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Online Bible Verses - Hebrews 12:2 Fix Your Eyes on Jesus
“fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” Hebrews 12:2
Christ has made a full circle journey. Started out in God’s presence, one in the same yet separate:
1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was with God in the beginning.
He then took on flesh and condescended to earth. Mary and Joseph had a boy and named Him Jesus. The fleshly embodiment of God. Why did He come to earth? Because there was an issue that had to be fixed:
Romans Ch 3:
“There is no one righteous, not even one;
11 there is no one who understands;
there is no one who seeks God.
12 All have turned away,
they have together become worthless;
there is no one who does good,
not even one.”
23 for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, 24 and all are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus. 25 God presented Christ as a sacrifice of atonement, through the shedding of his blood—to be received by faith.
1 John 4:13-15
And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent his Son to be the Savior of the world.
After taking care of His Father’s business on earth, He resurrected Himself and is once more at His right hand. On God’s throne, designated for Him.
End of story? Not quite. As you may have noted taking a look around, things have not been restored to anything remotely resembling a state of perfection. God’s word tells us it eventually will. Jesus is not actively finished either. Scripture tells us He will exit His heavenly throne once more, returning to earth for a 2nd time. 1000 year earthly reign, perfection restored.
I used to go to sleep at night and wish to wake up back in 1980. 16 years old I would be, could have a 2nd try. As if I had gone through a time warp while sleeping. Much more promising is my current wish, that Christ return when I am sleeping. Let Him fix it.