'Lord' in the Bible
But while he was contemplating this step, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, "Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to bring home your wife Mary, for she is with child through the Holy Spirit.
All this took place in fulfilment of what the Lord had spoken through the Prophet,
When Joseph awoke, he did as the angel of the Lord had commanded, and brought home his wife,
When they were gone, and angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, "Rise: take the babe and His mother and escape to Egypt, and remain there till I bring you word. For Herod is about to make search for the child in order to destroy Him."
There he remained till Herod's death, that what the Lord had said through the Prophet might be fulfilled, "Out of Egypt I called My Son."
But after Herod's death an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, and said to him,
He it is who was spoken of through the Prophet Isaiah when he said, "The voice of one crying aloud, 'In the desert prepare ye a road for the Lord: make His highway straight.'"
"Again it is written," replied Jesus, "'Thou shalt not put the Lord thy God to the proof.'"
"Begone, Satan!" Jesus replied; "for it is written, 'To the Lord thy God thou shalt do homage, and to Him alone shalt thou render worship.'"
"Again, you have heard that it was said to the ancients, 'Thou shalt not swear falsely, but shalt perform thy vows to the Lord.'
About that time Jesus exclaimed, "I heartily praise Thee, Father, Lord of Heaven and of earth, that Thou hast hidden these things from sages and men of discernment, and hast unveiled them to babes.
For the Son of Man is the Lord of the Sabbath."
But Jesus called them to Him, and said, "You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great men exercise authority over them.
"Have you never read in the Scriptures," said Jesus, "'The Stone which the builders rejected has been made the Cornerstone: this Cornerstone came from the Lord, and is wonderful in our eyes'?
"'Thou shalt love the Lord thy God,'" He answered, "'with thy whole heart, thy whole soul, thy whole mind.'
"How then," He asked, "does David, taught by the Spirit, call Him Lord, when he says,
"'The Lord said to my Lord, sit at My right hand until I have put thy foes beneath thy feet'?
"If therefore David calls Him Lord, how can He be his son?"
For I tell you that you will never see me again until you say, 'Blessed be He who comes in the name of the Lord.'"
Be on the alert therefore, for you do not know the day on which your Lord is coming.
"'When, Lord,' the righteous will reply, 'did we see Thee hungry, and feed Thee; or thirsty, and give Thee drink?
"Then will they also answer, "'Lord, when did we see Thee hungry or thirsty or homeless or ill-clad or sick or in prison, and not come to serve Thee?'
and gave them for the potter's field, as the Lord directed me."
But to their amazement there had been a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord had descended from Heaven, and had come and rolled back the stone, and was sitting upon it.
"The voice of one crying aloud: 'In the Desert prepare a road for the Lord: Make His highways straight.'"
so that the Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath."
But He would not allow it. "Go home to your family," He said, "and report to them all that the Lord has done for you, and the mercy He has shown you."
Jesus, however, called them to Him and said to them, "You are aware how those who are deemed rulers among the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great men make them feel their authority;
this Cornerstone came from the Lord, and is wonderful in our esteem?'"
"The chief Commandment," replied Jesus, "is this: 'Hear, O Israel! The Lord our God is one Lord;
and thou shalt love the Lord thy God with thy whole heart, thy whole soul, thy whole mind, and thy whole strength.'
David himself said, taught by the Holy Spirit, "'The Lord said to my Lord, Sit at My right hand, until I have made thy foes a footstool under thy feet.'
"David himself calls Him 'Lord:' how then can He be his son?" And the mass of people found pleasure in listening to Jesus.
and but for the fact that the Lord has cut short those days, no one would escape; but for the sake of His own People whom He has chosen for Himself He has cut short the days.
So the Lord Jesus after having thus spoken to them was taken up into Heaven, and sat down at the right hand of God.
But they went out and made proclamation everywhere, the Lord working with them and confirming their Message by the signs which accompanied it.
it fell to his lot--according to the custom of the priesthood--to go into the Sanctuary of the Lord and burn the incense;
Then there appeared to him an angel of the Lord standing on the right side of the altar of incense;
For he will be great in the sight of the Lord; no wine or fermented drink shall he ever drink; but he will be filled with the Holy Spirit from the very hour of his birth.
Many of the descendants of Israel will he turn to the Lord their God;
and he will be His forerunner in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn fathers' hearts to the children, and cause the rebellious to walk in the wisdom of the upright, to make a people perfectly ready for the lord."
"Thus has the Lord dealt with me," she said, "now that He has graciously taken away my reproach among men."
So Gabriel went into the house and said to her, "Joy be to you, favoured one! the Lord is with you."
He will be great and He will be called 'Son of the Most High.' And the Lord God will give Him the throne of His forefather David;
But why is this honour done me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me?
And blessed is she who has believed, for the word spoken to her from the Lord shall be fulfilled."
Then Mary said: "My soul extols the Lord,
and her neighbours and relatives heard how the Lord had had great compassion on her; and they rejoiced with her.
"Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel," he said, "Because He has not forgotten His people but has effected redemption for them,
And you moreover, O child, shall be called Prophet of the Most High; For you shall go on in front before the Lord to prepare the way for Him,
when suddenly an angel of the Lord stood by them, and the glory of the Lord shone round them; and they were filled with terror.
For a Saviour who is the Anointed Lord is born to you to-day, in the town of David.
