Because “Jesus” is “Immanuel” – Alexander Maclaren

The name [Immanuel] takes on a deeper meaning when applied to Him to whom alone it in the fullest truth belongs.  It proclaims that in Jesus God dwells among us, and it lays bare the ground of the historical name Jesus, for only by a man who is one of ourselves, and in whom God is with us, can we be saved from our sins.  The one Name is the deep, solid foundation, the other is the fortress refuge built upon it.  He is Jesus [“Jehovah is salvation”], because He is Immanuel [“God with us”]. – Alexander Maclaren, Gospel of Matthew, Expositions of Holy Scripture, 11

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