The old hymn affirms, “Jesus knows our every weakness, take it to the Lord in prayer.” How true this is! Therefore, reminding ourselves of the depth of the Savior’s understanding of our humanity compels us to become people of prayer. That’s the basic point of Part 2 in a 3-part blog series from Cruciform Press, featuring excerpts from Brass Heavens: Reasons for Unanswered Prayer.
Jesus Christ, fully God and fully man, is the one whose perfect life and sin-atoning death serves as the only possible bridge between sinful man and a holy God. Accordingly, all our prayers must go “through” him, the believer’s High Priest. Now that Jesus has ascended back to the Father, his ministry to us continues. The door to God that the Son opened for us through his death, he now keeps open in his role as our High Priest. Read the rest here.