Is the redemptive work of Christ that great? Is the salvation authored by the Creator of all things the only salvation that will pay the debt of our sin?
People have always asked these kinds of questions. From the Garden of Eden to the blogs of cyberspace people question the greatness of the salvation provided by Christ. So, what is so great about our salvation? Well, I am glad you asked because Hebrews 2 has the answer.
Our salvation is great because it was personally revealed to us and miraculously attested by the Lord Himself (2:1-4).
The writer of Hebrews begins his response to the questions of our heart by affirming that our salvation is great because God says so. His word and His work authoritatively declare that His way is right.
Our salvation is great because it was personally authored by the Creator of all things, by the One to whom all things are subjugated (2:5-13).
Jesus Christ, the prince, the Messiah personally authored and secured our salvation by tasting death for all of us in order that we might be the Sons He would bring to glory.
Because the Lord Jesus Christ personally authored our salvation we enjoy a family-type relationship with Him.
Believers are not corporate stock holders who bought into a great redemptive product.
Believers are brothers, children, sons of Abraham who have been bought by the Father, the merciful and faithful High Priest.
Our salvation is great because Christ personally defeated the Devil and his hold on the power of death (2:14-15).
Christ took on flesh and blood to conquer death and to free us from its enslaving power. Christ took on flesh and blood to impart life and to create slaves of righteousness.
Our salvation is great because Christ continues to help His redeemed children in the tests of life (2:16-18).
The redeemed sinner is personally helped by Christ, the Merciful and Faithful High Priest all the time, every time.
So what is so great about our salvation?
Our salvation is great because of the eternal personal involvement of the Lord God in every detail of it. The person and personal involvement of our God in salvation is what makes it so great.
May God help us to deeply enjoy our great Savior (2:1).