Given a New Name
To me, that is one of the most exciting and amazing things, to be given a white stone with our new name given to us by Jesus. I love this passage in Revelation!
This is from a blog, Into The Foolishness and appeared earlier this year as A White Stone and a New Name.
One of the things I find beautiful in the book of Revelation is when Jesus says,
“To him who overcomes I will give a white stone and on that stone is a name known only to the person who receives it and to Me” (2:17).
The white stone signifies victory and could very well hint at purity. The significant thing to me is there is a name on that stone that is the name Jesus knows me by. My mother does not know me by that name. My friends don’t know me by that name. No one in this world, including myself, knows who I really am. I think that when we see ourselves in the light of Jesus, which will only happen when we give up ourselves and…
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