Hebrews 5:7 Who [Jesus] in the days of his flesh, when he had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from death, and was heard in that he feared; The things we will uncover in this section will be very hard for many to... Continue Reading →
Hebrews 4:12-16;5:1-6 … our High Priest….part 3
I believe the following: In order to truly understand the end.... you need to have at least a 'very good grasp' of the beginning. The first thing out of my mouth when people say they are going to study Revelation is, "have you spent enough time in Genesis?" In the second part of this series... Continue Reading →
Hebrews 4:12-16;5:1-6 … our High Priest….part 2
Recalling Paul's urgency we have to look at his words very closely in these passages is to filter them through the first century Pharisee's trained eyes. "Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession." Paul wasn't stating... Continue Reading →
Hebrews 4:12-16; 5:1-6 … our High Priest. part 1
Man O Man does the church love to quote this one... Hebrews 4:12 "For the word of God* is quick**, and powerful***, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the... Continue Reading →
Hebrews 4:1-11 … Vanquished enemies!
Hebrews 4:1 "Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it." God has prepared for all of mankind an Everlasting Gospel that remains unchanged from the "foundations of the world." The Everlasting (for all of the existence) Gospel (good... Continue Reading →
Hebrews 3:14-19 … the IF’s and THEN’s
In previous blogs I have written about the Terms and Conditions, the EULA and some mighty Big But's that exist within the Scriptures. Here are a few IF's and Then's to go with ... First is where we pick up our study in verse 14 where the "then" comes first ... Hebrews 3:14 "For we... Continue Reading →
Hebrews 3:7-13 …what am I [T]herefore?
A quick recap: Paul starts off chapter 3 with these words... "partakers of the heavenly calling". This is the therefore he is referring to... and it is what WE are here for.... Later in the book/letter Paul will discuss the grafting in of all mankind to the faith 'once delivered' to the saints. Here, he... Continue Reading →
Some thoughts… 11.16.2016
Genesis 22:1-8 1 And it came to pass after these things, that God did tempt* Abraham, and said unto him, Abraham: and he said, Behold, here I am. *H5254 נָסָה nacah (naw-saw') v. to test. This is important: because the reason for telling us in the initial sentence that “this is a test”, is so... Continue Reading →
Hebrews 3:1-7 … the Promise is Permanent
3:1 Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus; Paul is asking us once again to very, very carefully consider the evidence the dual role that Yeshua/Jesus is claiming; He is bothe the Perfect Sacrifice as well as the Perfect High Priest. Are you... Continue Reading →
Hebrews 2:13-18… Divine clothed in flesh.
Hebrews 2:13 And again, I will put my trust in him. And again, Behold I and the children which God hath given me. Isaiah 8:16-18 "Bind up the testimony, seal the law among my disciples. And I will wait upon the Lord, that hideth his face from the house of Jacob, and I will look... Continue Reading →