The High Priestly Ministry of Jesus
Recommended Reading on The High Priestly Ministry of Jesus
Recommended Reading on The High Priestly Ministry of Jesus

Recommended Reading on The High Priestly Ministry of Jesus

In this issue of Theology for Life Magazine, we’ve been considering the subject of Jesus’s High Priestly ministry and what that means for daily Christian living and ministry. We understand that we haven’t covered everything on this topic, but it is our prayer that,...

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The High Priestly Ministry of Jesus
The Sufficiency and Superiority of Christ’s High Priestly Ministry
The Sufficiency and Superiority of Christ’s High Priestly Ministry

The Sufficiency and Superiority of Christ’s High Priestly Ministry

The writer of Hebrews focuses not on any earthly ministry—not on believers and not on an earthly priest—but on Jesus Christ in heaven. It is His person and work that the author of Hebrews has been expounding on since the beginning of chapter 7. It was Christ who...

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The Incarnation and Jesus’ High Priestly Ministry
The Incarnation and Jesus’ High Priestly Ministry

The Incarnation and Jesus’ High Priestly Ministry

Several of the earliest controversies and key battles in Church History were over Christ’s divine and human natures. One of the classic texts to explain why Jesus Christ had to become fully man, so that He might perform priestly service before God on man’s behalf,...

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Could Christ Have Sinned? A Defense of the Christ’s Sinless Perfection
Could Christ Have Sinned? A Defense of the Christ’s Sinless Perfection

Could Christ Have Sinned? A Defense of the Christ’s Sinless Perfection

A crucial theological question in Christology is: could Jesus have sinned? This question is not easy to answer, and as such, it requires careful reflection, given the variety of issues involved. Historically, classical Christology has argued that our Lord Jesus...

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Tri-perspectivalism: How This Concept Impacts the Church An Interview with John Frame
Tri-perspectivalism: How This Concept Impacts the Church An Interview with John Frame

Tri-perspectivalism: How This Concept Impacts the Church An Interview with John Frame

T4L: Today we are interviewing Dr. John Frame. Thank you very much for agreeing to do this interview with Theology for Life Magazine, Dr. Frame. Can you tell us a bit about your life, marriage, and ministry? Dr. Frame: I was born in Pittsburgh in 1939, received...

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Our Better Hope: Eight Priestly Comforts for Times of Need
Our Better Hope: Eight Priestly Comforts for Times of Need

Our Better Hope: Eight Priestly Comforts for Times of Need

It was a heartbreaking sight. The wild turkey had dashed onto the road, frantically scurrying its skinny legs in a sprint for its life as a line of cars came barreling head-on. As I drove on a narrow, two-lane country road, I had enough distance to slow down and...

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Perseverance and the High Priestly Ministry of Jesus
Perseverance and the High Priestly Ministry of Jesus

Perseverance and the High Priestly Ministry of Jesus

Jesus has entered the heavenly sanctuary on our behalf. He has gone there as forerunner, a designation found only here in the New Testament, but which appears in a variety of athletic and military contexts of the Hellenistic world. In Hebrews, where the term is...

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Our Confidence in the High Priestly Ministry of Jesus
Our Confidence in the High Priestly Ministry of Jesus

Our Confidence in the High Priestly Ministry of Jesus

In Hebrews 2:14, the writer says it is “our confession” that Christians must hold fast to. The early church employed theological formulas to express the faithful’s confession like the Apostle’s Creed. These confessions remind believers that there is true content to...

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Assurance, Perseverance and the High Priestly Ministry of Jesus
Assurance, Perseverance and the High Priestly Ministry of Jesus

Assurance, Perseverance and the High Priestly Ministry of Jesus

Jesus Christ meets the qualifications to be the Mediator and High Priest to His people. Someone may be qualified for a position without actually having the authority to hold it. Qualification is a prerequisite, but there must be an appointment to the office if the...

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