Summary: To show that because of CHRIST's obedience to GOD's will not ours we have been made holy, and because of CHRIST's body and blood offered once and for all, we have been saved and redeemed.
Have you been sanctified? No. Correct is we have been made sanctified.
II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:
To show that because of CHRIST's obedience to GOD's will not ours we have been made holy, and because of CHRIST's body and blood offered once and for all, we have been saved and redeemed.
Hebrews 10:10 (Amplified Bible)
10:10 And in accordance with this will [of God], we have been made holy (consecrated and sanctified) through the offering made once for all of the body of Jesus Christ (the Anointed One).
Thank You very much, LORD JESUS, because of Your obedience to GOD's will we have been made holy and because of Your body and blood offered once for my salvation and redemption.
CHRIST obeyed GOD's will
Subtitle: Study on the Book of Hebrews
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. We have been made holy by CHRIST's obedience to GOD's will
"And in accordance with this will [of God], we have been made holy (consecrated and sanctified)"
Hebrews 10:10 (Contemporary English Version)
So we are made holy because Christ obeyed God and offered himself once for all.
The word "sanctified" is "hagiazo" in Greek meaning:
1. to render or acknowledge, or to be venerable or hallow
2. to separate from profane things and dedicate to God
3. to purify
Hebrews 2:11 (Amplified Bible)
2:11 For both He Who sanctifies [making men holy] and those who are sanctified all have one [Father]. For this reason He is not ashamed to call them brethren;
John 17:19 (Amplified Bible)
17:19 And so for their sake and on their behalf I sanctify (dedicate, consecrate) Myself, that they also may be sanctified (dedicated, consecrated, made holy) in the Truth.
1 Corinthians 1:30 (Amplified Bible)
1:30 But it is from Him that you have your life in Christ Jesus, Whom God made our Wisdom from God, [revealed to us a knowledge of the divine plan of salvation previously hidden, manifesting itself as] our Righteousness [thus making us upright and putting us in right standing with God], and our Consecration [making us pure and holy], and our Redemption [providing our ransom from eternal penalty for sin].
1 Corinthians 6:11 (Amplified Bible)
6:11 And such some of you were [once]. But you were washed clean (purified by a complete atonement for sin and made free from the guilt of sin), and you were consecrated (set apart, hallowed), and you were justified [pronounced righteous, by trusting] in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the [Holy] Spirit of our God.
We are not holy but been made holy, same as we are not good, no one's good, only GOD is good.
Matthew 19:16-17 (Amplified Bible)
19:16 And behold, there came a man up to Him, saying, Teacher, what excellent and perfectly and essentially good deed must I do to possess eternal life?
19:17 And He said to him, Why do you ask Me about the perfectly and essentially good? There is only One Who is good [perfectly and essentially]—God. If you would enter into the Life, you must continually keep the commandments.
Mark 10:17-18 (Amplified Bible)
10:17 And as He was setting out on His journey, a man ran up and knelt before Him and asked Him, Teacher, [You are essentially and perfectly morally] good, what must I do to inherit eternal life [that is, to partake of eternal salvation in the Messiah’s kingdom]?
10:18 And Jesus said to him, Why do you call Me [essentially and perfectly morally] good? There is no one [essentially and perfectly morally] good—except God alone.
B. CHRIST offered His body once and for all
"through the offering made once for all of the body of Jesus Christ (the Anointed One)"
Hebrews 10:12 (Amplified Bible)
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,
Hebrews 10:14 (Amplified Bible)
10:14 For by a single offering He has forever completely cleansed and perfected those who are consecrated and made holy.
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).