Summary: To show that we are sitting together with CHRIST far above all enemies.
Are you reigning with CHRIST?
II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:
To show that we are sitting together with CHRIST far above all enemies.
Hebrews 1:13 (Amplified Bible)
1:13 Besides, to which of the angels has He ever said, Sit at My right hand [associated with Me in My royal dignity] till I make your enemies a stool for your feet?
We are untouchable because of CHRIST.
Sit at GODs right hand
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
G. Keyword: better
VIII. MAIN BODY:
A. Sit at GOD's Right Hand
"Besides, to which of the angels has He ever said, Sit at My right hand [associated with Me in My royal dignity]"
Ephesians 2:6 (Amplified Bible)
2:6 And He raised us up together with Him and made us sit down together [giving us joint seating with Him] in the heavenly sphere [by virtue of our being] in Christ Jesus (the Messiah, the Anointed One).
And we are the ones sitting on GOD's right hand, because we are sitted together with CHRIST.
Psalms 110:1 (Amplified Bible)
110:1 A Psalm of David. THE LORD (God) says to my Lord (the Messiah), Sit at My right hand, until I make Your adversaries Your footstool.
1 Corinthians 15:25 (Amplified Bible)
15:25 For [Christ] must be King and reign until He has put all [His] enemies under His feet.
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.
Acts 2:34 (Amplified Bible)
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
B. Until our enemies becomes our footstool
"till I make your enemies a stool for your feet?"
JESUS is the Head of the Church, and the Church is His Body, so where is His feet? It's located in the Body, of course. Our enemy is under His feet, so he's under our feet.
Romans 16:20 (Amplified Bible)
16:20 And the God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah) be with you.
Colossians 1:18 (Amplified Bible)
1:18 He also is the Head of [His] body, the church; seeing He is the Beginning, the Firstborn from among the dead, so that He alone in everything and in every respect might occupy the chief place [stand first and be preeminent].
Ephesians 5:23 (Amplified Bible)
5:23 For the husband is head of the wife as Christ is the Head of the church, Himself the Savior of [His] body.