Come, see the place where the Lord lay. Can you see that? 1 In the end of the Sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulcher. Before Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross, no one but the high priest could enter the Holy of Holies, and he had to take great precautions as he entered and made sacrifices for the sins of the people. Let’s see the revelation Paul gives in Ephesians. Therefore, you could read that verse, “All authority is given unto Me in heaven and in earth.” After His resurrection, Jesus immediately delegated the authority upon the earth to His church. 51 He hath showed strength with his arm; he hath scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts. for with authority and power he commanded the unclean spirits, and they come out. The 40th verse of Luke 2 shows that He also was Wonderful in childhood: 40 And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him. My dear friends, it is very significant that the veil in the Temple was rent in two from top to bottom-very significant. 5 And the angel answered and said unto the women. Those two men whom the disciples had seen evidently were angels, and they had said, “He’s coming.”. 54 He hath helped his servant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy; 55 As he spake to our fathers, to Abraham, and to his seed for ever. Like in my real-world friendships, I’m learning how to feel God’s presence in His silence, rather than feeling ignored by Him. We’re going to have new bodies one of these days. He was Wonderful in His Resurrection. 16 And they came with haste, and found Mary, and Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger. We call this “catching away” the “Rapture.” If you want to call it “the Rapture,” fine; that’s scriptural. Although some of my struggles and questions remain, I’m learning how to leave my spiritual despair behind as I rediscover that special delight in my friendship with the Divine. But, no, sin is spiritual. He was talking primarily to the Jews; He wasn’t talking to the Church. “This same Jesus whom you saw go away is coming in like manner.” He’s coming! 35 And Jesus rebuked him, saying, Hold thy peace, and come out of him. Library. from C³Media PRO . . To know and accept jesus as your lord and personal savior,and know that his name shall be called wonderful. The original KJV separates … There are many thrilling Scriptures along this line, but let’s look at the Book of Ephesians, the book with the central theme that Christ is the Head and we are the Body. 11 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, which is Christ the Lord. First, He was Wonderful in conception and the announcing of His birth. Therefore, her cousin Elisabeth didn’t know what had happened to Mary at the time she began to prophesy. With those who already have been raised from the dead in Christ. The glory of the Shekinah presence of God now dwells in our hearts! CAUGHT UP! Thanks for asking :). 43 And whence is this to me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me? 49 The rest said, Let be, let us see whether Elias [Elijah] will come to save him. Remember that Paul said he received the Gospel he preached by revelation of Jesus Christ. Was it Jesus’ body that became sin? 10 And while they looked steadfastly toward heaven as he went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel; 11 Which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? According to John’s Gospel, Mary said, “Sir, if thou have borne him hence, tell me where thou hast laid him, and I will take him away” (John 20:15). The name is translated in the Latin Vulgate and most English Bibles. (You’ve never seen any dead men standing up, have you?). 38 And Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word. In other words, Jesus said, “Shut up!” That’s the way you have to deal with the devil-just tell him to shut up. Many people misunderstand when you talk about Jesus’ dying spiritually as well as physically. 3 His countenance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow: 4 And for fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as dead men. We’ll let the Scriptures speak for themselves. '” Everybody needs a life coach. For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. Yes, Jesus is coming back to the earth eventually, but this is not talking about that here. I’m learning that God’s love for His children (that’s all of us, folks) isn’t regulated by policies or limited by institutions. The complete plan of God is not just a little baby lying in a manger at Christmas. So He cries out here, “My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?” You see, God had forsaken Him. That means that 20 feet in the air, an an gel or similar emissary of God took hold of it and ripped it apart, signifying that the way into the Holy of Holies was now open. 17 And when they had seen it, they made known abroad the saying which was told them concerning this child. I thank God for guiding to this site. You see, many seek the Living One among the dead. When people get healed and devils are cast out, people talk about it. They’ve got it made anyway as long as they believe Jesus as their Savior. 11 But I certify you, brethren, that the gospel which was preached of me is not after man. Elisabeth was speaking by the Holy Spirit: 41 And it came to pass, that, when Elisabeth heard the salutation of Mary, the babe leaped in her womb; and Elisabeth was filled with the Holy Ghost: 42 And she spoke out with a loud voice, and said, Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb. I thought there was books you can download??? Jesus Name Shall Be Called Wonderful. His name shall be called (1) Wonderful Counselor, (2) Mighty God, (3) Prince of Peace, (4) Everlasting Father. 