Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men:
"Here is my servant whom I have selected, My beloved, who delights my heart! I will endow him with my Spirit, And he will announce a judgment to the heathen.
just as the Son of Man has come not to be waited on, but to wait on other people, and to give his life to ransom many others."
and whoever wants to hold the first place among you must be everybody's slave.
For which is greater, the man at the table, or the servant who waits on him? Is not the man at the table? Yet I am like a servant among you.
I hold that Christ has become an agent of circumcision to show God's truthfulness in carrying out the promises made to our forefathers,
Though he possessed the nature of God, he did not grasp at equality with God,
So the Word became flesh and blood and lived for a while among us, abounding in blessing and truth, and we saw the honor God had given him, such honor as an only son receives from his father.
about his Son, who was physically descended from David,
For though it was impossible for the Law to do it, hampered as it was by our physical limitations, God, by sending his own Son in our sinful physical form, as a sin-offering, put his condemnation upon sin through his physical nature,
but when the proper time came, God sent his Son, born of a woman, and made subject to law,
Therefore since these children referred to have the same mortal nature, Jesus also shared it, like them, in order that by his death he might dethrone the lord of death, the devil,
For our high priest is not one who is incapable of sympathy with our weaknesses, but he has been tempted in every way just as we have, without committing any sin.