissa or Brett. People in ...read more

  • What The Name

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 4, 2010
     | 3,278 views

    What the Name "Hoover" means in Finland At the end of World War I, Herbert Hoover, later to become President of the United States, led the allied relief efforts in Europe. He kept hundreds of thousands from starving, and a new word entered the Finnish language. In Finland, to “HOOVER” means to be ...read more

  • Reading Their Names  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 19, 2002
    based on 9 ratings
     | 3,153 views

    READING THEIR NAMES Jeff Greenfield is a news correspondent for ABC News. He lives in Salisbury, Connecticutt and has attended the same Memorial Day observance in his community for the last 15 years. He writes: "At 10 a.m., the parade begins moving down Main Street. It is a small ...read more

  • Name Of God...?  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 5, 2002
    based on 8 ratings
     | 4,571 views

    NAME OF GOD...? If you’re in Lake City, Fla., one of these days and happen to run into a 50-something fellow with a sandy moustache, a receeding hairline, and aviator glasses, you may be in the presence of I Am Who I Am. Really. But that’s because Columbia County Court turned down his first ...read more

  • The Importance Of A Name

    Contributed by Ovidiu Radulescu on Sep 21, 2010
    based on 1 rating
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    THE IMPORTANCE OF A NAME I went to a doctor for some pain here, upper side of my stomach… in those days I used to eat 6 times a day like for 3 people… But my doctor was sick too, staying home, another doctor replacing him. His name was Vlad Tzepelea – in translation THE IMPALER… like Dracula… ...read more

  • Jill Stanek Is A 44 Year Old Nurse Who Worked ...  PRO

    Contributed by Rich Young on Jan 21, 2001
    based on 142 ratings
     | 3,905 views

    JILL STANEK IS A 44 YEAR OLD NURSE WHO WORKED FOR SEVERAL YEARS AT THE CHRIST HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER IN OAK LAWN, ILLINOIS, A CHICAGO SUBURB. SHE CHOSE THIS HOSPITAL BECAUSE OF ITS CHRISTIAN NAME, HOPING THAT SHE WOULDN’T HAVE TO FACE SOME OF THE ETHICAL DILEMMAS REGARDING ABORTION THAT SHE ...read more

  • The Name Of The Author Was Not Attached To This ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
     | 1,284 views

    The name of the author was not attached to this story where I found it. But the story makes a telling point. Listen to him/her: I heard an interesting comment at a meeting I attended in New York, and I made a note of it: Because Jean-Claude Killy, the world-famous skier, was three-tenths of a ...read more

  • There Was A Man Named Yates Who Was A ...

    Contributed by Rick Bezanson on Oct 17, 2007
     | 1,213 views

    There was a man named Yates who was a sheepherder. He was very poor and struggled to feed his family but at least he owned his ranch. For years he struggled to survive until one day an oil company came and asked if they could drill for oil on his land. He agreed and the oil company drilled and ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Your Name

    Contributed by Donny Granberry on Oct 20, 2007
     | 2,153 views

    The meaning of your name can affect your future. I can see you want proof: • When Israel was defeated in battle by the men of Ai, and if you were of the family Judah, and you were of the household of Achan, your name meant you would die. • If you were of Israel, when David asked if there was ...read more

  • Guard Your Name

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Dec 21, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,062 views

    Guard Your Name You got it from your father, it was all he had to give So it’s yours to use and cherish, for as long as you may live. If you lose the watch he gave you, it can always be replaced. But a black mark on your name, son, can never be erased. It was clean the day you took it, ...read more

  • This Is Seen By The Names Of Those That She ...

    Contributed by Mark Eberly on Dec 24, 2007
     | 919 views

    This is seen by the names of those that she raised alongside of Jesus. Now we generally believe that these children were the siblings of Jesus. Joseph and Mary’s children but not all followers of Jesus adhere to this. Some believe that James for example was a cousin. The idea is that Mary remained ...read more

  • Most Respected Name

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 31, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,887 views

    MOST RESPECTED NAME When Salvation Army founder William Booth was dying, there were some legal matters to tend to. The lawyer said to Mrs. Booth, "If you can get him to sign these papers the will will be executed much more smoothly." The problem was that he was drifting in and out of ...read more

  • The Name Stradivarius Is Synonymous With Fine ...  PRO

    Contributed by Mark Hodges on Jun 16, 2001
    based on 82 ratings
     | 2,499 views

    The name Stradivarius is synonymous with fine violins. This is true because Antonius Stradivarius insisted that no instrument constructed in his shop be sold until it was as near perfection as human care and skill could make it. Stradivarius said, "God needs violins to send His music into the ...read more

  • God's Other Names  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 20, 2001
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,291 views

    GOD'S OTHER NAMES A mother walked by her young son’s room one night and heard him praying, "Andy, please forgive me for my sins". This worried the mother; so she asked her son why was he praying to "Andy", not God. The son responded, "I was praying to God, Andy is his nickname." This ...read more