5396 lordship, of Jesus Christ

5396 lordship, of Jesus Christ

Jesus Christ has authority and dominion over the church and the world on account of his divine status, which was publicly demonstrated through his resurrection from the dead and exaltation to the right hand of God.

Lord as a title for Jesus Christ

Ro 10:9 In view of the OT background to the word “Lord” it is clear that this confession was not just of Jesus Christ’s authority but also of his divinity; 2Co 4:5 See also Mk 2:28 pp Mt 12:8 pp Lk 6:5; Jn 13:13; Jn 20:28; Ac 9:17; 1Co 8:6; 1Co 12:3; Eph 4:5

Jesus Christ is the Lord of the church

Col 1:18 See also Ro 14:8; 1Co 5:4-5; 2Co 10:8; 2Co 13:10; Eph 1:22; Col 2:6

Jesus Christ is Lord over all

Mt 28:18; 1Pe 3:21-22 See also Ac 10:36; 1Co 15:24-25; Eph 1:10; Col 2:10

The lordship of Jesus Christ is grounded in his resurrection from the dead

Ac 2:36; Ro 14:9 See also Jn 13:3; Ro 1:4; Eph 1:20-22; Php 2:6-11; Heb 1:3-4

The exaltation of Jesus Christ to God’s right hand Heb 1:13 See also Ps 110:1; Mk 12:36 pp Mt 22:44 pp Lk 20:42-43; Mk 14:62 pp Mt 26:64 pp Lk 22:69; Ac 2:33-35; 1Co 15:25; Eph 1:20; Col 3:1; Heb 1:3; Heb 8:1; Heb 10:12-13; Heb 12:2

The coming of the Lord Jesus Christ will reveal his lordship

Php 3:20; Jas 5:7-8 See also 1Co 1:7; 1Co 4:5; Php 4:5; 1Th 3:13; 1Th 4:15-17; 2Th 2:1; 1Ti 6:14

Believers look forward to the Lord’s coming 1Co 16:22 See also Rev 22:20

See also

2012Christ, authority
2212Christ, head of church
2224Christ, the Lord
2312Christ as king
2336Christ, exaltation
2565Christ, second coming
8407confession of Christ
8632adoration

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