Captain of Salvation

“ For it was fitting for God [that is, an act worthy of His divine nature] that He, for whose sake are all things, and through whom are all things, in bringing many sons to glory, should make the author and founder of their salvation perfect through suffering [bringing to maturity the…

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Bright & Morning Star

We live in a world full of darkness and despair. Our circumstances often feel like they’re going to last a lifetime. We grope the air searching for something that will steady our hearts.

But nothing changes until the light shows up. And when it does, everything changes. Even us.

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Branch

“‘Behold, the days are coming,’ says the Lord,‘That I will raise to David a Branch of righteousness;A King shall reign and prosper,And execute judgment and righteousness in the earth.’”Jeremiah 23:5 WHAT IT MEANS… The Old Testament word for Branch as found in Jeremiah 33:15 is tsemach and is found 4…

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Blessed and Only Potentate

WHAT IT MEANS… Blessed is the Greek word makarios. It means supremely blessed, happy. It also means consecrated, divine, holy, venerated. It is used frequently in Scripture. The word Potentate, however, is only used one time in Scripture. It comes from the Greek word dynastēs, which is used only 3…

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Author of Eternal Salvation

“And having been perfected, He became the author of eternal salvation to all who obey Him”Hebrews 2:10 WHAT IT MEANS… The Greek word, aitios, is used only one time in Scripture. Translated Author in some versions. Translated Source in others. Different from the Greek word archēgos which is translated to mean Prince, Captain,…

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Author and Perfecter of Our Faith

WHAT IT MEANS… Author is archēgos in the Greek. It carries the meaning of Prince, Chief Leader, Captain. It’s found in Acts 3:15, Acts 5:31 as Prince and in Hebrews 2:10 as Captain or Perfect Leader. Finisher is the Greek word teleiōtēs which means Completer, Perfecter. It is the only time this…

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Arm of the Lord

“Therefore say to the children of Israel: ‘I am the Lord; I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians, I will rescue you from their bondage, and I will redeem you with an outstretched arm and with great judgments.”Exodus 6:6 WHAT IT MEANS… Arm of the…

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Apostle

Let Christ and the message He came to give be what consumes you.

Don’t allow the temporal circumstances of your life cloud your view of the eternal reality of your relationship with God.

He came, not only to deliver the message of eternal life, but to BE the message of eternal life.

Settle your hearts and minds, sweet friend. The Apostle brought you and me a message that changes everything. 

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Anointed One

WHAT IT MEANS… In the Old Testament, Anointed comes from the Hebrew word mashach (verb form) or mashiyach – a/k/a Messiah (noun form). In the New Testament, the word for Anointed is the Greek word chrio (verb form) or Christos (noun form). As a verb, the word Anointed means to rub something on…

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Ancient of Days

  WHAT IT MEANS… God’s name, Ancient of Days is found only 3 times in Scripture and all 3 references are written in Daniel 7. The Holman Illustrated Dictionary defines this name to literally mean, “One advanced in (of) days” and may possibly mean, “one who forwards time or rules…

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