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Abraham showed his faith through his action, that is, the deeds. And because of his deeds, he was called righteous by God. Then without his deeds, could he be righteous in the eyes of God? Not at all. His faith was accompanied by his deed and that was pleasing to God. That is why Apostle James declares that faith without deeds or action is dead.
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The festivals should be the days of joy and thanks for us. However, even today people feel that they are doing favors to God by keeping the festivals. We do not realize the true meanings of the festivals. We act as if God wanted to be honored by us on the day, and the days were days of burden to us that we should sacrifice ourselves for God’s sake. Then is this true? Are we doing any good things to God by keeping the festivals? No.
Unlike the priesthood of Aaron in which the high priesthood changed many times because of death of the high priest and unlike the animals sacrificed in the priesthood which should be renewed whenever it was offered for they needed another animal for the sacrifice, the priesthood of Christ was eternal because there is no change in the high priesthood (because the Christ is eternal). Also in this priesthood, there is no need of another sacrifice because Christ completed the sacrifice by offering his body once and for all.
God is working all these ages to create us into the image of God. Even though we are unholy and sinful unworthy to receive salvation or eternal life in heaven, since we are created into a holy people of God through the creation work of God, we can be the royal priesthood of God in heaven, reigning with God forever and ever.
According to the prophecies of the bible, Jesus already foretold that he would come for the second time. (Hebrews 9:28) And when he comes, he would come with a new name, which means he would appear with a different name. It means he is not come with the name Jesus anymore. Instead he comes with a name not known to anyone or anywhere in the prophecies of the bible.
They thought that God is Almighty and He cannot come as man in the flesh. God had to appear with all the glory and splendor of God that no one could deny the presence of God. However, unlike their expectation, Jesus hid all the glory of God in the flesh. People could see only a weak and vulnerable mortal man in Jesus.