Old Testament Titles Used to Describe Jesus in Acts 3
|6, 20||Christ||Psalm 2:2 "The kings of the earth take their stand and the rulers gather together against the Lord and against his Anointed One." (Christ)|
|6||Nazarene||Zechariah 3:8 ". . . I am going to bring my servant, the Branch."
(Some authorities believe that Nazareth means branch. )
|13, 25||Servant||Isaiah 42:1 "Here is my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen one in whom I delight; I will put my Spirit on him and he will bring justice to the nations."|
|14||Holy One||Isaiah 47:4 "Our Redeemer-- the Lord Almighty is his name-- is the Holy One of Israel."|
|14||Righteous One||Isaiah 24:16 "From the ends of the earth we hear singing: 'Glory to the Righteous One.'"|
|15||Prince of Life||Isaiah 9:6 "For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace."|
|22||Prophet||Deuteronomy 18:15 "The Lord your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among your own brothers. You must listen to him."|
|25||Seed||Genesis 22:18 ". . . and through your offspring all nations on
earth will be blessed, because you have obeyed me."
Galatians 3:16 "The promises were spoken to Abraham and to his seed. The Scripture does not say 'and to seeds,' meaning many people, but 'and to your seed,' meaning one person, who is Christ."