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Bible Basics: Jesus Asks “Who Do You Say That I Am?” Part 1 – Introduction to the Names of Jesus

whoami2(Ver 1.2)  This is Part 1 of a very fundamental and rudimentary essential Bible Subject for every Christian to study, learn, understand and be able to share in an instant with all others in the world!  Who is Jesus Christ?  Is Jesus the most important person mentioned in the Bible or any other book available to read?  If He is, then why is He so important?  Many today in the world in other religions simply call Jesus just another human originator of a new religious system that died just like other religion founders like Mohammed or Buddha.  Others in certain religions recognize Jesus to be nothing but another prophet of God like Moses, Mohammed or Joseph Smith.  There are even many people in the world today that read from the Bible and believe Jesus to be far from divine.  Are any of these the truth?  Was Jesus just an ordinary man like me?  If He was then I believe that I am one of the biggest fools in the world for following Him. Today we will explore just the Bible verses that teach us who Jesus really was described to be.  We will be specifically focused on some of the revealed names of Jesus in the Bible and what they relate to us.  Later in this series we will also look at the recorded words and claims of Jesus and see who He professed and claimed to be.  I hope and pray that you have a very open mind to receive the truth as written and inspired by the Holy Spirit from the Bible.  We will be exploring the basics of Bible truth that are the essential foundation for God’s grace and our salvation through our faith in Jesus Christ.

INTRODUCTION TO THE QUESTION “WHO IS JESUS?”

Jesus asks His disciples two very simple questions in the book of Matthew.  And their answers to these questions will determine much more than you can imagine.  At this point in time when these questions were asked to the disciples by Jesus they had been with Him for a long time following Him from place to place.  They had witnessed many very significant things done by Jesus and heard many teachings from this man they called Rabbi (John 1:38). We will begin this section with reading in Matthew 16 and verse 13.  Please observe the first question:

Mat 16:13  When Jesus came into the coasts of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, saying, Whom do men say that I the Son of man am?

Why would Jesus even need to ask anyone who He was?  There were a lot of people that obviously heard of Jesus but why would it be necessary to ask these people know who Jesus is?  Anyone can know of someone but that is totally different than knowing them or knowing who they are, isn’t it?  So who is Jesus?  Jesus is asking those that were closer to Him than anyone else “who do men think that I am?”   This is the question that is still very valid for today.  Jesus could come to you and ask the exact same question.  What would you say to Him?  Perhaps you would need to go and take a survey in order to find out what men said about Jesus.  Today, it is much simpler to just go and search the internet and see what people are writing about Him.   Then notice how very wide and diverse the answers were.

Mat 16:14  And they said, Some say that thou art John the Baptist: some, Elias; and others, Jeremias, or one of the prophets.

The disciples answer “Some say Jesus was John the Baptist”.  Other men claim Jesus was Elijah.  Still others claim Jesus to be the prophet Jeremiah.  Even other men claimed Jesus to be just another one of the prophets but did not know which one.  What a diverse set of possibilities for the identity of Jesus.  However there is a common theme to them all.  They were all calling Jesus a human man acting as a prophet but there was not any majority agreement to which prophet he was.  This is still the most popular belief today in most false religions.  The general consensus is that Jesus was simply a prophet or holy man like many others; Muhammad, Buddha, John Smith or even the Dalai Lama.  This would place Jesus Christ on their exact same level of humanity but is this, the whole truth?  Is this all that Jesus claimed to be?  Let’s see the second question being asked by Jesus then and now:

Mat 16:15  He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am?

Now Jesus changes the question and makes the question very personal.  The question has substantially narrowed from “who do OTHER men say that I am” to “who do YOU say that I am”?  Jesus was making a point by asking these two questions in succession.  Jesus is teaching them that it does not matter what other men think but it does matter greatly what we think individually.  Wow, I don’t know if you just got what God said there or not but it was very substantial.  What Jesus is saying is that someone else’s opinion of Him is not going to help you or save you.  Let’s look at their answer and see if anything changes.

Mat 16:16  And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.

Peter answers the question of the Lord with an amazingly new and different perspective to the identity of Jesus.  Two things are directly stated by Peter and you need to notice that neither of these stated beliefs of Peter is denied by Jesus.  There was no rebuke from Jesus for any of Peter’s answer.  In fact the opposite is true if you read down into the next verse.  Jesus praises Peter and tells Him this answered revelation came from His Father and not from any man.  That is a very significant amount of information to learn from.  Jesus teaches us that there are at least two possible sources for knowledge and only one source is praise worthy.  The knowledge originating from God is implied to be very good and noteworthy and the knowledge coming from ignorant men was judged as not important.  Did you see that?  Who is your source for who Jesus is?  Is it God or is it a man?  It would be extremely wise to figure this out now before it is too late.

Peter could have gone along with the majority wrong opinion.  Peter could have chosen to conform to the religious crowd.  Peter could have listened to popular peer pressure.  Certainly the popular human concept is still what is taught today by many.  But I believe that there still exists a God that can reveal the truth to anyone that asks Him and seeks Him with their whole heart.

What were the two God revealed things about Jesus that Peter gave as an answered reply?  The first was that Jesus was the Christ.  Wow, what exactly does that mean?  Many of us have heard the combined named “Jesus Christ” but this title “Christ” was not the last name of Jesus.  And you better also know that “Jesus Christ” is not something you say when you slam the door on your finger.  Let’s look up the Greek word translated as “Christ” and learn:

G5547

From G5548; anointed, that is, the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus: – Christ.

I want to begin with the definition and say Christ is an “epithet” for Jesus.  What is an “epithet”?  An “epithet” is a word that is used to describe the person being referenced.  It is an adjective description.  If you understand what an adjective is then you should already understand that an adjective is used to distinguish one man from another.  If there is only one Jesus for example no one would need to say “Jesus Christ”.  But since there were and still are others then this is one way to make Him uniquely important to the conversation.

Here in this definition is a new connection to a Hebrew word being established along with a meaning of someone that is anointed.  The literal definition of the Greek word G5547 translated as the adjective “Christ” means “the anointed one”.  Jesus is called “the Christ” by Peter and Jesus does not deny it.  This title Christ is only significant because of Old Testament prophecies that were fulfilled when Jesus begins His ministry.  The Hebrew word being connected in this Greek word definition is H4899.  In order to connect the Hebrew word “Messiah” to the Greek word G5547 translated as “Christ” we need to do some homework and search for the title in the O.T.  If you do this you will find one key “Messiah” prophecy in the book of Daniel.   If you go and read Daniel 9:25-26 you will find the verses that I am referring to.  It would take a very long study to try to explain just these two verses so that will not be covered today.  But I do want you to notice the Hebrew word that was translated as “Messiah’.  This Hebrew word is H4899 and it has the following Strong’s definition:

H4899

From H4886; anointed; usually a consecrated person (as a king, priest, or saint); specifically the Messiah: – anointed, Messiah.

As you can observe in the definition this word has the exact same meaning as the Greek word G5547.  We can therefore conclude that these two words are equivalent in both languages.  I also want to point out that this word can apply to more than Jesus Christ.  Any king, priest or even a saint can be anointed by the Spirit of God and this tends to lead some to say that Jesus was just another anointed man like so many others.  In that regard if that was the only criteria being analyzed that would be a true statement.  However, Peter did not stop talking with calling Jesus “the Christ” and he mentioned another quality that must also be considered.

Do you remember the second statement that Peter made?  Go back and reread it if you did not recall that Peter said that Jesus was the “Son of the living God”.  Wow that description makes Jesus unique and unlike any other anointed human born on this planet.  Jesus had a great opportunity to rebuke Peter for this statement if it was a false claim but Jesus very clearly did not do it.  This means that Jesus was confirming His identity to be the “Son of God” with His praise for what Peter had just spoken and because He said that this had been revealed to him by God, His Father.  We will talk more about Jesus claiming to be the “Son of God” as we continue in this lesson series.  But, Jesus claiming to be “the Son of the living God” is one of the most important things for anyone desiring to be a Christian to learn and believe by faith.  I will tell you very plainly right now that if you do not believe that Jesus was the Son of the Living God then you are not a Christian and you are lost and going to hell.  This is a very plain and simple truth found in 1 John 2:22-23 so please go and read it.

