An Overview

The Sanctuary: (Intro)

Having accomplished on earth the work for which He came (John 17:4, 5; 19:30), Christ was “taken up … into heaven” (Acts 1:11) “to save those who draw near to God through him, since he always lives to make intercession for them” (Heb. 7:25), till at His second coming He will appear “not to deal with sin but to save those who are eagerly waiting for him” (Heb. 9:28). Between these two poles, the cross and the Lord’s glorious return, Christ functions as royal priestin the sanctuary and the true tent which is set up not by man but by the Lord” (Heb. 8:2), the advocate (1 John 2:1) and intercessor for those who believe in Him (Rom. 8:34). As our high priest, Christ is ministering the benefits of His sacrifice to those who draw near to Him, a ministry as essential to our salvation as His atoning death. (Handbook of Seventh-Day Adventist Theology, P. 375)

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