The Sufferings of Christ

Scripture Passage: 
Hebrews 2:9-13
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  1. THE PURCHASE OF HIS SUFFERING (Hebrews 2:9)
    1. Made Lower Than the Angels (Psalm 8:4-5)
    2. Crowned with Glory and Honor (Revelation 19:11-12)
    3. Tasting Death for Every Man
      1. Potentially, Christ Paid the Price for All Men
        1. He tasted death for “every man” (Hebrews 2:9)
        2. He takes away the sin of the world (John 1:29)
        3. He draws all men unto Him (John 12:32)
        4. He died for all (2 Corinthians 5:15)
        5. He gave Himself a ransom for all (1 Timothy 2:6)
        6. He is the propitiation for the sins of “the whole world” (1 John 2:2)
        7. He bought those who deny Him (2 Peter 2:1)
      2. Practically, Christ’s Payment is Applied to Those Who Believe
        1. Specially of those that believe (1 Timothy 4:10)
        2. That whosoever believeth on Him (John 3:16)
        3. To whosoever shall confess Him (1 John 4:14-15)
  2. THE PERFECTING OF HIS SUFFERING (Hebrews 2:10)
    1. The Preeminence of Christ (Colossians 1:18)
      1. By whom are all things
      2. For whom are all things (Revelation 4:11)
    2. The Purpose of Christ – To Bring Many Sons to Glory
    3. The Perfection of Christ
      1. The word perfect does not mean sinless in the Bible. The etymology of the word shows the main idea of the word to be finished. To be perfect means to be complete in all respects; without defect or omission; sound; to be in a condition of excellence.
      2. His work was “finished” on the cross (John 19:30)
      3. He was perfected in His resurrection (Luke 13:32)
      4. He was made perfect through sufferings (Hebrews 2:10; Hebrews 5:8-9)
        1. He learned obedience (Hebrews 5:8; Philippians 2:8; Mark 14:32-36)
        2. He became the author of eternal salvation (Hebrews 5:9)
        3. He became one with His brethren (Hebrews 2:10-11)
        4. He became the succourer of those tempted (Hebrews 2:18; Hebrews 4:15)
  3. THE PURIFYING OF HIS SUFFERINGS (Hebrews 2:11-13)
    1. His Oneness with the Brethren
      1. Joining sanctifier with sanctified
      2. Unashamed to call them brethren
    2. His Meeting with the Brethren (Hebrews 2:12-13)
      1. He declares His name to them (Hebrews 2:12)
      2. He meets with them in the church (Hebrews 2:12; Psalm 22:22; Matthew 18:20; 1 Timothy 3:15)
      3. The grounds of His meeting (Hebrews 2:13)
        1. Faith
        2. Fellowship
David Reagan

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 19:3

The foolishness of man perverteth his way: and his heart fretteth against the LORD.