INTRODUCTION TO THE SIGNIFICANCE OF NAMES

I’m going to shift the focus for a moment to teach briefly an introduction about another very relevant Bible subject concerning “names”.  This rabbit trail subject should be a Bible study series all by itself but an introduction will help our study of who Jesus claimed to be and should provide a great benefit to us by us understanding His names.  Almost everyone in the Bible was given a name not by chance but rather the name given to them reflected a situation, quality, circumstance or characteristic of something very specific about the person.  For example, these given names could have been a reflection on the circumstances surrounding their entrance into the world.  Perhaps you remember in Genesis 35:18 when Rachel gives birth to her last son.  She called the boy child by the name “Benoni” and this name meant “son of my sorrows” and then she died.  But his father named him “Benjamin” which meant “son of my right hand”. God gives such great significance to names in the Bible and these name meanings are often overlooked and ignored but they all have a divine purpose.  I will also say that if Benjamin would have been called by the name given of his mother then this would have changed his entire life and who he was tremendously.  But since Benjamin was given a name change and a very different positive name he was blessed and favored.

Let’s go over a couple of other significant name changes that made a major difference for those people in the Bible to prove the significance of this subject.  The man Abram was selected by God and given a promise by God in Genesis 12.  The Hebrew name “Abram” means “high father”.  Yet God changes Abram’s name to “Abraham” that meant “a father of a multitude” and it was only after this name change transpired that the promise began to be fulfilled.  There is a revealed law of God found in the Bible that as long as the earth endures seed time and harvest will never cease (Gen 8:22).  This divine law teaches the concept of cause and effect.  In other words for every observable effect (harvest) God teaches us that there must be a cause for it (a seed sown). Some seed sown transpired to cause the promise to be made manifest to see the harvest and I am convinced that God’s name change to Abraham was a major role for this event occurring.  Perhaps you will understand that statement as you continue to learn the God given facts of the Bible.

I’ll give you at least one other significant Bible name example.  You may recall reading in Genesis 32:29 about Jacob wrestling with an angel.  Jacob we are told prevailed against the angel and again as a result, the angel changes Jacob’s name from Jacob to Israel because of this victory.  The name Israel obviously came from God and from heaven and you need to know this.  When God gives a man a name it usually causes something good to occur and this is just another example.  The name Jacob meant “heal catcher” and this name described the circumstances of his birth.  But the name “Israel” is a Hebrew name that means “he will rule as God”.  I’ll say this again, when God gives you a name there is a great seed that was planted to bring about a divine harvest and this is so very important to understand.

Modern names of people are really no different from Biblical names of people and they often reflect who a person is and what kind of person they present themselves to be.  For example I was eating at a restaurant and my server’s name was named “Tisha”.  I looked up the name’s meaning on the internet and it meant “joyful” and “happy”.  This name meaning fit the personality of the lady very accurately.

What I am attempting to teach you is that it maters what the name of a person is in the Bible and even in the world today still.  I am also trying to teach that it matters who gives a person the name and why it was given.  In other words why and where the name originates from is critical and the name can certainly influence the outcome on a person’s entire life greatly.   Let’s examine the Hebrew word that is translated as the English word “name”.  This word’s meaning may shed some additional light of confirmation upon the significance of “names” in the Bible:

H8034

A primitive word (perhaps rather from H7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare H8064); an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character: –  + base, [in-] fame [-ous], name (-d), renown, report.

This Hebrew word means an “appellation”.  This word means the act of giving something or someone a name.   Then notice the next statement “a mark or memorial of individuality”.  Wow that is a very important definition.   God and people name things to mark them as being different from other things that may even be similar in appearance.  For example any normal family with identical twins will always give each child a different name.  This unique name separates one identical twin from the other.  When a parent wants a specific twin they will call their name and this should bring the one called.  Clearly names matter because it causes a separation from others to occur.

Then notice in this Hebrew word there is an associated implied meaning of any given name.  According to the definition a name can carry the positive implication of “honor”, “authority” or it can even denote personal “character”.  This positive truth can also be taken from a negative antithesis truth perspective.  A negative name given to someone can cause them a negative outcome in life like dishonor or even bad character.  I’m trying to teach you how things work in the spiritual realm.  If you call your kids stupid then they will become more stupid.  If you call your kids lazy then they will become lazier.  Whatever names you have placed on your children are all seeds to mold their lives either building character or destroying their character.

I’ll end this introduction to the significance of names in the Bible with this truth.  There are so many significant names given to us in the Bible that we often overlook the lesser names mentioned only a few times.  For example in Genesis 5 there is a genealogy given to us by the inspiration of God concerning the first eleven men.  This genealogy begins from Adam the first man to Noah and then to his son Shem in succession.  The name Adam means “man” and the name Noah means “comfort”, the name Shem means “name” and this.  Let’s just go through all of the names for review:

AdamThe first name, Adam, comes from adomah, and means “man.” As the first man, that seems straightforward enough.SethAdam’s son was named Seth, which means “appointed.” When he was born Eve said, “For God hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.”EnoshSeth’s son was called Enosh, which means “mortal,” “frail,” or “miserable.” It is from the root anash: to be incurable; used of a wound, grief, woe, sickness, or wickedness. (It was in the days of Enosh that men began to defile the name of the Living God. )KenanEnosh’s son was named Kenan, from which can mean “sorrow,” dirge,” or “elegy.” (The precise denotation is somewhat elusive; some study aids unfortunately presume an Aramaic root synonymous with “Cainan.”) Balaam, looking down from the heights of Moab, employed a pun upon the name of the Kenites when he prophesied their destruction.MahalalelKenan’s son was Mahalalel, from mahalal, which means “blessed” or “praise”; and El, the name for God. Thus, Mahalalel means “the Blessed God.” Often Hebrew names included El, the name of God, as Dani-el, “God is my Judge,” Nathani-el, “Gift of God,” etc.

Jared

Mahalalel’s son was named Jared, from the verb yaradh, meaning “shall come down.” Some authorities suggest that this might have been an allusion to the “Sons of God” who “came down” to corrupt the daughters of men, resulting in the Nephilim (“Fallen Ones”) of Genesis 6.

Enoch

Jared’s son was named Enoch, which means “teaching,” or “commencement.” He was the first of four generations of preachers. In fact, the earliest recorded prophecy was by Enoch, which amazingly enough deals with the Second Coming of Christ.

Methuselah

The Flood of Noah did not come as a surprise. It had been preached on for four generations. But something strange happened when Enoch was 65, from which time “he walked with God.” Enoch was given a prophecy that as long as his son was alive, the judgment of the flood would be withheld; but as soon as he died, the flood would be sent forth.

Enoch named his son to reflect this prophecy. The name Methuselah comes from two roots: muth, a root that means “death”; and from shalach, which means “to bring,” or “to send forth.” Thus, the name Methuselah signifies, “his death shall bring.

And, indeed, in the year that Methuselah died, the flood came. Methuselah was 187 when he had Lamech, and lived 782 years more. Lamech had Noah when he was 182. The Flood came in Noah’s 600th year. 187 + 182 + 600 = 969, Methuselah’s age when he died

It is interesting that Methuselah’s life was, in effect, a symbol of God’s mercy in forestalling the coming judgment of the flood. It is therefore fitting that his lifetime is the oldest in the Bible, symbolizing the extreme extensiveness of God’s mercy.

Lamech

Methuselah’s son was named Lamech, a root still evident today in our own English word, “lament” or “lamentation.” Lamech suggests “despairing.” (This name is also linked to the Lamech in Cain’s line who inadvertently killed his son Tubal-Cain in a hunting incident. )

Noah

Lamech, of course, is the father of Noah, which is derived from nacham , “to bring relief” or “comfort,” as Lamech himself explains.

