→The many names of Jesus Christ
The many references or titles of Jesus Christ come primarily from the [[Bible]].
=== The Word ===The fourth [[
Synoptic Gospel]] written by Saint [[John the Theologian]] begins with the revelation of the divine nature of Jesus Christ:
:''"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.''
:''And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt amongst us;''
:''and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only Begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth…''
:''No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, He hath declared Him"''
<ref>[John 1:1-18]</ref> === Jesus === '''"Jesus"''' is a transliteration, occurring in a number of languages and based on the Latin ''Iesus'', of the Greek Ιησους (Iēsoûs), itself a Hellenisation of the Hebrew יהושע (Yehoshua) or Hebrew-Aramaic ישוע (Yeshua ), (Joshua), meaning "the Lord saves". === Christ === '''"Christ"''' is His title derived from the Greek ''Χριστος'' (Christós), meaning the "Anointed One", a translation of the Hebrew-derived ''Mashiach'' ("Messiah").<ref> A ''Messiah'' is a king anointed at God's direction or with God's approval.</ref> === The Logos === The Gospel of John opens with a hymn identifying Christ as the divine Logos, or Word, that formed the universe (John 1:1–5; 9–14). His earthly life was the Logos incarnate (John 1:14).
=== The only begotten Son and Word of God ===