Cornerstone Podcast

1-8-17, Serving in Seventeen, Eyes Wide Open #10, Ordained or service by God

Hebrews 5:1-10

 The Priesthood of _____________________ was ordained by God.

    1. Christ was appointed by God. (Psalm 110:4)
    2. Christ didn’t usurp authority or manipulate a broken system.
  1. The Priesthood of Christ was built on _______________________ to God.
    1. A healthy reverence is demanded to see God for who he truly is. (Eph. 5:15-21)
    2. A healthy reverence allows us to see where we fit in the position of humility before God.
  2. The Priesthood of Christ was built on _______________________ to God.
    1. Christ was already obedient as God, but had to learn what obedience in the flesh meant, being made low and taking on human flesh. (Rom. 5:18-21)
    2. Christ learned obedience through suffering.
  3. The Priesthood of Christ is _________________________ meaning:
    1. Old Testament priests died and relinquished their position.
    2. Christ gives salvation forever, being a High Priest forever.
    3. At least six times is Christ’s priesthood confirmed as being forever. (Heb. 5:6; 6:20; 7:17, 21, 24, 28)
  4. The Priesthood of Christ is from the order of Melchizedek.
    1. Melchizedek was a priest and a King. (Gen. 14:17-24)
    2. Melchizedek means King of Righteousness.
    3. Melchizedek also means King of Peace.
    4. Uzziah wanted to be King and priest and God judged him. (2 Chronicles 26:16-23)
    5. Only in Melchizedek and in Christ do we see both the office of King and Priest tied together.
  5. The Priesthood of Christ brings ___________________ compassion.
    1. From a pure heart. (James 5:11)
    2. With a pure motive.
  6. The Priesthood of Christ comes through the __________________ sacrifice. (Heb. 2:10)
    1. Offering eternal salvation. (2 Cor. 5:12-15)
    2. Offering eternal purification. (Titus 2:11-14)
    3. Offering eternal sanctification. (1 Thess. 5:23-24)
    4. That we may bring Glory to God. (1 Cor. 6:12-20)

Keys to transformation!

If Christ was reverent should we be reverent?

If Christ was obedient should we be obedient?

If Christ was humble should we be humble?

If Christ gave His life should we give our lives?


Answers: 1. Christ, 2.reverence, 3.obedience, 4.forever, 6.pure, 7.perfect, 7d.Glory.