Chief Shepherd

“…and when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the crown of glory that does not fade away.1 Peter 5:4 (NKJV) WHAT IT MEANS… Chief Shepherd comes from the Greek word, Archipoimenos, which means Jesus is the Preeminent Shepherd. The Supreme, Unrivaled Carer of His Sheep. Jesus is our Shepherd,…

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Chief Cornerstone

“This is the ‘stone which was rejected by you builders, which has become the chief cornerstone.”Acts 4:11 (NKJV) WHAT IT MEANS… Chief Cornerstone is a name that is both prophetically used for, and specifically designated to Jesus. It literally means, head of the cornerstone or principle and primary foundational stone…

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Carpenter

“Is this not the carpenter, the Son of Mary, and brother of James, Joses, Judas, and Simon? And are not His sisters here with us?” So they were offended at Him.”Mark 6:13 (NKJV) WHAT IT MEANS… The word Carpenter, in Scripture, comes from the Greek word tektōn which means, craftsman, woodworker,…

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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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