Disturbed By the Name of Jesus

Several years ago Bill and Gloria Gaither wrote a short, simple but powerful song with these moving lyrics.

Jesus, Jesus, Jesus; there’s just something about that name
Master, Savior, Jesus, like the fragrance after the rain;
Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, let all Heaven and earth proclaim
Kings and kingdoms will all pass away
But there’s something about that name
Kings and kingdoms will all pass away
But there’s something about that name

Today the name of Jesus is controversial. People don’t like hearing anyone invoke Jesus’ name.

I’ve personally been advised not to pray in Jesus name in some settings. Former Florida football star, Tim Tebow, was severely criticized for invoking the name of Jesus as his Lord and Savior. Ironically Chaplains in some states have been ordered not to speak of Jesus or pray in His name during their counseling periods.

When Franklin Graham released his book, The Name, he was accused of “bigotry” and engaging in “hate speech.”

Continue at: https://thepreachersword.com/2019/04/16/disturbed-by-the-name-of-jesus/

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