We, my wife and I, are expecting our third child. Names for our children are unique but not of the nature that would get them a black eye on the playground or cost me therapy fees. I usually pride myself in being somewhat creative, but in naming this blog I came up empty, nothing, blocked. I initially thought, being a student of the Hebrew Scriptures, of playing on the phonetics of my name (pronounced the same as “able”) in relation to the first recorded murder in the Bible. However, where do you go with that? Abel of the Bible (Gen. 4) was a short-lived character and I didn’t want that reputation plaguing my blog.
Abell2Live reflects the truth found in the Scriptures which states, “And you, who were dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made alive together with him, having forgiven us all our trespasses,” – Col. 2:13. Only through Christ, the incarnate God, the living Word, are we made alive and enabled to live right choices that please our Creator.