The Power of “Faith in His Name” (Sat. May 8)

Christ is Risen! The word of the day is “name.”  Whenever someone does something outside the expectations of normal behavior, people are bound to ask, “Where did he or she  get this?”  Today in our reading of Acts 3:11-16, Peter and John explain the healing of the lame man in the Temple to the astonished onlookers. Peter claims the source of the miracle is the Prince of Life, whom God raised from the dead (OSB vs. 16).  He says, “And His name, by faith in His name, has made the man strong whom you  see and know” (OSB vs. 16). What the Name Represents What is in the “name”?  The name represents all that the Lord is.  To do something…