• Jesus’ purpose was to be that perfect Lamb…the Lamb of God. - #NamesOfJesus #LambOfGod

    Lamb of God

    Jesus was the only person to walk this world that has been without sin. Throughout the Old Testament, the sacrifice of a perfect lamb was made to God to atone for the sins of the people. Jesus’ purpose was to be that perfect Lamb…the Lamb of God. Why the Lamb of God? Upon seeing Jesus for the first time. John…

  • Jesus promises that anyone that accepts Him as the Good Shepherd will be protected in His fold. #BibleStudy #NamesOfJesus

    Good Shepherd

    Jesus called Himself the Good Shepherd to describe how He leads His flock. This name is significant because, again, it connects Jesus with Old Testament teachings. Jesus is described in Psalm 23. But what is a good shepherd? What is a Good Shepherd? Let’s look at what would be considered a bad shepherd. A bad one will allow the sheep to…

  • Jesus was the King in a way that the world could not comprehend and the Jews missed the signs. Jesus was the Messiah, the anointed one…the true King of the Jews! #BibleStudy #NamesofJesus

    King of the Jews

    There are several ironies connected with Jesus being called King of the Jews. The Wise men were seeking Him, Herod was jealous and tried to destroy Him and the Romans ultimately set God’s plan for our salvation through Him.  King of the Jews One irony hidden within this name is that the wise men went on a journey seeking the…

  • Son of God

    Jesus called Himself the Son of Man as well as the Son of God. The first name emphasized His humanity and the second emphasized His deity. He was not a Son of God but the Son of God. Jesus, Son of God The fact that Jesus is the Son of God can be a hard truth to understand. Our human minds can not easily grasp…

  • God with us, Emmanuel, is a promise from God. It is through Jesus’ birth that God will always be with us. It is wonderful to know that no matter what we face in life that we are not alone. #BibleStudy #NamesofJesus

    Emmanuel

    The translation for Emmanuel is God with us. This name is the complete explanation of why Jesus’ birth was important. God came to be with us…on Earth…as a man. That thought is quite staggering and it is the essence of what our faith is. As Christians, we believe that God is still with us. The Importance of Emmanuel God with…

  • The Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John all declare that Jesus is the promised Messiah. They saw His miracles, heard his teachings and believed. $Messiah #BibleStudy

    Messiah

    The literal translation of the word Messiah is Anointed One. In Old Testament times, prophets and priests were anointed by oil when they were chosen for their positions. The anointing was a sign that God had chosen them and had blessed them for the work He had given them to do. Messiah When Andrew, a disciple of John the Baptist,…

  • The third candle of the advent wreath is the candle of love. This candle represents the love that God has for us. - #Advent #Christmas

    Advent: The Candle of Love

    he word Advent means “to come toward, to draw near or to approach.” and today marks the third Sunday in the Advent. Today the candle of Love will be lit on the advent wreath. A new candle will be lit each Sunday. Some people put a final candle in the center to represent Christ that is lit on Christmas Day.

  • What is the significance of Jesus saying that He is the Bread of Life? Bread in the Bible is symbolic of spiritual life. #BreadOfLife #NamesOfJesus

    Bread of Life

    I don’t know about you but I love bread! There is just something so satisfying about eating a piece of fresh, warm bread with butter. One of the greatest miracles that Jesus did was to feed 5000 people with five loaves of bread and and 2 fish. This act was not to meet a social need but was rather an…

  • Jesus is called the Light of the World and for good reason. He was born to be a beacon to a lost world. #LightOfTheWorld #NamesOfJesus

    The Light of the World

    Jesus is called the Light of the World and for good reason. He was born to be a beacon to a lost world. But what does it mean to be a light? What is the significance to Jesus being called The Light? Light of the World In Genesis 1:3, God spoke light into existence. Until that time, the Earth was…

  • The Word is God and because Jesus is God in the flesh and He was explained to be The Word in the Gospel of John. #NamesOfJesus #TheWord

    The Word

    Over the next 12 days, we will explore different names that were given to Jesus. Today, we explore the name of Jesus; The Word. We hope that you find this series enlightening and that you will decide to explore the names of Jesus in depth.   The Word The Word is God and because Jesus is God in the flesh and…