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Why is God called ‘The Word’?

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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 Word’.   When the Apostle John opens his account of the life of the Son of God, John starts with the tremendous statement: ‘In the beginning was the […]

Why is God called ‘Rabbi’?

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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, ‘Rabbi’.   When the Son of God was on earth, his disciples often referred to him as ‘Rabbi’. But what does ‘Rabbi’ mean?   The Apostle John actually tells […]

Why is God called ‘The Son of Man’

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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 Son of Man’.   Jesus often refers to himself as ‘The Son of Man’. For example, in John’s gospel, Jesus refers to himself in this way when he […]

Why is God called the ‘King of Kings’

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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, ‘King of Kings’.   The apostle Paul describes God as King of Kings: ‘In the sight of God, who gives life to everything, and of Christ Jesus, who while […]

Why is God called the ‘Seed’?

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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, ‘Seed’, which is used to refer to the second person of the trinity.   The Apostle Paul refers to Jesus Christ as the Seed in his letter to the […]

Why is God’s Son called ‘The Son of David’?

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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 Son of David’, which is used to refer to the second person of the trinity.   Jesus is often referred to as the ‘Son of David’. For example, […]

Why is God called ‘The Holy One’?

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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 Holy One’, which is used to refer to God.   In the Bible, God is often called the Holy One. Job speaks of the ‘Holy One’ (Job 6:10) […]

Why is God’s Son called ‘The Prophet’?

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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 Prophet’, which is used to refer to God the Son.   At the time of Jesus’ ministry, the Jews were looking for ‘The Prophet’. They even asked John […]

Why is God’s Son called ‘The Lamb of God’?

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We’ve been looking at the names of God and how they help us understand him better. This week I want to look at the name, ‘The Lamb of God’, which is used to refer to the second person of the trinity: God the Son.   John the Baptist uses the title, ‘The Lamb of God’, […]

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 […]