Christ the Lord

“Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly that God has made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Christ.”Acts 2:36 (NKJV) WHAT IT MEANS… Christ is our English translation from the Greek word Christos meaning Anointed One. It is found over 560 times in the New Testament and…

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Christ Our Passover

“Therefore purge out the old leaven, that you may be a new lump, since you truly are unleavened. For indeed Christ, our Passover, was sacrificed for us.”1 Corinthians 5:7 (NKJV) WHAT IT MEANS… Christ is our English translation from the Greek word Christos meaning Anointed One. It is found over 560…

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Christ

“And do not be called teachers; for One is your Teacher, the Christ.”Matthew 23:10 (NKJV) WHAT IT MEANS… Christ is our English translation from the Greek word Christos meaning Anointed One. It is found over 560 times in the New Testament and is used as an epithet (descriptive destination) in conjunction…

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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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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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Buckler

“He shall cover you with His feathers, And under His wings you shall take refuge; His truth shall be your shield and buckler.”Psalm 91:4 WHAT IT MEANS… Buckler is the Old Testament word magen. It means shield or defense. Shields were generally portable. Some covered the whole body. All covered vital organs.…

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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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