Monday, 19 June 2017

The Name of Jesus: Introduction.

This is the beginning of a new series titled "The Name of Jesus."

I will be sharing my personal journey into the word of life, word of wisdom, word of liberation, word of blessing of Christ and so on.
Please enjoy it and remain blessed:

Moderator: Olagunju, Success Taiwo (OST).

Topic: Introduction.

Address: C% (Cornerstone Church, Uptown): 4, De Beer Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2017.

Thank you so much for your patience for this new series titled: "The Name of Jesus!" This name of Jesus is above all names.

Therefore, we begin this series with an introduction that would give you a bigger picture of what we are trying to pass across to you.

We begin by giving you biblical meanings of the name of Jesus:

Acts 4:12 ESV / 267 helpful votes 
And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.”
Philippians 2:9-11 ESV / 255 helpful votes 
Therefore God has highly exalted him and bestowed on him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
John 14:13 ESV / 217 helpful votes 
Whatever you ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.
Luke 10:17 ESV / 160 helpful votes 
The seventy-two returned with joy, saying, “Lord, even the demons are subject to us in your name!”
John 14:6 ESV / 151 helpful votes 
Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
Romans 10:13 ESV / 138 helpful votes 
For “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”
Acts 4:30 ESV / 138 helpful votes 
While you stretch out your hand to heal, and signs and wonders are performed through the name of your holy servant Jesus.”
Matthew 1:21 ESV / 120 helpful votes 
She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.”
1 Corinthians 6:11 ESV / 101 helpful votes 
And such were some of you. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God.
Acts 2:38 ESV / 95 helpful votes 
And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
Mark 16:17 ESV / 94 helpful votes 
And these signs will accompany those who believe: in my name they will cast out demons; they will speak in new tongues;
Acts 3:12-16 ESV / 88 helpful votes 
And when Peter saw it he addressed the people: “Men of Israel, why do you wonder at this, or why do you stare at us, as though by our own power or piety we have made him walk? The God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, the God of our fathers, glorified his servant Jesus, whom you delivered over and denied in the presence of Pilate, when he had decided to release him. But you denied the Holy and Righteous One, and asked for a murderer to be granted to you, and you killed the Author of life, whom God raised from the dead. To this we are witnesses. And his name—by faith in his name—has made this man strong whom you see and know, and the faith that is through Jesus has given the man this perfect health in the presence of you all.
Jeremiah 10:6 ESV / 86 helpful votes 
There is none like you, O Lord; you are great, and your name is great in might.
John 16:26 ESV / 79 helpful votes 
In that day you will ask in my name, and I do not say to you that I will ask the Father on your behalf;
Isaiah 9:6 ESV / 62 helpful votes 
For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
Acts 8:12 ESV / 61 helpful votes 
But when they believed Philip as he preached good news about the kingdom of God and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized, both men and women.
Proverbs 18:10 ESV / 60 helpful votes 
The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous man runs into it and is safe.
Acts 3:6 ESV / 56 helpful votes 
But Peter said, “I have no silver and gold, but what I do have I give to you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, rise up and walk!”
Revelation 22:13 ESV / 50 helpful votes 
I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.”
John 8:58 ESV / 49 helpful votes 
Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I am.”
John 3:18 ESV / 49 helpful votes 
Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God.
John 14:14 ESV / 47 helpful votes 
If you ask me anything in my name, I will do it.
Malachi 1:11 ESV / 44 helpful votes 
For from the rising of the sun to its setting my name will be great among the nations, and in every place incense will be offered to my name, and a pure offering. For my name will be great among the nations, says the Lord of hosts.
John 1:3 ESV / 41 helpful votes 
All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made.
Psalm 68:4 ESV / 41 helpful votes 
Sing to God, sing praises to his name; lift up a song to him who rides through the deserts; his name is the Lord; exult before him!
Exodus 3:14 ESV / 39 helpful votes 
God said to Moses, “I am who I am.” And he said, “Say this to the people of Israel, ‘I am has sent me to you.’”
John 14:26 ESV / 38 helpful votes 
But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.
1 John 5:13 ESV / 36 helpful votes 
I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God that you may know that you have eternal life.
John 1:1 ESV / 35 helpful votes 
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
Acts 22:16 ESV / 33 helpful votes 
And now why do you wait? Rise and be baptized and wash away your sins, calling on his name.’
Matthew 28:18 ESV / 33 helpful votes 
And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
Isaiah 26:4 ESV / 33 helpful votes 
Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord God is an everlasting rock.
Colossians 1:16 ESV / 32 helpful votes 
For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him.
Hebrews 13:15 ESV / 30 helpful votes 
Through him then let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that acknowledge his name.
John 5:43 ESV / 30 helpful votes 
