Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Wherefore in all things it behoved him to be made like unto his brethren, that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people.

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Bible References

It

Hebrews 2:11
For both He who sanctifies and those whom He is sanctifying have all one Father; and for this reason He is not ashamed to speak of them as His brothers;
Philippians 2:7
Nay, He stripped Himself of His glory, and took on Him the nature of a bondservant by becoming a man like other men.

A merciful

Hebrews 3:2
How faithful He was to Him who appointed Him, just as Moses also was faithful in all God's house!
Hebrews 4:15
For we have not a High Priest who is unable to feel for us in our weaknesses, but one who was tempted in every respect just as we are tempted, and yet did not sin.
Hebrews 5:1
For every High Priest is chosen from among men, and is appointed to act on behalf of men in matters relating to God, in order to offer both gifts and sin-offerings,

To make

Romans 5:10
For if while we were hostile to God we were reconciled to Him through the death of His Son, it is still more certain that now that we are reconciled, we shall obtain salvation through Christ's life.
2 Corinthians 5:18
And all this is from God, who has reconciled us to Himself through Christ, and has appointed us to serve in the ministry of reconciliation.
Ephesians 2:16
thus effecting peace, and to reconcile Jews and Gentiles in one body to God, by means of His cross--slaying by it their mutual enmity.
Colossians 1:21
And you, estranged as you once were and even hostile in your minds, amidst your evil deeds,

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John 11:35
Jesus wept.