Shem

Shem is the exact same Hebrew word that I just gave you for “Name” (H8034).

 

The Composite List

Now let’s put it all together:

Hebrew English
Adam Man
Seth Appointed
Enosh Mortal
Kenan Sorrow
Mahalalel The Blessed God
Jared Shall come down
Enoch Teaching
Methuselah His death shall bring
Lamech The despairing
Noah Rest, or comfort
Shem Name

If you take the meanings of each of these 11 names given to us in the Bible and combine them into a sentence, you will find the Gospel of Jesus’ coming into the world and one of the primary reasons for His appearing.    Here is the sentence using the Hebrew name meanings:

Man (has) appointed mortal sorrow; (but) the Blessed God will come down teaching (and) His death shall bring the despairing comfort (by or through His) Name.

I hope that you are beginning to see how Jesus is even mentioned indirectly here in the names of two prominent Bible men (Adam and Noah) and 9 other relatively obscure men in the Bible.  This hidden reference to Jesus using only the names of men certainly is beyond chance or random occurrence.  This information had to be placed there by God’s design and plan and this teaches us plainly that God even uses names in the Bible to inform us of things that are very important for us to learn and know.  I will give credit for the majority of this information to Chuck Missler  and you can find it on his website.  I added the name of Shem to what he taught because this should have been given.  Remember this prophecy using the 11 names because this will be readdressed in this Bible study later.  Let’s move on to the specific name of Jesus next.

INTRODUCTION TO THE NAME OF JESUS

We will continue our Bible study concerning “who is Jesus” with a statement being made to Joseph from an angel sent from the Lord.  In this statement is the name of the male child to be born to Joseph’s wife Mary.  This name comes from God just like the name of Jacob came directly from God through an angel giving it great divine significance and purpose.

Mat 1:21  And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.

I want to reemphasize this point that the name of “Jesus” came directly from heaven and not from Joseph or Mary or any other human.  This fact gives the name of Jesus a divine reason and purpose for being given.  The next thing that you need to know is that the name “Jesus” is an English transliteration of the Greek name “Iēsous” being written in the book of Matthew.  A transliteration is nothing but a man’s attempt to transfer and preserve a name from one language’s alphabet to another by using similar sounding vowels and constantans.  The problem we begin to encounter very quickly is when we realize that the man Jesus was not English nor was He a Greek.  Neither of these names would be correct based upon the nationality of Jesus.  The genealogy of Jesus given to us in Matthew and Luke both prove that Jesus descended from the Hebrew nation a descendant of Abraham and David. Therefore the name of Jesus should be a Hebrew name and this is exactly what we discover when we look up the Greek word in the Strong’s dictionary:

G2424

Of Hebrew origin [H3091]; Jesus (that is, Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites: – Jesus.

You should be able to quickly recognize that the Greek word name has a Hebrew origin.  It is also apparent that the name of Jesus was not a completely unique name and that there were other Hebrew men that were also given this famous name.  But we still need to ask the question why did the angel tell the man Joseph to name the child Jesus?  In order to answer that question we need to revert further to the original Hebrew.  Let’s look up the name H3091 and find its meaning:

H3091

From H3068 and H3467; Jehovah-saved; Jehoshua (that is, Joshua), the Jewish leader: – Jehoshua, Jehoshuah, Joshua. Compare H1954, H3442.

The English transliterated name for the Hebrew word H3091 is “Jehoshua” or “Joshua”.   This name literally means “Jehovah saved” in the original Hebrew meaning.  This Hebrew word is made  from two Hebrew root words being combined together.  The first word is H3068 meaning “Jehovah” and the second being H3467 meaning “saved”.  “Jehovah” is simply one of the key names for God found within the Old Testament.  The name Jehovah is used by God in over 5000 verses.  The name Jehovah (H3068) simply means “Self Existent or Eternal One” and was most often translated as “LORD”.

The Hebrew word H3467 simply means “to save”, “to deliver”, “to free”, “to be made safe”, “salvation” and even “to get victory”.  This part of the definition goes along with the statement made to Joseph in Matthew 1 if you will recall the angel said “you shall call His name Jesus because He will save His people”.  We can learn from the meaning of the name that Jesus was the hidden fulfilled prophecy of the genealogy of Genesis 5 using the 11 names of Bible men.  Remember this prophecy predicted that “the Blessed God would come down teaching and His death gives the despairing comfort through His name”.  The despairing are simply humans that were held captive prisoners within the darkness of this world.   The Name of Jesus was the God given name that men were required to believe upon and we will talk abut this more in the series as we go.    This is exactly what transpired.  The name of Jesus shows us by its definition that He was the Jehovah God that delivers and saves His people. This is now the second Biblical confirmation that Jesus was God in the flesh that came down to the earth.  Let’s move to new name given to Jesus and study a further confirmation.

JESUS = GOD WITH US!

We are now going to explore another name given to Jesus in the Bible.  This name will be the third conformation that Jesus was God in the flesh come to the earth from heaven.  I will first give you the name found in the Greek New Testament.  This name is found in a verse of Matthew 1.  Please read it very carefully not overlooking any of the words in the stated scripture.

Mat 1:23  Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.

First consider the beginning of the verse where God declares a “virgin” will be with child.  A virgin simply means an unmarried daughter and this clearly implies that she has never had sex with any man.  Right there that gives us the first impression of a supernatural conception.  Next the Greek words translated as “be with child” simply means that she is pregnant in her womb.  Next the author (God) says she will bring forth (birth) a son.  Here is where we get to the good stuff.  God say “They shall call his name Emmanuel”.  Wow, this is a very meaningful name that was being bestowed upon Jesus.  Of course this name is meaningless if you don’t know what the definition of the Hebrew word being given to us is.

What we have just witnessed in this verse is a very vital principle (rule) that God teaches us to how to understand selected parts of the Bible.  I have already been using this principle when I taught on the meaning of the name of Jesus earlier in this Bible lesson. This principle given to us by God is the simple fact that names have meaning and that these meanings have significance to indicate something important about the one being named.  This principle also teaches us very directly that we need to go back to the original language meaning in order to insure the significance.

Perhaps you missed it again.  The name “Emmanuel” in this verse is just another Greek to English transliteration.  This Greek word (G1694) was also a transliteration from the Hebrew original name H6005 which was transliterated into English in the Old Testament as “Immanuel”.  This is further confirmation that what I did for the name of Jesus going back to Joshua was very legitimate.  Finally I want you to see in this verse the Greek word (G3177) that was translated into “interpreted”.  This Greek word literally means to “translate” from one language into another.  What God is doing is confirming the fact that names have meanings and these meanings have purpose as I have already stated.   Let’s go back and research the original prophecy that this verse in Matthew is quoted from:

Isa 7:14  Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.

This verse quite literally says that this will be a “sign” given by the omnipotent God.  This Hebrew word (H226) that was translated as “sign” can mean “evidence” or even a “monument”.  In other words Jesus will be the visible proof for the name being given to Him.  So what did this name ‘Immanuel” given from God mean?  You read it in Matthew but it was not given here in Isaiah because you are assumed to already know Hebrew if you are reading the Old Testament because it was written to Hebrews.  This is a reason that God wrote the meaning out in the New Testament because it was predominately read by Gentiles who needed to learn more about this old language.

If you knew the Hebrew language then you would find that “Immanuel” means “God with us”.  If we break down the Hebrew root words found within this name we should start with the ending syllable  “el” which is the short form for one of the prominent names of God in the Old Testament “Elohim”.  The short form name “el” for God is used in almost 150 other names in the Old Testament and that is an interesting  study all by itself.   Then go back to the beginning syllable of the name “Im” and this means “with” or even “in”. Now look at what remains in the middle “man”.  Put them together it could read something .like “God in the form of man” which could also means “God with men”.