I have come in my Father's name, and you do not receive me. If another comes in his own name, you will receive him.
James 5:14 ESV / 26 helpful votes 
Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.
Matthew 6:9 ESV / 25 helpful votes 
Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.
Isaiah 7:14 ESV / 25 helpful votes 
Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.
Matthew 28:19-20 ESV / 24 helpful votes 
Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”
John 1:14 ESV / 23 helpful votes 
And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.
Revelation 19:16 ESV / 22 helpful votes 
On his robe and on his thigh he has a name written, King of kings and Lord of lords.
1 John 3:16 ESV / 22 helpful votes 
By this we know love, that he laid down his life for us, and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.
John 10:30 ESV / 22 helpful votes 
I and the Father are one.”
Isaiah 40:3-5 ESV / 22 helpful votes 
A voice cries: “In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord; make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be lifted up, and every mountain and hill be made low; the uneven ground shall become level, and the rough places a plain. And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together, for the mouth of the Lord has spoken.”
Matthew 28:19 ESV / 21 helpful votes 
Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,
James 2:19 ESV / 20 helpful votes 
You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe—and shudder!
Luke 4:41 ESV / 20 helpful votes 
And demons also came out of many, crying, “You are the Son of God!” But he rebuked them and would not allow them to speak, because they knew that he was the Christ.
Mark 3:11 ESV / 20 helpful votes 
And whenever the unclean spirits saw him, they fell down before him and cried out, “You are the Son of God.”
Proverbs 30:4 ESV / 20 helpful votes 
Who has ascended to heaven and come down? Who has gathered the wind in his fists? Who has wrapped up the waters in a garment? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is his name, and what is his son's name? Surely you know!
Hebrews 6:10-12 ESV / 19 helpful votes 
For God is not unjust so as to overlook your work and the love that you have shown for his name in serving the saints, as you still do. And we desire each one of you to show the same earnestness to have the full assurance of hope until the end, so that you may not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
Ephesians 1:20-22 ESV / 19 helpful votes 
That 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 rule and authority and power and dominion, and above every name that is named, not only in this age but also in the one to come. And he put all things under his feet and gave him as head over all things to the church,
Psalm 45:7 ESV / 19 helpful votes 
You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness. Therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness beyond your companions;
Exodus 3:13-14 ESV / 19 helpful votes 
Then Moses said to God, “If I come to the people of Israel and say to them, ‘The God of your fathers has sent me to you,’ and they ask me, ‘What is his name?’ what shall I say to them?” God said to Moses, “I am who I am.” And he said, “Say this to the people of Israel, ‘I am has sent me to you.’”
John 1:31 ESV / 18 helpful votes 
I myself did not know him, but for this purpose I came baptizing with water, that he might be revealed to Israel.”
Mark 9:38 ESV / 18 helpful votes 
John said to him, “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop him, because he was not following us.”
Psalm 90:2 ESV / 18 helpful votes 
Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God.
Revelation 1:8 ESV / 17 helpful votes 
“I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, “who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.”
Revelation 1:5 ESV / 17 helpful votes 
And from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood
1 Corinthians 8:6 ESV / 17 helpful votes 
Yet for us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things and through whom we exist.
Acts 9:28 ESV / 17 helpful votes 
So he went in and out among them at Jerusalem, preaching boldly in the name of the Lord.
Acts 2:32 ESV / 17 helpful votes 
This Jesus God raised up, and of that we all are witnesses.
Acts 2:1-47 ESV / 17 helpful votes 
When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place. And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. And divided tongues as of fire appeared to them and rested on each one of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance. Now there were dwelling in Jerusalem Jews, devout men from every nation under heaven. ...
John 17:26 ESV / 17 helpful votes 
I made known to them your name, and I will continue to make it known, that the love with which you have loved me may be in them, and I in them.”
John 5:42-43 ESV / 16 helpful votes 
But I know that you do not have the love of God within you. I have come in my Father's name, and you do not receive me. If another comes in his own name, you will receive him.
Mark 16:16 ESV / 16 helpful votes 
Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.
Mark 1:1 ESV / 16 helpful votes 
The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
Acts 10:43 ESV / 15 helpful votes 
To him all the prophets bear witness that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name.”
Genesis 3:15 ESV / 15 helpful votes 
I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring; he shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise his heel.”
2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV / 14 helpful votes 
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.
John 1:1-51 ESV / 14 helpful votes 
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. ...
Luke 12:9 ESV / 14 helpful votes 
