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So Great A Salvation
The Elevation of Jesus Christ
If you have been with us the last two weeks you'll remember that we have been discussing from the book of Hebrews the supremacy of Jesus Christ and how He is exalted far above the angels who, like us, are made to glorify and worship Him.
At the beginning of chapter two we found the words "For this reason" which meant that in light of a better messenger than the angels that the correct response was not to neglect such a great salvation but to believe it, live it, and confirm the good news of Jesus Christ to those who have not heard.
Today we are going to continue in the book of Hebrews beginning in chapter two. We are going to find some exhilarating news that will give us further reason to stay in the faith and continue proclaiming the message of the Lord Jesus Christ.
There are four excellent things that Christ has done for us according to our text that describes "so great a salvation". Four great reasons to stay in the game and not turn back.
1. Mans Dominion is Redeemed
2. Mans Glory is Restored
3. Mans Enemy is Defeated
4. Mans Relationship is Reconciled
I want us to start with the first exciting and amazing bit of news and that is that,
I. Mans Dominion Is Redeemed
Let's read in Hebrews chapter two beginning in verse 5
Hebrews 2:5 (NASB95)
5 For He did not subject to angels the world to come, concerning which we are speaking.
Here the author is speaking about the Kingdom of God of which Christ is King. Angels are not going to be in authority over the Kingdom of God, they are not offered salvation. Christ did not die for them. They are still going to be in positions that allow them to "assist" the King but not reign over His kingdom.
Then the argument is made that God has put is eyes on us and given us the privilege of His care and concern.
Hebrews 2:6 (NASB95)
6 But one has testified somewhere, saying, "Wha ...
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