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Archive for September 2012

Hebrews 12

September 28, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – Running with endurance (:1-3).  With the example of others in the previous chapter and also Jesus, we should be able to “run with endurance the race that is set before us.” – Receiving discipline (:4-11).  “It is for discipline that you endure; God deals with you as with […]

Hebrews 11

September 27, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – Actions of faith.  This chapter repeatedly says, “By faith…,” and then tells what action that faith produced.   It contains a history of the deeds of various men and women of faith, with the longest record belonging to Abraham (:8-19).  They all “gained approval through their faith” (:2, 39). […]

Hebrews 10

September 26, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – One sacrifice (:1-18).  Under the old law, there was a continual offering of sacrifices, because those sacrifices could never take away sins.  Jesus “offered one sacrifice for sins for all time.”  Since His sacrifice brought forgiveness, there is no need for another sacrifice. – Confident action (:19-25).  “Therefore, […]

Hebrews 9

September 25, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – The first covenant tabernacle (:1-10).  “Now even the first covenant had regulations of divine worship and the earthly sanctuary. For there was a tabernacle prepared,…” – Blood and cleansing (:11-28).  “and not through the blood of goats and calves, but through His own blood, He entered the holy […]

Hebrews 8

September 24, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – A better high priest (:1-6).  “Now the main point in what has been said is this: we have such a high priest, who has taken His seat at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens,… But now He has obtained a more excellent […]

Hebrews 7

September 21, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – Melchizedek the priest (:1-10).  Abraham – and though him Levi who receives tithes – paid tithes to Melchezedek. – Christ the priest (:11-28).  Since perfection did not come through the Levitical priesthood, there was a need “for another priest to arise according to the order of Melchizedek,… For […]

Hebrews 6

September 20, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – Falling away (:1-8).  While many people say you can’t fall away, this passage – along with others – makes it clear that you can.   “…have been made partakers of the Holy Spirit,…and then have fallen away,…”  That’s about as plain as it can get. – Better things (:9-20).  […]

Hebrews 5

September 19, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – The attitude of a high priest (:1-4).  “he can deal gently with the ignorant and misguided, since he himself also is beset with weakness;” – Christ as high priest (:5-10).  “So also Christ did not glorify Himself so as to become a high priest,… You are a priest […]

Hebrews 4

September 18, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – His rest (:1-11).  “Let us therefore be diligent to enter that rest, lest anyone fall according to the same example of disobedience.” – Our high priest (:12-16).  “Seeing then that we have a great High Priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let […]

Hebrews 3

September 17, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – Christ and Moses (:1-6).  “Now Moses was faithful in all His house as a servant, for a testimony of those things which were to be spoken later; but Christ was faithful as a Son over His house—whose house we are, if we hold fast our confidence and the […]