Names are important, as they have been throughout every age and culture. In Biblical times, a name took on a significant meaning as part of a person’s character, family, or history.   There are more than 100 names and titles for Jesus Christ throughout the Old and New Testaments, more than any other person in history. No one can begin to describe Jesus with just one name – as His glory, greatness, and impact cannot be limited to just one description!   Follow along each day during the holiday season as I share a different name of Jesus and Christmas ornament you can download to decorate and hang on your CHRISTmas tree! It’s a wonderful way to discover who Jesus Christ is, […]
Names of Jesus, Christmas Devotional
Day 22 – Names of Jesus. Mary and Joseph traveled about 70-90 miles from Nazareth to Bethlehem through mountainous terrain. It would have taken about 8-10 days to complete the journey, while carrying all of their food, water, blankets and supplies. They were poor and had no place to stay once they were there, and were probably wondering what would happen once they arrived. But were they also thinking about the earlier prophecies from Micah 5:2 that said a Savior would be born in Bethlehem, or from Isaiah 7:14 that said he would be born of a virgin? As we wait for the birth of Jesus in the coming days, here are a few of the names and attributes that […]

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Sue McCusker is a writer, Bible teacher, and web developer who loves to share the stories of life and hope she sees around her every day. She has written for Guideposts and Angels on Earth magazines, and teaches the story of God in women's Bible study. Her stories of life, hope, and everyday faith show how we can experience real faith in our daily lives.