“But Jesus being come an high priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this building; neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by His own blood He entered in once into the Holy Place, having obtained eternal redemption for us.” (Hebrews 9:11-12)

Jesus High Priest not made with hands by His own blood external redemption for us liturgy Anglican Church ecclesiastical format Anglican Way came before us tradition life of Christ Word of God systematically learn grow spiritually Lent season fasting almsgiving depend on Christ realigning our priorities Passion Sunday two weeks crosses veiled Holy Week period of mourning darkest hour of Christs life 2000 years ago we know how it ends historical occurrences Christ endured pain for those whom He loves His life can move us to great adoration devotion worship journey to the cross in lectionary accusations smear campaigns relationship to God the Father blasphemous accuse Samaritan insult did not warrant a response Samaritan woman well multiple husbands Syro Phoenician woman daughter vexed by an evil spirit Roman centurion image of the living God heal teach listen had a devil I honor My Father pointing to Fathers glory kept His word would never see death torah law Yahweh prevent dying who does He think He is Abraham prophets all dead superiority of Jesus claimed to be greater High Priest functions Hebrews sacrificial practices Jews despised Jesus forgive redeem mankind shed blood animal tabernacle purge all sins dead works reconcile mankind to God mediator of the New Testament man redeemed atoning power He and the Father are One Lenten season center our focus on Christ blood cleanse us from all sin before Abraham was He was