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Mormon Dilemma 102

19 November

What does the word Christ mean? The word “Christ” first appears in Matthew 1:1.  The Greek rendering is “Christos” meaning anointed, the Messiah.  Messiah is a term for a high priest who was consecrated with oil.  The term Christ is never used in the Septuagint (oldest Greek version of the Old Testament).