Matthew 1:20-21

by Michaela@bct

But after he had considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save people from their sins.”

I only include this in passing, because it is the only instance of an explanation for Jesus’ name. The angel does not say that he will save people from hell, or from death (of the first or second kind), but only from their sins.

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