Philippians 2:9-11 “Therefore God also has highly exalted Him and given Him the name which is above every name, that atthe name of Jesusevery knee should bow, of those in heaven, and of those on earth, and of those under the earth, and thatevery tongue should confessthatJesus Christ is Lord,to the glory of God the Father.”
Discourse on the Holy Name of Jesus
ST. ALPHONSUS LIGUORI
Vocatum est nomen ejus Jesus.
“His Name was called Jesus.”—-St. Luke, 2:21.
This great name of Jesus was not given by man, but by God himself; “The name of Jesus,” says St. Bernard, “was first preordained by God.” It was a new name:A new Name, which the mouth of the Lord shall name.A new name, which God alone could give to Him Whom He destined for the Saviour of the world. A new and an eternal name…
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