But when Christ appeared as a high priest of the good things that have come, then through the greater and more perfect tent (not made with hands, that is, not of this creation) he entered once for all into the holy places, not by means of the blood of goats and calves but by means of his own blood, thus securing an eternal redemption. (Hebrews 9:11-12 ESV)
Hymn ELH 270:1,4 Hail, Thou Once-Despised Jesus
Hail, Thou once despised Jesus!
Hail, Thou Galilean King!
Thou didst suffered to release us,
Thou didst free salvation bring.
Hail, Thou universal Savior,
Who hast borne our sin and shame;
By whose merits we find favor;
Life is given through Thy name.
Worship, honor, power, and blessing
Thou art worthy to receive;
Loudest praises, without ceasing,
Meet it is for us to give.
Help, ye bright angelic spirits,
Bring your sweetest, noblest lays;
Help to sing our Savior’s merits;
Help to chant Immanuel’s praise.
Jesus, my Savior, thank You for offering Yourself as the last sacrifice for sin and bringing salvation to all. Through the Holy Spirit, help others to believe in You as their only Savior, that they may also receive the forgiveness You earned for them. Amen.