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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, […]

Why is God called ‘The LORD Almighty’?

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We’ve begun looking at the names of God and how his names help us understand him better. We’ve seen that God is called ‘The Father’, ‘Son’ and ‘Holy Spirit’ and unpacked what those names teach us. We’ve also looked at what we can learn from the names ‘God’ and ‘Lord’.   Today I want to […]

Why is God called ‘Lord’?

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We’ve begun looking at the names of God and how his names help us understand him better. We’ve seen that God is called ‘The Father’, ‘The Son’ and ‘The Holy Spirit’ and unpacked what those names teach us. We’ve also looked at what we can learn from the names ‘God’ and ‘YHWH’, often translated as […]

Why did the Son of God come? To seek & save the lost

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When you think about it, Christmas is a bizarre holiday. The core reason for it is that the Son of God left heaven and became a human being.   This is not normal behaviour. If we lived in heaven and reigned with all power and authority, we wouldn’t take a step down. Nobody likes to […]

Why is God called ‘God’?

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  We’ve begun looking at the names of God and how his names help us understand him better. We’ve seen that God is called ‘The Father’, ‘The Son’ and ‘The Holy Spirit’ and unpacked what those names teach us. This week I want to look at the name ‘God’.   The English word ‘God’ is […]

Why is God called ‘the Holy Spirit’?

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We’ve begun looking at the names of God and how they help us understand him better. We’ve seen that God is called ‘The Father’ but also ‘The Son’. We also know from the Scriptures that God is referred to as ‘the Holy Spirit’.   For example Paul, quoting from Isaiah, says: ‘”No eye has seen, […]

Why is God called ‘the Son’?

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We’ve begun looking at the names of God and how they help us understand him better. Last time we began with the name ‘Father’. This week I want to look at the fact that God is also referred to as ‘Son’.   The Bible clearly teaches that Jesus is God. And it also clearly teaches […]