Podcast #13: “Hello My Name Is” by Matthew West

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I’m Michelle Nezat and I hope to inspire you to discover and meditate on God’s Word through the songs you’re listening to on the radio.

How many times have you worn a label that someone else gave you? Or maybe you’re trapped by a name you earned yourself through your actions or unfortunate circumstances. This week’s song, “Hello My Name Is” by Matthew West, takes us straight to 1 John chapter 3, where we learn of the new name tag we should be wearing. This week’s podcast takes us straight to the book of Ruth, where we meet a woman who changed her name from “pleasantness” to “bitter,” but we learn that God had bigger plans.


Perhaps you need to be reminded this week that because of Jesus, your name can be “child of the one true King.”

In this episode, I discuss:

Enjoy the official lyric video below.

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This Week’s Challenge

Read the Book of Ruth and spend some time considering the name tag you have allowed to “stick” and ask God to replace it with the truth that God has called us “children of God”.

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