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Take the Mercy - Accept the Help

Now that we know what we have—Jesus, this great High Priest with ready access to God—let’s not let it slip through our fingers. We don’t have a priest who is out of touch with our reality. He’s been through weakness and testing, experienced it all—all but the sin. So let’s walk right up to him and get what he is so ready to give. Take the mercy, accept the help . (Hebrews 4:14-16) There are times when we don't realize what we have - it is of great worth, but we don't really recognize that worth until someone points it out to us. Some of us don't realize what we have within our reach as it comes to our relationship with Jesus. Sure, we have accepted him as the Son of God, given for our sinfulness to bear the penalty of the cross and the victory over the grave. Yet, we don't really know what his birth, death, burial, and resurrection REALLY have to do with us. To us, the work of salvation is something we have just casually accepted, but we haven't stopped to consi