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Singing along with Handel’s “Messiah” at the Kennedy Center after waiting in the long line for free tickets.Today in D.C.: Headlines to start your Thursday in D.C., Maryland and Virginia|Dana Hedgpeth, Teddy Amenabar|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
He was just another wannabe messiah who ended up on the wrong side of the authorities.So-Called ‘Biblical Scholar’ Says Jesus A Made-Up Myth|Candida Moss, Joel Baden|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You either have to be a masochist or have an acute Messiah complex.Obama Really Seems to Be Looking Forward to the End of His Presidency|Dean Obeidallah|December 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And that is the key to grasping how we Americans can and cannot take him seriously as a would-be political messiah.
Fayyad was by no means despised by the masses, but nor was he seen as the messiah-like figure held up by the West.
He was a nontragic, happy-ending, American Christ: half-messiah, half Santa Claus.
After their restoration, they will acknowledge Messiah at God's right hand as in all things their sovereign Lord.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
On the eighth day after his birth, this immaculate Child was circumcised, both because he was a Jew, and the predicted Messiah.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II|Francis Augustus Cox
The chief of them went out to get a glimpse of the famous preacher, whom so many hailed as the long-expected Messiah.The Hearth-Stone|Samuel Osgood
Perhaps it may be said, that few nations had even heard of the promised Messiah, and still fewer desired his coming.
These predictions of the Prince Messiah are peculiarly striking.
British Dictionary definitions for Messiah
Derived forms of MessiahMessiahship, noun
Word Origin for Messiah
Cultural definitions for Messiah (1 of 3)
For Jews (see also Jews) and Christians (see also Christian), the promised “anointed one” or Christ; the Savior. Christians believe that Jesus was the Messiah who delivered mankind from its sins. Jews believe that the Messiah has not yet come.
Cultural definitions for Messiah (2 of 3)
In Judaism and Christianity, the promised “anointed one” or Christ; the Savior. Christians (see also Christian) believe that Jesus was the Messiah who delivered mankind from original sin (see also original sin). Jews (see also Jews) believe that the Messiah has not yet come.
Cultural definitions for Messiah (3 of 3)
An oratorio by George Frederick Handel on the life of Jesus. Written for solo singers, chorus, and orchestra, it contains the “Hallelujah Chorus.” In the United States, it is often sung during the Christmas season.