By: John Reiter

Posted: May 9, 2022

Category: Daily Devotional

Philippians 2:9-11

Therefore God also highly exalted him and gave him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bend, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. –

The IHS monogram is an abbreviation of Jesus’ name in Greek to the first three letters. Thus ΙΗΣΟΥΣ, ιησυς (iēsus, “Jesus”), is shortened to ΙΗΣ (iota-eta-sigma), sometimes transliterated into English characters as IHS. This monogram for Christ appears throughout Christian artwork and even appeared on ancient coins.


Lord of All, we know that the name of Jesus Christ is powerful. For in His name, miracles happen. In His name, we are claimed and loved. God, empower us to respect the name of Jesus and to seek to follow Your calling for our life. May we always seek to love others. Amen.