Posted by: frankjwalker | December 2, 2015

The Christmas Story 2

Christmas story

 

 

Matthew 1:16

Christ”…

Let’s get this straight from the start.

The Son of God’s real name was Jesus, which is the Greek translation of Jeshua or Joshua.

The word Christ or Christos is another Greek word for Messiah, which means, “the anointed one”.

When Jesus was walking the streets during His three year ministry nobody called him the Messiah.

When we refer to Jesus now, it would be more appropriate to say Jesus the Christ.

Because, that is who He is, the Messiah.

We somehow don’t take into account the enormity of the title the Christ, when we use it as Jesus’s last name. It sounds like just saying John Smith. Jesus was not and is not a John Smith.

Jesus was and is the “anointed one”, the messiah Savior of the world.

There is no other.

NASB

Excerpt from the book:

A Word from the Word

A commentary on the Gospel of Matthew

Frank Walker

2010

Blurb Books

Frank J Walker LMFT

1617 Main Street

Cambria, Ca. 93428

559-904-9028

fjwalker.walker@gmail.com

Frank’s books are available @

http://www.blurb.com/user/store/frankjwalker

 

 

 

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