We commend him to you as the answer to your life’s deepest needs and questions.
Please be sure to have a look at the "Who is Jesus" presentation.
Illustrations - His Name
Claim the victory in Jesus' Name
In his book Forever Triumphant, F.J. Huegel told a story that came out of World
War II. After General Jonathan Wainwright was captured by the Japanese, he was
held prisoner in a Manchurian concentration camp. Cruelly treated, he became
"a broken, crushed, hopeless, starving man." Finally the Japanese
surrendered and the war ended. A United States army colonel was sent to the
camp to announce personally to the general that Japan had been defeated and
that he was free and in command. After Wainwright heard the news, he returned
to his quarters and was confronted by some guards who began to mistreat him
as they had done in the past. Wainwright, however, with the news of the allied
victory still fresh in his mind, declared with authority, "No, I am in
command here! These are my orders." Huegel observed that from that moment
on, General Wainwright was in control.
See: Eph 1:18-23; Eph 6:11-17; 1 John 5:4
About the name Immanuel
J. Vernon McGee makes this point about the name Immanuel and how it relates
to Christ, "Isaiah said that His name would be Immanuel, but you cannot
find any place in the Gospels where He is called by that name.
The name of Jesus is not so much written as ploughed into the history of the world. - Emerson
“Thou shalt call His Name Jesus"
At His Incarnation the Name was a prophecy. “Thou shalt call His Name Jesus; for it is He that shall save His people from their sins.” (Matt. 1:21)
Cambell Morgan. “The Crises of the Christ” Chapter 28.