The Names of Jesus (Part 4)Submitted by Pastor Chad Wagner on Sunday, May 4, 2014.
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 and adviser Who tells us how to live. 30. The Only Wise God (Jud 1:25; 1Ti 1:17). A. Wise adj.- 1. a. Having or exercising sound judgement or discernment; capable of judging truly concerning what is right or fitting, and disposed to act accordingly; having the ability to perceive and adopt the best means for accomplishing an end; characterized by good sense and prudence. B. Only adj. - 1. One, without companions or society; solitary, lonely. C. Jesus is God who alone is inherently wise, prudent, and discerning. D. Jesus is the wisdom of God (1Co 1:24). E. We, on the other hand, are not inherently wise, but get our wisdom from God who is the source of wisdom. i. Wisdom is God's (Pro 8:14). ii. The Lord gives wisdom to us through His word (Pro 2:6; Pro 4:5). F. This name of Jesus shows us that He is God who is wise having sound judgment, good sense, and prudence. 31. The True God (1Jo 5:20). A. There are many gods (1Co 8:5). B. But Jesus is the true God and eternal life (1Jo 5:20 c/w 1Jo 1:2). C. Any "Jesus" who is not the true God is an idol, hence the reason for John's warning (1Jo 5:21). D. This name of Jesus shows us that He is the true God and not a god who is nothing more than an idol. 32. The Prince of Peace (Isa 9:6). A. Prince n. - 1. a. A sovereign ruler; a monarch, king. 4. a. Applied to Christ, esp. in the phrase Prince of Peace. B. Peace n. - I. 1. a. Freedom from, or cessation of, war or hostilities; that condition of a nation or community in which it is not at war with another. C. Question: Do you think that the Prince of Peace is the God of a country which engages in perpetual war? D. Jesus came to make peace between us and God (Col 1:20; Rom 5:1,10). E. Our warfare with sin is accomplished (Isa 40:1-2). F. Jesus made peace between Jew and Gentile (Eph 2:11-18). G. Jesus has given us true peace, even though in the world we have tribulation (Joh 14:27; Joh 16:33). H. This name of Jesus shows us that He is a king Who made peace between us and God and Who gives us true peace in our souls. 33. The Prince of Life (Act 3:15). A. Jesus is The Life (Joh 14:6). B. Jesus is eternal life (1Jo 1:2). C. As the Prince of Life, Jesus sovereignly gives life to whom He will (Joh 5:21). D. We reign in life by the Prince of Life (Rom 5:17). E. This name of Jesus shows us that He is a King Who sovereignly gives life to whom He will. 34. The King Eternal (1Ti 1:17). A. King n. - I. 1. a. The usual title of the male sovereign ruler of an independent state B. Eternal adj. - 1. a. Infinite in past and future duration; without beginning or end; that always has existed and always will exist: esp. of the Divine Being. C. Jesus Christ was prophesied to be a ruler Whose goings forth have been from everlasting (Mic 5:2). D. Jesus is a king (1Ti 6:15). E. Jesus is eternal (Joh 1:1,14; Joh 8:58). F. This name of Jesus shows us that He is a King Who is the eternal God. 35. The Chief Corner Stone (1Pe 2:6). A. Chief adj. - 1. a. Of persons: That is formally the chief or head; standing at the head; taking the first place; = head B. Corner-stone n. - 1. One of the stones forming the quoin or salient angle of a wall, a quoin-stone. C. Quoin - 1. a. An external angle of a wall or building; also, one of the stones or bricks serving to form the angle; a corner-stone: D. The church is built of members who are spiritual stones (1Pe 2:5). E. These spiritual stones are built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets with Jesus Christ being the chief corner stone (Eph 2:20-22; Rev 21:14). F. Jesus Christ is such a sure foundation on which the church is built that it will never be destroyed (Mat 16:18 c/w Mat 7:24-25). G. This name of Jesus shows us that He is the unshakable foundation on which the church is built. 36. The Bright and Morning Star (Rev 22:16); the Day Star (2Pe 1:19). A. Day-star - 1. The morning star. B. It is Jesus, not Lucifer who is the morning star. C. The NIV replaces "Lucifer" with "morning star" in Isa 14:12. D. This name of Jesus shows us that He is a bright shining light in the midst of darkness. 37. The Sun of Righteousness (Mal 4:2). A. Sun n. - 3. fig. In allusion to the splendour of the sun or to its being a source of light and heat. a. Applied to God and to persons. Sun of righteousness, a title of Jesus Christ (after Malachi iv. 2). B. Righteousness - 1. Justice, uprightness, rectitude; conformity of life to the requirements of the divine or moral law; virtue, integrity. C. In His glorified state, Jesus' face shines like the sun (Mat 17:2; Rev 1:16). D. There will be no sun in the new heaven and new earth because Jesus will be the light (Rev 21:23; Rev 22:5; Isa 60:19). E. Jesus was the prophesied Sun of righteousness Who would arise with healing in his wings (Mal 4:2). i. In his wings translates the Hebrew word kanaph (H3671). ii. Kanaph is elsewhere translated as the borders (Num 15:38) referring to their garments. iii. In Luk 8:44 a woman was healed by touching the border of his garment, which was a beautiful fulfillment of Malachi's prophecy which said that Jesus would have healing in His wings. F. This name of Jesus shows us that He is our source of light and life. 38. The Light of the World (Joh 8:12). A. Light n. - 1. That natural agent or influence which (emanating from the sun, bodies intensely heated or burning, and various other sources) evokes the functional activity of the organ of sight. a. Viewed as the medium of visual perception generally. Also, the condition of space in which light is present, and in which therefore vision is possible. Opposed to darkness. B. Jesus is the Light which shines in the darkness (Joh 1:5). C. Without Jesus we would be in darkness. D. This name of Jesus shows us that He is the light which allows us to see.
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