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As they began to speak with other tongues, people wondered what it meant. Peter stood up and began to preach the word of the Lord. At the end of his message, Peter told the people about salvation through the name of Jesus: "And it shall come to pass that whoever calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved" (Acts 2:21). To be saved, you must call on the name of the Lord. It is true that Christ's death, burial, and resurrection paid for salvation for every person in the world, but no one receives salvation until they call on the name of Jesus in faith.
You are up for a promotion. You are the provider of your home. You don't want to do anything rash"? Many believers will face the restriction not to speak in the name of Jesus in the days ahead if they haven't faced it already. Today in Saudi Arabia if you are caught propagating the gospel or baptizing someone in the name of Jesus, you could be jailed or executed. In some countries, whether a person is an adult or a child, they will be dismembered for using the name of Jesus. " There are people in churches, supposedly Christians, who have bowed their knee to the world system.
It is a heaven or hell decision. " If you are ashamed of Jesus' name, He will be ashamed of your name. All across our land there are Christian and Jesus bashers who have taken open season on degrading the name of Jesus and anyone identified with that name. In identifying with Jesus' name, you may be labeled and at times even ostracized and persecuted. In the '90s there was an edict issued in Tulsa, Oklahoma, that the name of Jesus was not to be used in any public event related to the city of Tulsa.