And Simon Peter answered and
art the Christ, the Son of the living God."
And Jesus answered and said to him,
"Blessed are you, Simon Barjona, because flesh and
blood did not reveal this to you, but My Father who
is in heaven." Matthew 16:16-17 (NAS)
The English word "Christ" is from the Greek word
"Christos" (pronounced khris-tos') meaning
"anointed, i.e., the Messiah." Webster's
Dictionary defines "Messiah" as "literally,
anointed; the expected king and deliverer of the
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