The Go-Between

The Go-Between 

For there is one God and one Mediator between God and men, the Man Christ Jesus. 
1 Timothy 2:5

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John 3

“Mom! He pinched me!” As children we often ran to our parents when a disagreement broke out between us. Sometimes our parents would tell us to sort it out ourselves, other times they would step in as a mediator, helping us mend our relationship with one another.

When sin entered the world and the relationship between God and man was broken, man had no one to mediate and mend his relationship with God. Only a being who was both deity and human could bridge the gap between man and God. We were stuck, unable to renew our relationship with God.

Aware of our inability to rectify our relationship to Himself, God chose and appointed a Mediator. He sent His son, Jesus, to earth, clothed in the flesh of humanity to become our Savior and Mediator and pay the penalty for our sin. When we believe in Him, our relationship with God is healed and our future destination is secured. Through Christ we can have an intimate relationship with God on earth and throughout eternity.

Jesus [Christ] stands between us and God, and for that very reason he stands between us and all other men and things. He is the Mediator … Since the whole world was created through him and unto him … he is the sole Mediator in the world. 
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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