Meant for Better

09. January 2018 Hebrews 0
Text: Hebrews 6:9-12 Theme: Our salvation comes packaged with all kinds of potential awesomeness. Key verses: “Though we speak in this way, yet in your case, beloved, we feel sure of better things–things that belong to salvation. For God is not unjust so as to overlook your work and the love that you have shown ...

It Is Impossible

29. December 2017 Hebrews 0
Text: Hebrews 6:1-8 Theme: We can’t make people repent, so don’t stay where they are–move on. Key verses: “Therefore let us leave the elementary doctrine of Christ and go on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works…” (v. 1a). “For it is impossible, in the case of those who have ...

Press On

16. December 2017 Hebrews 0
Text: Hebrews 6:1-3 Theme: We must choose to grow in our faith and maturity in Christ. Key verses: “So let us stop going over the basic teaching about Christ again and again. Let us go on instead and become mature in our understanding. Surely we don’t need to start again with the fundamental importance of ...

Perfecting Jesus

10. December 2017 Hebrews 0
Text: Hebrews 5:5-10 Theme: Jesus needed to be perfected in the reality of human obedience. Key verses: “During the days of Jesus’ life on earth, he offered up prayers and petitions with fervent cries and tears to the one who could save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission. Son ...

Confession Time

I woke up early this morning with a clear conviction in my spirit that I’m quite sure is from the Lord. It’s not a condemning voice; yet, it is stern and clear and, I have to admit, painfully accurate. We arrived in Louisville on Sunday evening. What I suddenly realized this morning is that the ...

Called By God

02. December 2017 Hebrews 0
Text: Hebrews 5:1-4 Theme: Ministers are chosen by God, not people, to minister to people for God. Key verses: “Every high priest is a man chosen to represent other people in their dealings with God. He presents their gifts to God and offers sacrifices for their sins. And he is able to deal gently with ...

Try to Understand

28. November 2017 Hebrews 0
Text: Hebrews 5 Theme: You can’t handle the truth. Key verses: “We have much to say about this, but it is hard to make it clear to you because you no longer try to understand. In fact, though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you the elementary truths ...

Judge and Mediator

26. November 2017 Hebrews 0
Text: Hebrews 4:12-16 Theme: God is both the one who judges us and the one who intercedes for us. Key verses: For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. ...

Rest in His Promises

18. November 2017 Hebrews 0
Text: Hebrews 4:1-11 Theme: God’s promise of rest for His people is for today. Key verses: “God’s promise of entering his rest still stands, so we ought to tremble with fear that some of you might fail to experience it. For this good news–that God has prepared this rest–has been announced to us just as ...