Summary: One of three short ministry outlines on the Name of Jesus - highlighting the reverence, authority and power of the name.
THE NAME OF JESUS
THE REVERENCE OF HIS NAME
Exodus 20:7 “You must not misuse the name of the LORD your God. The LORD will not let you go unpunished if you misuse his name. [NLT]
Matthew 6:9 Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. [AV]
Isaiah 57:15 This is what the high and lofty One says—he who lives for ever, whose name is holy: [NIV]
HE IS GOD
John 1:1 Before anything else existed, there was Christ with God. He has always been alive, and is Himself God. [LB]
HE WAS GOD
Colossians 1:17 And He Himself existed before all things, and in Him all things consist (cohere, are held together). [Amp]
HE IS GOD
Heb 13:8 Jesus Christ is the same today as he was yesterday and as he will be for ever. [NJB]
HE ALWAYS WILL BE GOD
Revelation 22:13 I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End. [NIV]
HE IS EQUAL WITH THE FATHER
Philippians 2:6-7 Christ Jesus. . . Although from the beginning He had the nature of God, yet He did not think that this equality with God was a treasure to be tightly clung to or retained. No, He emptied Himself of His glory, in order to assume the nature of a bondservant, in that He became like men, and was found in fashion as a man. [Lit]
v.6 being essentially one with God and in the form of God, possessing the fullness of the attributes which make God God, did not think this equality with God was a thing to be eagerly grasped or retained. [Amp]
John 10:30 I and my Father are one. [AV]
EQUAL IN CREATION
John 1:1-3 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was with God in the beginning. 3 Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.
EQUAL IN HIS BIRTH
Isaiah 9:6 To us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
EQUAL IN HIS ETERNITY
1John 5:7 There are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one. [AV]
HE WAS GOD REVEALED IN HUMAN FORM
I Timothy 3:16 And most certainly, the mystery of godliness is great: God was manifested in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen by angels, preached among the Gentiles, believed on in the world, taken up in glory. [Holman]
BY HIS BIRTH
Isaiah 7:14 Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel.
BY HIS LIFE
Philippians 2:7 (He) made himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness.
BY HIS DEATH
Romans 8:3 What the law was powerless to do in that it was weakened by the sinful nature, God did by sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful man to be a sin offering. And so he condemned sin in sinful man,