Chi Rho

A coin with Chi-Rho (first two Greek letters in Christ)on the backside. Also notice the Alpha and Omega as well.

See also: Messiah

Christ, from the Greek Χριστός, literally means "anointed one" and is a translation of the Hebrew word מָשִׁיחַ which means "Messiah". Jesus is the Christ. In the New Testament the word is generally used as a synonym for Jesus. Eventually Jesus' followers became known as Christians.[1]

References Edit

  1. Acts 11:26