2227 Immanuel

2227 Immanuel

An OT name given to Jesus Christ, meaning “God with us”.

Actual uses of the name Immanuel

Isa 7:14 The name was given originally to a child of Isaiah’s day who would signify God’s salvation and judgment for Judah; Isa 8:7-10 The original fulfilment of the Immanuel prophecy would bring judgment on Judah; Mt 1:22-23 Isaiah’s prophecy is fulfilled through the virginal conception of Jesus Christ.

The significance of Immanuel

God is with his people Ge 28:15 See also Ex 33:14; Nu 14:9; Dt 4:7; 2Ch 13:12; Ps 46:7,11; Hag 2:4; Ro 8:31; Heb 13:5

God dwells with his people Rev 21:3 See also Lev 26:11-12; Eze 37:27; 2Co 6:16

Jesus Christ is always with believers Mt 28:20 See also Jn 14:18,23; Jn 15:4-5,7; Ac 18:10; Gal 2:20

The Holy Spirit is always with believers Jn 14:17 See also Ro 8:9-11; 1Co 3:16; 2Co 1:22; Eph 2:22; 2Ti 1:14; 1Jn 4:13

See also

1035God, faithfulness
1429prophecy, OT fulfilment
2018Christ, divinity
2021Christ, faithfulness
2033Christ, humanity
2203Christ, titles of
2206Jesus, the Christ
2218Christ, Son of God
2515Christ, birth of
2550Jesus Christ, pre-existence of
2595incarnation
7135Israel, people of God

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