Sermons on Hebrews
The paradox this week is seeing the unseen. Faith is the key to being able to “see” that which is unseen. Not that the unseen is able to be seen with the physical eyes, but the spirit perceives the unseen through faith.
Gathering to worship with the church is a practice that helps us to abide in Christ. The church is a “who” far more than it is a “where.” People are worshipers by nature; they don’t choose whether they will worship, they can only decide who or what to worship. The church gathers to worship God together.
Bible Reading Jeremiah 15:16Matthew 4:42 Timothy 3:16-17Hebrews 4:12John 17:17
We aren’t amazed when the description of “X” matches the actual appearance of “X” when we buy a product. However, even though the coming of the messiah was prophesied (description of “X”), we continue to be amazed at the was Christ fulfilled those prophesies.
Galatians 3:29Hebrews 11:1-6Hebrews 11:8-10Genesis 12:1-4 It takes faith to follow God’s call. Hebrews 11:11-12Genesis 15:1-6 It takes faith to follow God’s call and hold on to your convictions. Hebrews 11:13-19 It takes faith to follow God’s call and hold on to your convictions in spite of the circumstances.
In our series “Fearless” we explore the conflict between fear and faith (or fear and courage). This week we look at the story of Moses and his example.
The author of Hebrews gives us four things to do as Christians. Let us draw near to God, hold fast, stir up love and meet together encouraging each other.
Romans 5:12-21 Romans 10:17 Psalms 16:11 John 17:3 Hebrews 10:24-25
If anyone could justify not resting, it would be Jesus. He had three years to start a movement that would change the world. But He still chose to rest. We should follow His example.
Parenting is hard. It deserves honor. But as parents we should also be careful to “raise up” our children in the “tenor” that the Lord has for them. It takes humility, patience and prayer, lots of it.
Hebrews 12:18-29 Colossians 3:16
Being Jesus people means being bible people. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly.