Originally posted by jaywillYawn....
The Psalm writer said "I love the Lord because He has heard my voice...". God hears our voice. The Psalmist went on to say "I will lift up the cup of salvation and call upon the name of the Lord." It is as if he is drinking in salvation from a cup. The cup of salvation is the name of the Lord. He calls upon the name of the Lord and salvation flows into him ...[text shortened]... d Jesus because He indeed hears our voice and answers to the calling of His name in faith.
Originally posted by jaywillAmen.
Calling on the name of Jesus is a simple way to touch the reality of Christ. The living Person of Jesus can be experienced by calling "O Lord Jesus. O Lord Jesus." If you believe that He has resin from the dead and is alive, to get to know Him you can call upon His name - Lord Jesus."
There is such power in the name of Jesus. "The last Adam became a li ...[text shortened]... 15:45). We can experience the life giving Spirit of Jesus by calling on His name in faith.
Originally posted by XanthosNZThis is not necessarily selfish. Calling on the Lord Jesus is a request for Himself. For God to give man Himself fulfills not only our deepest need but also God's eternal purpose.
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Originally posted by rwingettNo. But it helps to consider this "That if you confess with your mouth Jesus as Lord and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved; For with the heart there is believing unto righteousness, and with the mouth there is confession unto salvation ... for the same Lord is rich to all those who call upon Him; For whoever calls upon the name of the Lord shall be saved" (See Romans 10:9-13).
Do you have to wear the ruby slippers and tap your heels together three times?
Originally posted by Fat mans revengeEven with a new Mercedez Benz you may still sense some vanity and emptiness of life.
Lord won't you buy me a Mercedez Benz,
My friends all drive porsches, I must make amends