2 (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.) In these five titles which give the name of the Lord Jesus, we have another explanation or presentation of the real meaning of Christmas. Jesus declared in John 14:12, “Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father.”. -Isaiah 9:6. He was separated from God. Of these, Isaiah’s first choice is also my favorite: Although the other majestic titles have their place, wonderful doesn’t focus on Jesus’ wisdom (Counselor), power (Mighty God), or nobility (Prince). The reason for giving the name “Wonderful” to the Savior is that he has “done wonderful things.” In 2 Nephi 22:5, I found “Sing unto the Lord; for he hath done excellent things; this is known in all the earth.” Christ gives us wonderful and excellent gifts. For to us a child is born, to us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting {k} Father, The Prince of Peace. Intro: There is much meaning and importance attached to a name. Later, He was Wonderful in ministry. Inspiring delight, pleasure, or admiration. We should carefully study and follow the ministry of Jesus. "Wonderful" is a term that is bandied about to mean something that is pleasing and Watch in High Quality. We which are alive and remain shall be CAUGHT UP! 30 And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with God. You can understand why they would be perplexed. It’s frustrating, because that key is perfect for my voice. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. At least that’s the popular notion of many in the business, fitness, and health world. 37 And the fame of him went out into every place of the country round about. Jewish baby boys are traditionally named at … Why not? That same glory of God was manifested all through the Old Testament: many times as a cloud; sometimes as a bright, shining light. Share on Twitter. 11-29-2020 | His Name Shall Be Called: Wonderful Counselor | Darren McClintock. Jesus never committed sin. 52 He hath put down the mighty from their seats, and exalted them of low degree. TITLE: HIS NAME SHALL BE CALLED….. SCRIPTURE: ISAIAH 9:6. Yet for the Christian we have the “Ultimate Life Coach” and His name is ‘Wonderful Counselor.’ Isaiah 9:6 is one of the prophecies regarding the various names of the coming Messiah. In this message we will consider the phrase “his name shall be called Wonderful.” At Christmastime, we acknowledge the birth of the Lord Jesus Christ. So now Paul is writing to the Thessalonians: 13 But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, 13 And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, 14 Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men. 20 And the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all things that they had heard and seen, as it was told unto them. In the next two verses He sent them forth: 19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: 20 Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. What happened when Adam died spiritually? For a lot of people names don’t hold as much meaning as they once did. Learn how your comment data is processed. It looks like there many that has been taking off if you can’t afford them but you really are learning what does one do?????? 6 He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. He was Wonderful in childhood. Many translated example sentences containing "his name shall be called wonderful" – German-English dictionary and search engine for German translations. Remember, Paul was not taught the Gospel by some man. 6 For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counseller, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. Everybody else’s god in every religion in the world is dead except ours! Much of the content of my reflections will draw on the apostolic witness to Jesus Christ (a.k.a., the New Testament). Now the others had questions. The result is that many people are trying to peddle little theories of their own. Were they going to miss it? He’s going to be Wonderful in His Second Coming, isn’t He? Now notice the 32nd verse: “And they were astonished at his doctrine: for his word was with power.” Hallelujah! For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. Of course His fame spread. 9 And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was TAKEN UP; and a cloud received him out of their sight. 46 And Mary said, My soul doth magnify the Lord, 47 And my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Savior. I feel really thankful for my spiritual journey over the past year. God has been building His kingdom through His Spirit in the form of His Church for millennia. Mary was questioning how it could be possible that a virgin could conceive and bear a son. The prophet Isaiah gives four names for the coming Messiah and each one shows the plan of God for His people. This is similar to the great Commission found in Mark’s Gospel: 15 And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. So we see that Jesus’ ministry consisted first of teaching, then preaching, and, finally, healing. Here are one, two, three, four, five—here are five names added to that of Immanuel [Isaiah 7:14]. In this text, Isaiah, by the Spirit of God, is prophesying concerning the birth of Jesus, the coming Messiah. We must understand something here that many Bible scholars haven’t seen, bless their hearts. He has all authority! Isaiah was writing nearly 800 years before Christ. Under the Old Covenant or Old Testament, that veil curtained off the Holy of Holies in the Temple. A name identifies a person. 