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    XVII.—A Gift is a precious stone in
    the eyes of him that hath it; whither-
    soever it turneth, it prospereth.
    Pro 17:8
    The Gift of God Jhn 4:10; 3:16
    His Unspeakable Gift 2Cr 9:15
    My Beloved, in whom my soul is well pleased Mat 12:18
    Mine Elect, in whom my soul delighteth Isa 42:1
    The Holy Child Jesus Act 4:27
    The Chosen of God Luk 23:35
    The Salvation of God Luk 2:30
    The Salvation of the daughter of Zion Isa 62:11
    The Redeemer Isa 59:20
    The Shiloh (Peace-Maker) Gen 49:10
    The Consolation of Israel Luk 2:25
    The Blessed Psa 77:17
    The Most Blessed for ever Psa 21:6
    XVIII.—Who was Faithful to Him
    that appointed him.
    Hbr 3:2
    The Truth Jhn 14:6
    The Faithful and True Rev 19:11
    A Covenant of the people Isa 42:6
    The Testator or Covenanter Hbr 9:16, 17
    The Faithful Witness Rev 1:5
    The Faithful and True Witness Rev 3:14
    A Witness to the People Isa 55:4
    The Amen Rev 3:14
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    XVIII.—Who was Faithful to
    Him that appointed him.
    Hbr 3:2
    The Truth Jhn 14:6
    The Faithful and True Rev 19:11
    A Covenant of the people Isa 42:6
    The Testator or Covenanter Hbr 9:16, 17
    The Faithful Witness Rev 1:5
    The Faithful and True Witness Rev 3:14
    A Witness to the People Isa 55:4
    The Amen Rev 3:14
    XIX.—He that is Holy,
    he that is True.
    Rev 3:7
    The Just 1Pe 3:18
    The Just One Act 7:52
    Thine Holy One Act 2:27
    The Holy One and the Just Act 3:14
    The Holy One of Israel Isa 49:7
    The Holy One of God Mar 1:24
    Holy, Holy, Holy Isa 6:3; Jhn 12:41

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    XX.—That in All things he might
    have the Pre-Eminence.
    Col 1:18
    The Beginning of the Creation of God Rev 3:14
    My First-Born Psa 89:27
    The First-Born from the dead Col 1:18
    The First-Begotten of the dead Rev 1:5
    The First-Born among many Brethren Rom 8:29
    The First-Fruits of them that slept 1Cr 15:20
    The Last Adam 1Cr 15:45
    The Resurrection Jhn 11:25
    A Quickening Spirit 1Cr 15:45
    The Head (even Christ) Eph 4:15
    The Head of the Body, the Church Col 1:18
    The Head over all things to the Church Eph 1:22
    The Head of every Man 1Cr 11:3
    The Head of all Principality and Power Col 2:10

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    XXI.—Gird thy Sword upon thy
    thigh, O Most Mighty, with thy
    glory and thy majesty.
    Psa 45:3
    The Captain of the Host of the Lord Jos 5:14
    The Captain of Salvation Hbr 2:10
    The Author and Finisher of Faith Hbr 12:2
    A Leader Isa 55:4
    A Commander Isa 55:4
    A Ruler Mic 5:2
    A Governor Mat 2:6
    The Deliverer Rom 11:26
    The Lion of the Tribe of Judah Rev 5:5
    An Ensign of the People Isa 11:10
    The Chiefest among Ten Thousand (in an army) Sgs 5:10
    A Polished Shaft Isa 49:2
    The Shield Psa 84:9
    XXII.—All Power is given unto me
    in heaven and in earth.
    Mat 28:18
    The Lord 1Cr 12:3
    One Lord Eph 4:5
    God hath made that same Jesus both Lord and Christ Act 2:36
    Lord of Lords Rev 17:14
    King of Kings Rev 17:14
    Lord both of the dead and living Rom 14:9
    Lord of the Sabbath Luk 6:5
    Lord of Peace 2Th 3:16
    Lord of all Act 10:36
    Lord over all Rom 10:12

