The Given Name of our Messiah

 

The Given Name of our Messiah

The Controversy over “Yeshua” vs. “Yahshua”

By Tim Hegg

Recently a lengthy email was forwarded to me in which the author of the email was giving numerous reasons why the name “Yeshua” was a deliberately “shortened” form of the original “Yahshua” by those who wanted to remove any reference to Yah in the name of Yeshua. Note one of the opening statements in the email:

We see above that the full “sentence name” is Yahshua notice the name contains the name of YAH followed by the Hebrew word SHUA “salvation” i.e. YAHSHUA. The “shortened” form Yeshua “no longer expresses Yahuah’s name clearly, it is passive voice putting the emphasis on “shua” and means “he saves”. Read More…