From the May/June, 2014 issue of Touchstone
bible christianity The Essential Ascension by Patrick Henry Reardon

As It Is Written . . .

The Essential Ascension

Jesus rose from the dead, not in order to return to the earth, but in order to enter "into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us" (Heb. 9:24). His priesthood is heavenly; indeed, "if he were on earth, he would not be a priest" (8:4). His priestly service, commenced on Calvary, was perfected when, "not with the blood of goats and calves, but with his own blood he entered the Most Holy Place once for all, having obtained eternal redemption" (9:12).

The Lor . . .


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