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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September – Take the City

Come join us for an unforgettable weekend as people from all over the area are gathering together to see our city forever changed! Friday night we will have a powerful time of worship and prayer. Saturday we will gather together for a time of training and then we will send out teams all over the area to share the love of Christ!

“And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, ‘How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news!'” – Romans 10:15

Release the River – Friday @ 6:30pm (Worship & Prayer)

Take the City – Saturday @ 12:30pm (Training & Outreach)

Both of these events will be held in the Teen Challenge building off River Road in Columbus. The address is – 5304 Hurst Dr, Columbus GA.

This event is in coordination with Chattahoochee Valley House of Prayer, Take The City and Eminent Worship and various local churches from the area!