He upholds all things and His glory will show us the way!


Heb 1:3  Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high;
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upholding” means “bearing” or “carrying” referring to movement and progress toward a final end. The Son not only created the universe by His powerful word but also maintains and directs its course.
  
“Purged” means “cleansed” or “purified”. The glory of redemption is far greater than the glory of creation.

“sat down” suggests the formal act of assuming the office of High Priest and implies a contrast to the levitical priest, who never finished his work and sat down at the hand of the Majesty on High, having become so much better than the angels, as He has by inheritance obtained a more excellent name than they. 

Above references from the study bible NKJV side notes 

Here we have our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ who along with His Father also GOD in the God head family decided together to have "the Word" or as we know Him Jesus come to earth as the "Express Image" or as the insert says, this phrase only occurs here in the NT and means "exact representation" or Exact character". In Greek literature the word was used of stamping a coin from the die. The SON is the exact representation of God's being because He is GOD himself! Col 1:15)
Jesus comes to earth and is born as any human would be and who would live in a physical body, endure the sufferings of a horrible death to purge us of all our sins when we decide to accept His total Love and way of Love Living.  He qualified to be our High Priest and intercedes for us always.  He is our rock and foundation for ever.  He is coming again as our Lord of Lords and King of Kings to usher in a new world.  One based on this love and on His leadership.  
He upholds this world and all life on it! With out God all life would cease to exist! What a reason to rejoice every moment of every day!  

Now is time to come to Christ or if you are a true believer, NOW is time to not faint or quit. Do not become lax or unawares.  Renew your faith and exercise even more time with God in worship, study and DOING His will toward all mankind.  

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