But will he remain Messiah? Or is he destined to live his life as Martin? (There’s a Lutheran joke in here somewhere.) The judge insists that only one person “qualified” for the title Messiah. Oh, sure, except for other Jewish monarchs, King Cyrus of Persia, and the bread of the presence. When we have babies named Burger, Mango, and California, Messiah almost has a nice ring to it.