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Jesus the Great High Priest, Part 2

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November 26, 2021 7:00 am

Jesus the Great High Priest, Part 2

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November 26, 2021 7:00 am

Lots of people can point you toward God. But, in this lesson, Dr. Tony Evans says that only one person can connect you with him. Learn why as you gain some fresh insight into a familiar term you thought you understood.

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I want to quit. I want to give up Dr. Tony Evans reminders.

We have a friend in high places the knowledge of God the father separately of God the son celebrating. This is the alternative Dr. Tony Evans speaker senior pastor of Oakland Bible Fellowship Dallas, Texas and president of the a lot of people can point you toward God. But today Dr. Evans explains that only one person can connect you with him.

Let's join in for some fresh insight into what title associated with Jesus that's packed with life-changing power to speak with you about another name that is the rich often not known, understood, misunderstood and underutilized. I want to talk about Jesus, our great high. This is a title given to Jesus Christ is daunting in its definition and its implications for your life. The discussion of Jesus as your high priest is found predominantly in one book of the Bible that is the book of Hebrews rose ball down three words that her was whether the people were tempted to throw the town there were tempted to walk away. They were attempted to give up what to give in because life had become to being a Christian had become too difficult.

Persecution pressure challenges whelming them in chapter after chapter after chapter he tells them don't you quit, don't you throw in the town. Never give up.

And the reason why he doesn't want you to give up because of Jesus's name. He is the great high priest who began the first of chapter 5 defining the qualifications even be a priest in the Old Testament is that most of all that priest had to be taken from man and appointed on behalf of a priest had to be it to the one they were being a preschool so bad to protect humanity in order to qualify to be a priest. He goes on to say, the priest said to be appointed by God. You could wake up one morning and decide I want to be a priest today.

In addition to that, he goes on to say that the priest had to offer sacrifices for sins his own sin.

Verse three says, and the sins of those that he represented so the priest went to the temple of the tabernacle to offer sacrifices. The sacrifices could not take away sin. Hebrews 10 force with no sacrifice to take away sin only delay judgment. In fact, the sacrifice of the killing of the animal was to remind the people that sin brings forth death. That was one of the qualifications that any priest had to have and that is that the priest had to be watch this verse to be set by weaknesses. He had to struggle in his own life while.

How does that relate to Jesus. He said in verse five so also Christ.

In other words, Christ had to qualify like a priest to qualify.

He did not glorify himself. Verse five says he was appointed by God. He was human. God became a man so that you qualify for me because you are a man had to be appointed.

It says you are my beloved son, today I have begotten you. He says in verse six, you are a priest forever.

He found something else in this something else is. He says that he is a priest after the order of Mount Keswick. The introduction because he takes all chapter 7 talk about that is more in the New Testament will not Been in the Old Testament because you want to understand what matters to you and me today that Jesus is after the order of verse one of chapter 7 for this Melchizedek king of Salem, priest of the most high God is not only priest please priest of the most high God. The Hebrew word for most high God that we found in Genesis 20 is the Hebrew word LL you LOL John is the name for God. That means that he wants anything else that thinks that God is like a Supreme Court, no matter what the court said if the Supreme Court agrees to hear it. That decision whatever the lower court decide the problem is when you go to court you need him. You need somebody to represent you, and that somebody needs to know what they doing you know what they talk about. He says that Jesus Christ is behind the veil now to both king and priest king of righteousness. He's priest king of Salem and first John 22 things and we have an advocate with the father who went after me as a lawyer. We have an advocate with the father. What Jesus Christ the righteous who is the propitiation for our sins. But not only file since before the sins of the whole world. You got a lawyer wears a lawyer.

He's behind the veil so the lawyer and the judge got a thing. The lawyer and the judge hung out the lawyer and the judge on policy the lawyer and the judge rolled again because the lawyer is the son of Judge this day have begotten you. And he's behind the veil.

He says this event of the most high God, the one who get all the little whatever the gods of talking it says when Matthew goes a long way back to returning from the slaughter of the kings and blessed him to apportion attempt part of this world and I gave Mel Kevin at the time.

I am gave Mel Kevin that time. Why this is where you need to know the difference between program and new program before I explained the word for the new program takes work program is found in chapter 8 verse one. Now the main point is this what has been said is this. We have such a high priest who is taking a seat at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens. Verse seven. For if the first covenant had been faultless, there would be no occasion sought for a second covenant verse 13 when he said a new covenant, he has made the first obsolete. But whatever is becoming obsolete is growing old and is ready to disappear. Many Christians today are operating on the wrong program when it comes time because you will listen to the television. You will listen to ready and somebody will tell you to give a try to give money get your blessed all go.

That's great news that's all common, that was you had to give a try to get a blessing so critical to get this to get that new program in the new program now that gave them bread and wine, and blessed him that he gave a time did you get the time to get God to bless you… It already was a response to the goodness of God, not try to manipulate God got so much financial manipulation. Everybody wanted me blast give you money you get you get money away.

No man will complement all wrong now.

The Bible says 13. You have already been blessed with original blessing and happily place it. You are responding to the goodness of God not being tricked by system that is now obsolete. When you got the bread and the wine.

When God restored the place of blessing last response. He responded in gratitude to Mel Kevin before Dr. Evans continues her message I want to remind you briefly, but time is running out to take advantage of our special offer on Tony's engaging large-format book experiencing Israel through stunning photos and insightful commentary.

