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remission of these is, there is no more offering for sin.”
A sacrifice to satisfy divine justice.
Rom. iii. 24–26: “Being justified freely by his grace, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus. whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation, through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God: to declare, I say, at this time his righteousness: that he might be just, and the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus.”
1 Pet. ii. 24: “Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed."
Gal. iii. 13: “Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us; for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on
tree.” 2 Cor. v. 21: “ For hath de him to be sin for us, who knew no sin: that we might be made the righteousness of God in him."
1 John ii. 2: “And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.”
Matt. xx. 28: “Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many."
1 Cor. xv. 3: “For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures.”
Eph. i. 7: “In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace.”
Matt. xxvi. 28: “For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins."
See also Isa, liii. 4-6, 10–12.
Eph. ii. 16: “And that he might reconcile both unto God in one body by the cross, having slain the enmity thereby."
John xii. 32: “And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me.”
And in making continual intercession for us.
Heb. vii. 24, 25: “But this man, because he continueth ever, hath an unchangeable priesthood. Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them.”
Q. 26. How doth Christ execute the office of a king?
A. Christ executeth the office of a king, in subduing us to himself, in ruling and defending us, and in restraining and conquering all his and our enemies.
Ps. ii. 6: “Yet have I set my king upon my holy hill of Zion."
Dan. vii. 13, 14: “I saw in the night visions, and behold, one like the Son of man came with the clouds of heaven, and came to the Ancient of days, and they brought him near before him. And there was given him dominion, and glory, and a kingdom, that all people, nations, and languages should serve him: his dominion is an everlasting dominion, which shall not pass away, and his kingdom, that which shall not be destroyed.”
Ps. cx. 1–3: “The LORD said unto my Lord, Sit thou at my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool. The LORD shall send the rod of thy strength out of Zion: rule thou in the midst of thine enemies. Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power.”
Ps. lxxii. 2, 4, 7–11: “He shall judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor with judgment. He shall judge the poor of the people; he shall save the children of the needy, and shall break in pieces the oppressor. In his days shall the righteous flourish; and abundance of peace so long as the moon endureth. He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river unto the ends of the earth. They that dwell in the wilderness shall bow before him; and his enemies shall lick the dust. The kings of Tarshish and of the isles shall bring presents; the kings of Sheba and Seba shall offer gifts. Yea, all kings shall fall down before him: all nations shall serve him.”
1 Cor. xv. 25: “For he must reign till he hath put all enemies under his feet."
Matt. xxviii. 18: “And Jesus came, and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.”
John X. 27, 28: “My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: and I give unto them eternal life ; and they shall never perish, neither shall any pluck them out of my hand.”
Q: 27. Wherein did Christ's humiliation consist?
A. Christ's humiliation consisted in his being born, and that in a low condition; made under the law, undergoing the miseries of this life, the wrath of God, and the cursed death of the cross; in being buried, and continuing under the power of death for a time.
Being born, and that in a low condition.
Phil. ii. 6–8: “Who, being in the form of God, thought it no robbery to be equal with God; but made himself of not reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men; and being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself and became obedient unto deuth, even the death of the eross."
Luke ii. 7: · And she brought forth her first-born son, and wrapped him in swaddling-clothes, and laid him in a manger ; because there was no room for them in the inn."
Made under the lau.
Gal. iv. 4: - But when the fulness of time was come, God sent forth his son, made of a woman, made under the law."
Miseries of this life.
Isa. liii. 3: “ He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief."
Undergoing the urath of God, and the cursed death of the cross.
Zech. xiii. 7: " Awake, O sword, against my Shepherd, and against the man that is my fellow, saith the Lord of hosts: smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered."
Isa. liii. 10: “Yet it pleased the LORD to bruise him; he hath put him to grief: when thou shalt make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see his seed, he shall prolong his days, and the pleasure of the LORD shall prosper in his hand.”
Matt. xxvii. 46 : “ And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani ? that is to say, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?"
Gal. iii. 13:' " Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us; for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree.”
Buried, and under the power of death for a time.
1 Cor. xv. 3, 4: “For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; and that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day, according to the scriptures.”
Q. 28. Wherein consisteth Christ's exaltation ?
A. Christ's exaltation consisteth in his rising again from the dead on the third day, in ascending up into heaven, in sitting at the right hand of God the Father, and in coming to judge the world at the last day.
Rising again from the dead.
Matt. xxviii. 5, 6: “And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye; for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified. He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay.”
Acts i. 3: “ To whom also he showed himself alive after his passion, by many infallible proofs, being seen of them forty days, and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God.”
Ascending up into heaven.
Acts i. 9–11: “ And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight. And while they looked steadfastly toward heaven as he went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel; which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus which is taken up from you into heaven shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven."
Luke xxiv. 50, 51: “ And he led them out as far as to Bethany: and he lifted up his hands, and blessed them, And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.”
Sitting at the right hand of God the Father.
Rom. viii. 34: “Who is he that condemneth? It is Christ that died, yea, rather, that is risen again, who is even at the right hand of God, who also maketh intercession for us.'
Mark xvi. 19: “So then, after the Lord had spoken