Intercession of Christ
Who satisfies your mouth with good things… Psalm 103:5a Psalm 37: 3 declares: “Trust in the Lord, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.” There, the
In the first half of Psalm 103:4, God redeems us. Then, with only the separation of the pause of a comma, in the second half of the same verse, He crowns us. In other words,
When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things. (1 Corinthians 13:11) What
“Christ’s priestly office consists of these two parts, (1) the” “offering up of himself as a sacrifice, and (2) making continual” intercession for us. “When on earth he made intercession for his people (Luke 23:34; John 17:20; Heb. 5:7); but now he exercises this function of his “priesthood in heaven, where he is said to appear in the presence” “of God for us (Heb. 9:12, 24).” “His advocacy with the Father for his people rests on the basis of his own all-perfect sacrifice. Thus he pleads for and obtains the fulfilment of all the promises of the everlasting covenant “(1 John 2:1; John 17:24; Heb. 7:25). He can be “touched with the” “feeling of our infirmities,” and is both a merciful and a” “faithful high priest (Heb. 2:17, 18; 4:15, 16). This” intercession is an essential part of his mediatorial work. “Through him we have “access” to the Father (John 14:6; Eph.” “2:18; 3:12). “The communion of his people with the Father will” “ever be sustained through him as mediatorial Priest” (Ps. 110:4;” Rev. 7:17).
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