Summary: To show that Only CHRIST's Perfect Sacrifice ended all sacrifices and offerings, now CHRIST is sitting at GOD's right hand.
What is the position of CHRIST in heaven?
Is CHRIST standing or sitting down at GOD's right hand?
II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:
To show that Only CHRIST's Perfect Sacrifice ended all sacrifices and offerings, now CHRIST is sitting at GOD's right hand.
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,
Thank You very much LORD JESUS for Your Perfect Sacrifice of Yourself ended all sacrifices and offerings here on earth and now CHRIST is sitting at GOD's right hand waiting for all His enemies to become His footstool.
CHRIST offered Himself afterwards sat at GOD's right hand
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. CHRIST offered Himself as Single Sacrifice for our sins once and for all time
"Whereas this One [Christ], after He had offered a single sacrifice for our sins [that shall avail] for all time,"
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 7:27 (Amplified Bible)
7:27 He has no day by day necessity, as [do each of these other] high priests, to offer sacrifice first of all for his own [personal] sins and then for those of the people, because He [met all the requirements] once for all when He brought Himself [as a sacrifice] which He offered up.
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).
Jude 1:3 (Amplified Bible)
1:3 Beloved, my whole concern was to write to you in regard to our common salvation. [But] I found it necessary and was impelled to write you and urgently appeal to and exhort [you] to contend for the faith which was once for all handed down to the saints [the faith which is that sum of Christian belief which was delivered verbally to the holy people of God].
Romans 6:10 (Amplified Bible)
6:10 For by the death He died, He died to sin [ending His relation to it] once for all; and the life that He lives, He is living to God [in unbroken fellowship with Him].
CHRIST Perfect Sacrifice of Himself ended (concluded) all types of offerings and sacrifices, because He did it only once and for all people and for all time.
B. CHRIST afterwards sat at GOD's right hand
"sat down at the right hand of God,"
Hebrews 1:3 (Amplified Bible)
1:3 He is the sole expression of the glory of God [the Light-being, the out-raying or radiance of the divine], and He is the perfect imprint and very image of [God’s] nature, upholding and maintaining and guiding and propelling the universe by His mighty word of power. When He had by offering Himself accomplished our cleansing of sins and riddance of guilt, He sat down at the right hand of the divine Majesty on high,
Hebrews 8:1 (Amplified Bible)
8:1 NOW THE main point of what we have to say is this: We have such a High Priest, One Who is seated at the right hand of the majestic [God] in heaven,
Acts 2:33-34 (Amplified Bible)
2:33 Being therefore lifted high by and to the right hand of God, and having received from the Father the promised [blessing which is the] Holy Spirit, He has made this outpouring which you yourselves both see and hear.
2:34 For David did not ascend into the heavens; yet he himself says, The Lord said to my Lord, Sit at My right hand and share My throne
Romans 8:34 (Amplified Bible)
8:34 Who is there to condemn [us]? Will Christ Jesus (the Messiah), Who died, or rather Who was raised from the dead, Who is at the right hand of God actually pleading as He intercedes for us?
Colossians 3:1 (Amplified Bible)
3:1 IF THEN you have been raised with Christ [to a new life, thus sharing His resurrection from the dead], aim at and seek the [rich, eternal treasures] that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.