Bella Vista Church of Christ

LIFELINES

09/19/2018

Randall Caselman

 

There is Something About That Name

 

  I have several books in my library that contain the many names Jesus is known by, one gives 365, one for each day of the year, and then an extra for Leap Year.

 

  Allow me to share some names from Scripture. Read them slowly, taking time to think what each might mean to you...

 

  He is Adam, Anointed, Apostle, Author & Finisher of our Salvation, Alpha, Amen, Ancient of Days.

 

  His is The Beginning, Begotten, Beloved, Branch, Bread, Bridegroom, Bright & Morning Star, Bishop of our Souls, Brightness of the Father's Glory.

 

  He is Captain of our Salvation, Chief Cornerstone, Counselor, Covenant, Chosen of God, Christ.

 

  He is our Deliverer, Dayspring, Daystar, Door of the sheepfold, Desire of all nations.

 

  He is The Elect, Ensign, Everlasting Father, Emmanuel.

 

  He is the Finisher of the Faith, Forerunner, Friend, First Fruits, Faithful Witness, Fountain of Life.

 

  He is God, The Gift of God, Governor, Guide, Glorious Lord.

 

  He is our Help, Hope, Husband, Horn of Salvation, Hearer, Head of the Church, Heir of all things, High Priest, Hell's dread, Heaven's Wonder, The Holy One.

 

  He is I AM, Inheritance, Express Image of God's Person, Immortal, Invisible.

 

  He is Judah, Just, Judge, Jesus.

 

  He is King! King of Israel, King of Kings, King of Glory, King Everlasting.

 

  He is Life, Light of the world, Love, Lily, Lion, Lamb, Lawgiver, The Living Stone, The Living Word, the Lord of Glory.

 

  He is Messiah, the Messenger, Mediator, Master, Mighty God, Mercy.

 

  He is a Nazarene.

 

  He is the Offspring of David, Omega, Only Begotten of God, Our Offering, and Offerer.

 

  He is Priest, Passover, Prophet, Propitiation, Prince of Peace, The Great Physician.

 

  He is Rabbi, The Righteous One, Ransom, Rest, Root of Jesse, Root of David, Refiner, Refuge, The Resurrection and Life, The Rose of Sharon, Ruler, Redeemer, Rock of Ages.

 

  He is the Chief Corner Stone, Shepherd, Son of God, Son of man, Shield, Servant, Seed of woman, Suffering One, Savior, Sinless, Sacrifice, The Same yesterday, today, and forever.

 

  He is Teacher, Truth, Tabernacle, Testator, Treasure, Tree of Life.

 

  He is Witness, The Word, The Way, The Wisdomof God, Wonderful.

 

  In His name...

•Lives have been changed...

•Fevered brows have been cooled...

•Lepers healed...

•Blind eyes opened...

•Deaf ears unstopped...

•Storms have been calmed...

•Hope has replaced hopelessness...

•Dead men have come to life...

•Lost men and women have found their way...

•Children have been accepted and comforted...

•Sin's shackles have fallen away...

•Devils have trembled...

•Sinners saved...

•Saints have shouted...

•Heaven has rejoiced...

•Angels have bowed...

•We each have found grace.

 

  Indeed...

"There is a name I love to hear,

I love to sing its worth;

It sounds like music in my ear,

The sweetest name on earth.

O how I love Jesus,

Because He First Loved Me."

 

  Question! Is He your name above every name? Is He your Lord, Savior, and King? I pray it is so.

 

—Randall Caselman