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 Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly calling,

consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus—Heb. 3:1.


 It is God’s will that every member of the “body of Christ” would be touched with a feeling of the world’s infirmities, in order that, when exalted to the Kingdom, they would be very tender, sympathetic and generous, when, as the Royal Priesthood, they shall judge the world. Our Lord and Master, who had none of the imperfections of the fallen race, but was holy, harmless and separate from sinners, needed to take from men their sicknesses and infirmities in order that He might be touched with a feeling of our infirmities and be a faithful High Priest. It would be thoroughly illogical to suppose that the lessons necessary to the preparation of the High Priest for His office and service were not necessary to the under-priests, called to suffer with Him and to reign with Him.


Parallel passages: Isa. 53; John 19:5; Phil. 2:5-11; 3:14; 2.Tim. 1:9; 2.Pet. 1:10; Heb. 2:9,17,18; 4:14; 5:5; 6:20; 8:1; 9:11; 10:21; 12:2,3; 1.Pet. 2:21.