In various parts of the Bible, Jesus is named father, brother, shepherd, lamb, Messiah and Son of God. The names and titles applied to Jesus Christ range from the mystical to the prophetic, the practical to the divine.Continue Reading
The Bible Resources Web page has a list of dozens of names and titles of Jesus taken from the King James Version of the Bible. BibleGateway has several pages devoted to Jesus' names under various categories, including his identity, ministry and authority.
In terms of his qualities, Jesus is called Almighty, the Arm of the Lord, the first and last or the Alpha and the Omega, and the Holy One or Holy Child. He is also called the First Begotten, the Horn of Salvation, the Image of God and Immanuel, which means "God is with us."
In terms of his duties, Bible writers name Jesus the Good Shepherd who gives his life for his sheep, the Judge of Israel, King of Kings and Lawgiver.
Some of the more mystical titles of Jesus include the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Lord of Glory, the Man of Sorrows, the Suffering Servant and the Prince of Peace. He is known as Shiloh, the True Light, the Truth and the Word. Christians call him Life, the Sun of Righteousness, the Resurrection and the Light of the World.Learn more about Christianity