The Study of Jesus Christ
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Bringing Truths from Different Books of the Bible into Focus, Perspective, and Understanding.

For this reason also, God highly exalted Him, and bestowed on Him the name which is above every name, 10 so that at the name of Jesus EVERY KNEE WILL BOW, of those who are in heaven and on earth and under the earth, 11 and that every tongue will confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.  Philippians 2:9-11

The Attributes of Jesus Christ
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Attributes Which Describe Christ's Powerful Nature

Trait Symbol Scripture Meaning
INFINITE He created all things. Colossians 1:16

The full expression of Deity resides in Him. Colossians 2:9
Jesus has no Limits or Boundaries.


He is constant in the past, the present, and the future. Hebrews 13:8 Jesus never Changes.


He existed in the beginning.   John 1:1

He will be with his followers to the end of the age.
Matthew 28:20

He is the beginning and the end.   Revelation 22:13
Jesus has no Beginning or End.


Because He is God come in the flesh, Jesus knew all about Nathanel.  John 1:48
Jesus Knows Everything.
OMNIPRESENT Jesus will always be with His followers.  Matt. 28:20
Jesus is Everywhere.


Jesus created everything that exists.  John 1:3
Jesus is All-Powerful.
SOVEREIGN Jesus' name will be called  "KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS." Revelation 19:16
Jesus is the Supreme Ruler.

Attributes Which Describe Christ's Moral Nature


Despite being tempted in every area, Jesus, in His life on earth, was completely sinless. Hebrews 4:15
Jesus is All Good and is Absent Any Evil.


Jesus serves ably as our High Priest because He can empathize with our human frailty.   Hebrews 4:15
Jesus is Fair in His Dealings with Man.
LOVE Nothing can deter Jesus from loving His followers. Romans 8:35a

Jesus sacrificed His life for us.  There is no greater exhibition of love.  John 15:13
Jesus seeks the Highest Good for Man.
TRUE Jesus is the Ultimate Truth Personified!  John 14:6
Jesus is Consistent with Reality and is Never Self-Contradictory.

WordExplain by James T. Bartsch

(Scripture quotations taken from the NASB.  Used by Permission.)

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Published November 5, 2010

Updated January 29, 2022