Introduction: Hebrews is an anonymous New Testament epistle (letter) written to prove the supremacy of the New Covenant over the Old Covenant.
Hebrews 1:1-3 — Jesus Christ is not a partial glimpse of God, as was provided to us at various times in the past through different prophets, but God’s selfie—His final, finished, and full self-portrait.
Hebrews 1:1-3 — All we need to know about God has been revealed to us in Christ.
Hebrew 1:2 — Jesus Christ, by whom God created all things, is God’s final Word to all men.
Hebrews 1:2 — Jesus Christ, whom God has appointed Heir of all things, is God’s final and full revelation of Himself to us all.
Hebrews 2:14-15 — God had to become a man and put on a mortal body so that He could die in the sinner’s stead and set the sinner free from the fear of death.
Hebrews 2:14-15 — Christ kicked the backdoor out of death and arose from the dead with the devil’s keys to the grave swinging on His hip.
Hebrews 4:14-15 — God became a man to walk in our shoes so that He could sympathize with our woes.
Hebrews 4:14-15; 7:25 — God had to become a man in order to sympathize with us and intercede for us as our great High Priest.
Hebrews 4:15 — Christ was tempted in every way we are tempted, but, unlike us, He was never tripped by any temptation during His sinless trek through this sinful world.
Hebrews 4:14-15; 7:25 — God became a man to identify with us so that He could intercede for us.
Hebrews 4:14-15; 7:25 — Christ has not only been through whatever you are going through, but He is always praying to get you through.
Hebrews 4:15-16 — Thanks to Christ, our High Priest, who identifies with us and intercedes for us, the throne of God has become a throne of grace and a mercy seat, accessible to the desperately needy, who may boldly approach it to appeal to the Almighty for divine pity.
Hebrews 7:25 — The only way the soul of a saint can be forfeited is if the intercession of our High Priest, whose prayers cannot fail, proves ineffectual.
Hebrews 10:5-10 — God had to become a man and put on a mortal body in order to die and offer Himself as a once and for all sacrifice for the sin of the whole world.
Hebrews 10:23 — Faith is not mere profession, but holding fast to our profession. Its proof is perseverance and its confirmation commitment. True faith is not just professed, but proven.
Hebrews 10:26-31 — To deny Christ as the world’s only Savior is to turn your nose up at God’s grace.
Hebrews 10:26-31 — To deny Christ as the world’s only Savior is to trample His shed blood under your feet as a trivial thing.
Hebrews 10:26-31 — To deny Christ as the world’s only Savior is to doom yourself to the fearful prospect of someday standing before an angry God with your nose in the air and your feet stained with the trampled blood of His beloved Son.
Hebrews 10:26-31 — To deny Christ as the world’s only Savior is to assure yourself of a certain and fearful judgment before a furious God whose grace you’ve spurned and whose Son you’ve scorned.
Hebrews 10:29 — If God spared not His own Son, but poured out on Him the full measure of His wrath for all of the sins of all time, what hope is there of God sparing those who turn their nose up at the crucified Christ and trample His precious shed blood under their feet?
Hebrews 10:38-39 — Wheres the true faith of saved souls is proven by the perseverance of the saints, false professions of faith by souls doomed to perdition are proven by apostasy—abandoning rather than abiding in one's Christian confession.
Hebrews 11:3 — Instead of evolving out of nothing over eons, the universe was instantly spoken into existence by God.
Hebrews 11:3 — Science’s insoluble and universe-spawning “Big Bang” is found by faith to be the Word of God.
Hebrews 11:3 — It was the explosive power of God’s Word that spoke the universe into existence, set it in ever-expanding motion, and has sent never-ending ripples throughout its immeasurable vast expanse.
Hebrews 11:3 — All Bible believers get a “Big Bang” out of the Good Book.
Hebrews 11:8 — To go far with God one must be content to know with whom he is going, not always clamoring to know where he is going.
Hebrews 12:1-2 — The Christian race is a marathon, not a sprint, and can only be run with patience by those unburdened by worldly things, unencumbered by besetting sins, and undistracted from their concentration on Christ.
Hebrews 12:5-13 — We should not get shaky hands and weak-kneed under the chastening of the Lord, since it proves we’re loved by God and a child of God. Instead, we should stand up and take it, learn our lesson from it, and straighten up after it.
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