From Creator to Baby to Sacrifice and High Priest EGP Blog post from December 7, 2012

From Creator to helpless Baby to Sacrifice and High Priest, so that we can spend eternity with God!

Colossians 1:16 ()

For by Him all things were created, both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things have been created through Him and for Him.

Colossians 1:16 Or in

Philippians 2:5–8 ()

[5] Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus, [6] who, although He existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped, [7] but emptied Himself, taking the form of a bond-servant, and being made in the likeness of men. [8] Being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.

Philippians 2:5 Or among
Philippians 2:6 I.e. utilized or asserted
Philippians 2:7 I.e. laid aside His privileges
Philippians 2:8 Lit of

Hebrews 10:11–13 ()

[11] Every priest stands daily ministering and offering time after time the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins; [12] but He, having offered one sacrifice for sins for all time, sat down at the right hand of God, [13] waiting from that time onward until His enemies be made a footstool for His feet.

Hebrews 10:12 Or sins, forever sat down