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Names And Titles Of Jesus In The New Testament

Jesus is an important figure in Christianity. He is referred to as the Son of God, which means that he was born from God and became human. In the New Testament, Jesus has many names and titles. These are some of them:

Lord – This refers to his position as ruler over all things. It is also used as a term of respect and honor for someone who is in authority over you.

Savior – This means someone who saves or rescues someone or something from harm or danger.

Messiah – This is a Hebrew word that means “anointed one.” It refers to Jesus’ role as God’s chosen king who would save his people from their sins by dying on the cross for them and rising again three days later (John 3:16).

Son of Man – This refers to Jesus’ identity as one with mankind, since he came down from heaven to live among us (John 1:51).

Names And Titles Of Jesus In The New Testament


Are you aware that the New Testament actually uses different names and titles for Jesus? Many people today think of Jesus Christ solely as the Son of God, and while he certainly is that, he is also so much more! This blog post will go over all the various names and titles of Jesus in the New Testament.

The Son of Man

The title “the Son of Man” is a reference to the coming of God’s kingdom and also a reference to Jesus’ second coming.

In Daniel 7:13, we are told that “one like a son of man came with the clouds of heaven.” The context here speaks directly about what awaits us in Heaven after our resurrection. This is also where Jesus says in Matthew 24 that many will see him coming on clouds before his second coming (Matthew 24:30).

The Son Of God

As you know, Jesus is referred to as the Son of God in the New Testament. The title means that Jesus is a member of God’s family and will be in charge of it someday.

Jesus is also referred to as the “Son of Man” in the New Testament. This title refers to Jesus’ humanity: he was born on this earth, lived among us, and died just like any other human being would have done if they were placed in his position at that time period in history.

The Son

The Son of Man

“The Son of Man” is a title used in the Gospels for Jesus. It appears 24 times in the canonical Gospels and Acts, and five times in non-canonical books (Gospel of Thomas). The title is not used by itself but always as part of a description about Jesus. It does not have any special meaning or connotation, but rather just points to Jesus’ humanity and his humility (he calls himself “Son”).

Jesus Christ

Jesus Christ is the name of the Savior in the New Testament. He is God’s son, and he was born to Mary but conceived by God through a virgin birth. Jesus Christ is also known as the Son of Man because he will come again on Judgment Day and show us all who are good or bad, so that we can be rewarded for our deeds or punished for them.

Jesus was born from Joseph and Mary, both descendants of King David (the second king after Saul). Jesus’ birth fulfills an ancient prophecy about a descendant of David being chosen by God to be His son: “Behold! The virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall name him Emmanuel” (Isaiah 7:14).

Jesus’ ministry began at age 30 while he was still living with his parents in Nazareth, Israel. As an adult man with no experience in teaching others how to live their lives better yet still being more knowledgeable than anyone else around him due to his relationship with God through prayer – this made many people suspicious that there might be something special about him after all!

The Lord Jesus Christ

  • The Lord Jesus Christ is the Messiah.
  • The Son of God.
  • The Son of Man.
  • The King of Kings and Lord of Lords.
  • The Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and end.

The Lord Jesus

Jesus is not only a name, but it’s also a title. In fact, it’s one of the most important titles used in the Bible.

In the New Testament (NT), Jesus Christ is referred to as “Lord.” It’s not just any Lord; this particular title refers to Him as King of Kings and Lord of Lords—the One who rules over all kings and lords on earth. The angel Gabriel told Mary that her baby would be called “Son of God” and that He would sit upon His throne in heaven (Luke 1:32-33). When John baptized Jesus in water, he referred to Him as God’s Son (John 1:33). And when Peter went out fishing during one stormy night at sea with his brother Andrew, he saw Jesus walking on top of water toward them with an enormous crowd following after Him (Matthew 14:22-24). Peter said “It must be You! You are the Messiah!” At this point, Jesus answered back saying:

The Last Adam

As a type of Christ, the first Adam was a figure who symbolized Christ. But in the same way that Christ was a type of the last Adam (the second), so too were both Adams types of each other. The reason for this is that they are both representations of God’s plan to redeem mankind through his son Jesus Christ.

Therefore, when we look at all three Adams together: The first and second Adams were companions in their relationship with God and as fathers; they died; they rose from death; they ascended into heaven; thereupon, giving themselves over completely to God, who sent them out as mediators between Himself and humanity (in this case).

The Word Of Life

The word of life is Jesus. He is the Word (John 1:1), and he is also the Word that came to us through preaching, teaching, and writing (1 Cor 15:3). The gospel is the word of Christ; it is “the message of God’s love for all people” (GospelWeb). We are saved by believing in this good news about Jesus’ death on our behalf and his resurrection from the dead as proof that he was victorious over sin and death.

As with any message we send out into our world, there are many interpretations of what exactly the gospel means. But at its most basic level, it tells us who Jesus really was—a human being who lived here on earth but was also God himself in human form. Because he could be both divine and human at once, he is able to save us from our sins by dying for them so we wouldn’t have to carry them around ourselves anymore!

Jesus Of Nazareth

Now, you might be wondering how “Jesus of Nazareth” became a title. It’s actually pretty simple: in the gospels, Jesus’ home town is Nazareth. Since he spent most of his life there, it makes sense that he’d have a title based on his hometown.

But what about “Son of God”? How did that become a title for Jesus? Well…it didn’t. Mark 1:1 reads: “The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, Son of God.” This sentence begins with an introduction to who wrote it—Mark—and then introduces us to Jesus by calling him both son and god at once! The rest of the text goes on to demonstrate how this applies throughout history through their interactions together.

Master or Teacher

Jesus is the master of the universe. He is its Creator, King, and Savior. He is also the master of all things spiritual. Jesus’ teachings are called the word of God because they hold true in every sense for eternity. If you want to know who God is and how he views himself, look at what his son says about him!

Lord or King

The name Lord, or the Greek equivalent kyrios (κύριος), is used in the New Testament for Jesus. It originates from the Hebrew word Adonai (אֲדֹנָי), meaning “Lord.” This word was also used to refer to God. The Greek translation of this word is lord or kurios (κύριος).

Jesus is a translation of Yahweh, which was how God was referred to in Hebrew writings. In other words, Jesus means “God saves” or “God rescues.” The Jewish people recognized Jesus as their savior because he saved them from sin and death through his life, death and resurrection.

These are the names used for Jesus in the New Testament

These are the names used for Jesus in the New Testament:

  • Jesus is the name used most often in the New Testament. The word “Jesus” in Greek is Ιησους (Iēsous), and it means “Yahweh saves.” It was a common Jewish name at that time and was given to many other people, such as Joseph’s son (Matthew 1:20). However, only one person took this name upon himself—our Lord and Savior!
  • This was also an alternate spelling of Yeshua or Joshua. The Jews had several different ways of spelling names because they did not have any vowels written down until about 200 A.D., after Christianity became well established among them.*
  • In addition to being called “Lord,” he is also referred to as Son of God (John 1:49), Messiah (Christ) or King of Kings (Revelation 19).


These are the names used for Jesus in the New Testament. While it is not always clear what each of these titles mean, we do know that they are all powerful, and that they all speak truth about who Jesus was and is. We hope this list will help you understand more about Jesus’ identity as you read through your Bible–and if you want to learn even more, check out this study on Christology!

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