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ast month, we saw that our Lord Jesus   wrote, “The Lord said unto my Lord,
              Christ, in His ascension, is described as   Sit Thou at My right hand, until I make
        Lhaving “ascended into the heavens,”    Thine enemies Thy footstool” (Psa
        being “in the heavens,” that He has “passed   110:1, KJV). The Lord quotes this pas-
        through the heavens” and “ascended up far   sage to the Pharisees, then asks them,
        above all heavens,” is “made higher than the   “If David then call Him Lord, how is
        heavens,” and “entered … into heaven itself.”   He his son?” (Matt 22:45-46, KJV). The
        He has ascended up to “where He was before”   answer is that He is David’s Son by
        (John 6:62, KJV), and has been glorified with   natural descent, but is God’s eternal
        the glory He had with His Father “before the   Son, and thus David’s Lord (Rom 1:3-4).
        world was” (John 17:5, KJV).               The culmination of Peter’s message
          However, not only is He where He was   on the Day of Pentecost was: “For David
        before and has the glory that He had before   is not ascended into the heavens: but he
        but much more, His ascension brought about   saith himself, The Lord said unto my
        something that heaven had never known be-  Lord, Sit Thou on My right hand, until
        fore – a Man, a real Man, Who has lived on   I make Thy foes Thy footstool” (Acts
        earth, died, risen, and ascended, sitting at the   2:34-35, KJV).
        right hand of God. And it is this great truth,  Greater Than the Prophets
        that He is at the right hand of God, which will   Being at God’s right hand shows that
        be our contemplation for this month. It is the   He is greater than the prophets (Heb
        place of highest possible honor, and from it   1:1-3, KJV). “God, who at sundry times
        we are taught many precious truths about   and in divers manners spake in time
        Him, His Person, and His work.          past unto the fathers by the prophets,

        His Person                              Hath in these last days spoken unto us
                                                by His Son.” The writer delineates a
        Greater Than the Kings                  number of ways in which He is greater
          It shows that He is greater than David, Is-  than the Old Testament prophets, cul-
        rael’s greatest king. Many years earlier, David   minating in the words “sat down on the

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