Religious Glossary - common terms used related to Religion
Messiah - Messiah is a Hebrew word. It means "anointed
one." It is the equivalent of the NT word "Christ" which also
means "anointed." Jesus, as the messiah, was anointed by God
(Matt. 3:16) to carry out His three-fold ministry of Prophet,
Priest, and King. As the messiah He has delivered the Christian
from the bonds of sin and given to him eternal life. In that
sense, messiah means deliverer, for He has delivered us. (carm)
Messiah means the 'anointed' or chosen one, from the Aramaic
and Hebrew languages. The term is used to describe the mission
A Hebrew word meaning "anointed" or "chosen one." The Greek
word used in the New Testament for "annointed" is Christ.
In the Old Testament, God promised to send a special person
called the Messiah. This new king would save God's people.
The New Testament shows us that Jesus is the Messiah. He is
God's chosen one to save his people.