The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 25

107 truths about God, the world, and you.

25: Jesus represents you before God.

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For every high priest chosen from among men is appointed to act on behalf of men in relation to God, to offer gifts and sacrifices for sins.
Hebrews 5:1 ESV

As Priest, Jesus represents us before God. His once for all sacrifice – perfect in its singularity – works eternally on our behalf. He reconciles Believers to God.

He satisfies godly justice before the Holy.

Once you were alienated from God and were enemies in your minds because of your evil behavior. But now he has reconciled you by Christ’s physical body through death to present you holy in his sight, without blemish and free from accusation…
Colossians 1:21-22 NIV

What a blessing! Jesus re-presents us before the Father. Formerly sin-full, by faith in Him, He makes us pure, holy, guiltless. Let this truth sink deep into your heart today.

Amazing Grace: What does it mean to you?

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