term for the Greek (Khristós) meaning "the anointed one
". It is a translation of the Hebrew
(), usually transliterated
or Mashiach. In popular modern usage—even within secular circles—the term usually refers explicitly to Jesus of Nazareth
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The word is used as a title
, hence its common reciprocal use Christ Jesus, meaning "The Messiah Jesus".
"The best of men that ever wore earth about him was a sufferer, a soft, meek, patient, humble, tranquil spirit; the first true gentleman that ever breathed."
"All the glory and beauty of Christ are manifested within, and there He delights to dwell; His visits there are frequent, His condescension amazing, His conversation sweet, His comforts refreshing; and the peace that He brings passeth all understanding."
"From first to last Jesus is the same; always the same, majestic and simple, infinitely severe and infinitely gentle."
"He, the Holiest among the mighty, and the Mightiest among the holy, has lifted with His pierced hands empires off their hinges, has turned the stream of centuries out of its channel, and still governs the ages."
"In His death He is a sacrifice, satisfying for our sins; in the resurrection, a conqueror; in the ascension, a king; in the intercession, a high priest."
"Jesus Christ was more than man."
"The sages and heroes of history are receding from us, and history contracts the record of their deeds into a narrower and narrower page. But time has no power over the name and deeds and words of Jesus Christ."
"Alexander, Cæsar, Charlemagne and I myself have founded empires; but upon what do these creations of our genius depend? Upon force. Jesus alone founded His empire upon love; and to this very day millions would die for Him."
"If the life and death of Socrates were those of a sage, the life and death of Jesus were those of a God."
"Those who have minutely studied the character of the Saviour will find it difficult to determine whether there is most to admire or to imitate in it—there is so much of both." Category:Christianity