Hebrews

Access to God = Encouraging One Another | Hebrews 10:19-25

We have been given access to God through Jesus Christ, and that means we should consider each other and encourage one another, “and all the more as [we] see the Day drawing near” (v. 25). Jesus is coming. Let’s replace our habits of neglect with habits of encouragement and do everything we can to stir up …

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God Disciplines His Children | Hebrews 12:5-11

(For a sermon on Hebrews 12:1-2, click here.) God Disciplines His Children For the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and chastises every son whom he receives.” It is for discipline that you have to endure. God is treating you as sons. (Hebrews 12:6-7a) When in a public place, I do not discipline all the …

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We Are of Those Who Have Faith | Hebrews 11

Our brothers and sisters in Iraq are undergoing brutal persecution, yet they keep their faith in Jesus. How? Because of this truth: But we are not of those who shrink back and are destroyed, but of those who have faith and preserve their souls. (Hebrews 10:39) This is identity, not aspiration. He is not saying we …

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