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Yeshua is Adonai

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The Glory of the Father

Phillipians 2:11

And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord,
to the glory of God the Father. (Phil. 2:11 KJV).

In this pasuk (verse), the Apostle Paul quotes from Isaiah 45:23 ("I have sworn by myself....that unto me every knee shall bow, every tongue shall confess") and applies it to Yeshua (Jesus) the Messiah. Notice that in Isaiah it is Adonai (YHWH) Who alone is to be bowed down to in worship and confession: but Paul applies this statement directly to the Yeshua. The implication is clear: Yesua is Adonai!

Every knee shall bow

Jesus, being God's unique Son (and therefore equal to God) "humbled Himself" by taking on the form of a servant and was made in the likeness (demut) of man (adam) -- going so far as to become the kapparah (Sin-Bearer) of the world by offering Himself up on the execution stake. "Therefore God has also highly exalted him, and given him a name that is above every name: That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is the Lord (ha'adon), to the glory of God the Father" (Phil. 2:9-11).

The Scriptures make it clear that the confession of God's Son as Lord is so vital to our correct apprehension of reality that without it we are literally lost, since we are told explicitly that there is salvation in no one else, "for there is no other name by means of which it is necessary for us to be saved" (Acts 4:12).

Call upon the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ, Yeshua Ha-Mashiach, and you shall be saved! (see Joel 2:32, Acts 2:21; Romans 10:9-10). Yeshua hu ha-adon, b'emet!



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