In the book of Revelation, there is a statement that is recorded to the Church in Pergamos that states that those who overcome, will receive a white stone with a new name written on it which no one but the one who receives it knows. This is not a new phenomenon in scripture - there are a number of bible characters who had their names changed by God. Often as a result of a change in status, purpose, or as a part of the fulfillment of God's plan - their names were changed accordingly. Their names had meaning, they were important. What about us? What is expected of us to receive this promise given to those in Pergamos.