Archive for January 10th, 2011

The Christian fish symbol was made popular on bumper stickers so many know of it.  As a result quite a few know of its use by persecuted believers.  But far fewer know its meaning.

ICHTHUS: Jesus Christ, God's Son, Savior.


And here is a good youtube explaining the eight spoke wheel and letters www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ydx3OMNzfP8

Jesus Christ God’s Son our Savior    Mt1:21,16:16; Lk1:35; Jn1:41
By His blood we have found favor                    Heb 9:11-14; Eph 1:7
Undeserved, so more we savor      I Cor 6:20; Rom 5:2,8; Tit 3:5-7
And sin appears all the graver                           I Tim 1:15
Jesus is the name of power                                Phil 2:8-11
Help in trouble, a strong tower              Ps 46:1; Prov 18:10
Demons from this name do cower         James 2:19; Luke 4:33-34
Mighty One, yet pure white flower              Isa 49:26; Song 2:1
Christ the Anointed Priest and King                   Zech 6:12-13
Exalt His majesty and sing                                 Micah 5:4; Ps 96:1-6
Spirit came as a dove on wing                                  Matt 3:16
Sacrifices and praises bring     Ps 50:13-15, 9:14; 2 Cor 9:7; Mt 9:15
God’s true, only begotten Son                          John 1:14
He is God’s radiance like the sun                      Heb 1:3
Equals in holiness are none                         Isa 40:25; Exodus 15:11
Creation by and for Him done                            Col 1:16
Son of God our life’s one true vine                    John 15:1
Abide in Him, bear fruit and wine                      John 15:2-4
Open to Him and with Him dine                        Rev 3:20
Son of Man coming, He is mine!                 Dan 7:13; Song 2:16   
Savior of those who on Him call                        Rom 10:13
Redeemed from the curse of the Law                Gal 3:13
He paid our sin’s penalty all                              John 19:30; Col 2:14
His presence will our hearts enthrall                   Ps 16:11

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Overflows from the Heart

"But the things that proceed out of the mouth come from the heart…" Matthew 15:18


Pointing to the One who made, saved, and sustains