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    XXIII.—Him hath God Exalted to
    be a Prince and a Saviour.
    Act 5:31
    The Messiah the Prince Dan 9:25
    The Prince of Life Act 3:15
    A Prince and a Saviour Act 5:31
    The Prince of Peace Isa 9:6
    The Prince of Princes Dan 8:25
    The Prince of the Kings of the earth Rev 1:5
    A Prince (among Israel) Eze 34:24
    The Glory of thy people Israel Luk 2:32
    He that filleth all in all Eph 1:23
    XXIV.—He shall reign for
    ever and ever.
    Rev 11:15
    The Judge Act 17:31
    The Righteous Judge 2Ti 4:8
    The King Zec 14:16
    The King of Kings Rev 19:16
    Lord of Lords Rev 19:16
    A Sceptre (out of Israel) Num 24:17
    The King's Son Psa 72:1
    David their King Jer 30:9
    The King of Israel Jhn 1:49
    King of the daughter of Zion Jhn 12:15
    The King of the Jews (born) Mat 2:2; 15:2
    The King of the Jews (crucified) Jhn 19:19
    The King of Saints or King of Nations Rev 15:3
    King over all the Earth Zec 14:4, 5, 9
    The King of Righteousness Hbr 7:2
    The King of Peace Hbr 7:2
    The King of Glory Psa 24:10
    The King in his beauty Isa 33:17
    He sitteth King for ever Psa 29:10
    Crowned with a Crown of Thorns Jhn 19:2
    Crowned with Glory and Honor Hbr 2:9
    Crowned with a Crown of Pure Gold Psa 21:3
    Crowned with many Crowns Rev 19:12

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    Allusions, Characteristics and Epithets
    As a Refiner's Fire. As Fuller's Soap Mal 3:2
    As the Light of the Morning when
    the sun riseth, a morning without clouds.
    As the Tender Grass by clear shining after rain
    2Sa 23:4
    As a Tender Plant (to God). As a
    Root out of a dry ground (to man)
    Isa 53:2
    As Rain upon the mown grass.
    As Showers that water the earth
    Psa 72:6
    As Rivers of Water in a dry place. As
    the Shadow of a great Rock in a weary
    land. As an Hiding-place from the wind
    Isa 32:2
    As Ointment poured forth Sgs 1:3
    Fairer than the Children of Men Psa 45:2
    A glorious high Throne from the
    beginning is the place of our sanctuary
    Jer 17:12
    For a Glorious Throne to his father's house Isa 22:23
    A Crown of Glory and Beauty Isa 28:5
    A Stone of Grace Pro 17:8
    Nail fastened in a sure place Isa 22:23
    A Brother born for adversity Pro 17:17
    A Friend that sticketh closer than a brother Pro 18:24
    A Friend that loveth at all times Pro 17:17
    His Countenance is as the sun Rev 1:16
    His Countenance is as Lebanon Sgs 5:15
    Yea. He is altogether lovely.
    This is my beloved and my Friend
    Sgs 5:16

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    Consider Him
    He was Obedient Phl 2:8
    He was Meek, Lowly Mat 11:29
    He was Guileless 1Pe 2:22
    He was Tempted Hbr 4:15
    He was Oppressed Isa 53:7
    He was Despised Isa 53:3
    He was Rejected Isa 53:3
    He was Betrayed Mat 27:3
    He was Condemned Mar 14:64
    He was Reviled 1Pe 2:23
    He was Scourged Jhn 19:1
    He was Mocked Mat 27:29
    He was Wounded Isa 53:5
    He was Bruised Isa 53:5
    He was Stricken Isa 53:4
    He was Smitten Isa 53:4
    He was Crucified Mat 27:35
    He was Forsaken Psa 22:1
    He is Merciful Hbr 2:17
    He is Faithful Hbr 2:17
    He is Holy, Harmless Hbr 7:26
    He is Undefiled Hbr 7:26
    He is Separate Hbr 7:26
    He is Perfect Hbr 5:9
    He is Glorious Isa 49:5
    He is Mighty Isa 63:1
    He is Justified 1Ti 3:16
    He is Exalted Act 2:33
    He is Risen Luk 24:6
    He is Glorified Act 3:13

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    The Lord is my Portion
    My Maker, Husband Isa 54:5
    My Well-beloved Sgs 1:13
    My Saviour 2Pe 3:18
    My Hope 1Ti 1:1
    My Brother Mar 3:35
    My Portion Jer 10:16
    My Helper Hbr 13:6
    My Physician Jer 8:22
    My Healer Luk 9:11
    My Refiner Mal 3:3
    My Purifier Mal 3:3
    My Lord, Master Jhn 13:13
    My Servant Luk 12:37
    My Example Jhn 13:15
    My Teacher Jhn 3:2
    My Shepherd Psa 23:1
    My Keeper Jhn 17:12
    My Feeder Eze 34:23
    My Leader Isa 40:11
    My Restorer Psa 23:3
    My Resting-place Jer 50:6
    My Meat (his flesh) Jhn 6:55
    My Drink (his blood) Jhn 6:55
    My Passover 1Cr 5:7
    My Peace Eph 2:14
    My Wisdom 1Cr 1:30
    My Righteousness 1Cr 1:30
    My Sanctification 1Cr 1:30
    My Redemption 1Cr 1:30
    My All in All Col 3:11

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    The Kings of Israel were called Messiahs. They were annointed with oil and were types of Jesus.
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    Just so you know, every Scriptural citation is a link

    (That was the reason why I could not put more in each post )
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    Let us not forget Melchizedek
    15 The matter becomes even plainer; a different priest has appeared,
    who is like Melchizedek.
    16 He was made a priest, not by human rules and regulations,
    but through the power of a life which has no end.

