A truth that will change you

“Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high, having become as much superior to angels as the name he has inherited is more excellent than theirs.” (Hebrews 1:1–4 ESV); “But of the Son he says, “Your throne, O God, is forever and ever, the scepter of uprightness is the scepter of your kingdom. You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness beyond your companions.”
And, “You, Lord, laid the foundation of the earth in the beginning, and the heavens are the work of your hands; they will perish, but you remain; they will all wear out like a garment, like a robe you will roll them up, like a garment they will be changed. But you are the same, and your years will have no end.”” (Hebrews 1:8–12 ESV)

God’s revelation to man is complete because He has now spoken to us by through His own Son, who is the exact imprint of His nature.  It is through Jesus that the world was created and is held together – He is no angel, He is God Himself.  God deals with our problem of rebellion and sin by offering the only sacrifice that is just and acceptable:  the death of a perfectly, obediently (flawless) lived life that is given to those who abandon their self-reliant efforts and completely trust in Him.  No other sacrifice is necessary, the alter has been closed.  Jesus is now seated in the place of absolute, sovereign authority where He rules and reigns.  He is the eternal, perfectly righteous king that governs justly so that His kingdom is one of peace – the restful rhythm of Eden will return.  With the same ease that Jesus created the world, He will roll it up like a pair of socks – these are created things that change and end – He is eternal and never changes.  Hallelujah!  God rules and reigns in absolute authority; He is unchanging, all powerful, eternal – and He has set His affections upon us!  Despite how things look or how you are currently feeling, dwell on this truth and allow it to change you; allow it to provide an anchor for your soul.

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