Christ – Our Precursor

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Christ – Our Precursor
For reading & meditation: Hebrews 6
“… Jesus, who went before us …” (v. 20)

Out of all the aspects of truth that surround the fact of our Lord’s ascension, one of the greatest is surely this – Christ is our Precursor. A precursor is really a forerunner – an advance runner – and that is precisely the term which our text for today applies to the climactic ministry of our ascended Lord. The NIV translates the word prodromos (forerunner) thus: “who went before us.” That translation, in my opinion, is not nearly as appealing as that found in other versions, where the word forerunner is actually used. “Forerunner” brings to mind a picture of our Lord as a celestial outrider “bringing many sons to glory” (Heb. 2:10), and reminds us of a petition in the great high priestly prayer: Father, I want those you…

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One Response to Christ – Our Precursor

  1. MaddMedic says:

    Thanks!!

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