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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 […]

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 […]