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What's in Jesus' Name?

"For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace." -Isaiah 9:6 In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare wrote, "What's in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet."  But that is not exactly true because each word has a slightly different meaning or connotation.  The use of a slightly different word in a situation is often how  misunderstandings begin. Each word God speaks is carefully crafted. He is purposeful and He always says what He means.  God could have used many terms to describe His son, but...

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