John 3:16 reads… 16For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. 17For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.
When you say, Jesus Christ, you are saying: “Yehovah Savior, the Anointed One.” Anointed with the The Holy Spirit of God from the womb, and you can read this in:
Matt 1:20 20But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost. 21And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.
So when you say, Jesus Christ, you are actually mentioning all three offices or aspects, or parts of the Holy Trinity, God, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit.
Yehovah spelled YHVH – the Lord God, the Messiah which is our Savior – Jesus Christ, who is the Anointed One, with the Holy Spirit of God. Remember in my earlier study on baptism, will this should shed additional light on that controversy over whether to Baptize in the name of Jesus Christ, or, in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. It’s the same thing! God’s Scriptures does not contradict themselves. Being Baptized in the name of Jesus Christ is the same as being Baptized in the name of the Father, the Son, the Holy Spirit:
Matt 28:19, 19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name 1 of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:
Acts 2:38, 38 Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
Note how it reads in Acts 2:38 “name,” not “names”, the word is singular. Jesus Himself as the speaker had not yet been glorified. In other words, it was prior to His Resurrection and not yet time because He, Christ was still walking the earth in the flesh.
See Acts 10:48 – 48 And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of the Lord.
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