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Why did Jesus come? To give his life as a ransom

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Each Christmas, many people in our society consider once again what it means that the Son of God came in human flesh and lived among us.   And rightly so. We can never consider this profound truth too much. The one who created this world came and lived as a human on it, even living […]

Why is God called ‘Immanuel’?

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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, ‘Immanuel’.   After Joseph discovered his fiancé Mary was pregnant, he wanted to divorce her. But the Bible tells us that ‘an angel of the Lord appeared to him […]

Why is God called ‘Our Righteousness’?

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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, ‘The LORD Our Righteousness’.   Jeremiah, the prophet, gave this prophecy from God to his people: ‘Woe to the shepherds who are destroying and scattering the sheep of my […]

Why is God called ‘The Alpha and the Omega’?

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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, ‘The Alpha and the Omega’.   The Apostle John tells us that God calls himself the Alpha and the Omega: ‘”I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the […]

Why is God called ‘The Last Adam’?

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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, ‘The Last Adam’.   The Apostle Paul refers to God’s Son as ‘The Last Adam’ in his letter to the church in Corinth: ‘So it is written: “The first […]

Why is God called ‘The Bright Morning Star?

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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, ‘The Bright Morning Star’.   Last week we looked at the name, ‘The Root of David’ which the Apostle John spoke of in his vision in Revelation. John also […]

Why is God called ‘The Root of David’?

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We’ve been looking at the names of God and how God’s names help us understand him better. This week I want to look at the name, ‘The Root of David’.   Last week we looked at why God the Son is called the Lion of Judah in a vision in Revelation 5: ‘Then I saw […]

Why is God called ‘The Lion of Judah’?

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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, ‘The Lion of Judah’.   The Apostle John recounts many things that the Lord showed him in a vision. One of those visions is given in Revelation 5: ‘Then […]

Why is God called ‘The Prince of Peace’?

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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, ‘The Prince of Peace’.   Isaiah the prophet called God the Son a number of names: ‘Every warrior’s boot used in battle and every garment rolled in blood will […]

Why is God called ‘The Creator’?

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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, ‘The Creator’.   God is often called the ‘Creator’ in the Bible. For example, God’s priest Melchizedek said to Abram: ‘Blessed be Abram by God Most High, Creator of […]