HEBREWS angels sacrifice priest Abraham Mechizedek Old Covenant / New Covenant
HEBREWS …for anyone who enters Gods rest also rests from his own work… Let us draw near to God with a sincere heart in full assurance of faith. Hebrews 10: 22 Hebrews 4: 10
HEBREWS There is extant a work of Barnabas addressed to the Hebrews Paul wrote in Hebrew Luke translated into Greek Clement of Alexandria c 200AD Tertullian c 220AD
HEBREWS Some have disputed the Epistle to the Hebrews, saying that it was rejected by the Church at Rome as not being by Paul Eusebius c 300AD
HEBREWS For many of the Latins it is uncertain that the Epistle to the Hebrews is Pauls, because of the lack of harmony in its vocabulary. Some suspect that it was written by Barnabas, others that it was written by Clement Paul wrote Hebrews St Amphilochius c 345AD St Isidore c 630AD
HEBREWS Not Paul? This salvation, which was first announced by the Lord, was confirmed to us by those who heard Him. Hebrews 2: 3
Come to the Word for one purpose and that is to meet the Lord. Not to get your mind crammed full of things about the sacred Word, but come to it to meet the Lord. Norman Douty
HEBREWS Superior to the angels - 1: 4 Greater than Moses - 3: 3 He is God - 1: 6, 8, 10 Made like man – 2: 17 Return of the King/Priest Jesus Christ is…
HEBREWS ~ heir of all things ~ universe made through Him ~ radiance of Gods glory ~ exact representation of His being ~ sustains all things ~ purified sin – sat down Return of the King/Priest The Son… Colossians 1: 15-20
HEBREWS ~ is superior to the angels Return of the King/Priest The Son… Hebrews 1: 4-14 In fact… 1: 6 – YHWH (Septuagint – Deuteronomy 32:43 - Rejoice, ye heavens, with him, and let all the angels of God worship him) 1: 8 – God 1: 10 – YHWH (Septuagint – Psalm 102:25 - In the beginning, O L ORD …)
HEBREWS Pay attention – do not drift away! Return of the King/Priest Hebrews 2: 1-4 IF the law was binding & disobedience punishable, then … How can we escape if we ignore the salvation brought by the Son?
HEBREWS Jesus & man Return of the King/Priest Hebrews 2: 5-18 Everything subjected to man – YET… So, Jesus was made to be like His brothers, to suffer death SO THAT… John 5: 24 - from death to life John 8: 51 – never see death
HEBREWS …the author of their salvation… Return of the King/Priest Hebrews 2: 10 The L ORD is my light and my salvation Psalm 27: 1 Surely God is my salvation Isaiah 12: 2 el yeshua yahweh yesha
HEBREWS …He too shared in their humanity so that by His death… Return of the King/Priest Hebrews 2: 14-18 > destroy the devil/power of death > freedom from slavery by fear of death
HEBREWS …made like His brothers in every way in order that… Return of the King/Priest Hebrews 2: 14-18 > merciful, faithful high priest > atonement for the sins of the people He suffered to help me
HEBREWS Therefore, fix your thoughts on Jesus… Return of the King/Priest Hebrews 3: 1-6 > Jesus was faithful > Moses was faithful Yet Jesus is worthy of greater honor than Moses
HEBREWS [do not] be hardened by sins deceitfulness… Return of the King/Priest Hebrews 3: 7-19 We have come to share in Christ IF… Dont be like some of the Israelites!
HEBREWS …encourage one another daily SO THAT none of you may be hardened by sins deceitfulness. Return of the King/Priest Hebrews 3: 13 …as long as it is called TODAY
HEBREWS Return of the King/Priest Hebrews 3: 13 …as long as it is called TODAY Hebrews 3: 7-8 TODAY, if you hear his voice… Galatians 4: 4 When the time had fully come…
HEBREWS Return of the King/Priest Hebrews 1: 2 …in these last days… Hebrews 10: 37 …He will not delay… Revelation 10: 6 There will be no more delay!
HEBREWS Enter the REST of God Return of the King/Priest Hebrews 3: 18 - 4: 11 Disobedient cannot enter Gods rest Gods rest has continued since creation You are invited to enter Gods rest By faith & obedience
HEBREWS Enter the REST of God Return of the King/Priest Hebrews 4: 10-11 Rest from your own work Make every effort to enter Gods rest Not by your works But by His finished work Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Matthew 11: 28-30