Monday, January 15

What was the estate of Christ's exaltation?

The estate of Christ's exaltation comprehendeth his resurrection,[1] ascension,[2] sitting at the right hand of the Father,[3] and his coming again to judge the world.[4]
  1. I Cor. 15:4
    . . . that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures. . . .

  2. Mark 16:19
    So then the Lord Jesus, after he had spoken to them, was taken up into heaven and sat down at the right hand of God.

  3. Eph. 1:20
    . . . that he worked in Christ when he raised him from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly places . . . .
  4. Acts 1:11
    . . . and said, “Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking into heaven? This Jesus, who was taken up from you into heaven, will come in the same way as you saw him go into heaven.”

    Acts 17:31
    . . . because he has fixed a day on which he will judge the world in righteousness by a man whom he has appointed; and of this he has given assurance to all by raising him from the dead.”
Question 50, Westminster Larger Catechism.