“You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.” ~Peter


Jesus Quotes and God Thoughts


Jesus the Messiah

I recognize and proclaim that Jesus is the Messiah, the anointed King of God’s country.

“Christ” means “Messiah” or “anointed one”. As the Messiah, Jesus is the one who fulfills all old testament expectations.

Is it Mr. Christ? Nope. the Messiah is a title, not a name.

You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God. ~Peter | Matthew 16:16

In Hebrew, MESSIAH מָשִׁיַח, (mashiyach) means “anointed” or “an anointed one”. Rendered into Greek as Χριστός (christos), or a verb χρίω (chriō, “to anoint”). In this sense, it is essentially the same to say that Jesus is “Messiah,” or “the Messiah.”

In Bible translations, sometimes it is Jesus the Christ (used as a title) and sometimes it is Jesus Christ, appearing to be a name. In all cases, it is a title and not a name. I try to be consistent in using the title…

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