Jesus has many names in Scripture.
In Isaiah 9:6 He is called:
- Wonderful Counselor
He is the One who gives the right advice.
- Mighty God
He is God Himself
- Prince of Peace
His government is one of justice and peace.
In Matthew 1:23 He is Immanuel, which means God with us.
In Luke 1:32, the angel who announced His upcoming birth said He would be called Son of the Most High.
In Acts 5:31 He is called Prince and Savior
Mary, “Savior! Love! Redeemer and Healer.”
In the Book of John, Jesus describes Himself
- Son of Man - 6:27
It emphasized His humanity but the way He used it, it was a claim to divinity.
- Bread of Life - 6:35
His life-giving role. The only source of eternal life
- Light of the world - 8:12
Light is a symbol of spiritual truth.
- Gate for the sheep - 10:7
The only way to God's kingdom
- Good Shepherd - 10:11
This focuses on Jesus' love and guidance and speaks of Old Testament prophecies
- The Resurrection and the Life - 11:25
He is the source of life and the power over death
- The Way and the Truth and the Life - 14:6
The method, the message and the meaning for all people. This was His purpose for coming to earth.
- The Vine - 15:1
We are the branches. The branches gain life from the vine and cannot live apart from it.
Fred, “The greatest. #1 in my life! “My friend.”
Jesus is many things to many people.
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