So what does the title ‘Christ’ mean?
In the New Testament(NT), the appellation given to Jesus the most frequent is Christ. We are told that, “Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God,” and “Who is the liar except the one who denies that Jesus is the Christ.” (1 John 5:1 & 2:22) But what does this mean? What does this title denote about the one bearing it? Does the title Christ designate one as a divine being of some sort? In this study I will not be dealing with the nature of Jesus so much, but merely with this title he bears —- what the title may tell us about Jesus, his work, and his mission.
The word Christ is the English transliteration of the Greek word Christos. The noun is derived from the Greek verb chrio which means ‘to anoint’ and so Christos means ‘anointed one‘. But what is…
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