Names of Jesus A-Z

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Jesus Christ

The Scriptures are replete with names and descriptions of Jesus Christ. He described Himself as the Alpha and Omega, which would be similar in English to saying that He is the A through Z. So in celebration of Christ, here are His names A through Z.

 

Almighty

Jesus is all powerful; He can command the elements and the animals. He has power over death itself.

Bridegroom

In the parable of the ten virgins, Jesus is the bridegroom. Will we be spiritually prepared to join Him at the feast?

Christ

The word Christ is the Greek translation of the word Messiah, meaning a liberator of a people. Jesus liberates all who come to Him from their sins.

Divine

Jesus is the Son of God, born to Mary. This makes Him both man and Divine.

End of the Law

In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus taught that he fulfilled the Law of Moses the ancient Israelites practiced.

God

Jesus is God. Along with God the Father and the Holy Ghost, Jesus Christ makes up the Godhead.

Holy

Holy means worthy of worship and veneration. Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints worship Jesus Christ each Sunday in church services, and every day of their lives.

I Am

In John, Jesus makes one of the most bold statements of His eternity when he proclaims, “Before Abraham was, I am”

Jesus

The name that the Angel Gabriel told Mary she should give to her miraculous child.

King

As his memorial described, Jesus was both literally and spiritually the King of the Jews.

Lamb

As the ancient Israelite practices foreshadowed, Jesus was the spotless Lamb that needed to be sacrificed, so all humankind could be saved.

Messiah

The title of Handel’s great musical work that celebrates the life of Jesus as well as gives us a long list of additional names of Jesus from the Book of Isaiah.

Only Begotten

The popular salvation anthem John 3:16 describes Jesus as “His Only Begotten Son,” and goes on to teach that all who believe in Jesus “should not perish, but have everlasting life”

Peace

In our personal lives, one of Jesus’ most important names is peace, because we can feel the peace that comes knowing Him, and leading a life devoted to Him.

Quickening Spirit

Paul teaches that just as Adam allowed all men to have a physical body, Christ’s “Quickening Spirit” allows all men to have a spiritual body.

Redeemer

Jesus is known as the redeemer. Because our sins make us unworthy to return to God, Jesus redeems us by paying for those sins.

Savior

One of the most used and recognized names for Jesus, Jesus saves anyone who repents, and follows His gospel.

Truth

Jesus is known as the Truth because in addition to His ultimate sacrifice, Jesus was a great teacher. Every word he taught is true, and can be followed.

Unchangeable

Because Jesus lived a perfect life, unlike us, He had no need to change. We can take comfort knowing that because Jesus lives today, He is still the same and will always reach out to us in love.

Vine

Jesus Christ is the vine because our source of spiritual nourishment and authority comes from Him.

Word

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God”

eXemplar

Because Jesus lived a perfect life, we can follow His example on in all things.

Young Child

Jesus is not still known as a young child, but the story of His Birth and teaching in the temple as a child continue to inspire.

Zion’s King

When Jesus returns to Earth, He will rule as King.

Christopher D. Cunningham, the More Good Foundation content director, loves emphatically celebrating the normal healthy development of his sons Albus and Whitman, writing about the Church of Jesus Christ, finding the middle ground on most controversies, and using Western Family generic brand lip balm. Christopher is a proud graduate of Brigham Young University-Idaho, and a resident of San Antonio, Texas. He is a longtime supporter of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.