Thanks to a peculiarity of how Thingamablog works… this one never got updated, but went in as a draft. But the things written in here are foundational to our study, so I’m throwing it up today.
“Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high;” (Hebrews 1:3, KJV)
There’s no chair in the Tabernacle, or the Temple.
The Earthly high priest isn’t done with his work.
Our heavenly high priest is finished.
High priest, standing.
Jesus Christ, sitting.
sins are gone.
What sins of yours were in the future when Jesus Christ died?
All of them.
Purged and gone.
Whose salvation is it? Christ’s, to give to whom He wills. Who does He will it to? Anyone who will freely come, and recieve.
“And Moses took the blood, and sprinkled it on the people, and said, Behold the blood of the covenant, which the LORD hath made with you concerning all these words.” (Exodus 24:8, KJV)
Sprinkling isn’t enough. You have to be submerged in it.