|Question Title||Posted By||Question Date|
|King of Kings||Jimmy||Wednesday, March 20, 2019|
IN the bible I believe Jesus is referred to the King of Kings. What is the creator if Jesus is King of Kings, and what is the Holy Spirit then? I believe the bible states Jesus sits at his right hand, and I think Mary his spouse is probably sitting at his left as Queen, so what does that make the Creator? King of Kings senior and Jesus king of kings junior. Maybe all three can be referred to as King of Kings?
|Question Answered by Bro. Ignatius Mary, OMSM(r), LTh, DD
Thank you for the question.
We must remember the Jesus is God, thus he is the creator. Genesis 1:1 tells us, “In the beginning God created . . .” ("God" is referring to the Trinity. "Elohim," denotes plurality, is joined with a verb singular, he created,). John 1:1 identifies Jesus (the word) as God. Genesis 1:2 mentions the Holy Spirit.
In addition, Colosians 1:16 states,"...or in him were all things created in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones, or dominations, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him and in him."
There are other verses I could quote, but these establish that Jesus was God and as the 2nd Person of the Trinity was present and progenitor of the creation.
Genesis 1:2 mentions the Holy Spirit, who is God and who was present and progenitor of the creation.
Thus, God (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit) is the creator.
Jesus King of Kings
In Revelation 19:16 Jesus is given the full title “KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS."
The title of King of Kings and Lord of Lords is a reference to the Beast with seven heads (kings) mentioned in Revelation 17:3. As the Navarre Bible Commentary states:
Thus, God the Father and God the Son are called King of Kings and Lord or Lords. King of kings and Lord of lords means that there is no higher authority; God's superiority is over every earthly ruler. His reign over all things is absolute and inviolable. (Ps 136:2-3; Dan 2:13; 2 Mac 13:4). The phrase in 1 Timothy 6:15, referring to the Father is then applied directly to Jesus in Revelations 17:14 and 19:16.
The Heydock Commentary states:
I hope this answers your question.
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