It has been said that the most beautiful sound in the ears of any individual is the sound of their name. According to children somewhere will be listening to the music of Lysander, Balthazar, and Queenie. Obvious food lovers have called their children Cookie, Cayenne, and Sugar. The parents of Ursula, Gaston, and Glenda may favor Disney movies while Sylvester’s mom and dad may lean towards Looney Tunes. It’s hard to say if Toto’s parents watched the Wizard of Oz or listen to ‘70’s niche bands. (

Whatever the case, names are important, especially in the Old Testament where names often had special meaning. That was certainly the case in Isaiah 9:6-7 where we find the names of the coming Messiah identifying amazing characteristics the child would bring. This is definitely a name you will want to remember.

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