Do you understand these God given principles?  I’ll say it one more time, names have meanings in the Bible and these meanings are important especially based upon who gives the person this name.  Any name given to anyone by God is of the ultimate importance since God is supreme.  Based on Isaiah 7:14 and Matthew 1:23 God comes down from heaven in the form of a man to be with us, to walk among us and to live like us but as a higher example.  So far we have found 4 witnesses in the Bible that claims Jesus to be God in the flesh but there are more.  Let’s examine another name of Jesus.

GOD THE WORD BECAME FLESH

All Bible truth is found only by searching and studying the Bible with the Holy Spirit’s help to reveal it to us so we are able to see it clearly.  This is why the Bible is not understood by even many Christians.  They are not studying, not searching or not praying and asking God to open their eyes to the truth and lead them into it.  We are going to need to search to find the names of Jesus in order to discover who He really is.  I’ll give you three verses to read next and then talk about them:

Rev 19:11  And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war.

Rev 19:12  His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself.

Rev 19:13  And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God.

Did you see the two names of Jesus given to Him by God?  First there is the one called “Faithful and True” and this can only be a name for the divine God since every human can and will fail us.  Then in verse 13 He is called by the name “The Word of God”.   It is this name “The Word of God” that I want to focus upon next.  But both of these names prove that Jesus was God in the flesh come to the earth as a man.  How do they do that you ask?  Well again you have to study and read the Bible to find the answers.  The real answers don’t fall on you like a piece of ripe fruit from a tree that you are laying under doing nothing.

The book Revelation was written by the inspiration and revelation of God through a man named John.  John wrote other books of the New Testament and we need to go back to the first book in order to find the answer to who “The Word of God” represents.  Read these next two verses to begin with from the first chapter of John:

Joh 1:1  In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Joh 1:2  The same was in the beginning with God.

God is the primary subject of both verses and the verse begins with the statment “In the beginning was The Word”.   This statement is talking about Jesus indirectly since Jesus is called the Word of God in Revelation 19:13.  Jesus is being indirectly called the Word again with a direct association of the Word for the theme of God being the primary direct subject.  The Word was with God and the Word was God.  If you know anything about the laws of mathematics you understand that if A=B and B=C then A=C.  Therefore if the Word = God (John 1:1) and Jesus = the Word (Rev 19:13) then God = Jesus by undeniable mathematical proof.  I’m not going to go through every verse in this chapter of John because that would take too long but I will give you 4 more verses for you to read:

Joh 1:10  He was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not.

Joh 1:11  He came unto his own, and his own received him not.

Joh 1:12  But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:

Joh 1:13  Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.

Joh 1:14  And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.

These verses begin with “He was in the world”.  Who is He?  This is talking about Jesus in conjunction to the primary subject still being God.  Then notice what it says, “The world was made by Him”.  Again this is a combined reference to the Spirit of God, the Word of God and God the Father because these three revealed personalities are all the same God (1 Jn 1:5:7).   Only God created the world.  You can go back to Genesis 1:1 and read this plainly.  In the beginning “God” (Elohim) created the heavens and the earth.  Now remember God says in Isaiah Immanuel (El = Elohim) is coming to be with us.

In verse 12 God tells us that if we believe on His name He will give us the power to become the sons of God.  Why am I teaching you all about the names of Jesus in this lesson?  I’m teaching you this so that you might believe in His names in order to be saved.  I am teaching on the names of Jesus to reveal Him to be God in the flesh.  Did you read verse 14?  More importantly did you actually see what it says in verse 14?  It says The Word (THE WORD = GOD verse 1) was made flesh and dwelt among us.  God dwelling among us is just the name “Immanuel” again written out in definition form.  Jesus is declared to be God with us in the form of a man (flesh).

God directly connects John 1:1 with Genesis 1:1 by the same three simple words “In the Beginning”.   Whenever God does something like this it is not an accident or chance occurrence.  God is telling us they are about the same themed subject.  In Genesis 1:1 it said “In the Beginning God” and in John 1:1 it said “In the Beginning was the Word”.  This is God’s hidden way of saying “I am the Word and I created the world”.  You see there is another hidden reference to Jesus found in Genesis 1:1.  I have written about this before in other lesson but it fits very well with what God is saying here that I will repeat it.

Gen 1:1  In the beginning (the A-Z) God created the heaven and the earth. 

The fourth word of the Bible in Genesis 1:1 was omitted by the translators because they did not know what it meant.  This fourth untranslated word was technically not a word at all but rather the first and last letters of the Hebrew alphabet.  Uh oh, that should turn some light bulbs on in your brain if you have read the Bible very much.  Genesis 1:1 should read in the English “In the Beginning the A-Z God created…”.  The A-Z God is another hidden reference to Jesus because Jesus said in Revelation 1:11 “I am the Alpha and the Omega”.  Alpha is the first letter of the Greek alphabet and Omega is the last letter in the Greek alphabet.  In other words Jesus was saying in English “I am the A to Z”.  This is exactly who Genesis 1:1 said created the world that we live in.  Wow, this is great stuff if you open your eyes of your heart and let it in.  I guarantee you that it will save you from hell if you begin to believe it.

This is really not that complicated but Satan does not want these truths to be known.  Satan perverts the truth to change Jesus from being divine (God in the flesh) to being only a man (a descendant of Adam) or a prophet to defeat you.   Satan does everything in His power to blind the minds of people so that they cannot see the obvious truth of God’s Word in order to be saved (2 Cor 4:4).

CONCLUSION

I have gone over multiple truths in this Bible lesson that declares Jesus to have come from God in heaven.  Not only this but that Jesus was God in the flesh.  The Bible says let every word be established in truth by the mouths of two or three witnesses (2 Cor 13:1).  I have given you double that with at least 5 to 6 witnesses that Jesus was the God of creation come to the earth in the flesh.  We started this lesson with Jesus asking us all “Who do you say that I am?”  We then went into the significance of names in the Bible and I introduced you to a hidden prophecy of Jesus coming into the earth in the flesh in the genealogy found in Genesis 5.

We then went into three of the primary names given to Jesus in the Bible, 1) Jesus, 2) Emmanuel and 3) The Word of God.   The name of Jesus was the Hebrew name, Joshua and we found that Joshua meant “Jehovah Saved”.  Therefore Jesus was this God named Jehovah that came down from heaven to save His people just as was prophesied to occur.  We then talked about the name “Immanuel” and that this meant “God with us”.  We then talked about Jesus being the Word of God that came in the flesh and it was this A-Z God that created the world that we live in.  If you are still wavering and doubting after all of this evidence then I don’t know what else to say that will help you.  Go back and reread your Bible and all of the verses that I just gave you.  Study the names of Jesus until you have them memorized.

This was only Part 1 in the series of lessons on “Who do you say that I am?”   I will be going over more scriptural evidence for Jesus being God in the next lesson in this series.  I want to thank you for being open minded enough to read this lesson and I pray that God will help you to see Him in all His glory.  Help me spread the word of truth to your friends.  Tell them about my website.  Send them links to my lessons.  Please, help me spread God’s Word so that we can reach the lost world.  Jesus is coming back very, very soon.  The timing cannot be that far off based upon current world events transpiring.  We need to reach everyone that we can and help everyone that we can so that none will perish.  Thank you for your prayers of support, because they are very needed and valuable to me.  God bless you and keep you until the next time.  Always remember the correct answer to the question “Who do you say that I am” is “You are Jesus the Christ, the Son of the Living God, my Savior, my Lord and my God”.  God Bless you!

If you would like to continue reading in this series you may go to “Part 2” now.

