B. The covenant is the marriage covenant that remains INSIDE the Torah. 8 For finding fault with them (the people of the first marriage), he saith, Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, when I will make a new covenant (marriage) with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah: 9 Not according... Continue Reading →
Hebrews 8:1-7 … Drawing lines in the Sand… part 1
Paul is getting ready to use some very exacting terms in this next portion of his letter to his brethren abroad. As nouns, the difference between 'Priest' and 'Rabbi' is this: A Priest is a religious clergyman who is trained to perform services or sacrifices at a church or temple, while a Rabbi is a... Continue Reading →
Hebrews 7:1-28 … Laying the foundations.
7:1 For this Melchisedec (The never ending King of Righteousness), king of Salem (King of Complete Peace), priest (sanctified) of the most high God, who met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings, and blessed him; John 8:58 Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am. In this... Continue Reading →
Hebrews 6:9-20 … Focus on the prize.
Paul has been very focused on the problems associated with walking away from the faith. Here he transitions to those still in the faith. Oft times we are discouraged in our faith walk, Paul included, and he wants us to know the power and the promise of our faith. 9 But, beloved, we are persuaded (convinced)... Continue Reading →