Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Mighty God?

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For a child is born to us, a son is given to us. The government will rest on his shoulders. And he will be called: Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 And she will have a son, and you are to name him Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins. Matthew 1:21 Now it was the governor’s custom each year during the Passover celebration to release one prisoner—anyone the people requested. One of the prisoners at that time was Barabbas, a revolutionary who had committed murder in an uprising. The crowd went to Pilate and asked him to release a prisoner as usual. “Would you like me to release to you this ‘King of the Jews’?” Pilate asked. (For he realized by now that the leading priests had arrested…show more content…
Matthew 's Gospel said that an Angel appeared and said that his name shall be Jesus because he would be the savior of the world. The Angel knew by whose authority Jesus would be operating; God the Father. John takes it a step further says that “For this is how God (The Father) loved the world: He gave his one and only Son (Jesus), so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. He was saying that Jesus IS the Son of the…show more content…
Their options were between two men: Jesus and Barabbas. Ironically, both their names represent the term Son of the Father. If you were to dissect the name Barabbas you would find this to be true. BAR(means Son of) Abbas (Father). The difference between these two men was the matter of their hearts. Barabbas was a murder, thief, and continuous nuisance. Jesus, however, was a pure in heart, loved, and lived out his days fulfilling what God had sent him to do. He was the spotless lamb that was needed for sacrifice. So, without real knowledge of this fact; Jesus was chosen to be crucified. He had fulfilled every prophecy to that point. Cain and Able both carried the name of their Father, Adam. Both men had a choice to make with how they would represent their lineage. You can either be bound by the curses or you can choose to serve God and overcome them. One, Able, chose to give God his best while Cain did not. Their hearts served as their representative to
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