A Great High Priest

See­ing then that we have a great High Priest who has passed through the heav­ens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our con­fes­sion. Hebrews 4:14 NKJV

A Great High Priest

    Hebrews, an epistle to Christian Jews;
	Gentile Christians, also learn on bended knees. 
    God established a priestly line;
    	Tasked with guiding His chosen ones.
    His word reveals priestly works;
	When faithfully done, greatness we see.
    Yearly a high priest sacrificed;
	Offering a lamb for his sin.
    Alas, for us the high priests;
	were also subject to sin.
    The books of Law reveals the soul;
	Sinners all, they were told.
    With bloody hands they fulfilled their task.
	Slaying lambs, innocent blood for sin.
    The rivers of blood, ever a reminder;
	Sin, their sin must be covered.
    Intimate with the Law were they;
	Yet distant from the Lawgiver.
    Simeon, righteous and devout;
	Held in his hands the true High Priest.
    Jesus Christ, the innocent sacrificial Lamb.
	Would shed His blood, once for all!
    All who believe in Christ,
	Have forgiveness of sin and a true High Priest.
    Yes, a High Priest is He;
	Living intimately, forever in me!
					George Jackson