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What's In His Name?

A name is a word that constitute the distinctive designation of a person; and the answer to the question “What’s in a name? “ depends on who you are, the family you belong to, and how notable the name is within the family. If the newborn is a boy, he often gets the father’s identifier followed by the memorable person’s known designation; similar rules apply to girl's names.

Royal families around the globe have their own customs and rules for naming their members but tend to rely on a shortlist to ensure continuity and strengthen family history. Take for example the Royal Danish House of Oldenburg, Christian and Frederick are boy’s names that have reappeared several hundred times since the 1440s; by royal Danish custom, women can only be a king’s consort.

The British House of Windsor came into being in 1917 when the name was adopted as the British Royal Family's official name by a proclamation of King George V, replacing the historic name of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. It remains the family name of the current Royal Family. The House of Windsor has a long, recycled list of names over a combined history of German-British royal families. Prince Harry, the most recognizable royal in the world was christened after birth Henry Charles Albert David, he is often referred to in its simplest format, Prince Harry. Royals don’t use a surname as commoners, they simply called by their name and title.

A name can also infer authority based on the reputation, power of a person, monarch, or ruler, which is delegated to another to use, or act, on their behalf as they see fit and in accordance with the wishes or orders of the person in authority.

In ancient times, a name wasn’t absolutely how you identified someone, it flowed over and meant to mirror that person’s place of birth, trade, character—to tell a tale about that person.

That’s why the names given to Jesus were so significant. They tell us His story and provide us a picture of what He changed into as his life approached its end at thirty-three years of age. Jesus, to his contemporaries, was Jesus of Galilee or Jesus of Nazareth, both names made direct reference to his place or region of his birth. In other passages of the gospel narratives of Mathew, Mark, Luke, and John, he is referred to as Jesus of Nazareth, son of Joseph, the carpenter. Anyone trying to find out who Jesus was, or where he came from (in the earthly sense) by using this low technology local positioning system would quickly find out all about him.

Every extraordinary name of Jesus recorded in Scripture is a window via which we see Him more as He truly, factually is. Seeing Him greater in fact leads us to understanding Him higher, and to a higher stage of understanding of his individual and his personal work. Knowing Him higher is vital to the way we mirror His character traits to the areas around us. Jesus moved around the market, the gospels document very few instances of him being within the walls of a synagogue. He went to where people had been, heard their cries for assist, their longing for freedom from crippling illnesses, and long suffered situations. His names are windows into his majesty, strength, and greatness that assures us his multifold grace will suit any human situation or scenario.

The Source of Power of His Name

John the apostle authored what we widely understand as his exact, factual, eyewitness account: the Gospel of John. He opens his narrative with the most beautiful and majestic rendering of the character and strength of Jesus ever put together into words by any person. John became divinely stimulated, inspired, and talented with penmanship to overcome the difficulty. John starts with the following: “.In the beginning, was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him, nothing was made that has been made. In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” John 1:1-5

Jesus is the Logos (God’s Word), He turned into with God and is God; before whatever existed changed into the created universe; He was there long before that series of creative activities known as Days of Creation (Six-days and then, He rested on the seventh); through Him (his power) the whole thing, I suggest everything inside the universe, became made by way of him and via him. He is the source of existence and He is also light. All of those constitute the source and nature of Jesus, his power and authority. Jesus is God personified in him.

His Power

John records “The Father loves the Son and has given all things into His hand.” John 3:35.

Jesus throughout his neo-testamentary discourses regularly claims to have the Father’s infinite knowledge and wisdom (John 12:49), boundless power (John 5:36), and unchallenged authority (Matthew 28:18). In this way, He claims to be the same as God. The gospel of John actually says that Jesus is not simply much like God—He is God (John 1:1; John 1:14).

Just Pray in Jesus’ Name

Why would you be so inclined to lift up your deepest longings, fears, expectations, needs to God through Jesus?

We can see God's names uncovered to us all through the pages of the sacred text. Regularly the Bible uncovers another name of God when the individuals either face an extraordinary need or when see God come through and favor them in a marvelous manner.

The name Jesus, in any case, isn't always this way. In light of Jesus, God isn't, at this point out of reach and distant, and His very name connotes this. Due to Jesus, we have an extraordinary High Priest who can identify with us internally and externally. Because of Jesus, there's absolutely nothing keeping apart believers from God. Because of Jesus, we have a Savior who became enticed as we are, however, He did not fail and fell to sin.

In fact, while the blessed messenger Gabriel appeared to Mary as recorded in Luke 1, he reveals to her that she would imagine a youngster that would be 'the Son of the Most High and that “he's going to rule over the land of Jacob until the end of time.” There was no uncertainty this turned into alluding to the eagerly anticipated Messiah. The prophets had been quiet for the long term, and via this radiant statement, the hour of quietness become finished, yet the expressions of the prophets have been finally being satisfied.

Approaching God, praying in Jesus’ Name is praying along with His authority and asking God the Father to act upon our prayers due to the fact we come inside and under the name of His Son, Jesus. Praying in Jesus’ name is equal to as praying in keeping with the will of God, and having the self-assurance we've in drawing close God, and that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we recognize that he hears us— whatever we ask—we know that we've what we requested of him” (1 John 5:14-15). Praying in Jesus’ Name is praying for matters that as a result of God’s supernatural intervention His Name will be honored and his Son Jesus will be glorified.

Let us be clear about praying to God the Father in Jesus’ Name: it is not a magic formula that will result in having all our prayers answered. Our motivation and intent in praying to God in Jesus’ Name must be centered on bringing glory to the Father, glorification to his Son Jesus, and in accordance with his will and purpose for our lives and those around us.


We are not abandoned, alone, and lost. The Father hears us. Jesus intercedes for us. The Holy Spirit guides us.


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