The figure of the Messiah, integral to both Jewish and Christian eschatologies, has evolved throughout the centuries. This journey, from the first glimmers in our earliest texts to the multifaceted concept we see in later writings, reflects a fascinating transformation. Yet, many who seek to answer the question of WHO the Messiah is have bypassed a crucial step: understanding WHAT the origins of the Messiah were. Join me as we delve into this often-overlooked aspect, unraveling the original essence of ‘Messiah.’ We’ll explore key passages within the Pentateuch, tracing the evolution of the term and the concept it embodies. Let’s embark on this journey together in “Messiah: Origins of the Anointed.