1270 right hand of God
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A figure of speech that represents God's ultimate power and authority, and where the exalted Jesus Christ now sits.

The right hand of God as a symbol

A symbol of power

Psalm 89:13

A symbol of protection

Psalm 16:8 See also Psalm 63:8; Psalm 139:10; Isaiah 41:13; Lamentations 2:3

A symbol of God's presence

Psalm 16:11 See also Psalm 48:10; Psalm 73:23; Isaiah 62:8

A symbol of God's saving power

Psalm 60:5 pp Psalm 108:6 See also Psalm 17:7; Psalm 20:6; Psalm 80:15; Psalm 98:1; Psalm 138:7

A symbol of victory

Psalm 18:35; Psalm 44:3; Psalm 78:54; Isaiah 41:10

A symbol of the defeat of God's enemies

Exodus 15:6 See also Exodus 15:12; Psalm 21:8; Psalm 74:11

A symbol of God's mighty works

Psalm 45:4 See also Psalm 77:10; Psalm 118:15-16; Isaiah 48:13

A symbol of judgment

Lamentations 2:4; Habakkuk 2:16

Jesus Christ at God's right hand

Jesus Christ is exalted to God's right hand

Hebrews 1:13 Comparison between Jesus Christ and the angels confirms Christ's absolute supremacy. See also Psalm 110:1; Matthew 22:44 pp Mark 12:36 pp Luke 20:42; Luke 22:69; Acts 2:34; Acts 7:55-56; Colossians 3:1; Hebrews 1:3; Hebrews 12:2

Jesus Christ rules every authority at God's right hand

1 Peter 3:22 See also Ephesians 1:20-21

Jesus Christ continues his work at God's right hand

Romans 8:34 See also Acts 2:33; Acts 5:31; Hebrews 4:14-16; Hebrews 8:1

Jesus Christ will return at God's right hand

Matthew 26:64 pp Mark 14:62

Jesus Christ takes a scroll from God's right hand

Revelation 5:1-7 The scroll probably refers to God's decrees for the destiny of the world.

The right hand of Jesus Christ

The place of the righteous on judgment day

Matthew 25:32-34

A privileged place granted by the Father

Matthew 20:20-23 pp Mark 10:35-40

A place of protection for Christians

Revelation 1:20 The angels of the churches are probably the church leaders. See also Revelation 1:16; Revelation 2:1

See also

1105  God, power of
1115  God, purpose of
1210  God, human descriptions
1265  hand of God
1320  God as Saviour
2069  Christ, pre-eminence
2306  Christ, high priest
2336  Christ, exaltation
5156  hand
5396  lordship of Christ

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