Hebrews

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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Drawing Near and Holding Fast Together | Hebrews 10:19-39

Consider a three-fold invitation based on the following truth: Therefore, brothers, since we have confidence to enter the holy places by the blood of Jesus, by the new and living way that he opened for us through the curtain, that is, through his flesh, and since we have a great priest over the house of God… (Hebrews 10:19-21) Since …

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Already But Not Yet

Written by Dawn Rutan In a recent sermon on Hebrews 7, it was pointed out that we often go through life with a vague sense of guilt. This can be true even of those who are confident of their salvation. There have been times when I’ve found myself praying “Lord, forgive me,” but then realize …

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