“You are the Christ”
Your name defines the timelines
Before Abraham, You were
Yet You know me by my name
written in response to Silver Threading’s Word of the Week:
‘Eponym‘ is a noun: A person, real or imaginary, from whom something, as a tribe, nation, or place, takes or is said to take its name.
He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” Simon Peter replied, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” And Jesus answered him, “Blessed are you, Simon Bar-Jonah! For flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but my Father who is in heaven.”
– Matthew 16:15-17 (ESV)