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5042 name of God, significance of

5042 name of God, significance of

God’s name is synonymous with his person, his presence and his power, and is therefore held in the highest honour.

God is referred to as the Name

Ac 5:41 See also Lev 24:10-16; 2Sa 6:2 pp 1Ch 13:6; 3Jn 7

God’s person is revealed in his name

Ex 34:5-7 See also Ge 14:18-20; Ge 17:1; Ge 21:33; Ge 32:29-30; Ex 3:13-15; Ex 6:3; Ex 33:19; Jdg 13:17-18; Jer 16:21

God’s name is synonymous with his presence

Nu 6:22-27 See also Dt 12:5-7; 1Ki 8:15-21 pp 2Ch 6:4-11; Ne 1:9; Ps 20:1; Ps 54:1; Ps 74:7; Ps 75:1; Isa 30:27; Jn 17:11-12

The name of God identifies his people

Dt 28:10 See also 2Ch 7:14; Isa 43:6-7; Mic 4:5; Mic 5:4

Dishonouring God’s name is a serious offence

Ex 20:7 See also Lev 19:12; Lev 22:2,32; Ps 74:10,18; Ps 139:20; Eze 43:7-8; Mal 1:6

The righteous honour God’s name

Ps 29:2 See also Ne 1:11; Ps 86:11-12; Isa 26:13; Mal 2:5; Mal 3:16-4:2

The name of Jesus Christ

Supplication is to be made in the name of Jesus Christ Jn 14:13-14 See also Mt 18:19-20; Jn 15:16; Jn 16:23-24

Healing and other miracles performed in the name of Jesus Christ Ac 3:6-8 See also Ac 3:16; Ac 4:30

Baptism is in Jesus Christ’s name Ac 2:38 See also Mt 28:19; Ac 8:12,15-16; Ac 10:48; Ac 19:5

Salvation is in the name of Jesus Christ Ac 4:12 See also Jn 14:6; Jn 20:31; Ac 2:21; Joel 2:32; 1Co 6:11; 1Jn 2:12; Php 2:9-11

See also

1205God, titles of
1415miracles
2203Christ, titles of
3110Holy Spirit, titles of
5333healing
5429oaths
5800blasphemy
6510salvation
7903baptism
8334reverence & God’s nature
8607prayer, God’s promises
8807profanity

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