Summary: To show that CHRIST abolished sin in His body and our completion of salvation is in the rapture.
Did CHRIST totally abolished sin?
II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:
To show that CHRIST abolished sin in His body and our completion of salvation is in the rapture.
Hebrews 9:26 (Amplified Bible)
9:26 For then would He often have had to suffer [over and over again] since the foundation of the world. But as it now is, He has once for all at the consummation and close of the ages appeared to put away and abolish sin by His sacrifice [of Himself].
Thank You very much LORD JESUS for the Sacrifice of Yourself on the cross, You totally abolished sin with rejection, so that in the coming ages I can obtain a kingdom prepared for me before the foundation of this world.
CHRIST abolish sin by the sacrifice of Himself
A. Date of writing: Before AD. 70
B. Style of writing: Best Greek style
C. Authorship: Not specific, but generally attributed to Apostle Paul. Can be also ascribed to Barnabas, Luke, Apollos
D. Audience: Hebrew Christians
E. Theme: Christ is superior to the prophets; Christ is superior to angels-J. Vernon McGee's Thru The Bible
F. Purpose: The chief doctrinal purpose of the writer was to show the transcendent glory of the Christian dispensation, as compared with that of the Old Testament.Thompson Chain - Bible Book Outlines
VIII. MAIN BODY:
A. CHRIST did not suffer over and over again since the foundation of the world
"For then would He often have had to suffer [over and over again] since the foundation of the world."
1 Peter 1:20 (Amplified Bible)
1:20 It is true that He was chosen and foreordained (destined and foreknown for it) before the foundation of the world, but He was brought out to public view (made manifest) in these last days (at the end of the times) for the sake of you.
Matthew 25:34 (Amplified Bible)
25:34 Then the King will say to those at His right hand, Come, you blessed of My Father [you favored of God and appointed to eternal salvation], inherit (receive as your own) the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.
John 17:24 (Amplified Bible)
17:24 Father, I desire that they also whom You have entrusted to Me [as Your gift to Me] may be with Me where I am, so that they may see My glory, which You have given Me [Your love gift to Me]; for You loved Me before the foundation of the world.
The word "katabole" is the Greek word for Foundation, meaning: "a throwing or laying down" and "a founding (laying down a foundation). The Love of the FATHER in us and for us is even before the creation of this world, everything in this world before it is created needed a foundation, even before that, the Love of the FATHER was already in us, GOD had already prepared a kingdom for us as our inheritance, how huge that kindom will be. Since heaven and earth took only 6 days of creation, and the kingdom prepared to us was and is still being built and prepared for us.
B. CHRIST appeared in the close of the ages to put away and abolish sin by the sacrifice of Himself
"But as it now is, He has once for all at the consummation and close of the ages appeared to put away and abolish sin by His sacrifice [of Himself]."
The word "put away" or "abolish" uses the Greek word: "athetesis" meaning "abolition, dis-annulling, put away, rejection". CHRIST with the Sacrifice of Himself on the cross, abolish, dis-annulled, put away with rejection sin.
Hebrews 9:12 (Amplified Bible)
9:12 He went once for all into the [Holy of] Holies [of heaven], not by virtue of the blood of goats and calves [by which to make reconciliation between God and man], but His own blood, having found and secured a complete redemption (an everlasting release for us).
Hebrews 10:11-12 (Amplified Bible)
10:11 Furthermore, every [human] priest stands [at his altar of service] ministering daily, offering the same sacrifices over and over again, which never are able to strip [from every side of us] the sins [that envelop us] and take them away—
10:12 Whereas this One [Christ], after He had offered a single sacrifice for our sins [that shall avail] for all time, sat down at the right hand of God,
1 Peter 2:24 (Amplified Bible)
2:24 He personally bore our sins in His [own] body on the tree [as on an altar and offered Himself on it], that we might die (cease to exist) to sin and live to righteousness. By His wounds you have been healed.
1 Peter 3:18 (Amplified Bible)
3:18 For Christ [the Messiah Himself] died for sins once for all, the Righteous for the unrighteous (the Just for the unjust, the Innocent for the guilty), that He might bring us to God. In His human body He was put to death, but He was made alive in the spirit,