APPENDIX 1: NAMES AND TITLES OF JESUS IN JOHN’S GOSPEL

© Rosemary Bardsley 2009

Ref.

Name/title

Names and titles referring to the fact that Christ reveals the truth about God

1:1,14

The Word

1:4-9,19; 8:12 ; 9:5; 12:35-36a

The light, the true light

The light of the world

1:51; 3:13,14; 5:27; 6:27,53,62; 8:28 ; 9:35; 12:23-34; 13:31

The Son of Man

1:38,49; 3:2; 8:4; 9:2; 11:8,12,21; 13:13-14

Rabbi [teacher]

6:14 ; 7:40

The Prophet [9:17 : ‘a prophet’ ]

11:28

The Teacher

14:6

The truth

Names and titles referring to the deity of Christ

1:1

God

1:34, 49; 5:25 ; 11:27; 19:7; 20:31

The Son of God

Martha: ‘the Son of God who was to come into the world’

3:16,18

God’s one and only Son

3:17 ; 11:4

God’s Son

3:35; 5:19-26; 6:40; 8:36 13:32 ; 14:13

The Son

1:23 , 4:3; 20:18,25 21:7,12

The Lord

6:68; 11:3,32,34; 13:6,9; 13:13,14,25; 21:15-24

Lord

8:24,58; 18:5,6

I AM

17:1

‘your Son’

20:28

My Lord and my God

6:69

The Holy One of God

Names and titles referring to the Messianic role or function of Jesus

1:20-27, 41; 3:28; 4:25,29; 7:25-42; 11:27 ; 12:34; 20:31

The Christ, the Messiah

9:22 – anyone who acknowledged that he was the Christ would be put out of the synagogue

10:24 – if you are the Christ, tell us plainly

1:49 ; 12:13 ;12:15; 18:33-37,39;19:1

The King of Israel

…your king

19:12-15,19-22 [Pilate and the concept of Jesus as King]

12:13

He who comes in the name of the Lord

3:29

The bridegroom

Names and titles referring to the eternal [outside of earth] origin of Jesus Christ

3:31

The one who comes from above

3:31

The one who comes from heaven

3:34

The one whom God has sent

7:28 ,29; 8:18;

6:32,41,49

The bread of God … he who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world

6:46

The one who is from God

6:51,58

The living bread that came down form heaven

10:36

The one the Father set apart as his very own and sent into the world

Names and titles referring to Jesus as the Saviour

1:29,36

The Lamb of God

4:42

The Saviour of the world

6:35,48

The bread of life

10:1-30

The shepherd, the good shepherd

10:7,9

The gate

11:25

The resurrection and the life

14:6

The way, the truth, the life

15:1,5

The true vine