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If the atmosphere Kevin cellular heaven with stars, planets, then there is the Bible calls the third heaven. That's the throne room of God. Jesus passed through the heavens when the path to heaven when he extended on the clouds and left after his resurrection, he passed through the heavens and went up to sit on the right-hand side of the father so that his kingship with the king who signaled the flow is also a priest and he's the great high priest to watch this. Therefore, since we have such a great high priest priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the son of God that also hold fast our confession, spotlight since you got somebody represent me in the courtroom of heaven since you got somebody standing in your don't you quit. Don't you give up. Don't you throw in the town hall bathroom wall type your commitment to Jesus Christ hold type don't you throw in the town I know you want to quit. I know you want to give up because life is hard. We failed and we said to be addressed why because he says you got somebody wants this one for we do not have a high priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but one was tempted in all things as we are yet without sin.

So he says anything about the high priest, he knows how you feel. That's why became a man. God became a man, so we could, there is no category of life that anybody in this building is experienced that Jesus is not experienced that category. He knows what is below link to be rejected. He knows what it is to be abandoned. He knows what is to be physically he knows what it is to be heard. He knows what is the Bible says he cried shed tears like drops of blood, so he knows when you're weeping how it feels to we. He knows what it is that people betray you, like Judas betrayed him. He knows what it is they know what it even knows what sin is on the cross he bought for the judgment of the consequences of sin.

So I don't care who what you've been through what you're going through what you will go through Jesus can tell the father… I feel that I feel could not been there done that I to be attacked by the in the wilderness and have found an old you were trying to get me to disobey you know what I know what it is to be home and they give me vinegar to drink instead of all that I know what it is to be homeless. All birds have nests but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head. No know what it is to go through life struggles.

So you have a race can simplify all God the father to do with no but God the son, and when the knowledge of God the father makes the separately of God the son you got a doubleheader so what do you tell you, in verse 61 has a big male doctor that male doctor understands she will she hurt and because she's in labor snack sale. I know what you going to know you don't hearing that the mayor been pregnant.

You don't know what you just understand it academically because what somebody told the class what you seen on the gurney, but if there's a female doctor who had a baby. She cannot only help she can understand this and then done that what God is saying is saying is that now we can help. I can understand because I been with you, I can sympathize with you Caesar women women where can I get this help we can get this help. He tells you in verse 16 says therefore let us draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, so that we may receive mercy and grace to help in time of okay, here it is.

Let us draw me if you have a long distance relationship with Jesus Christ you will never see his priesthood working for you. If all you are is a Sunday morning go to church Christian, you will never see his priesthood helping you in a time of me. You never see God intervening into your situation, you will never see the priest Jesus Christ is on the you can count on long relationship with me and wonder why I'm not coming through for you are not helping you. I'm not enabling you I'm not strengthening you. You cannot keep long distance get the benefit of the priesthood because you all across all getting medical on the cross in the garden of Gethsemane is like a baby.

The Bible says the drops of sweat like drops of blood coming down.

He was so hard at that he was going to die of the world and it dropped on the names of the garden of Gethsemane and he said it in a way that Rob may make this pain.

I don't want this problem, not my will but thy will be done.

He drew near to God.

At the point of his greatest pain. You don't want to walk from God.

If you're hurting you want to run to God. If you want to stay away you want to draw on their last longer to get you narrow because he knows that if the day it happened that you will just forget it. The day after it happened that some of that stub lingo buddy letting it linger in love is trying to draw you closer and closer and closer so that you can see priest at work most of the time I watch national news story when I want to find out what's going on in all the idiosyncrasies in Dallas to switch to four or five 811 local news that tells about the local wedding down for tells me things I need to know and down and they give me more details because of what you just heard me preach is national news, but in no time I made not dominate me but everybody else I need Jesus right here right now for me in my situation. I knew as long as only a churchgoing Christian is national new, but the moment you drive me to Jesus Christ by so let's give you strength gives you ability to give you perseverance about because it is not good, not better drawn what he says if you drawn to me.

You will find grace and mercy. He says you will find two things not want first of all, if you draw me if you make me positive of your local news life you will find grace that's getting what you don't deserve. You will find mercy, not getting what you do deserve.

You will find grace and mercy and when grace and mercy join forces because you drawn me just what you will get. You will get help in time of the divine help. I can't help you help and you have a great high priest who is all the giving you. Don't wait another minute to take advantage of the divine help.

Dr. Evans is talking about here he is with the word about how to get it. He knew no sin became sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God.

And guess what God is going let you go to heaven will credit he will credit your account the righteousness of Christ.

Because God is credited to Jesus Christ, you are sent so your credit score can be 100 if you go to Jesus Christ for salvation right now. Learn more about what that means and why it's so important is it Tony up and start Oregon follow the link that simply says Jesus.

Tony has a quick video that explains it all and you'll find some free follow-up resources there as well. That's Tony have in stock or and while you're there, don't forget to take advantage of our current special offer 20s beautiful book experiencing Israel plus all 11 full-length messages in his current teaching series encountering Jesus names.

As I mentioned, they're yours with our thanks for your donation to keep this listener supported program coming your way again visit Tony Evans.org to make the arrangements before time runs out or call our resource Center at 1-800-800-3222 anytime of the day or night.

That's 1-800-800-3222. If you're waiting on God for a breakthrough or a comeback, you're in for some encouragement on Monday as Dr. Evans takes a look at more names used to describe Jesus names packed with promises.

You won't want to miss the alternative with Dr. Tony Irvin alternative celebrating 40 years of faithfulness, thanks to the generous contributions of listeners like you


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