 

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Names, Titles, Descriptions and Symbols of Jesus in the Bible

Jesus_Is(ver 2.3)  This is Part 1 in a series of reference documents about the multiple Names, Titles, Descriptions and Symbols of named Spiritual Individuals in the Bible.  This document will focus only on the subject verses concerning Jesus found in the Bible.  It is not designed to teach anything other than give you a place to search from to find references to Jesus in the Bible.  This is a living document of references and it will change and be updated as I am led to additional scriptures.  A Name is a direct reference to the individual.  A Title is a given direct identifying appellation signifying status or function.  A Description is something that represents the individual in expressive words.  A Type is a real named person, place or thing that can be viewed to apply to a pattern of the spiritual individual not directly named.  A Symbol is a natural object that describes the characteristics or features of a spiritual being that you cannot see or understand without first understanding the symbol.  Here is what Jesus said to us about himself:

 Joh 5:39  Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.

We know from what Jesus just said that the Bible is primarily about him, but you cannot find him directly named until the Gospels.  However he was indirectly mentioned in almost every chapter of the Old Testament.  I will give you a list of my references to Jesus in the Bible and if you have others that I have not found yet, please let me know about them.

Name, Title, Symbol, Type for Jesus

Description

Scripture Reference

Abel Brother   (a type of Christ) killed by Cain a type of Satan a murderer from the beginning Genesis 4:2;
Abraham Covenant   Man of God a type of Jesus Christ Gen 12-20;
Adam A   type of Jesus Christ; Gen 2:24 A man who leaves His Father to come to earth Gen 2:; 1 Cor 15:45;
Adam, Last Jesus   referred to as the brother of Adam 1Corinthians 15:45
Advocate Jesus Our Lawyer 1John 2:1
Alef and Tav, the The first and last letters of the Hebrew   alphabet Genesis 1:1 not in the English translation   of the Bible only seen in the Hebrew
Almighty The Supreme Powerful One Revelation 1:8
Alpha and Omega, the The first and last letters of the Greek   alphabet, Revelation 1:8
Amen God’s Final Word Revelation 3:14
Angel God’s Messenger Genesis 48:16; Exodus 23:20, 21
Angel of His Presence God’s Savior Isaiah 63:9
Anointed, His God’s Anointed One Psalms 2:2
Appointed He that was Chosen By God 1 Sam 2:35; Heb 3:2;
Approved of God He that Has God’s Favor Acts 2:22;
Apostle, the God’s Sent One Hebrews 3:1
Arm of the Lord God’s Powerful One, The One at the Right   Hand Isaiah 51:9, 10
Author and Finisher of our faith God’s Inscriber of Faith Hebrews 12:2
Author of Life, the Translated as Prince of Life in KJV Acts 3:15
Beginning and end of the creation of God The Initiator and the Completion of all   things made Revelation 3:14; 22:13
Beginning, The Christ the Firstborn from the dead Col 1:18;
Beloved The One Loved By God Ephesians 1:6
Beloved Son Son Loved by God Matthew 3:17
Bishop of Our Soul Superintendent/Overseer of our Mind 1 Peter 2:25
Blessed and only Potentate God’s happy Ruler of the Day 1Timothy 6:15
Boaz A Type of Christ the Kinsman Redeemer Book of Ruth
Branch, Righteous God’s Seed that Sprouts Righteousness Jeremiah 23:5; Zechariah 3:8
Branch, The The sprouting life of God Zechariah 3:8
Bread of God The spiritual food of God John 6:33;
Bread of life God’s Spiritual Food John 6:35, 6:48
Brethren The natural man of Israel Acts 3:22;
Bridegroom Jesus the Husband to the Church Psalm 19:5; Matthew 9:15, Mark   2:19, Luke 5:34, John 3:29
Bright Morning Star Reference to Jesus Being the Sun, The   Spiritual Light of the World Revelation 22:16
Brightness of the Father’s glory God’s Sun Light Manifested Hebrews 1:3
Called of God Jesus the Answer Hebrews 5:10;
Captain of the Lord’s host Leader of the Army of God Joshua 5:14
Captain of Salvation God’s Deliverer Hebrews 2:10
Carpenter God’s Builder of a Spiritual House Mark 6:3
Carpenter’s son The Assumed Son of Joseph Matthew 13:55
Chief Shepherd The Head of the Church 1Peter 5:4
Chief Cornerstone The Stone the Builders Rejected, The First   Stone in the New Jerusalem Ephesian 2:20; 1Peter 2:6
Chiefest among ten thousand The Chosen One of Israel Song of Songs 5:10
Child The Son of God and the Son of Man Isaiah 9:6; Hosea 11:1; Luke   2:27, 43
Chosen of God The One Selected By God 1Peter 2:4
Christ God’s Anointed One Matthew 1:16; Luke 9:20; Acts   2:36;  Heb 3:6
Christ, The (Messiah) God’s Anointed One Matthew 16:20; Mark 14:61
Christ a King The Anointed King of Kings Luke 23:2
Christ Jesus The Anointed Savior Jesus Acts 19:4; Romans 3:24; 8:1;   1Corinthians 1:2, 30; Hebrews 3:1; 1Peter 5:10, 14
Christ Jesus our Lord Jesus the Anointed Supreme One 1Timothy 1:12; Romans 8:39
Christ of God Acts 10:38 Says God Anointed Jesus of   Nazareth Luke 9:20
Christ, the chosen of God God’s Chosen Anointed One Luke 23:35
Christ the Lord Anointed Supreme One Luke 2:11
Christ, the power of God The Word Of God 1Corinthians 1:24
Christ the wisdom of God God’s Application of His Understanding and   Knowledge 1Corinthians 1:24
Christ, the Son of God The Anointed Son of God Acts 9:20
Christ, Son of the Blessed The Blessed Anointed Son Mark 14:61
Commander God’s Chief Ruler, Prince Isaiah 55:4
Consolation of Israel The One that Calls Israel to Good Luke 2:25
Cornerstone The Stone the Builders Rejected, The First   Stone in the New Jerusalem Ephesians 2:20
Counselor The Giver of Advice Isaiah 9:6
Covenant of the people The Divider of the People Isaiah 42:6
David Their King Jesus the Seed of David 2 Chron 6:6; Jeremiah 30:9
Daysman Jesus Our Attorney, Lawyer, Legal   Representative Job 9:33
Dayspring From on High Jesus the Sun or Righteousness, The Dawn of   a New Day,  The Rise of a New Light Luke 1:78
Day Star Jesus the Sun Light of a New Day in our   Hearts 2Peter 1:19
Deliverer Savior and Redeemer Psalm 18:2; Romans 11:26
Desire of all nations That Which Everyone Seeks Haggai 2:7
Door, the The ONLY legal access to God John 10:9
Door of the sheep, the The ONLY Access to God John 10:7
Elect Chosen One Isaiah 42:1
Emmanuel (Immanuel) God With Us Isaiah 7:14, Matthew 1:23
Ensign God’s Signal/Sign to Man Isaiah 11:10
Eternal Life Our ONLY Way to Know God 1John 5:20
Everlasting Father The Eternal Father Isaiah 9:6
Faithful He who is trustworthy Isa 49:7; Heb 3:2;
Faithful and True The Dependable Truth Revelation 19:11;
Faithful Priest The True High Priest of God 1 Samuel 2:35;
Faithful Witness, the The Testimony of Truth Revelation 1:5
Faithful and true witness, the The Testimony of Truth Revelation 3:14
Father to the Inhabitants of   Jerusalem Jesus the Everlasting Father Isaiah 22:21;
Finisher of faith He Who Brings Our Faith to a Completion Hebrews 12:2
Fire, A A Light of Israel; Isa 10:17;
First and last The Beginning and End of all things Isa 44:6, 48:12; Revelation   1:17; 2:8; 22:13
First begotten Jesus the First Born Again from the Dead Hebrews 1:6
First begotten of the dead Jesus the First Born Again from the Dead Revelation 1:5
Firstborn Jesus the First Born Again from the Dead Psalms 89:27
Firstborn from the dead Christ the Heir of God Col 1:18;
Flame, A The Fire of God Isa 10:17;
Foundation The Spiritual Building Block of the New   Jerusalem Isaiah 28:16
Foundation, Sure Indestructible Rock Isaiah 28:16
Fountain God’s Supply of Living Water Zechariah 13:1
Forerunner He Who Goes First, The Trail Blazer Hebrews 6:20
Fourth, the The 4th man in the Fire Daniel 3:25
Friend of sinners My Friend Jesus Matthew 11:19
Gift of God God’s Present to Man John 4:10
Glory of Israel The Best of Israel Luke 2:32
God Supreme Deity John 1:1
God blessed forever The Eternally Happy Supreme Deity Romans 9:5
God manifest in the flesh Emanuel God in a Physical Body 1Timothy 3:16
God of Israel, the Savior The Supreme Deity that has Saved Israel Isaiah 45:15
God of the whole earth The Omnipresent Supreme Deity Isaiah 54:5
God our Savior

