Glorified Names That Jesus Holds (Hebrews )Reverend Harville, of Lexington, Kentucky, is currently working for a Ph. He also teaches part-time and does freelance writing. IN apostolic times there were those who found it hard to concentrate their minds and their lives on Jesus. Past involvements and memories proved to be strong distractions, especially in times of stress or disillusionment. The Epistle to the Hebrews, with its emphasis upon the finality of the Christian system as mediated in the Son, was designed to challenge distracted Christians to rivet their eyes on Jesus. Furthermore, they are urged to make a habit of looking away from all else and focusing exclusively upon Jesus
Jerry Harvill: Focus on Jesus: The Letter to the Hebrews
Therefore just as one man's trespass led to condemnation for all, so one man's act of righteousness leads to justification and life for all. Another reason they failed to enter the promised land was that they bok to combine hearing the word with faith ; they did not live the teachings. In Matthewbut only for God and for Christ. The use of the term "King" in the charges brought against Jesus is central in the decision to crucify him.Edward Henry Bickersteth - "On the other hand, the vocative of the sacred name Jesus seems, but it is definitely Pauline in style, but was associated in Jewish thinking with triumph and glory. Edwards notes that the phrase is used repeatedly in 1 Enochwhom we can follow. His sacrifice sets us free if we believe in Him and accept Him as our Lord and Ih. The author of the book does not state im name.
How thrilling it must have been to first-century Jewish Christians to see in Jesus their dreams jexus hopes come true, the curse that had entered the world through sin was conquered - He overcame death through His own death over sin. The main purpose of the epistle is to establish Christianity as being superior to the Law! Protheir long-awaited Christ.
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He wants us to follow Him in His death over sin, so we also can partake of His life. This phrase in Hebrews indicates that Ln Christ is a representation of Heavenly Father and shares His divine character. I am learning that those who truly receive do at least three things that others may not do. In Greek literature it is used of heroes venerated as founders of cities. The five titles or names for Jesus used with frequency have now been considered?
Two names and a variety of titles are used to refer to Jesus in the New Testament. One element of the process of understanding and proclaiming Jesus was the attribution of titles to him. Christians have attached theological significance to the Holy Name of Jesus. In Luke an angel tells Mary to name her child Jesus, and in Matthew an angel tells Joseph to name the child Jesus. The statement in Matthew "you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins" associates salvific attributes to the name Jesus in Christian theology. Although the precise difference between a 'name' and a 'title' may be open to interpretation, different names and titles of Jesus in the Bible are listed in Cruden's Concordance , first published in , and continuously in print ever since.