“For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” (Romans 6:23, ESV)

19/04/2015 – Evening Service: The enthronement of Christ at the right hand of God after the Ascension

Bible Readings:

Psalm 8, Romans 8:28-39, Psalm 110, 1 Corinthians 15:20-28

Sermon Outline:

Hebrews 1:3 (NKJV)

… when He had by Himself purged our sins, sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,

1 Peter 3:22 (NKJV)

22 who has gone into heaven and is at the right hand of God, angels and authorities and powers having been made subject to Him.

Hebrews 9:24 (NKJV)

24 For Christ has not entered … into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us;

I  Christ seated as prophet

John 16:13 (NKJV)

13 However, when He, the Spirit of truth, has come, He will guide you into all truth; for He will not speak on His own authority, but whatever He hears He will speak; and He will tell you things to come.

Ephesians 2:17 (NKJV)

17 And He came and preached peace to you who were afar off and to those who were near.

Hebrews 2:12 (NKJV), quoting Psalm 22:22

12 saying: “I will declare Your name to My brethren; In the midst of the assembly I will sing praise to You.”

II  Christ seated as priest

Romans 8:34 (NKJV)

34 Who is he who condemns? It is Christ who died, and furthermore is also risen, who is even at the right hand of God, who also makes intercession for us.

III Christ seated as king

Westminster Shorter Catechism Q. 26. How doth Christ execute the office of a king?

A. Christ executeth the office of a king, in subduing us to himself, in ruling and defending us, and in restraining and conquering all his and our enemies.