 

The Supreme Deity that has Saved Us 1Timothy 2:3
God’s dear Son Jesus the Son Loved By God Colossians 1:13
God with us Emanuel God in Person Matthew 1:23
Good Opposed to Evil Matthew 20:15;
Good Master The Sinless Lord Matthew 19:16
Good Shepherd Leader of the sheep John 10:11, 14;
Governor Supreme Leader Matthew 2:6
Great Light Jesus the Sun of Righteousness arisen in   our hearts Matthew 4:16;
Great Shepherd of the sheep

 

Head of the Church Hebrews 13:20

 

Greater Light, the Jesus The Sun of Righteousness, Ruler of   The Day Genesis 1:16
He that shall have dominion The Ruler of Heaven and Earth Numbers 24:19
Head Chief of the Body Col 2:19
Head of All Principality and   Power Supreme and Preeminent Spiritual Ruler Col 2:10
Head of the Body The Husband to the Church Col 1:18;
Head of the Corner New Jerusalem Cornerstone Matthew 21:42; 1 Peter 2:7
Head of the ekklesia (body) Leader of the Church Ephesians 1:22, 23; 5:23;   Colossians 1:18, 24
Heir of all things The Inheritor of the Kingdom of God Hebrews 1:2
High priest God’s Eternal High Priest Hebrews 3:1, 4:14, 7:26, 8:1,   9:11;
Head of every man Chief Among Men 1Corinthians 11:3
Head of the corner The Corner Stone in the New Jerusalem Matthew 21:42; Acts 4:11
Holy Morally Blameless Isa 57:15
Holy child Morally Blameless Son Acts 4:30
Holy One The Chosen Blameless Man Psalms 16:10; Isa 10:17; Acts   3:14, 13:35; 1 John 2:20;
Holy one of God God Sent Blameless Man Mark 1:24; Luke 4:34;
Holy one of Israel, the Blameless Man from Israel Isaiah 41:14; 47:4; 54:5
Holy thing Our Example of Blamelessness Luke 1:35
Hope (our) Our Great Expectation 1Timothy 1:1
Horn of salvation The King that Saved Us Luke 1:69
Husband, One The New Covenant Maker 2 Cor 11:2
Husband, Thine The One we Covenant With Isaiah 54:5
I AM Our Everything We Need, the ALL   Encompassing One John 8:58
Image of God The Restored Likeness of the Supreme God Hebrews 1:3
Israel The Head of God’s Spiritual Nation of   People Isaiah 41:8; Isaiah 49:3; Hosea   11:1
Isaac A type of Christ, God’s only begotten Son Genesis 1:17; Genesis 21:10; Genesis   22:2
Jacob Type of Jesus, The Spiritual Head of the   spiritual house of Israel; He will Rule as God Genesis 32:28; Isaiah 41:8; Malachi 1:2-3;   Romans 9:13
Jacob my Servant Faithful to God’s service Isaiah 44:2;
Jehovah The Most High God Isaiah 40:3
Jehovah’s fellow Son of the Most High God Zechariah 13:7
Jeshurun Upright One, Chosen of God Isa 44:2;
Jesus Our Spiritual Leader and Savior   Joshua/Yeshua/ Jehoshua Matthew 1:21; Used in over 600   verses in the N.T. for the name of God.
Jesus Christ The Spiritually Anointed (Messiah) Joshua Matthew 1:1; John 1:17; 17:3;   Acts 2:38; 4:10; 9:34; 10:36; Romans 1:1, 16:18; 3, 6; 2:16; 5:15, 17; 6:3;   1Corinthians 1:1, 4; 2:2; 2Corinthians 1:19; 4:6; 13:5; Galatians 2:16;   Philippians 1:8; 2:11; 1Timothy 1:15; Hebrews 13:8; 1John 1:7; 2:1
Jesus Christ our Lord Spiritually Supreme Anointed Leader Romans 1:3; 6:11, 23;   1Corinthians 1:9; 7:25
Jesus Christ our Savior The Anointed Leader who Saved Us Titus 3:6
Jesus of Nazareth Jesus the Natural Man/the Nazarene Mark 1:24; Luke 24:19
Jesus (of Nazareth), King of the Jews Spiritual Leader of the Spiritual Jews John 19:19; Matthew 27:37
Jesus, the Son of God The Son of the Most High Deity who is our   Leader Hebrews 4:14
Jesus, the Son of Joseph The Presumed son of Joseph John 6:42
Joint Heir Co-Inheritor Romans 8:17
Joseph A Fruitful Bough; A type of the coming deliverer Gen 49:22
Joshua Leader into the Promise Land a type of Jesus Joshua; Zechariah 3:8
Judge Supreme Lawyer of Justice Acts 10:42
Just man, Just person, Just One Righteous Individual; Blameless Individual Matthew 27:19, 24; Acts 3:14;   7:52; 22:14
Justification, Our Him who Justified Us Romans 4:25;
King Supreme Ruler Isa 43:15; Matthew 21:5
King Eternal Everlasting Ruler 1 Tim 1:17;
King of Israel Supreme Ruler of Spiritual Nation of Israel John 1:49
King of the Jews Supreme Ruler of the Spiritual Jews Matthew 2:2
King of Saints Supreme Ruler of Spiritual Nation of Israel   (the Church) Revelation 15:3
King of Kings Supreme Ruler of the Church (New Jerusalem) 1Timothy 6:15; Revelation 17:14
King of Glory Supreme Deity Ruler Psalms 24:7-10
King of Saints The Ruler over the rulers Rev 15:3
King of Zion Supreme Ruler of the Daughter of ZION   (Church) Matthew 21:5
King over all the earth Supreme Ruler of the planet Zechariah 14:9
Lamb God’s Sacrifice for the Sin of humanity Revelation 5:6, 8; 7:9, 6:16;   10, 17; 12:11; 13:8, 11; 14:1, 4; 15:3; 17:14; 21:9, 14, 22, 19:7, 9; 23, 27
Lamb of God God’s Sacrifice for the Sin of humanity John 1:29
Lamb that was slain God’s Sacrifice for the Sin of humanity Rev 5:12;
Lawgiver God’s Scribe of Justice Isaiah 33:22
Leader Military Commander Isaiah 55:4
Life, the Our Source of Being John 14:6
Light Jesus our internal Spiritual Sun Mat 4:16; John 8:12
Light, everlasting Jesus our Spiritual Eternal Sun Isaiah 60:19-20’
Light of Israel The Rising Sun of Spiritual Israel Isa 10:17;
Light of the world Jesus our Spiritual Sun who shines out of   darkness John 8:12, 9:5
Light to the Gentiles Jesus our Spiritual Sun who lights the way   to God for every nation Isaiah 42:6, 49:6;
Light, True Jesus our Spiritual Sun and Source of Truth John 1:9
Lion of the tribe of Judah Spiritual Ruler of the spiritual Jews   (church) Revelation 5:5
Living Bread, the The Word of Life John 6:51
Living God The God of Eternal Life 1 Tim 4:10;
Living Stone The Living Corner Building Block of the New   Jerusalem 1Pet 2:4;
Lord The One with Supreme Authority Acts 2:36; Rom 1:3;
