I – “So out of the same ground the man was made from, the Eternal God sculpted every sort of animal and every kind of bird that flies up in the sky. Then He brought them to the man and gave him the authority to name each creature as he saw fit: whatever he decided to call it, that became its name.” (Genesis 2:19 – The Voice)

II – “And furthermore Yahweh Elohim, having formed from the ground all field life and every flyer of the heavens, He is also bringing it to the human to see what he will call it. And whatever the human living soul is calling it, that is its name.”
(Genesis 2:19 – CLV)

III – “And you, who once were alienated and enemies IN YOUR MIND…yet now He has reconciled…”
(Colossians 1:21 – NKJV)

IV – “And you, being once estranged and enemies IN COMPREHENSION…yet now he reconciles”
(Colossians 1:21 – CLV)

V – “And so you…being at one time people having been alienated away (being estranged; being rendered as belonging to another; = having been put out of the family) and enemies (or: hated ones) BY THE DIVIDED THOUGHTS (IN THE DUALISTIC PERCEPTIONS) and THINGS GOING THROUGH THE MIND in every direction)…yet now He at once reconciled (or: changed and transferred to a different state…” (Colossians 1:21 – JMNT)

VI -“By this we will know [without any doubt] that we are of the truth, and will assure our heart and quiet our conscience before Him whenever our heart convicts us [in guilt]; for God is greater than our heart and He knows all things [nothing is hidden from Him because we are in His hands]. Beloved, if our heart does not convict us [of guilt], we have confidence [complete assurance and boldness] before God…” (I John 3:19 – 21- AMP)

VII – “It’s like everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head. Always. All the time. That story makes you what you are. We build ourselves out of that story.” ― Patrick Rothfuss