Ichthus: Part One

Funerary stele of early Christian woman depicting fish symbols discovered near Vatican necropolis early 3rd century CE
photo: Mary Harrsch
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Ι, the first letter in Ichthus (“I”), stands for the name of Jesus. What does it mean? And does it matter? After all, as Shakespeare wondered about the significance of names, “Would not a rose by any other name smell as sweet?” Does it matter what Jesus’ name was, and if so, why?

Pastor Luke teaches from Acts 4 in “Ichthus,” the first message in a new series “Ichthus.”