Hebrews 4: 14-16…Jesus as High Priest.

Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet withoutContinue reading “Hebrews 4: 14-16…Jesus as High Priest.”

Hebrews 4: 8-13…Thought provoking ideas about rest.

For if Joshua had given them rest, God would not have spoken of another day later on. So then, there remains a Sabbath rest for the people of God, for whoever has entered God’s rest has also rested from his works as God did from his.Let us therefore strive to enter that rest, so thatContinue reading “Hebrews 4: 8-13…Thought provoking ideas about rest.”

Malachi 2: 1-9….What cursing means

And now, O priests, this command is for you. If you will not listen, if you will not take it to heart to give honour to my name, says the LORD of hosts, then I will send the curse upon you and I will curse your blessings. Indeed, I have already cursed them, because youContinue reading “Malachi 2: 1-9….What cursing means”

Malachi 1: 6-10…..Where does God come in your thinking?

A son honours his father, and a servant his master. If then I am a father, where is my honour? And if I am a master, where is my fear? says the LORD of hosts to you, O priests, who despise my name. But you say, ‘How have we despised your name?’ By offering pollutedContinue reading “Malachi 1: 6-10…..Where does God come in your thinking?”

Hebrews 4: 1-7….The Ultimate Promised Rest.

Therefore, while the promise of entering his rest still stands, let us fear lest any of you should seem to have failed to reach it. For good news came to us just as to them, but the message they heard did not benefit them, because they were not united by faith with those who listened.Continue reading “Hebrews 4: 1-7….The Ultimate Promised Rest.”

Hebrews 3: 15 – 4v1….A warning..

As it is said,“Today, if you hear his voice,do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion.”For who were those who heard and yet rebelled? Was it not all those who left Egypt led by Moses? And with whom was he provoked for forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose bodies fellContinue reading “Hebrews 3: 15 – 4v1….A warning..”

Hebrews 3: 7-14…. Reaching the promised land,

Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says,“Today, if you hear his voice,do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion,on the day of testing in the wilderness,where your fathers put me to the testand saw my works for forty years.Therefore I was provoked with that generation,and said, ‘They always go astray in their heart;they have notContinue reading “Hebrews 3: 7-14…. Reaching the promised land,”

Hebrews 3: 1-6….Increase your understanding.

Therefore, holy brothers, you who share in a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our confession, who was faithful to him who appointed him, just as Moses also was faithful in all God’s house. For Jesus has been counted worthy of more glory than Moses—as much more glory as the builderContinue reading “Hebrews 3: 1-6….Increase your understanding.”

Hebrews 2: 11-18….Why did God come as a man?

For he who sanctifies and those who are sanctified all have one source. That is why he is not ashamed to call them brothers, saying,“I will tell of your name to my brothers;in the midst of the congregation I will sing your praise.”And again,“I will put my trust in him.”And again,“Behold, I and the childrenContinue reading “Hebrews 2: 11-18….Why did God come as a man?”

Hebrews 2: 5-11 A Founder is named.

For it was not to angels that God subjected the world to come, of which we are speaking. It has been testified somewhere,“What is man, that you are mindful of him,or the son of man, that you care for him?You made him for a little while lower than the angels;you have crowned him with gloryContinue reading “Hebrews 2: 5-11 A Founder is named.”