Lord and Savior Jesus Christ

“Lord and Savior Jesus Christ” is one of the more formal names of Jesus (Yeshua‘). “Christ” is the Greek word for the Messiah. This is the name that Peter used for Jesus in his second letter. A shorter form is “Lord and Savior.” Those two words focus on two of Jesus’ most important roles. We should relate to Jesus as our lord and our savior.

Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in Greek:

Ho kyrios hēmōn kai sōtēr Iēsous Christos

Strong’s Concordance numbers: 2962, 2257, 4990, 2424, 5547

Bible references: 2 Pet. 1:11; 2:20; 3:2 (Lord and Savior only), 18

Grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen. (2 Peter 3:18 KJV)

Therefore, my brothers and sisters, make every effort to confirm your calling and election. For if you do these things, you will never stumble, and you will receive a rich welcome into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. (2 Pet. 1:10-11 NIV)

A similar name of Jesus is God and Savior Jesus Christ, although some versions split this into two titles, God (the Father) and our Savior, Jesus Christ.

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