The Priesthood of Christ

Text: Hebrews 3:1 The Hebrew writer called Jesus our high priest. The priesthood changed when the covenant changed (Hebrews 7:11-14). Under the new covenant, all Christians are priests (1 Peter 2:5, 9) and Jesus is our high priest (Hebrews 3:1). This lesson will examine the priesthood of Christ and how it affects us today. The Purpose […]

What Judas Brought to the Garden

Text: John 18:1-3 Judas is one of the most well-known villains in the Bible. Most people recognize him as the one who betrayed Jesus. Judas betrayed Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane. What Judas brought to the Garden says a lot about him. It is also interesting to see the contrast between this and what […]

What Judas Brought to the Garden

Text: John 18:1-3 What Judas Brought to the Garden Roman cohort — the military of the world empire of the day; would later be overthrown (Daniel 2:44) Officers from the chief priests — those who should have been the spiritual leaders of the people; but they were not helping them (Matthew 9:35-36) Some of the […]

Priesthood of Christ

Text: Hebrews 3:1 Purpose of a Priesthood – Hebrews 5:1-3; 7:25; 9:24 Comparison with Levitical Priesthood – Hebrews 7:23-28; 9:11-14, 23-28, 10:11-14; 7:3, 23-25 Qualifications of Christ to be High Priest – Hebrews 2:14-18; 4:14-16; 7:26; 5:5-6 Sacrifice – Hebrews 10:10; 9:14; 7:27 Work – Hebrews 9:24; 7:25 Benefit we Derive from Christ being High […]

Descriptors of God’s People

Church – Matthew 16:18; ekklesia, called out Kingdom – Matthew 16:19; under the rule of Christ Body – Ephesians 1:22-23; follows direction of the head, works together Field – 1 Corinthians 3:9; bear fruit Building – 1 Corinthians 3:9; houses something (1 Corinthians 3:16) Race – 1 Peter 2:9; common ancestry/heritage Priesthood – 1 Peter […]