Therefore it was necessary that the copies of the things in the heavens should be purified with these but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifice than these. For Christ has not entered the holy places made with hands which are copies of the true, but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us. Hebrews 9:23, 24
The Now appearing of Christ is the most significant appearance for us today! Hebrews 9:23-28 records what I like to say, “The three appearances of Christ.” Verse 26 tells that at the end of the ages, Jesus appeared to take away sin by the sacrifice of Himself, His first appearing. Verse 28 says that He will appear a second time to those who eagerly wait for Him, apart from sin, for salvation, His second appearing. But in-between time, Christ is appearing in the presence of God for us as our High Priest.
In the holiest, we come boldly through the blood of Jesus, through the new and living way consecrated for us in His flesh, and having a High Priest we draw near. Here in the presence of God, we meet our Lord as He sits at the right hand of Majesty making intercession for us. Here in the presence of God we see Jesus in glory and honor. Jesus is the embodiment of eternal redemption and the promise of the eternal inheritance.
Eagerly waiting is to expect fully. But what are we expecting? We must Jesus now to know what to expect. Practicing in prayer with the Holy Spirit and belief in the truth, we learn to hear. We hear the Father speak Jesus. We see and hear the revelation of Christ, the testimony of Jesus. We begin to reign with Christ on earth, expecting fully His second coming to salvation.
So much to see.