    1 This Melchizedek was king of Salem and a priest of the Most High God.
    As Abraham was coming back from the battle in which he defeated the four kings,
    Melchizedek met him and blessed him,
    2 and Abraham gave him one tenth of all he had taken. (The first meaning of
    Melchizedek's name is "King of Righteousness"; and because he was king of Salem,
    his name also means "King of Peace.")
    Hebrews 7: GNB
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    They missed one

    I am the gate; whoever enters through me will be saved.
    They will come in and go out, and find pasture.
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    Mashiach/Messiah is one of his many titles. There is only one who holds ALL the titles necessary to claim the throne of heaven.
    I don't see a problem using Messiah. I do not believe we should overlook the Jewishness of The Lord. It is a witness to his yet-to-be saved brothers.
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    Default Re: The problem with calling Jesus “Messiah” instead of “the Lord Jesus Christ”

    Quote Originally Posted by Nehemiah6 View Post
    The issue is not the meaning of Messiah, but that Messiah is now LORD after His resurrection. Big difference. After Christ conquered death, Hades, Hell, and Satan, He rose from the dead of His own volition. Only God as Savior could do that. And that is why Thomas rightly discerned "My Lord and my God" after seeing the Risen Christ in person. So to omit "Lord" and speak only of Messiah after His resurrection is to deny what He accomplished through His death, burial and resurrection. Messiah was reject as Messiah, so no one has the right to go back and call Jesus only Messiah after Peter -- speaking in the power of the Holy Spirit -- said that God had made this same Jesus BOTH Lord and Christ.
    Jesus has ALWAYS been Lord, Savior, Teacher, Creator no matter what anyone calls Him.

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    Jesus still is the promised Messiah. Jesus is still the promise to Israel of a Redeemer provided by Jehovah God to redeem Israel from her sins.

    Jesus is the Christ. Jesus is Lord to those whom have received Him as their Savior. Redeemer, Savior, King, Eternal God and Everlasting Father Jesus is all these things and Jesus has never nor will He ever change.

    Heb 13:8 Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.


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    Quote Originally Posted by notuptome View Post
    Jesus still is the promised Messiah. Jesus is still the promise to Israel of a Redeemer provided by Jehovah God to redeem Israel from her sins.

    Jesus is the Christ. Jesus is Lord to those whom have received Him as their Savior. Redeemer, Savior, King, Eternal God and Everlasting Father Jesus is all these things and Jesus has never nor will He ever change.

    Heb 13:8 Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.


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    Right and many of the messianic prophecies are yet to be fulfilled.
    The King will rule in righteousness from the throne of David. That's Messiah on earth.
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    Default Re: The problem with calling Jesus “Messiah” instead of “the Lord Jesus Christ”

    If a person is a Doctor but there is a certain group that insists on calling him Mister instead of Doctor that can be seen as kind of a demotion, right?

    Even though he is a mister and mister is a form of respect.


    When you call Jesus Christ Lord that means something different than messiah or rabbi, doesn't it?

    What is Lord in hebrew?

    How come hebrew roots people don't call Him Lord Yeshua? Or Lord Yashua? Or Lord Messiah? Or Lord and Messiah Yeshua?



    Its pretty important to Christians, is it not?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nehemiah6 View Post
    As you go through the New Testament you will notice a change in how the apostles refer to Christ. In the Gospels Jesus always referred to Himself as “the Son of Man” and the evangelists spoke about “Jesus” throughout. But after His resurrection and ascension He is generally called “the Lord Jesus Christ” (κύριος Ἰησοῦς Χριστός = kurios Iesous Christos). And here is the reason given by Peter in Acts 2:36: Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ.

    Jesus of Nazareth came to Israel as their Messiah (the Anointed One). But they rejected Him, and cried for His crucifixion, and He was crucified. But He arose from the dead after three days, and then (fifty days afterthe crucifixion) the Gospel was preached by Peter to all the Jews (from all over the Roman empire) gathered in Jerusalem for the feast of Pentecost. And it was to “the house of Israel” that God announced, through Peter, that Jesus was no longer merely “Jesus of Nazareth” – the Messiah of the Jews – but after His resurrection He was BOTH Lord and Christ, which translated into “the Lord Jesus Christ”. And it was none other than God Himself who made Jesus both Lord and Christ.