But the one who denies me before men will be denied before the angels of God.
Luke 2:1-52 ESV / 14 helpful votes 
In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration when Quirinius was governor of Syria. And all went to be registered, each to his own town. And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage of David, to be registered with Mary, his betrothed, who was with child. ...
Exodus 6:3 ESV / 14 helpful votes 
I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, as God Almighty, but by my name the Lord I did not make myself known to them.
Exodus 3:14-15 ESV / 14 helpful votes 
God said to Moses, “I am who I am.” And he said, “Say this to the people of Israel, ‘I am has sent me to you.’” God also said to Moses, “Say this to the people of Israel, ‘The Lord, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, has sent me to you.’ This is my name forever, and thus I am to be remembered throughout all generations.
Ephesians 3:9 ESV / 13 helpful votes 
And to bring to light for everyone what is the plan of the mystery hidden for ages in God who created all things,
Acts 2:22 ESV / 13 helpful votes 
“Men of Israel, hear these words: Jesus of Nazareth, a man attested to you by God with mighty works and wonders and signs that God did through him in your midst, as you yourselves know—
John 8:24 ESV / 13 helpful votes 
I told you that you would die in your sins, for unless you believe that I am he you will die in your sins.”
John 3:33 ESV / 13 helpful votes 
Whoever receives his testimony sets his seal to this, that God is true.
Luke 11:1 ESV / 13 helpful votes 
Now Jesus was praying in a certain place, and when he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples.”
Mark 15:34 ESV / 13 helpful votes 
And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” which means, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”
Psalm 68:18 ESV / 13 helpful votes 
You ascended on high, leading a host of captives in your train and receiving gifts among men, even among the rebellious, that the Lord God may dwell there.
Daniel 7:13 ESV / 12 helpful votes 
“I saw in the night visions, and behold, with the clouds of heaven there came one like a son of man, and he came to the Ancient of Days and was presented before him.
Isaiah 44:6 ESV / 12 helpful votes 
Thus says the Lord, the King of Israel and his Redeemer, the Lord of hosts: “I am the first and I am the last; besides me there is no god.
Proverbs 22:1 ESV / 12 helpful votes 
A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favor is better than silver or gold.
Genesis 1:1 ESV / 12 helpful votes 
In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.
1 John 1:9 ESV / 11 helpful votes 
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
John 5:17-18 ESV / 11 helpful votes 
But Jesus answered them, “My Father is working until now, and I am working.” This was why the Jews were seeking all the more to kill him, because not only was he breaking the Sabbath, but he was even calling God his own Father, making himself equal with God.
Luke 23:33 ESV / 11 helpful votes 
And when they came to the place that is called The Skull, there they crucified him, and the criminals, one on his right and one on his left.
Matthew 3:11 ESV / 11 helpful votes 
“I baptize you with water for repentance, but he who is coming after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.
Song of Solomon 1:3 ESV / 11 helpful votes 
Your anointing oils are fragrant; your name is oil poured out; therefore virgins love you.
Song of Solomon 1:1-17 ESV / 11 helpful votes 
The Song of Songs, which is Solomon's. Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth! For your love is better than wine; your anointing oils are fragrant; your name is oil poured out; therefore virgins love you. Draw me after you; let us run. The king has brought me into his chambers. We will exult and rejoice in you; we will extol your love more than wine; rightly do they love you. I am very dark, but lovely, O daughters of Jerusalem, like the tents of Kedar, like the curtains of Solomon. ...
Genesis 17:5 ESV / 10 helpful votes 
No longer shall your name be called Abram, but your name shall be Abraham, for I have made you the father of a multitude of nations.
Galatians 3:27 ESV / 9 helpful votes 
For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ.
Acts 13:8 ESV / 9 helpful votes 
But Elymas the magician (for that is the meaning of his name) opposed them, seeking to turn the proconsul away from the faith.
Revelation 12:10 ESV / 8 helpful votes 
And I heard a loud voice in heaven, saying, “Now the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God and the authority of his Christ have come, for the accuser of our brothers has been thrown down, who accuses them day and night before our God.
Romans 8:7 ESV / 8 helpful votes 
For the mind that is set on the flesh is hostile to God, for it does not submit to God's law; indeed, it cannot.
Micah 3:7 ESV / 8 helpful votes 
The seers shall be disgraced, and the diviners put to shame; they shall all cover their lips, for there is no answer from God.
John 12:37 ESV / 7 helpful votes 
Though he had done so many signs before them, they still did not believe in him,
John 5:18 ESV / 5 helpful votes 
This was why the Jews were seeking all the more to kill him, because not only was he breaking the Sabbath, but he was even calling God his own Father, making himself equal with God.
1 John 3:23 ESV / 4 helpful votes 
And this is his commandment, that we believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ and love one another, just as he has commanded us.

We implore you to follow us on this journey and remain blessed.

By Olagunju, Success Taiwo.

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