… and so when he had accomplished cleansing for sins, [Jesus] sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high. (Hebrews 1:3)
Painting the house, remodeling the living room, or even washing and waxing the car–when the job is done, how sweet it is to sit down and savor the results of your hard work. I’ve seen on Facebook that some of you have taken CPA exams or finished high school or college, and I can sense the joy that you’re experiencing in being able to step back, rest for a moment, and celebrate a huge task completed.
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Four times in the New Testament Epistle to the Hebrews, it is noted that Jesus Christ “sat down,” and each time, it is in the context of the once-and-for-all completion of a task. While your house is going to need to be painted again, and your car is going to need to be washed again, the task that Jesus has completed on our behalf is never again going to need to be repeated. (Hebrews 10:12) It is finished. Jesus is now “seated at the right hand of the Majesty on high,” rejoicing in the results of the work He has accomplished for us, once and for all. (Hebrews 12:2)
Not only is Jesus not going to need to repeat His work of salvation on our behalf, but also, those who accept His completed work on their behalf Continue reading