Bible Study Notes on Hebrews 7 – 20190622

Hebrews 7:3  "...made like the Son of God, remains a priest continually" The writer's not saying Melchizedek was actually without a father or parents, or a beginning, but that it was the way he appears in history.  Like he just came out of nowhere.  In that way, he was like Jesus.  Of course, there are …

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Bible Study Notes on Hebrews 6 – 20190610

Hebrews 6:1  "...let us go on to perfection, not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God" Growth beyond salvation.  What Paul would refer to as working out our salvation.  It's not enough just to be born, you have to grow, mature as a person in order to experience …

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Bible Study Notes on Hebrews 5 – 20190608

Hebrews 5:3  "...he is required as for the people, so also for himself..." All earthly priests have sin natures, so they must offer sacrifices for their own sins as well as for those of the people.  Christ is above that in that He is sinless.  He didn't have to offer anything for Himself so He …

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Bible Study Notes on Hebrews 4 – 20190604

Hebrews 4:1  "...since a promise remains of entering His rest..." The writer sees the logic of what isn't said directly.  If God said some of them wouldn't enter His rest, obviously there is a rest and some do enter it. 1  "...lest any of you seem to have come short of it" That's the issue.  …

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Bible Study Notes on Hebrews 3 – 20190603

Hebrews 3:3  "...more glory than Moses, inasmuch as He who built the house has more honor than the house" We've been shown that Jesus is greater than the angels.  Now we see that He is greater than Moses because He is the creator of all, including Moses himself. 5-6  "...Moses...faithful in all His house as …

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Bible Study Notes on Hebrews 2 – 20190512

Hebrews 2:3  "how shall we escape if we neglect so great a salvation..." The writer has just said Jesus is greater than the angels in chapter 1.  And if we listened to what God told us through angels in time past, then how much more should we be obedient to what He has told us …

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Bible Study Notes on Hebrews 1 – 20190429

Hebrews 1:1  "...in various ways spoke in time past to the fathers by the prophets" Prior to Jesus, God spoke to the people through His prophets.  And He had the prophets use various ways to convey His message.  He spoke in dreams, by angels, even a burning bush.  His prophets used direct speech, writings, and …

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