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To REBUKE someone in The Name of Jesus.

The concept of rebuking someone in the name of Jesus is rooted in the teachings of the Bible, particularly in the New Testament.


To rebuke means to criticize strongly or to reprimand someone for their wrongdoing or incorrect behavior. When someone is rebuked in the name of Jesus, it implies that the rebuke is being made on the authority of Jesus Christ and intends to correct the person's behavior and bring them back into alignment with God's will.

One example of rebuking in the name of Jesus can be found in the Book of Matthew. In chapter 16, Peter confesses that Jesus is the Messiah, to which Jesus responds that this knowledge was given to Peter by God.


However, shortly after this, Jesus rebukes Peter sharply, saying, "Get behind me, Satan! You are a stumbling block to me; you do not have in mind the concerns of God, but merely human concerns" (Matthew 16:23, NIV).


Again, this rebuke was made in the name of Jesus, as Jesus was asserting His authority over Peter and correcting his erroneous thinking.

Another example of rebuking in the name of Jesus can be found in the book of Jude, where the author rebukes false teachers who have infiltrated the church.


The author writes, "These people are blemishes at your love feasts, eating with you without the slightest qualm—shepherds who feed only themselves. They are clouds without rain, blown along by the wind; autumn trees, without fruit and uprooted—twice dead. They are wild waves of the sea, foaming up their shame; wandering stars, for whom blackest darkness has been reserved forever" (Jude 1:12-13, NIV).


Again, this rebuke is made in the name of Jesus, as the author calls out the false teachers and asserts the authority of Jesus over them.

In both of these examples, the rebuke is made to correct the person's behavior and bring them back into alignment with God's will.


When someone rebukes in the name of Jesus, they acknowledge the authority of Jesus over the person being rebuked, and they seek to bring the person back into the right relationship with God.


However, it is essential to note that rebuking should always be done with love and compassion and to restore the person being rebuked rather than simply criticizing or condemning them.

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