The Christ the High Priest Corpus – as part of the Christ the High Priest Crucifix – depicts Jesus the High Priest of the Epistle to the Hebrews, who utters “It is finished!”, bows his head, and dies (John 19:30). This hand-carved solid wood corpus (when combined with the wood cross – item # beth4001040) will be an extraordinary gift for a wedding, ordination, or ordination anniversary. The corpus and wood cross together are indeed an heirloom-quality crucifix to be treasured and hung with care for the next generation!
A Hand-painted Solid Wood Corpus from France
Measuring 8.75 x 7.25 inches, the solid wood corpus for the Christ the High Priest Crucifix will be a most welcome addition in home, office, study, chapel, school, or hospital, or retreat house. This solid wood corpus was designed and, hand-painted in the workshop of a monastic community of religious sisters in France. This corpus, as part of the Christ the High Priest Crucifix, will surely be a beautiful and most valued gift for all, especially for the priests and ministers in your church striving to emulate Christ the High Priest in his mercy, empathy, and fidelity!
How Can Christ on the Cross be High Priest?
A “Crucified High Priest” seems like an unimaginable combination. Every high priest was called to offer sacrifices on behalf of his people. But Jesus, the High Priest of the Epistle to the Hebrews – offers to God the definitive and once-for-all sacrifice: himself. Christ the High Priest offered up himself on the altar of his cross to be crucified, killed, and sacrificed on our behalf. The blood which flows from his pierced feet, side, and hands washes away our sins and serves as the seal of the New Covenant between God and humankind.
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