    Recently there has been a trend to reverse this revelation and go back to calling Jesus “Yeshua” and “Messiah”. This is actually a theological problem, and in fact a rejection of the New Testament teaching on Christ following His resurrection.
    The days of “Messiah” were concluded about 2,000 years ago, and since then Jesus has been “the Lord Jesus Christ” for Christians, and King of kings and Lord of lords for humanity. Even the calendars of the world recognize that we are “in the year of the Lord 2018” or Anno Domini –AD -- 2018.

    We do not see the people who are trying to reverse things also calling Jesus “ADONAI Yeshua haMashiach” (which would be equivalent to Lord Jesus Christ). They keep reverting to “Yeshua”, and also trying to reinstate the Law of Moses (as much possible). And this clearly has an impact on the true Gospel.

    The true Gospel must include the proclamation that Jesus is God who became sinless Man to die for the sins of the whole world. But it must also include the proclamation of His death, burial, and resurrection. And as Peter already preached, it is Christ’s resurrection which makes Him both Lord and Christ, and therefore sinners must receive Him as BOTH Lord and Christ. In fact Paul makes it clear both in Acts and in Romans that it is by believing on the LORD Jesus Christ that sinners are saved. It is no accident that the word “Lord” is included in the true Gospel proclamation.

    PETER (Acts 2:24-36)
    24 Whom God hath raised up, having loosed the pains of death: because it was not possible that he should be holden of it.
    25 For David speaketh concerning him, I foresaw the Lord always before my face, for he is on my right hand, that I should not be moved:
    26 Therefore did my heart rejoice, and my tongue was glad; moreover also my flesh shall rest in hope:
    27 Because thou wilt not leave my soul in hell, neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.
    28 Thou hast made known to me the ways of life; thou shalt make me full of joy with thy countenance.
    29 Men and brethren, let me freely speak unto you of the patriarch David, that he is both dead and buried, and his sepulchre is with us unto this day.
    30 Therefore being a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an oath to him, that of the fruit of his loins, according to the flesh, he would raise up Christ to sit on his throne;
    31 He seeing this before spake of the resurrection of Christ, that his soul was not left in hell, neither his flesh did see corruption.
    32 This Jesus hath God raised up, whereof we all are witnesses.
    33 Therefore being by the right hand of God exalted, and having received of the Father the promise of the Holy Ghost, he hath shed forth this, which ye now see and hear.
    34 For David is not ascended into the heavens: but he saith himself, The LORD said unto my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand,
    35 Until I make thy foes thy footstool.
    36 Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ.

    PAUL (Acts 16:29-31; Rom 10:8-13)
    Then he called for a light, and sprang in, and came trembling, and fell down before Paul and Silas, And brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved? And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house.

    8 But what saith it? The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart: that is, the word of faith, which we preach;
    9 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.
    10 For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
    11 For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed.
    12 For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him.
    13 For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.

    We do not see the people who are trying to reverse things also calling Jesus “ADONAI Yeshua haMashiach” (which would be equivalent to Lord Jesus Christ). They keep reverting to “Yeshua”, and also trying to reinstate the Law of Moses (as much possible). And this clearly has an impact on the true Gospel.


    You are partially mistaken.

    There are two distinct groups of people calling themselves 'Messianic'.

    1) Jewish people who have come to faith definitely acknowledge acknowledge Jesus as
    “ADONAI Yeshua haMashiach” .

    2) The 'Hebrew Roots' movement, which is mostly gentiles who want to put themselves and others back under law and try to earn their salvation. They appear, from my perspective, to put torah above the gospel in order of significance.
    They seem to be playing at being Jews without understanding.
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    Col 3:16-17
    16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.
    17 And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.

    KJV

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    Default Re: The problem with calling Jesus “Messiah” instead of “the Lord Jesus Christ”

    Quote Originally Posted by Nehemiah6 View Post
    As you go through the New Testament you will notice a change in how the apostles refer to Christ. In the Gospels Jesus always referred to Himself as “the Son of Man” and the evangelists spoke about “Jesus” throughout. But after His resurrection and ascension He is generally called “the Lord Jesus Christ” (κύριος Ἰησοῦς Χριστός = kurios Iesous Christos). And here is the reason given by Peter in Acts 2:36: Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ....
    My first thought on this matter is that it may be a case of "expansion of piety", as the manuscripts used to create the KJV contained traceable examples of this trend. I would have to do some more research to confirm this.

