Names in Scripture reveal the life, character, nature, and reputation of the person. In the last episode, we discussed the significance of the Name of God and how understanding His Names will change our lives. In this episode, we meditate upon the majestic and beautiful names of Jesus Christ.
All throughout Scripture, names and descriptions are given for Jesus Christ. In this rich meditation, we declare the Names of Jesus which beckons us unto greater intimacy, relationship, and oneness with Him.
Stand in awe of the majesty and glory of the King of kings and Lord of lords.
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- Ephesians 1:20-23 – “… which He worked in Christ when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places, far above all principality and power and might and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this age but also in that which is to come. And He put all things under His feet, and gave Him to be head over all things to the church, which is His body, the fullness of Him who fills all in all.”
- Philippians 2:9-11 – “Therefore God also has highly exalted Him and given Him the name which is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those in heaven, and of those on earth, and of those under the earth, and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.”
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Names in Scripture of Jesus Christ
Jesus, You are …
A Son given (Isaiah 9:6), The Son of the living God (Matthew 16:16), The only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father (John 1:18), The first-born of every creature (Colossians 1:15), The Son of the Highest (Luke 1:32), The Son of the Blessed (Mark 14:61)
The Mighty God (Isaiah 9:6), The Everlasting God(Isaiah 40:28), The True God (1 John 5:20), God my Savior (Luke 1:47), Over all, God blessed for ever (Romans 9:5), The God of the whole earth (Isaiah 54:5), God manifest in the flesh (1 Timothy 3:16), The great God and our Savior, Jesus Christ (Titus 2:13), Emanuel, God with us (Matthew 1:23), and Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever (Hebrews 1:8)
The Almighty, which is, and which was, and which is to come (Revelation 1:8), The Creator of all things (Colossians 1:16), The Upholder of all things (Hebrews 1:3), The Father of Eternity (Isaiah 9:6), The Beginning and the Ending (Revelation 1:8), The Alpha and the Omega (Revelation 1:8), The First and the Last (Revelation 1:17), The Life (1 John 1:2), That Eternal Life which was with the Father (1 John 1:2), He that liveth (Revelation 1:18)
The Word (John 1:1), The Word that was with God (John 1:1), The Word that was God (John 1:1), Thou art The Word of God (Revelation 19:13), The Word of Life (1 John 1:1), The Word that was made flesh (John 1:14), The Image of God (2 Corinthians 4:4), The Image of the Invisible God (Colossians 1:15), The Express Image of his Person (Hebrews 1:3), The Brightness of his Glory (Hebrew 1:3)
A Child Born (Isaiah 9:6), The Sent of the Father (John 10:36), The Prophet of Nazareth (Matthew 21:11), A Prophet mighty in deed and word (Luke 24:19), A Servant (Philippians 2:7), The Nazarene (Matthew 2:23), The Carpenter (Mark 6:3), A Stranger and an Alien (Psalm 69:8), A Man of Sorrows (Isaiah 53:3), A Worm, and no Man (Psalm 22:6), even the Accursed of God (Deuteronomy 21:23), who humbled himself unto death (Philippians 2:8), even death upon a cross
Jesus (Matthew 1:21), The Savior of the World (1 John 4:14), A Savior, which is Christ the Lord (Luke 2:11), Jesus Christ (Revelation 1:5), The Lord Jesus Christ (Colossians 1:2), Our Lord Jesus Christ himself (2 Thessalonians 2:16), Jesus the Christ (Matthew 16:20), Jesus Christ our Lord (Romans 5:21), Jesus Christ the Righteous (1 John 2:1), Jesus Christ, the same yesterday, to-day and for ever (Hebrews 13:8), Jesus of Nazareth (Acts 22:8), Lord Jesus (Acts 7:59), Messiah (John 4:25), Anointed (Psalm 2:2; Acts 4:27), The Christ of God (Luke 9:20)
The Lamb of God (John 1:29), A Lamb without blemish and without spot (1 Peter 1:19), The Lamb that was slain (Revelation 5:12), The Lamb in the midst of the throne (Revelation 7:17)
The Way (John 14:6), The Door of the Sheep (John 10:7), The Shepherd of the Sheep (Hebrews 13:20), The Good Shepherd – that laid down his life (John 10:11), The Great Shepherd – that was brought again from the dead (Hebrews 13:20), The Chief Shepherd – that shall again appear (1 Peter 5:4)