Then, as soon as the angels had left them and returned to Heaven, the shepherds said to one another, "Let us now go over as far as Bethlehem and see this that has happened, which the Lord has made known to us."
And when the days for their purification appointed by the Law of Moses had passed, they took Him up to Jerusalem to present Him to the Lord--
as it is written in the Law of the Lord: "Every first-born male shall be called holy to the Lord."
And they also offered a sacrifice as commanded in the Law of the Lord, "a pair of turtle doves or two young pigeons."
"Now, O Sovereign Lord, Thou dost send Thy servant away in peace, in fulfilment of Thy word,
as it is written in the book of the prophet Isaiah, "The voice of one crying aloud! 'In the Desert prepare ye a road for the Lord: make His highway straight.
Jesus answered him, "It is written, 'To the Lord thy God thou shalt do homage, and to Him alone shalt thou render worship.'"
The reply of Jesus was, "It is said, 'Thou shalt not put the Lord they God to the proof.'"
"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because He has anointed me to proclaim Good News to the poor; He has sent me to announce release to the prisoners of war and recovery of sight to the blind: to send away free those whom tyranny has crushed,
to proclaim the year of acceptance with the Lord."
One day He was teaching, and there were Pharisees and teachers of the Law sitting there who had come from every village in Galilee and Judaea and from Jerusalem. And the power of the Lord was present for Him to cure people.
"The Son of Man," He added, "is Lord of the Sabbath also."
The Lord saw her, was moved with pity for her, and said to her, "Do not weep."
so John called two of his disciples and sent them to the Lord. "Are you the Coming One?" he asked, "or is there another that we are to expect?"
After this the Lord appointed seventy others, and sent them before Him, by twos, to go to every town or place which He Himself intended to visit.
On that same occasion Jesus was filled by the Holy Spirit with rapturous joy. "I give Thee fervent thanks," He exclaimed, "O Father, Lord of Heaven and earth, that Thou hast hidden these things from sages and men of understanding, and hast revealed them to babes. Yes, Father, for such has been Thy gracious will.
"'Thou shalt love the Lord thy God,'" he replied, "'with thy whole heart, thy whole soul, thy whole strength, and thy whole mind; and thy fellow man as much as thyself.'"
"Who, then," replied the Lord, "is the faithful and intelligent steward whom his Master will put in charge of His household to serve out their rations at the proper times?
See, your house is left to you. But I tell you that you will never see me again until you say, 'Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!'"
And the Apostles said to the Lord, "Give us faith."
"If your faith," replied the Lord, "is like a mustard seed, you might command this black-mulberry-tree, 'Tear up your roots and plant yourself in the sea,' and instantly it would obey you.
And the Lord said, "Hear those words of the unjust judge.
Zacchaeus however stood up, and addressing the Lord said, "Here and now, Master, I give half my property to the poor, and if I have unjustly exacted money from any man, I pledge myself to repay to him four times the amount."
"Blessed is the King," they cried, "who comes in the name of the Lord: in Heaven peace, and glory in the highest realms."
But that the dead rise to life even Moses clearly implies in the passage about the Bush, where he calls the Lord 'The God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.'
Why, David himself says in the Book of Psalms, "'The Lord said to my Lord, Sit at My right hand
"David himself therefore calls Him Lord, and how can He be his son?"
and on entering they found that the body of the Lord Jesus was not there.
Yet a number of small boats came from Tiberias to the neighbourhood of the place where they had eaten the bread after the Lord had given thanks.
(It was the Mary who poured the perfume over the Lord and wiped His feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was ill.)
took branches of the palm trees and went out to meet Him, shouting as they went, "God save him! Blessings on him who comes in the name of the Lord--even on the King of Israel!"
in order that the words of Isaiah the Prophet might be fulfilled, "Lord, who has believed our preaching? And the arm of the Lord--to whom has it been unveiled?"
They spoke to her. "Why are you weeping?" they asked. "Because," she replied, "they have taken away my Lord, and I do not know where they have put him."
"My Lord and my God!" replied Thomas.
"It is necessary, therefore, that of the men who have been with us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us--
And the brethren prayed, saying, "Thou, Lord, who knowest the hearts of all, show clearly which of these two Thou hast chosen
The sun shall be turned into darkness and the moon into blood, to usher in the day of the Lord-- that great and illustrious day;
and every one who calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved.'
For David says in reference to Him, "'I constantly fixed my eyes upon the Lord, because He is at my right hand in order that I may continue unshaken.
For David did not ascend into Heaven, but he says himself, "'The Lord said to my Lord, Sit at My right hand
"Therefore let the whole House of Israel know beyond all doubt that God has made Him both LORD and CHRIST--this Jesus whom you crucified."
For to you belongs the promise, and to your children, and to all who are far off, whoever the Lord our God may call."
praising God and being regarded with favour by all the people. Also, day by day, the Lord added to their number those whom He was saving.
Repent, therefore, and reform your lives, so that the record of your sins may be cancelled, and that there may come seasons of revival from the Lord,
Moses declared, "'The Lord your God will raise up a Prophet for you from among your brethren as He has raised me. In all that He says to you, you must listen to Him.
And they, upon hearing the story, all lifted up their voices to God and said, "O Sovereign Lord, it is Thou who didst make Heaven and earth and sea, and all that is in them,
The kings of the earth came near, and the rulers assembled together against the Lord and against His Anointed.'"
And now, Lord, listen to their threats, and enable Thy servants to proclaim Thy Message with fearless courage,
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