16 He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned. 50 And his mercy is on them that fear him from generation to generation. To get a picture of the complete plan of God-Jesus’ birth and resurrection-let’s turn to the first chapter of Acts. It was His spirit that became sin, because sin is not a physical thing; it’s a spiritual thing. They think “death” means the cessation of life. That Greek word translated “power” in verse 18 is also translated “authority’ throughout the New Testament. His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. 15 And it came to pass, as the angels were gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us. This is such a beautiful message, Paul. To us a son is given; and the government will be on his shoulders. Alongside other powerful names such as Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, and Eternal Father, the Messiah Jesus is given the title Prince of Peace, indicating one of His many roles—the One who is the leader of peace and offers it to others. You’ll discover this if you read through the four Gospels and underline the words “teaching” or “taught.” Yet when we think of doing the works of Jesus, we usually think about healing the sick or perhaps casting out devils. And His Name Shall Be Called Wonderful accompaniment and lyrics on screen 53 He hath filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he hath sent empty away. 45 And blessed is she that believed: for there shall be a performance of those things which were told her from the Lord. God no longer dwells in an earth made Holy of Holies; God now dwells in us. Ezekial 39:25 "I will be zealous for my holy Name." Thank God, Jesus was Wonderful in His death. Some of the people standing by the cross, when they heard Jesus say this, said “This man calleth for Elias” (Elijah). And, thank God, He’s going to be Wonderful in His coming again. Isaiah 9:6 Parallel Commentaries. For to us a child is born, to us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. God saw it as done when He raised Jesus up. Hooray! 49 For he that is mighty hath done to me great things; and holy is his name. He took my place! That’s spiritual death. The rest of verse 35 says: “And when the devil had thrown him in the midst, he came out of him, and hurt him not.” That devil wanted to act up before he left. For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Now I will acknowledge up front that much of what I will say in the following reflections cannot be gleaned directly from this prophetic text. Collection: Gospel Gleanings Book: Gospel Gleanings: Volume 13 (1913) How wonderful ! He still lived physically, but he was separated spiritually from God. The word ויקרא vayı̂qerâ' may possibly mean, Yahweh shall call him; or it may be regarded as taken impersonally. Go ahead and put your name and email in the form below and I’ll send ’em your way. 1 And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed. We could preach a sermon or two on the phrase “his name shall be called Wonderful,” then preach several on “Counselor” and “The mighty God.” In fact, we could almost preach forever on these phrases. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” (Isaiah 9:6, NIV) Years later, the virgin Mary would give birth in the humility of a stable to that one true King. How could we COME BACK from Oklahoma City if we HAVEN’T BEEN to Oklahoma City? We also see something about the ministry of Jesus in Luke 4:14, “And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit into Galilee: and there went out a fame of him through all the region round about.” The Bible says He returned in the power of the Spirit. This is a Hebraic expression of humanity and divinity. It shall be; it is at this time called Wonderful by all his believing people, and it shall be. [Now notice:] 9 And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid. Thank you for your expressions of love for our Savior. You don’t get mad at them because they can’t read, and you can’t get aggravated with spiritual babies, either. That means they fell down flat. All of the writers of the Gospel cover the story, but because Luke goes into a little more detail, I like his account best: 26 And in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a city of Galilee, named Nazareth, 27 To a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin’s name was Mary. Thank God, Jesus is all of them and even more! If you have a friend who could use a little boost during the holidays, feel free to share by clicking on the social media button below! art thou come to destroy us? for with authority and power he commanded the unclean spirits, and they come out.” They said that in response to what had happened in the 33rd verse: 33 And in the synagogue there was a man, which had a spirit of an unclean devil, and cried out with a loud voice, 34 Saying, Let us alone; what have we to do with thee, thou Jesus of Nazareth? When we think about His ministry, we think not only about the healings and the deliverances; we consider all of His ministry. How many times people have sought in vain for life among dead forms? (Don’t try to read about it anywhere else in the Bible, because you can’t.) They are seeking life among dead works, dead feelings, dead services, a dead god-wells without water. A child is born and a son is given. Certainly His conception was Wonderful. 28 And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women. Verse 17 says, “Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up TOGETHER WITH THEM in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.” With whom? I don’t have access to accomplished pianists, and the ones I do have access to won’t tackle those sharps. An ancient Hebrew prophet foretold that Jesus would bear the various titles Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, and Prince of Peace. Those things are part of it, but teaching also is doing the works of Jesus. Then we note the 36th verse of this same chapter: “And they were all amazed, and spake among themselves, saying, What a word is this! He was Wonderful in resurrection. 