The Vine (John 15:5), The Tree of Life (Revelation 2:7), The Corn of Wheat (John 12:24), The Bread of God (John 6:33), The Bread of Life (John 6:35), The Hidden Manna (Revelation 2:17), A Plant of Renown (Ezekiel 34:29)
The Light (John 12:35), The True Light (John 1:9), A Great Light (Isaiah), The Light of the world (John 8:12), The Light of men (John 1:4), A Light of the Gentiles (Isaiah 42:6), A Star (Numbers 24:17), The Bright and Morning Star (Revelation 22:16), The Day Star (2 Peter 1:19), The Day-spring from on High (Luke 1:78), The Sun of Righteousness (Malachi 4:2)
The Strength of the children of Israel (Joel 3:12-16), A Strength to the Poor (Isaiah 25:4), A Strength to the needy in distress (Isaiah 25:4), A Refuge from the Storm (Isaiah 25:4), A Covert from the Tempest (Isaiah 32:2), The Hope of Thy people (Joel 3:12-16), A Horn of Salvation (Luke 1:69)
The Rock (Matthew 16:18), My Strong Rock (Psalm 31:2), The Rock of Ages (Isaiah 26:4), The Rock that is higher than I (Psalm 61:2), My Rock and my Fortress (Psalm 31:3), The Rock of my Strength (Psalm 62:7), The Rock of my Refuge (Psalm 94:22), A Rock of Habitation (Psalm 71:3), The Rock of my Heart (Psalm 73:26), The Rock of my Salvation (2 Samuel 22:47), My Rock and my Redeemer (Psalm 19:14), That Spiritual Rock (1 Corinthians 10:4), A Shadow from the Heat (Isaiah 25:4)
The Builder (Hebrews 3:3; Matthew 16:18), The Foundation (1 Corinthians 3:11), A Sure Foundation (Isaiah 28:16), A Stone (Isaiah 28:16), A Living Stone (1 Peter 2:4), A Tried Stone (Isaiah 28:16), A Chief Corner-stone (1 Peter 2:6), A Precious Stone (1 Peter 2:6)
The Minister of the Sanctuary and of the True Tabernacle (Hebrews 8:2), The Minister of the Circumcision (Romans 15:8), and Thy flesh is The Veil (Hebrews 10:20), which was rent in two
The Temple (Revelation 21:22), A Sanctuary (Isaiah 8:14), The Altar (Hebrews 13:10), The Offerer (Hebrews 7:27), The Offering (Ephesians 5:2), The Sacrifice (Ephesians 5:2), and Thy Life is A Ransom (Mark 10:49), and Thou art the The Lamb Slain (Revelation 13:8)
The Forerunner – for us entered, even Jesus (Hebrews 6:20), The Mercy-seat (Romans 3:25), the Priest (Hebrews 5:6), The High Priest (Hebrews 3:1), The Great High Priest (Hebrews 4:14), The Mediator (1 Timothy 2:5), The Daysman (Job 9:33), The Interpreter (Job 33:23), The Intercessor (Hebrews 7:25), The Advocate (1 John 2:1), The Surety (Hebrews 7:22)
The Gift of God (John 4:10; 3:16), His Unspeakable Gift (2 Corinthians 9:15), The Chosen of God (Luke 23:35), The Salvation of God (Luke 2:30), The Redeemer (Isaiah 59:20), The Shiloh, The Peace-Maker (Genesis 49:10), The Most Blessed for ever (Psalm 21:6), And Thou art the One of whom the Father says, “My Beloved, in whom my soul is well pleased (Matthew 12:18), Mine Elect, in whom my soul delighteth (Isaiah 42:1)”
Faithful and True (Revelation 19:11), The Truth (John 14:6), A Covenant of the people (Isaiah 42:6), The Covenanter (Hebrews 9:16, 17), The Faithful and True Witness (Revelation 3:14), A Witness to the People (Isaiah 55:4), The Amen (Revelation 3:14)
The Holy One and the Just (Acts 3:14), The Holy One of Israel (Isaiah 49:7), The Holy One of God (Mark 1:24), Holy, Holy, Holy (Isaiah 6:3; John 12:41)
The Beginning of the Creation of God (Revelation 3:14), The First-Born from the dead (Colossians 1:18), The First-Begotten of the dead (Revelation 1:5), The First-Born among many Brethren (Romans 8:29), The First-Fruits of them that slept (1 Corinthians 15:20), The Last Adam (1 Corinthians 15:45), The Resurrection (John 11:25), A Quickening Spirit (1 Corinthians 15:45), The Head of the Body, the Church (Colossians 1:18), The Head over all things to the Church (Ephesians 1:22), The Head of every Man (1 Corinthians 11:3), The Head of all Principality and Power (Colossians 2:10)
The Captain of the Host of the Lord (Joshua 5:14), The Captain of Salvation (Hebrews 2:10), The Author and Finisher of Faith (Hebrews 12:2), A Leader (Isaiah 55:4), A Commander (Isaiah 55:4), A Ruler (Micah 5:2), A Governor (Matthew 2:6), The Deliverer (Romans 11:26), The Lion of the Tribe of Judah (Revelation 5:5), An Ensign of the People (Isaiah 11:10), The Chiefest among Ten Thousand (Song of Solomon 5:10), A Polished Shaft (Isaiah 49:2), The Shield (Psalm 84:9)
