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His Hebrew name was Yeshua meaning God saves... And boy does He!

Updated on June 2, 2017

Yeshua meaning God saves.

Jesus is our amazing savior. He is the Messiah. He is the Christ. He came to save each and all of us. He did just that. He saved each and every one of us. That was His purpose and to fulfill God's will through His sacrifice. He saved all of us. He saved us from ourselves. He saved us from our sin. Each and every one of us. What an incredible gift that God provided. He saved us from our sin. He intercedes on our behalf. That is how much God loves us. Our debt is paid in full by Him. He alone is the answer and the atonement for sin. The rest is really up to us. You are bought and paid for at a great price. It is nothing that you and I do and it is everything that He has done. It is by grace and grace only. His wish is that none would perish. That each of us would be saved. He alone provides the remedy for our sin. He is the perfect Lamb without blemish. The propitiation for our sin. He intervenes so that each and every person would be saved from their sin. The only way to the Father is through the Son. His Hebrew name is Yeshua which means God saves. Indeed through the cross all of us have the opportunity to be saved. We also get the original Hebrew name of Yehoshua which literally translates to God saves. Yeho meaning Yahweh or God and shua meaning saves. Immanuel means God with us and Yeshua means God saves. We can rest assured that He lives up to His name. He truly does. He really does. He surely does. We belong to Him as He has provided for our salvation. He is steadfast, loyal and complete in every sense. We have been bought at a great price. We have an amazing savior in Jesus and He is so very incredible. He loves us so very much. In the Bible Jesus knows exactly why He is here and thus forecasts His own death and suffering many times. He becomes the sacrificial Lamb of God and goes to the cross to pay for our sins. He takes our place. It has to be done that way. For no matter how good you think that you are or might be you and I are not even close and are filthy rags and could never save ourselves. We are not holy. He is holy. The good news is we do indeed have a savior. Language, linguistics, vernacular, semantics and context all play vital roles in our ability to communicate with one another. God always says what He means and He means what He says. If only the rest of the world would do that I believe we would and could live in a far better world. My name, Damian, is Gaelic for gentle man. I strive for that each day but I can tell you that I fall mightily short. So very short. I have so very much work to do. Jesus ( Yeshua ) lives up to His name in every way and in every sense and is God who saves. In turn, He is manifested in our lives through the Holy Spirit. He dies and suffers so we can live. He sacrifices His life for us. He is the savior for all mankind. We are incredibly blessed.

The greatest thing though is that while He forecasts His suffering He also forecasts His Resurrection making it possible for all of us to inherit eternal life. Not for anything that we do but for all that He did. One time for all humanity to pay for all sin. He provides the completeness of our salvation. By His stripes we are healed. Jesus cries from the cross with His last words, "Tetelestai!" meaning it is finished. He has done it forever. You are indeed covered. He has conquered the grave. What an incredible savior. It is the grace of God which saves each and every one of us. His work at the cross is what saves us. Grace beyond belief. It is amazing. Belief and repentance becomes our job and He makes it easy so very, very easy.

Consider these verses:

Matthew 1:21 And she will bring forth a Son, and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins.

Luke 1:32 He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Highest; and the Lord God will give Him the throne of His Father, David. And He will reign over the House of Jacob forever, and of His kingdom there will be no end.

Isaiah 9:6 For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government shall be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

Micah 5:2 But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, Though you are little among the thousands of Judah, Yet out of you shall come forth to Me the One to be Ruler in Israel, Whose goings forth are from old, from Everlasting.

Luke 9:22 Saying the Son of Man must suffer many things, and be rejected by the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised the third day.

Acts 4:26 The kings of the earth took their stand, And the rulers were gathered together Against The Lord and against His Christ.

Isaiah 61:1 The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me, because the Lord has anointed Me to teach good tidings to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the broken-hearted.

God bless always.

God bless always.


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    • Damian10 profile image

      Damian 2 years ago from Naples


      Hope you are well. He certainly does live up to that name. If you get a chance stop by the Hub on Miracles are for real. Writing it reminded me of how my faith was revealed by God very early on. My Dad lived when in those days you were not supposed to survive such diseases. Dad received the last rites numerous times. God is all around us and He is also all over our archaeology and our history. It really is amazing.

      One day you will get that crown!

      Blessings to you and yours. Stay well.

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      Lawrence Hebb 2 years ago from Hamilton, New Zealand


      I spent time in the Middle East and I'm very aware that a person's name often describes their character. Jesus is aptly named as he really does save us and he testifies that it's a work that both he and the Father are involved in.

      My own name in old English comes from the Latin and means 'A King without a crown' but one day Jesus will give me that crown!

      Thank you for the reminder