Why is Jesus called the Messiah or the Christ?

May 19, 2020

Have you ever wondered why Jesus from the Bible is called Jesus Christ? In this short bible study, we look at some of the reasons why Jesus is called the Christ or the messiah. In this session, we look at some of the reasons why Jesus is called the Christ or the Messiah. All through the accounts about Jesus in the gospels, we see him referred to as the Christ. In order to truly understand why this title is important, we must look at some prophecies from the Bible. What we discover when we look through the bible is that the people of Israel had long been waiting for a promised “Messiah” or “Christ”. When Jesus was called the Christ it meant that people were claiming that he was the one they had long been waiting for! “But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Messiah…” John 20:30-31 The word Messiah comes from a Hebrew word that means “anointed one”. This Hebrew term was used to specifically point out those that God had appointed for a specific assignment or purpose. When someone was anointed, they were set apart to fulfill God’s plan. The people of Israel knew that there were many prophecies about this coming king who would be a “messiah” or anointed one. There were many prophecies that pointed to this person that they were long expecting and in the gospels we discover that Jesus fulfills all of their expectations. We see that Jesus came as the messiah they had long been waiting for. How can we know Jesus is the Messiah? Jesus is...
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Revival on the River

Come join us for a night of free food, music and fun! We will be celebrating the unity that we have among the Tri-city area by enjoying a night of music, fellowship, food and encouraging messages. We are so excited to have civic leaders speaking on the subject of unity. We also have an amazing lineup of music artists that will be playing that night a wide variety of contemporary christian, gospel music and hymns. Whether you are involved in a local church or are just looking for a great family-friendly event this event is for you!

Also, we are all coming back together on Saturday, April 23rd at the Columbus Trade Center at 12pm for “Take the City”. Hundreds of people will gather together for a time of worship, training and then will be sent out to make a difference in various parts of the Valley area.Click here to sign up on Facebook.