“Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother, was one of these men who heard what John said and then followed Jesus. Andrew went to find his brother, Simon, and told him, “We have found the Messiah” (which means “Christ”).
Then Andrew brought Simon to meet Jesus. Looking intently at Simon, Jesus said, “Your name is Simon, son of John—but you will be called Cephas” (which means “Peter.” (Gospel of John 1:40-42)
A. N. Wilson, English writer remarked: “that he cannot think that our own age has a monopoly of wisdom, and it will take more than a handful of textual critics or analytic philosophers to demolish the experience of those millions of men and women who, in all corners of the earth, and for nearly two thousand years, have been able to echo the excited words of the Apostle Andrew: ‘We have discovered the Messiah (which means the Christ).’ ”
After all the lip flapping, book reading, Internet searches, lectures and good and bad sermons and what-have-you… if we have found the Messiah (which means the Christ) not much else can matter or get in our way. Now we know and don’t know what is real and alive. When we find the Messiah, the Christ, we have found the Savior, the liberator, the anointed one and the chosen one. We have found the right one.
“I AM the Messiah!” Jesus