Posts from February 2019

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Why is the Son of God called ‘Christ’?

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In these articles we’ve been looking at the names of God and how his names help us understand him better. This week I want to look at the name, ‘Christ’, which is used to refer to the Son of God.   The name ‘Christ’ is the Greek equivalent of the Hebrew word ‘Messiah’ which means […]

Why is God’s Son called a ‘Servant’?

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We’ve begun looking at the names of God and how his names help us understand him better. This week I want to look at the name, ‘Servant’, which is used to refer to the second person of the trinity, the Son. The Old Testament book of Isaiah the prophet has repeated prophecies about someone who […]

Why is God called ‘Jesus’/’Joshua’?

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We’ve begun looking at the names of God and how his names help us understand him better. This week I want to look at the name, ‘Jesus’, which is used to refer to the Son of God.   We first hear that God’s Son would be called ‘Jesus’ when an angel announces it to Mary, […]

Why is God called ‘The LORD, The Eternal God’?

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We’ve begun looking at the names of God and how his names help us understand him better. This week I want to look at the name that Abraham used to refer to God: The LORD, The Eternal God.’   We see this name when we read Genesis 21:33: ‘Abraham planted a tamarisk tree in Beersheba, […]