Jesus did not refer to himself as Jehovah. Various translators appear to support that thought; however, we believe that Jesus was the first direct creation of Jehovah, the only begotten son who took human form to ransom the word from sin and death. The translation of the name “Jesus” (or Joshua) signifies salvation, rescuer or the deliverer. Jesus possesses different names as he fulfills that role at different points over the stream of time.
Jesus' self proclamations included John 8:58 where he explained, “…Before Abraham was, I am”, referring to his pre-human existence with his father, Jehovah.
In Matthew 16, when Jesus asked who the disciples thought he was, Simon Peter answered, "… You are Christ, the Son of the living God!" In John 11:25 and 14:6, Jesus declared “I am the resurrection”, and “the way and the truth and the life, that no one comes to the Father except through me”. He described himself as the “The Light of the World “ (John 8:12), and “…the true vine,