The Names of Jesus
I. The importance of the name of God
1. God's name is very important to Him and should be important to us.
A. God raised up Pharaoh so that His name would be declared throughout all the earth (Exo 9:16).
B. The third of the ten commandments is "thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain" (Exo 20:7).
C. God's name is hallowed (Mat 6:9).
D. Hallowed adj.- Sanctified, blessed, consecrated, dedicated.
2. God has many names, but His memorial name is I AM THAT I AM, or I AM for short (Exo 3:14...
9. Messiah (Joh 1:41)
A. Messiah - The Hebrew title (= ‘anointed’) applied in the O.T. prophetic writings to a promised deliverer of the Jewish nation, and hence applied to Jesus of Nazareth as the fulfilment of that promise.
B. Messiah is another name for Christ (Joh 4:25).
C. The Messiah would be a Prince (Dan 9:25).
D. This name of Jesus shows that He is the Lord's anointed Christ, king, and deliverer.
10. Master (Mat 8:19)
A. Master n. - I. A man having control or authority. 1. a. gen. One having...
20. The Mighty God (Isa 9:6).
A. Mighty adj. - 1. Possessing ‘might’ or power; powerful, potent, strong.
B. "The Mighty God" is Jehovah (Jer 32:18; Psa 50:1).
C. Jesus is powerful (1Ti 6:15).
D. Potentate - 1. A person endowed with independent power; a prince, monarch, ruler.
E. This name of Jesus shows that He is the almighty Jehovah God.
21. The Everlasting Father (Isa 9:6).
A. Everlasting adj. - 1. a. Lasting for ever; infinite in future duration; endless; = eternal
B. Father n. - 1. a. One by w...
29. Counsellor (Isa 9:6).
A. Counsellor - 1. a. One who counsels or advises; an adviser.
B. Counsel v. - 1. to counsel a person: to give or offer (him) counsel or advice; to advise.
C. Counsellor is a fitting name for Jesus Who is the wisdom of God (1Co 1:24 c/w Pro 8:1) who says "counsel is mine" (Pro 8:14).
D. Jesus gives us counsel (Rev 3:18).
E. He does so by His word (Psa 119:24).
F. There is no counsel against Him (Pro 21:30; Rom 11:34).
G. This name of Jesus shows us that He is our counselor a...
39. The Bread of Heaven (Joh 6:41); Bread of God (Joh 6:33); Bread of Life (Joh 6:35,48); Living Bread (Joh 6:51).
A. Bread n. - 1. (Only in OE.) Bit, piece, morsel (of food). 2. a. A well-known article of food prepared by moistening, kneading, and baking meal or flour, generally with the addition of yeast or leaven. 5. a. Livelihood, means of subsistence.
B. Bread is food (Joh 6:5) and a means of subsistence (Mat 6:11).
C. God gave Israel bread from heaven to sustain them in the wilderness before they e...
45. The Holy One (Act 3:14).
A. Holy adj. - 1. Kept or regarded as inviolate from ordinary use, and appropriated or set apart for religious use or observance; consecrated, dedicated, sacred. 2. ... Of a character that evokes human veneration and reverence; and thus, in Christian use, Free from all contamination of sin and evil, morally and spiritually perfect and unsullied, possessing the infinite moral perfection which Christianity attributes to the Divine character. Cf. sense 4. 4. Conformed to the wi...
52. The Apostle (Heb 3:1).
A. Apostle - I. A person sent. 1. a. (As in Gr.) One sent on an errand, a messenger. b. Applied in N. T. to Jesus Christ. 2. spec. (Now with capital initial.) The twelve witnesses whom Jesus Christ sent forth to preach his Gospel to the world; also the subsequently-commissioned Barnabas (Acts xiii. 2, xiv. 14), and Paul, the ‘Apostle of the Gentiles.’
B. As the definition states, Apostle means sent (Mat 10:2,5).
C. Jesus was that messenger of the covenant (Mal 3:1) who wa...