The word “Jubilee” is a derivative of Jubal, the inventor of musical instruments (Gen. 4:21). Music ushered in the year of Jubilee by the musical sound of the trumpet
Jesus is the Pioneer of our salvation by His death on the cross. His was not the first to be crucified, but His was the first to be crucified and raise from the dead. He pioneered our salvation through His sufferings on Calvary and resurrection from the dead.
This is a very blessed title of Christ once a person understands what being a “surety” entails. In this message I want to deal with the WHAT, WHY, and WHO of our suretyship.
Since this covenant is between God and man, the Mediator, must be LINKED with the One who is making the covenant.
While it is impossible to “save yourself” from your sins and going to hell, we are exhorted to “save ourselves” from “this untoward generation.”
Jesus Christ is the ACCEPTED One in God’s courtroom. He is the APPOINTED One to defend us. Therefore, He is the AUTHORIZED One. In legal terms, He has been “called to the bar.”
A rock is unmovable—Christ is a fixed / settled rock— Unchanging (like the Rock of Gibraltar). “The Rock of Ages” — Always there, never removed from us.
“And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you.” The motive behind fake news is to make money off of you.