THE MINISTRY OF CHRIST BRINGS GLORY TO GOD BY UNITING BELIEVERS TOGETHER IN PRAISE AND HOPE
1. Christ's Ministry was to Receive Us with Open Arms; so we must be "open armed" toward one another (:7)
2. Christ's ministry was Intended to Bring God Praise from 2
Different Groups -- Jews and Gentiles
a. Christ's ministry would bring praise from Jews.
Why? ... for God's FAITHFULNESS
b. Christ's ministry would bring praise from Gentiles.
Why? ... for God's MERCY
3. Christ's Ministry was to have all Believers, Jews and Gentiles, Praising God Together (:9-12)
4. Christ's Ministry Has Also Given Us Believers a Spirit of Hope (:13)