Lord of Lords (Revelation 17:14), Lord both of the dead and living (Romans 14:9), Lord of the Sabbath (Luke 6:5), Lord of Peace (2 Thessalonians 3:16), Lord of all (Acts 10:36), Lord over all (Romans 10:12)
The Messiah, the Prince (Daniel 9:25), The Prince of Life (Acts 3:15), A Prince and a Savior (Acts 5:31), The Prince of Peace (Isaiah 9:6), The Prince of Princes (Daniel 8:25), The Prince of the Kings of the earth (Revelation 1:5), The Glory of thy people Israel (Luke 2:32), He that filleth all in all (Ephesians 1:23)
The King of Kings (Revelation 19:16), The Judge (Acts 17:31), The Righteous Judge (2 Timothy 4:8), A Sceptre out of Israel (Numbers 24:17), David their King (Jeremiah 30:9), King of the daughter of Zion (John 12:15), born as The King of the Jews (Matthew 2:2; 15:2), crucified as The King of the Jews (John 19:19), The King of Saints, King of Nations (Revelation 15:3), King over all the Earth (Zechariah 14:4, 5, 9), The King of Righteousness (Hebrews 7:2), The King of Peace (Hebrews 7:2), The King of Glory (Psalm 24:10), The King in his beauty (Isaiah 33:17), Crowned with a Crown of Thorns (John 19:2), Crowned with Glory and Honor (Hebrews 2:9), Crowned with a Crown of Pure Gold (Psalm 21:3), Crowned with many Crowns (Revelation 19:12), Thou sitteth King for ever (Psalm 29:10)
A King and Priest after the Order of Melchizadek, the One likened unto Moses, A Refiner’s Fire, Fuller’s Soap (Malachi 3:2), Thou art the Light of the Morning when the sun rises, a morning without clouds (2 Samuel 23:4), Thou art as Rain upon the mown grass. As Showers that water the earth (Psalm 72:6), As Rivers of Water in a dry place. As the Shadow of a great Rock in a weary land. As a Hiding-place from the wind (Isaiah 32:2), Thou art as Ointment poured forth (Song of Solomon 1:3), Fairer than the Children of Men (Psalm 45:2)
A Crown of Glory and Beauty (Isaiah 28:5), A Stone of Grace (Proverbs 17:8), a Nail fastened in a sure place (Isaiah 22:23), a Brother born for adversity (Proverbs 17:17), a Friend that sticketh closer than a brother (Proverbs 18:24), a Friend that loveth at all times (Proverbs 17:17), Thy Countenance is as the sun (Revelation 1:16), Thy Countenance is as Lebanon (Song of Solomon 5:15), Yea. Thou art altogether lovely. Thou art my beloved and my Friend (Song of Solomon 5:16)
When upon this earth You were …
Obedient (Philemon 2:8), Meek, Lowly (Matthew 11:29), Guileless (1 Peter 2:22), Tempted (Hebrews 4:15), Oppressed (Isaiah 53:7), Despised (Isaiah 53:3), Rejected (Isaiah 53:3), Betrayed (Matthew 27:3), Condemned (Mark 14:64), Reviled (1 Peter 2:23), Scourged (John 19:1), Mocked (Matthew 27:29), Wounded (Isaiah 53:5), Bruised (Isaiah 53:5), Stricken (Isaiah 53:4), Smitten (Isaiah 53:4), Crucified (Matthew 27:35), Forsaken (Psalm 22:1)
But through it all You are still …
Merciful (Hebrews 2:17), Faithful (Hebrews 2:17), Holy, Harmless (Hebrews 7:26), Undefiled (Hebrews 7:26), Separate (Hebrews 7:26), Perfect (Hebrews 5:9), Glorious (Isaiah 49:5), Mighty (Isaiah 63:1), Justified (1 Timothy 3:16), Exalted (Acts 2:33), Risen (Luke 24:6), Glorified (Acts 3:13)
And You are …
My Portion, My Maker, My Husband (Isaiah 54:5), My Well-beloved (Song of Solomon 1:13), My Savior (2 Peter 3:18), My Hope (1 Timothy 1:1), My Brother (Mark 3:35), My Helper (Hebrews 13:6), My Physician (Jeremiah 8:22), My Healer (Luke 9:11), My Refiner (Malachi 3:3), My Purifier (Malachi 3:3), My Lord, Master (John 13:13), My Servant (Luke 12:37), My Example (John 13:15), My Teacher (John 3:2), My Shepherd (Psalm 23:1), My Keeper (John 17:12), My Feeder (Ezekiel 34:23), My Leader (Isaiah 40:11), My Restorer (Psalm 23:3), My Resting-place (Jeremiah 50:6), My Meat(John 6:55), My Drink (John 6:55), My Passover (1 Corinthians 5:7), My Peace (Ephesians 2:14), My Wisdom (1 Corinthians 1:30), My Righteousness (1 Corinthians 1:30), My Sanctification (1 Corinthians 1:30), My Redemption (1 Corinthians 1:30), My All in All (Colossians 3:11)
You are …
The Bridegroom (Matthew 9:15; Revelation 21:9), The Rose of Sharon (Song of Solomon 2:1), The Lily of the Valley (Song of Solomon 2:1), A Bundle of Myrrh (Song of Solomon 1:13), A Cluster of Henna Blooms (Song of Solomon 1:14)
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