Thursday, February 14, 2013

the name book.

I love "The Name Book" by Dorothy Astoria ever since we started using it for CFL each year. I was looking thru it this morning at my sister's house and was reminded of why we choose the names of our children.

ISAAC Christopher Bunk
Language: Hebrew
Inherent Meaning: Laughter
Spiritual Connotation: Child of Promise
Scripture: Genesis 21:6
God has made laughter for me;
everyone who hears will laugh with me.

ZOEY Loren Bunk
Language: Greek
Inherent Meaning: Life
Spiritual Connotation: Delivered
Scripture: Psalm 91:14
Those who love me, I will deliver;
I will protect those who know my name.

ELIJAH Christopher Bunk
Language: Hebrew
Inherent Meaning: The Lord is my God
Spiritual Connotation: Spiritual Champion
Scripture: Proverbs 3:6
In all they ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct thy paths.

JACOB Christopher Bunk
Language: Hebrew
Inherent Meaning: Supplanter
Spiritual Connotation: Benevolent
Scripture: 1 John 2:17
And the world is passing away, and the lust of it;
but he who does the will of God abides forever.

I have the book right here, so if you would like me to look up the names of your kids, comment here and I can get the information to you.


Keri said...

I love this - so great. Do you still have it - I want to know my kids!

lori bunk said...

Language: Hebrew
Inherent Meaning: Beloved
Spiritual Connotation: Lover of all
Scripture: 1 John 4:16
"An we have known and believed the love that God has for us. God is love, and he who abides in love abides in God, and God in him."

Language: Hebrew
Inherent Meaning: Gift of the Lord
Spiritual Connotation: God's Precious Gift
Scripture: Psalm 92:4
"For you, Lord, have made me glad through your work; I will triumph in the words of your hands."

They don't have one for Alina, so I will give you the book so you can find one similar.

denise said...

Me me! I'm guessing mine rant in it though.

denise said...


lori bunk said...

Language: Old English
Inherent Meaning: From the Valley Town
Spiritual Connotation: Filled with Peace
Scripture: Luke 6:45
"A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth good.

Language: English
Inherent Meaning: From the Eastern Town
Spiritual Connotation: Christlike
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 4:6
"Light shall shine out of give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ."

Language: Latin
Inherent Meaning: Fifth
Spiritual Connotation: Brave
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 16:13
"Keep alert, stand firm in your faith, be courageous and strong."

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