2Introduction What does this phrase mean? How is it used in the New Testament?Does this phrase describe the authority under which you work and serve?There are 7 uses of “in the name”
3Jesus – Applied to Jesus' mission In the name - - -Jesus – Applied to Jesus' missionLuke 19:38 saying: "'Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord!' Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!"Parallel verses – Matthew 21:9, 23:39; Mark 11:9-10; Luke 13:35; John 12:13John 14:26a But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name
4In the name - - - Worship / Assemble 1 Corinthians 5:4 In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, when you are gathered together, along with my spirit, with the power of our Lord Jesus Christ,Matthew 18:20 For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there in the midst of them."Matthew 24:5; Luke 21:8 – false claims
5In the name - - -PrayerEphesians 5:20 giving thanks always for all things to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,James 5:14 Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.
6In the name - - -PrayerJohn 14: And whatever you ask in My name, that I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. 14 If you ask anything in My name, I will do it.John 15:16b that whatever you ask the Father in My name He may give you.John 16:24 Until now you have asked nothing in My name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full.
7In the name - - - Teach / Speak Acts 4:18 And they called them and commanded them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Jesus.Acts 5:40b they commanded that they should not speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go.James 5:10a My brethren, take the prophets, who spoke in the name of the Lord
8In the name - - - Teach / Speak Acts 9:27 But Barnabas took him and brought him to the apostles. And he declared to them how he had seen the Lord on the road, and that He had spoken to him, and how he had preached boldly at Damascus in the name of Jesus.Acts 9:29a And he spoke boldly in the name of the Lord Jesus and disputed against the Hellenists
9In the name - - - Good works Matthew 10: He who receives a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet's reward. And he who receives a righteous man in the name of a righteous man shall receive a righteous man's reward. 42 And whoever gives one of these little ones only a cup of cold water in the name of a disciple, assuredly, I say to you, he shall by no means lose his reward."
10In the name - - - Good works Acts 3:6 Then Peter said, "Silver and gold I do not have, but what I do have I give you: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, rise up and walk."Colossians 3:17 And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.
11In the name - - -BaptismMatthew 28:19 Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,Acts 2:38 Then Peter said to them, "Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
12In the name - - -BaptismActs 8:16b They had only been baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.Acts 10:48 And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of the Lord.Acts 19:5 When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.
13In the name - - -Baptism1 Corinthians 1:13 Is Christ divided? Was Paul crucified for you? Or were you baptized in the name of Paul?Have you been baptized in the name of Jesus Christ?
14In the name - - -Salvation1 Corinthians 6:11 And such were some of you. But you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus and by the Spirit of our God.
15In the name - - - Phrase = under the direction, control or authority IT IS WHAT WE DO; WHY WE DO IT; WHO GIVES US TO AUTHORITYIt is not wrong to publicly explain our authority or source of directionIt is not required to use the phrase
16In the name - - -Colossians 3:17 And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.