It is finished and He is seated!

Now the point in what we are saying is this: we have such a high priest, one who is seated at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in heaven, a minister in the holy places, in the true tent that the Lord set up, not man. For every high priest is appointed to … More It is finished and He is seated!

The picture of the priest found in Leviticus displays New Testament truth — in a detailed form.

Coty Pinckney helps us understand Leviticus 8-10 Like the offerings, the picture of the priest found in Leviticus displays New Testament truth — in a detailed form. Once again, Leviticus brings out a human need — the need for a priest, the need for another human being to help us to see ourselves, and to … More The picture of the priest found in Leviticus displays New Testament truth — in a detailed form.

Our high priest, perfect sacrifice and Victor over sin and death!

Having just celebrated Jesus’ death and resurrection, it is exciting to have passages of Scripture that point us to Christ.  Sometimes verses jump right off the page at us, even though we have read it before and didn’t see it.  Such was the case when I first read about the cities of refuge.  But in … More Our high priest, perfect sacrifice and Victor over sin and death!

Jesus: Greater Joshua, Great High Priest and Once-For-All Sacrifice

During these weeks leading up to our celebration of Jesus’ death and resurrection, it is exciting to see passages of Scripture that point us to Christ, even though we may not have seen it at first.  Such was the case when I first read about the cities of refuge.  But in my research, I came … More Jesus: Greater Joshua, Great High Priest and Once-For-All Sacrifice

Shadow has Become Reality!

John Piper, on Hebrews 8, in a sermon “Jesus:Mediator of a Better Covenant, Part 1” Remember from Hebrews 8:5 that the priests serve a copy and a shadow of heavenly things. The tabernacle and temple were a shadow; the official priesthood was a shadow; the animal sacrifices were a shadow; the feasts and dietary laws … More Shadow has Become Reality!