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

“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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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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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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Bridegroom

And He said to them, “Can you make the friends of the bridegroom fast while the bridegroom is with them? But the days will come when the bridegroom will be taken away from them; then they will fast in those days.”Luke 5:34-35 WHAT IT MEANS… Jesus refers to Himself as the Bridegroom in Luke 5:34-35, Mark 2:19-20…

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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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