Lord and Savior – Jesus   Christ Supreme Ruler Who Saves 2Peter 1:11; 3:18
Lord Christ The Anointed Supreme Ruler Colossians 3:24
Lord   From Heaven God   Who Came From Heaven 1 Cor 15:47
Lord God Almighty The All Powerful Supreme Deity Ruler Revelation 15:3
Lord Jesus Supreme Ruler Jesus Luke 24:3; Acts 1:21; 4:33; 7:59; 8:16; 9:29; 11:20;   19:5,10,13,17; 20:24,35; 21:13; Rom. 10:9; 14:14; 1Co. 5:5; 6:11; 11:23; 2Co.   1:14; 4:10,14; Gal. 6:17; Eph. 1:15; Php. 2:19; Col. 3:17; 1Th. 2:15; 4:1,2;   2Th. 1:7; Phm. 1:5; Heb. 13:20; Rev. 22:20;
Lord Jesus Christ Anointed Supreme Ruler Jesus Acts 11:17; 15:11,26; 16:31; 20:21; 28:31; Rom. 1:7; 5:1,11;   13:14; 15:6,30; 16:18,20,24; 1Co. 1:3,7,8,10; 5:4; 8:6; 15:57; 16:22,23; 2Co.   1:2,3; 8:9; 11:31; 13:14; Gal. 1:3; 6:14,18; Eph. 1:2,3,17; 3:14; 5:20;   6:23,24; Php. 1:2; 3:20; 4:23; Col. 1:2,3; 1Th. 1:1,3; 2:19; 3:11,13;   5:9,23,28; 2Th. 1:1,2,8,12; 2:1,14,16; 3:6,12,18; 1Ti. 1:1; 5:21; 6:3,14;   2Ti. 4:1,22; Tit. 1:4; Phm. 1:3,25; Jas. 1:1; 2:1; 1Pe. 1:3; 2Pe. 1:8,14,16;   2Jn. 1:3; Jude 1:4,17,21; Rev. 22:21;
Lord Jesus Christ our Savior Anointed Supreme Ruler Jesus Who Saves Titus 1:4
Lord of all Supreme Ruler of Everyone Acts 10:36
Lord of glory Supreme Ruler of God’s Splendor James 2:1
Lord of Hosts (armies) Supreme Ruler of the Army of God Isaiah 44:6, 47:4;
Lord of Lords Supreme Ruler of rulers 1 Tim 6:15; Rev 17:14; 19:16
Lord of the dead and living Supreme Ruler of Everyone Romans 14:9
Lord of the Sabbath Supreme Ruler of the Day of Rest Mat 12:8; Mark 2:28
Lord Our Righteousness, the Supreme Ruler Who Makes Us Righteous Jeremiah 23:6
Lord over all Supreme Ruler of Everything Romans 10:12
Lord, mighty in battle Undefeatable Supreme Ruler Psalms 24:8
Lord’s Christ Supreme Ruler of the Anointing Luke 2:26
Lord, strong and mighty Undefeatable Supreme Ruler Psalms 24:8
Lord, your holy one The Blameless Supreme Ruler Isaiah 43:15
Lord, your redeemer The Supreme Ruler Who Has Purchased Us With   His Blood Isaiah 43:14
Maker, Thy Our Creator Isaiah 17:7, 54:5
Man, a The Word of God became flesh (Adam) Ezekiel 1:26
Man Christ – Jesus The Anointed Son of God/Man 1Timothy 2:5
Man of sorrows Man of Pain Isaiah 53:3
Master Head of the House Matthew 23:8; Eph 6:9
Master In Heaven Head of the House of God Col 4:1;
Mediator, the only Our Reconciler, God’s Go Between Us and Him 1Timothy 2:5
Meek The Humble God of all Power Matthew 11:29;
Melchisedec The King and High Priest of Jerusalem a   type of Jesus Christ Hebrews 7:15;
Messenger of the covenant   The Distributor of the News of Division Malachi 3:1
Messiah God’s Anointed John 1:41
Messiah the Prince The Anointed Ruler Daniel 9:25
Mighty God The Undefeatable Deity Isaiah 9:6
Mighty one of Israel The Undefeatable One of Israel Isaiah 30:29
Mighty one of Jacob The Undefeatable One of Jacob Isaiah 49:26
Mighty to save The Undefeatable Savior Isaiah 63:1
Minister of the sanctuary Our High Priest Hebrews 8:2
Morning Star Jesus Our Spiritual Sun who Rules the Day Revelation 2:28
Moses A Type of Christ the Deliverer; the   Lawgiver; Faithful servant; Acts 7:35; Heb 3:5;
Most holy Ultimate Blameless One Daniel 9:24
Most mighty Omnipotent One Psalms 45:3
Nail, A The Fastener of God Isaiah 22:23
Nazarene Set Apart Man Matthew 2:23
Offspring of David Descendant of David the King Revelation 22:16
Only Begotten The Only Physically Born Son of God John 1:14; John 1:18; John   3:16;  John 3:18; 1John 4:9
Only wise God, our Savior The Unique Deity Possessor of Wisdom Who   Saves Jude 1:25
Passover, our The Lamb of God 1Corinthians 5:7
Plant of renown God’s Seed of Righteousness Ezekiel 34:29
Potentate Supreme Ruler 1Timothy 6:15
Power of God The Word of God 1Corinthians 1:24
Physician Healer Matthew 9:12
Precious Cornerstone The Living Foundation for the New Jerusalem Isaiah 28:16
Priest Forever Eternal Blood Shedder that Lives Eternally Hebrews 7:17; Hebrews 7:21
Prince Supreme Ruler Acts 5:31
Prince of Life Supreme Ruler and Giver of Life Acts 3:15
Prince of Peace Supreme Ruler and Restorer of Tranquility Isaiah 9:6
Prince of the kings of the earth Supreme Ruler of the rulers of the earth Revelation 1:5
Prince of the princes Supreme Ruler of the rulers of the earth. Daniel  8:25;
Prophet The Anointed One Who Prophecies Deuteronomy 18:15, 18; Matthew   21:11; Luke 24:19; Acts 3:22;
Propitiation (expiation, our Sin-offering) The Lamb of God 1John 2:2
Rabbi, Rabboni Teacher John 1:49; 20:16
Ransom The Price Paid For Our Freedom 1Timothy 2:6
Redemption He Who Purchased Us Back 1Corinthians 1:30
Redeemer Purchaser of our field Isaiah 59.20
Redeemer of Israel He who ransomed spiritual Israel with His   blood Isa 49:7;
Redeemer, Thy He Who Purchased Us Back Isaiah 41:14, 54:5
Resurrection and the Life, the Raised Back From Death to Life John 11:25
Redemption He Who Purchased Us Back 1Corinthians 1:30
Righteous Branch God’s Sprouting Seed of Righteousness Jeremiah 23:5
Righteous Judge He Who Judges Fairly 2Timothy 4:8
Righteous Servant Lawful Just Worker Isaiah 53:11
Righteousness Our Justification 1 Corinthians 1:30
Rock, The Cornerstone of Salvation Deu 32:15
Rock, Spiritual Supernatural Stone 1Corinthians 10:4
Rock of Offence The Stone that Offends Isaiah 8:14; 1Peter 2:8
Root of David The Source of Life for David Revelation 5:5; 22:16
Root of Jesse The Source of Life for Jesse Isaiah 11:10; Romans 15:12
Rose of Sharon God’s Fragrant Flower Song of Songs 2:1
Ruler in Israel King of the Jews Micah 5:2
Salvation The One that Saves Luke 2:30
Salvation, My He who Saved Us Isa  49:6;
Sanctification He Who is Set Apart 1Corinthians 1:30