12 And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger. Good question, Connie! 8 But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth. And she will bring forth a Son, and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins’” (Matthew 1:20-21, NKJV). 50 Jesus, when he cried again with a loud voice, yielded up the ghost [or His spirit]. 35 And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God. Also, the term Divine represents my feelings of affection, adoration, and tenderness, without getting hung-up on God’s name. 7 Of the increase of his government and of peace there will be no end, on the throne of David and over his kingdom, to establish it and to uphold it There is coming a “catching away.” Caught up! ], that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord [Paul is still looking for Him; he expected to be alive and remain, because he used the word “we.”] shall not prevent them which are asleep. Send via email. 3 And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city. Throughout the earth those who know what he has done would agree. His name is called Wonderful. 1 And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins; The word “quickened” means “made alive.” Thank God, we’ve already been resurrected spiritually. In part, I refer to God as the Divine in an effort to be inclusive toward those who don’t come from a Judeo-Christian worldview. He’s alive! It says we’ll be caught up together with them “in the clouds.” We’re going to be caught up in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so shall we ever be with the Lord. Of these, Isaiah’s first choice is also my favorite: and His name shall be called wonderful. We can readily see how the word Wonderful applies to the announcement that Jesus was to be born and how He would be conceived. For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called WONDERFUL, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. The meaning of Pele-joez-el-gibbor-abi-ad-sar-shalom is sometimes interpreted as "Wonderful in counsel is God the mighty, the Everlasting Father, the Ruler of Peace" (Hertz 1968). No! He became what I was, praise God, that I might become what He is. The event also is called “caught up” (that’s what it also says in the King James translation), or “catching away.” You can’t find anyone else in Scripture who has that revelation. 8 And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. The first one is “His Name Shall Be Called…’Wonderful Counselor. The angel replied, “The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God” (v. 35). 39 And Mary arose in those days, and went into the hill country with haste, into a city of Judah; 40 And entered into the house of Zacharias, and saluted Elisabeth. I know thee who thou art; the Holy One of God. The announcement that Jesus was to be born was Wonderful-an angel came down to announce it! together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. He is risen! Because He had become sin. Now notice what Paul says about Jesus’ resurrection. Where is He? Oh, I could preach on that forever! You feel sorry for them in the same way you would for a little child who had never gone to school and learned to read. The Early Church was looking for Him to come again! Thank God for the Wonderful plan of God-the Wonderful plan of Redemption! 18 Wherefore comfort one another with these words. We’ve been made alive. Associated with a particular name are all sorts of character and personality traits. All the powers of earth and hell have failed to keep Him. If sin were only physical, then each one of us by dying physically could atone for ourselves. 17 And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; 18 They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover. During this Christmas season, may we all experience more delight in our friendship with the Divine, so that we too will naturally call Him… wonderful. The Holy Spirit taught Paul the whole thing! 36 And they were all amazed, and spoke among themselves, saying, What a word is this! This resonates with me. And if they don’t-well, you don’t have to worry about it. Flavius Josephus, the Jewish historian, said the curtain was 40 feet wide, 20 feet high, and 4 inches thick. And mark, it does not merely say, that God has given him the name of Wonderful—though that is implied; but "his name shall be called" so. An ancient Hebrew prophet foretold that Jesus would bear the various titles Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, and Prince of Peace. You may call it either term. God made Him to be sin with our sin. Can you understand that? Paul is the only one who received revelation about the catching away of the saints. . The Holy Spirit bears witness with our spirit that we are the children of God. There’s so much that I don’t know and have yet to learn–but it doesn’t stop me from having deep feelings. Actually, when you get down to brass tacks, they believe the same thing, or else they don’t believe the Bible-one of the two-or they couldn’t be saved.). His name shall be called "Wonderful," declares the prophet, and we dare not skip by what this name means. very Much encouraged and blessed thanks to every one. Many Names Jesus has been called many things by many people. Required fields are marked *.
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