Surely, as a child you played “Mother, may I.” In this instance may is a request for permission. “Tomorrow it may be sunny.” May suggests a possibility. “May is a bright student.” May can be a name. “April showers …. They bring the flowers that bloom in May.” Now it’s the merry, merry month!
Some words have multiple meanings. Reliable communications requires a careful choice of words that are clearly understood. It’s significant that our Creator referred to Himself as “The Word.” “In the beginning was the Word. The Word was with God. And the Word was God.”
Jesus came to earth to communicate to us what His Father is like. Have you welcomed Him into your life? If not, just say the Word.