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"Role of Christ" Quotes

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Related Bible Passages
  • “Therefore he had to be made like his brothers in every respect, so that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in the service of God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people.  For because he himself has suffered when tempted,he is able to help those who are being tempted.”  Hebrews 2:17-18.
  • “Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God,let us hold fast our confession.  For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin.  Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.”  Hebrews 4:14-16.
  • “He is clothed in a robe dipped in blood, and the name by which he is called is The Word of God.”  Revelation 19:13.
  • “On his robe and on his thigh he has a name written, King of kings and Lord of lords.”  Revelation 19:16.
  • “You are my friends if you do what I command you.”  John 15:14.
  • “Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made.  He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ.”  Galatians 3:16 (KJV).
Related Quaker Quotes
  • “The true self-denying man is a pilgrim; but the selfish man is an inhabitant of the world; the one uses it, as men do ships, to transport themselves or tackle in a journey, that is, to get home; the other looks no further, whatever he prates, than to be fixed in fulness and ease here, and likes it so well, that if he could, he would not exchange.”  No Cross, No Crown, by William Penn.
  • “He [Fox] was making a new beginning from a new starting point.  His starting point was the gospel that was preached in the apostle’s days, which he claimed had been lost but which was now being recovered and preached again....  In its shortest form, this gospel appears as the proclamation ’Christ has come to teach his people himself.’  He is not just affirming that Christ allows himself to be known by worshipping groups as they meditate on the facts of his earthly life.  He is saying that Christ is alive and present in the midst of his church in a functional way; that is, when he is present he does something.” Lewis Benson, What Did George Fox Teach About Christ?.
  • “Let your whole conduct and conversation be worthy of disciples of Christ.  ‘Be ye steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch that ye know your labor is not in vain in the Lord.’  1 Corinthians. 15:58”  Advice 26, OYM Book of Discipline.
  • “He [Jesus] teaches, he rules, he orders, he gives gifts, he empowers a living ministry, he watches over the straying ones like a shepherd.  He communicates.  In the silence, says Fox, ‘we can hear our prophet.’”  A Revolutionary Gospel, by Lewis Benson.
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