Sanctuary Our Holy of Holies Isaiah 8:14
Savior The One that Saved Us! Luke 1:47, 2:11; John 4:14; Acts   5:31, 13:23; Php 3:20; 1 Ti 1:1, 2:3, 4:10; 2 Tim 1:10; Titus 1:3-4, 2:10,   2:13, 3:4, 3:6; 2 Pet 1:1, 3:2; Jud 1:25;
Savior Jesus Christ The One that Saves Jesus the Anointed 2Timothy 1:10; Titus 2:13;
2Pet 1:1, 2:20, 3:18;
Savior of the body (ekklesia) The One that Saved the Church Ephesians 5:23
Savior of the world The Only Hope For Those in Darkness Jn 4:4; 1Jn 4:14
Sceptre The Living Rod of God Numbers 24:17
Second Man, the The Brother of Adam 1Corinthians 15:47
Seed, the The Seed of God Galatians 3:19
Seed of Abraham He Who Was In Abraham Hebrews 2:16
Seed of David He Who Was In David 2Timothy 2:8
Servant He who serves others Isaiah 42:1, 49:6;
Servant of rulers He who washes the feet of others Isaiah 49:7
Shepherd The Overseer of the Flock Gen 49:24; Psalm 23:1; Mark   14:27
Shepherd and Overseer of souls He Who Watches Over the Mind and Thoughts   of Man 1Peter 2:25
Shepherd, Chief The Overseer of the overseers 1Peter 5:4
Shepherd, Good The Blameless Overseer John 10:11
Shepherd, Great The Omnipotent Overseer Hebrews 13:20
Shepherd of Israel The Overseer of God’s Israel the church Psalms 80:1
Shepherd, One The only one that feeds us John 10:16
Shiloh He Who Prospers Genesis 49:10
Solomon Son of David the Builder of God’s Temple; a   type of Christ 1 Chron 28:9; 1 Chron 29:19;
Son The Son of God Mat 28:19; John 3:17; John   3:35-36; John 5:19-26; John 6:40; John 14:13; John 17:1; Rom 1:3; Rom 1:9;   Rom 5:10; Rom 8:3; 1 Cor 15:28; Gal 1:16; Gal 4:4; 1 Th 1:10; Heb 1:2; Heb   3:6; Heb 5:5; Heb 7:28; 1Jn 1:7; 1 Jn 2:23-24; 1 Jn 4:10; 1 Jn 4:14; 1 Jn   5:9; 1 Jn 5:11-13; 2 Jn 1:3;
Son, Beloved Son Loved By God Mat 3:17; 2 Pe 1:17;
Son, dear Loved Son of God Col 1:13;
Son, My The Son of God Hosea 11:1
Son, Only Begotten The Only Naturally born Son of God John 3:16;
Son Jesus Christ The evidence that Jesus the Son was Messiah 1 Cor 1:9; 1 Jn 1:3;
Son of God He Who Was Born From God Daniel 3:25; Mat   4:3; Mat 4:6; Mat 8:29; Mat 14:33; Mat 26:63; Mat 27:40;   Mat 27:43; Mat   27:54; Mar 1:1; Mar 3:11; Mar 15:39;   Luk 1:35; Luk 4:3;   Luk 4:9; Luk 4:41;   Luk 8:28; Luk   22:70; Joh 1:34; Joh 1:49; Joh 3:18;   Joh 5:25; Joh 9:35;   Joh 10:36; Joh   11:4; Joh 11:27; Joh 19:7; Joh 20:31;   Act 8:37; Act 9:20;   Rom 1:4; 2Co 1:19;   Gal 2:20; Eph 4:13;   Heb 4:14; Heb 6:6;   Heb 7:3; Heb 10:29;   1Jn 3:8; 1Jn 4:15;   1Jn 5:5; 1Jn 5:10;   1Jn 5:12; 1Jn 5:13;   1Jn 5:20; Rev 2:18;
Son of Man He Who was born of a natural woman a Son of   Adam Mat 8:20;   Mat 9:6; Mat 10:23;   Mat 11:19; Mat   12:8; Mat 12:32; Mat 12:40; Mat 13:37;   Mat 13:41; Mat   16:13; Mat 16:27; Mat 16:28; Mat 17:9;   Mat 17:12; Mat   17:22; Mat 18:11; Mat 19:28; Mat 20:18;   Mat 20:28; Mat   24:27; Mat 24:30; Mat 24:37; Mat 24:39;   Mat 24:44; Mat   25:13; Mat 25:31; Mat 26:2; Mat 26:24;   Mat 26:45; Mat   26:64; Mar 2:10; Mar 2:28; Mar 8:31;   Mar 8:38; Mar 9:9;   Mar 9:12; Mar 9:31;   Mar 10:33; Mar   10:45; Mar 13:26; Mar 13:34; Mar 14:21;   Mar 14:41; Mar   14:62; Luk 5:24; Luk 6:5; Luk 6:22;   Luk 7:34; Luk 9:22;   Luk 9:26; Luk 9:44;   Luk 9:56; Luk 9:58;   Luk 11:30; Luk   12:8; Luk 12:10; Luk 12:40; Luk 17:22;   Luk 17:24; Luk   17:26; Luk 17:30; Luk 18:8; Luk 18:31;   Luk 19:10; Luk   21:27; Luk 21:36; Luk 22:22; Luk 22:48;   Luk 22:69; Luk   24:7; Joh 1:51; Joh 3:13; Joh 3:14;   Joh 5:27; Joh 6:27;   Joh 6:53; Joh 6:62;   Joh 8:28; Joh   12:23; Joh 12:34; Joh 13:31; Act 7:56;   Rev 1:13; Rev   14:14;
Son of the Father The Son of the First part of the Trinity 2John 1:3
Son of the Blessed One (God) Son of the Happy One Mark 14:61
Son of the Highest One (God) Son of the Omnipotent One Luke 1:32
Son of David He Who is Born from David Matthew 9:27
Star out of Jacob The Messenger from Jacob, the Sun of   Righteousness Numbers 24:17
Stone, Tried The Foundation of the New Jerusalem Isaiah   28:167;
Stone, the God’s Cornerstone of the New Jerusalem Psalm   118:22; Matthew 21:42; Mark 12:10; Luke 2017; Acts 4:11
Stone of Israel, The The Spiritual Cornerstone of Israel Gen 49:24;
Sun, the The Sun that Rules the Day Psalm   19:4, 84:11,136:8; Matthew 17:2; Rev 1:16;
Sun of Righteousness The Sun that Shines Righteousness Malachi 4:2
Surety (Guarantee) He Who is Trustworthy Hebrews 7:22
Stone of Stumbling The Building Block Rejected by the Builders Isaiah 8:14; 1Peter 2:8
Sure Foundation He Who is Trustworthy and Strong Isaiah 28:16
Teacher The Knowledge Giver John 3:2
True God The Opposite of the false god 1John 5:20
True Vine The Real Source of Life John 15:1
Truth, the He who is Faithful and True John 14:6
Unspeakable Gift The Indescribable Present 2Corinthians 9:15
Very Christ Unlimited Anointing Acts 9:22
Vine, the The Source of Life to the branches John 15:1-5;
Way, the The Only Path to God John 14:6
Which is, which was, which is to come The Eternal One God Revelation 1:4
Wisdom The Application of Knowledge and   Understanding Proverbs 8:12
Wisdom of God, the The manifestation of God’s knowledge and   understanding 1Corinthians 1:24
Witness He Whose Testimony is True Isaiah 55:4; Revelation 1:5;
Witness, Faithful He Whose Testimony you can count on Revelation 3:14;
Witness, True He Whose Testimony is True Revelation 3:14;
Wonderful The One Beyond Compare Isaiah 9:6
Word, The God’s Power John 1:1; John 1:14; 1 John 5:7
Word of God The Power of the Omnipotent Deity Revelation 19:13
Word of Life God’s Power to make Alive 1John 1:1
Worthy Jesus the Highest Heb 3:3; Jas 2:7;  Rev 4:11, 5:9, 5;12

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