Summary: The second of three short ministry outlines on the Name of Jesus - highlighting the reverence, authority and power of the name.
The Name Of Jesus
THE AUTHORITY OF HIS NAME
Ephesians 1:22 God has placed everything under the power of Christ and has set him up as supreme head to the Church. [JBP]
POWER TO HEAL
Isaiah 53:5 He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are healed. [NIV]
THROUGH HIS LIFE ON EARTH
Acts 10:38 God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and power, and . . . he went around doing good and healing all who were under the power of the devil, because God was with him. [NIV]
THROUGH HIS RESURRECTION LIFE
Acts 4:10 There is something we must tell you and everyone else in Israel. This man is standing here completely well because of the power of Jesus Christ from Nazareth. You put Jesus to death on a cross, but God raised him to life. [CEV]
THROUGH HIS LIFE IN THE CHURCH
James 5:14 Is any one of you sick? He should call the elders of the church to pray over him and anoint him with oil in the name of the Lord. 15 And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise him up. If he has sinned, he will be forgiven. [NIV]
POWER TO SAVE
Acts 4:12 In no one else can salvation be found. For in all the world no other name has been given to men but this, and it is by this name that we must be saved!" [JBP]
Zechariah 13:1 In that day there shall be a fountain opened to the house of David and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem for sin and for uncleanness.
Ac 13:38 I want you to know, my very dear friends, that it is on account of this resurrected Jesus that the forgiveness of your sins can be promised. [Message]
II Timothy 1:12 I know whom I have believed and am persuaded that He is able to guard what has been entrusted to me until that day. [Holman]
POWER TO KEEP
Jude 1:24 all glory to God, who is able to keep you from falling away and will bring you with great joy into his glorious presence without a single fault. [NLT]
KEPT BY GOOD TEACHING
Colossians 1:28 We proclaim him, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone perfect in Christ.
KEPT BY APPLYING GOD’S LOVE
Jude 1:21 Keep yourselves in God’s love as you wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you to eternal life.
KEPT BY THE POWER OF GOD
1Peter 1:5 Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.
John 10:29 My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all; no-one can snatch them out of my Father’s hand.