Exaltation of Christ
The Exaltation of Christ
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Exaltation of Christ
Exaltation of Christ After the completion of His earthly ministry of humiliation and suffering, culminating in His crucifixion, Christ was exalted to an estate of heavenly blessedness and installed in the glory of full lordship (Phil. 2:6–11). His earthly ministry was filled with intimations of His
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Exaltation of Christ
EXALTATION OF CHRIST* The glory and dominion which Jesus attained subsequent to the completion of his earthly work of suffering and death. It is at one and the same time the consummation of his redemptive sacrifice and the reward of his full obedience to the will of the Father. The exaltation thus includes
Dictionary of the Later New Testament & Its Developments
Exaltation, Enthronement
Exaltation, EnthronementThe exaltation of Jesus, a concept that embraces Jesus’ ascension, session at God’s right hand and return in triumph, expresses God’s approval of Jesus’ life and acceptance of Jesus’ sacrificial death (see Death of Christ). It expresses the conviction that Jesus is the agent
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CHRIST, THE EXALTATION, OF<egz-ol-ta’-shun>:This term is given to that condition of blessedness, glory and dominion into which our Lord entered after the completion of His earthly career of humiliation and suffering, and which is to be regarded as the reward of His meritorious obedience, and the issue
Dictionary of Theological Terms
Exaltation of Christ
Exaltation of Christ“Christ’s exaltation consisteth in his rising again from the dead on the third day, in ascending up into heaven, in sitting at the right hand of God the Father, and in coming to judge the world at the last day” (Shorter Catechism, Q. 28.).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Exaltation of Christ
exaltation of Christ. The Greek verb translated “exalt” (hypsoō G5738) and its cognates are used with reference to Christ several times (Acts 2:33; 5:31; Phil. 2:9; Heb. 7:26; note also Isa. 52:13 lxx). The same Greek term is translated “lift up” in the Gospel of John, where the reference is to the
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