Concordia Theological Monthly

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covenant, grace, reconciliation, redemption, baptism, sacrifice, salvation

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Bible Study; Lecture; Sermon Prep


By His one sacrifice Christ has obtained an eternal salvation, which requires nothing to supplement it. By His sacrifice our sins are expiated once and for all, and our iniquity is atoned. In the very center of our Christian faith stands this Jesus Christ, who on the great Day of Atonement of the New Testament died and shed His blood for us. But even though Christ sacrificed Himself only once, even though the real work of redemption and reconciliation is completed, yet Christ has not relinquished His high-priestly office. The Epistle to the Hebrews throughout directs our attention to the Man sitting at the right hand of God as our eternal High Priest.


Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion

Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)

Hebrews 13:20; Hebrews 9:12, 24; Hebrews 1:3; Hebrews 8:1-2; Hebrews 12:24; Hebrews 7:25; Hebrews 10:22; Hebrews 4:2; Hebrews 4:12;

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Laity; Ministers; Scholars