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    Default Re: The problem with calling Jesus “Messiah” instead of “the Lord Jesus Christ”

    Quote Originally Posted by Nehemiah6 View Post
    As you go through the New Testament you will notice a change in how the apostles refer to Christ. In the Gospels Jesus always referred to Himself as “the Son of Man” and the evangelists spoke about “Jesus” throughout. But after His resurrection and ascension He is generally called “the Lord Jesus Christ” (κύριος Ἰησοῦς Χριστός = kurios Iesous Christos). And here is the reason given by Peter in Acts 2:36: Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ.

    Jesus of Nazareth came to Israel as their Messiah (the Anointed One). But they rejected Him, and cried for His crucifixion, and He was crucified. But He arose from the dead after three days, and then (fifty days afterthe crucifixion) the Gospel was preached by Peter to all the Jews (from all over the Roman empire) gathered in Jerusalem for the feast of Pentecost. And it was to “the house of Israel” that God announced, through Peter, that Jesus was no longer merely “Jesus of Nazareth” – the Messiah of the Jews – but after His resurrection He was BOTH Lord and Christ, which translated into “the Lord Jesus Christ”. And it was none other than God Himself who made Jesus both Lord and Christ.

    Recently there has been a trend to reverse this revelation and go back to calling Jesus “Yeshua” and “Messiah”. This is actually a theological problem, and in fact a rejection of the New Testament teaching on Christ following His resurrection.
    The days of “Messiah” were concluded about 2,000 years ago, and since then Jesus has been “the Lord Jesus Christ” for Christians, and King of kings and Lord of lords for humanity. Even the calendars of the world recognize that we are “in the year of the Lord 2018” or Anno Domini –AD -- 2018.

    We do not see the people who are trying to reverse things also calling Jesus “ADONAI Yeshua haMashiach” (which would be equivalent to Lord Jesus Christ). They keep reverting to “Yeshua”, and also trying to reinstate the Law of Moses (as much possible). And this clearly has an impact on the true Gospel.

    The true Gospel must include the proclamation that Jesus is God who became sinless Man to die for the sins of the whole world. But it must also include the proclamation of His death, burial, and resurrection. And as Peter already preached, it is Christ’s resurrection which makes Him both Lord and Christ, and therefore sinners must receive Him as BOTH Lord and Christ. In fact Paul makes it clear both in Acts and in Romans that it is by believing on the LORD Jesus Christ that sinners are saved. It is no accident that the word “Lord” is included in the true Gospel proclamation.

    PETER (Acts 2:24-36)
    24 Whom God hath raised up, having loosed the pains of death: because it was not possible that he should be holden of it.
    25 For David speaketh concerning him, I foresaw the Lord always before my face, for he is on my right hand, that I should not be moved:
    26 Therefore did my heart rejoice, and my tongue was glad; moreover also my flesh shall rest in hope:
    27 Because thou wilt not leave my soul in hell, neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.
    28 Thou hast made known to me the ways of life; thou shalt make me full of joy with thy countenance.
    29 Men and brethren, let me freely speak unto you of the patriarch David, that he is both dead and buried, and his sepulchre is with us unto this day.
    30 Therefore being a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an oath to him, that of the fruit of his loins, according to the flesh, he would raise up Christ to sit on his throne;
    31 He seeing this before spake of the resurrection of Christ, that his soul was not left in hell, neither his flesh did see corruption.
    32 This Jesus hath God raised up, whereof we all are witnesses.
    33 Therefore being by the right hand of God exalted, and having received of the Father the promise of the Holy Ghost, he hath shed forth this, which ye now see and hear.
    34 For David is not ascended into the heavens: but he saith himself, The LORD said unto my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand,
    35 Until I make thy foes thy footstool.
    36 Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ.

    PAUL (Acts 16:29-31; Rom 10:8-13)
    Then he called for a light, and sprang in, and came trembling, and fell down before Paul and Silas, And brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved? And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house.

    8 But what saith it? The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart: that is, the word of faith, which we preach;
    9 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.
    10 For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
    11 For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth in him shall not be ashamed.
    12 For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him.
    13 For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.
    Amazing as Father made Christ High Priest never to die again, that is done for us to be in with Father and him by belief to he is Risen where he took away all sin

    But unbelief to this done work that is done for us all today as said he would not see or stay in prison. Risen the Third day and the Graves were also opened up on that day

    Matthew 27:52
    and the graves were opened; and many bodies of the saints which slept arose,In Context | Full Chapter | Other Translations

    Matthew 27:53
    and came out of the graves after his resurrection, and went into the holy city, and appeared unto many.

    John 5:28
    Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice,

    As that has taken place today Believe, receive and see


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