What does it mean to “Do” something in the name of someone else?
Paul said, “John’s baptism was a baptism of repentance. He told the people to believe in the one coming after him, that is, in Jesus.” On hearing this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. When Paul placed his hands on them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and they spoke in tongues and prophesied. Acts 19:4-6 Continue reading
Israel’s prophets said and did what God told them to do.
LORD, my strength and my fortress, my refuge in time of distress, to you the nations will come from the ends of the earth and say, “Our ancestors possessed nothing but false gods, worthless idols that did them no good. Do people make their own gods? Yes, but they are not gods!”
“Therefore I will teach them— this time I will teach them my power and might. Then they will know that my name is the LORD. Jeremiah 16:19-21 Continue reading