1270 right hand of God

1270 right hand of God

A figure of speech that represents God’s ultimate power and authority, and where the exalted Jesus Christ now sits.

The right hand of God as a symbol

A symbol of power Ps 89:13

A symbol of protection Ps 16:8 See also Ps 63:8; Ps 139:10; Isa 41:13; La 2:3

A symbol of God’s presence Ps 16:11 See also Ps 48:10; Ps 73:23; Isa 62:8

A symbol of God’s saving power Ps 60:5 pp Ps 108:6 See also Ps 17:7; Ps 20:6; Ps 80:15; Ps 98:1; Ps 138:7

A symbol of victory Ps 18:35; Ps 44:3; Ps 78:54; Isa 41:10

A symbol of the defeat of God’s enemies Ex 15:6 See also Ex 15:12; Ps 21:8; Ps 74:11

A symbol of God’s mighty works Ps 45:4 See also Ps 77:10; Ps 118:15-16; Isa 48:13

A symbol of judgment La 2:4; Hab 2:16

Jesus Christ at God’s right hand

Jesus Christ is exalted to God’s right hand Heb 1:13 Comparison between Jesus Christ and the angels confirms Christ’s absolute supremacy. See also Ps 110:1; Mt 22:44 pp Mk 12:36 pp Lk 20:42; Lk 22:69; Ac 2:34; Ac 7:55-56; Col 3:1; Heb 1:3; Heb 12:2

Jesus Christ rules every authority at God’s right hand 1Pe 3:22 See also Eph 1:20-21

Jesus Christ continues his work at God’s right hand Ro 8:34 See also Ac 2:33; Ac 5:31; Heb 4:14-16; Heb 8:1

Jesus Christ will return at God’s right hand Mt 26:64 pp Mk 14:62

Jesus Christ takes a scroll from God’s right hand Rev 5:1-7 The scroll probably refers to God’s decrees for the destiny of the world.

The right hand of Jesus Christ

The place of the righteous on judgment day Mt 25:32-34

A privileged place granted by the Father Mt 20:20-23 pp Mk 10:35-40

A place of protection for Christians Rev 1:20 The angels of the churches are probably the church leaders. See also Rev 1:16; Rev 2:1

See also

1105God, power of
1115God, purpose of
1210God, human descriptions
1265hand of God
1320God as Saviour
2069Christ, pre-eminence
2306Christ, high priest
2336Christ, exaltation
5156hand
5396lordship of Christ

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