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Why it is very important to name your world

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The very first thing we learn from the Bible is that God is our Creator God. He created the heavens and earth by speaking them into existence. Whatever God said, happened. "And God said, Let there be....and it was." (Genesis 1) Even before God created the woman, God made sure Adam was trained in naming his world. God let Adam practice by naming every living creature.

Now the Lord God had formed out of the ground all the beasts of the field and all the birds of the air. He brought them to the man to see what he would name them; and whatever the man called each living creature, that was its name. (Genesis 2:19)

God gives us the same opportunity to name our world. He gives us the opportunity to call the situation as we see it. And what we call it, it will be. Just as God created the universe by His spoken word and Adam named what was in his surrounding, it is the responsibility of every human being to name his world. We are responsible and accountable for naming the events in our lives. Whatever we say finds a place in our consciousness, and the universe goes to work to make sure what we say will happen.

There is a true story about a man who jokingly said, "I'll be forty years old before I finish all these college courses." He marched down the aisle in cap and gown to receive his diploma on his fortieth birthday.

Be careful what you say. Once you name the events of your life, the universe goes to work to make sure your world turns out to be just what you have named it whether good or bad.

Have you ever called something forth by your words?