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Don’t try to be more “devout” or “scholarly” than the Bible. Some on social media are using names for Jesus which they see as more “proper.” Messiah is a Biblical title; however it is only found twice in the NT, both in John. Immanuel is Biblical, occurring only in Mat 1.23. By contrast “Jesus Christ” occurs over 140 times, “Christ Jesus” over 55 times, and “Jesus” and “Christ” happen many times separately.

– eab, 3/2/15

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