Merry Messiahmas?

Merry Messiahmas?

Christmas is named for Jesus Christ.  Jesus is His name.  Christ is a Greek translation of the Hebrew title, Messiah, which means Anointed One.  The folks who first translated the New Testament into English used the Greek term, Christ, and later translators followed suit.  If they had used the Hebrew word instead of the Greek word, Christmas would be Messiahmas in English.

Christmas is a celebration of the arrival of the long-awaited Messiah.  May Jesus, the Messiah, be real to you during this season of celebrating His birth.

Merry Messiahmas to you!

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I like to look and think outside the box. I have written two books: Mindrobics: How To Be Happy For The Rest Of Your Life and Your Sperm Won--Experiencing Your Value As A Championship Human Being. In college I encountered Jesus Christ and I have been passionate about trying to get to know Him better ever since. My wife and I lead a non-traditional church in Nashville based on open participation and Spirit-led sharing. We long to see the power and passion of the early church come to life in our time.
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