Monthly Archives: October 2015

Fix Your Eyes on Jesus

How do you run a race? Athlete or not, Hebrews 12:1-3 challenges you to run your race well—by keeping your eyes fixed on Jesus. Run the race! Remember that you are surrounded by a cloud of witnesses. Be cautious about … Continue reading

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Only Together with Us

If you had been writing Hebrews 11 would your list have been different from that of the author? The closing verses of the chapter (32-40) help point you to the reason these accounts are mentioned. Have faith, no matter what! … Continue reading

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Rahab, Woman of Faith

Those who heard the letter to the Hebrews read for the first time may have been surprised, as perhaps you are, to find the name of Rahab appearing in Hebrews 11:31. Rahab seems an unlikely candidate for this list of … Continue reading

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The Reward of Choosing Disgrace

One of the challenges of parenting is to teach children that choices have consequences. But what parent would encourage a child to pick disgrace? Hebrews 11:24-26 praises the faith of Moses, who chose disgrace, but chose it for a very … Continue reading

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Live as a Pilgrim People

What does it mean to live as a resident alien in this country? Hebrews 11:13-16 describes God’s people as aliens, yet residing in this world. Recognize that you are an alien. Abraham lived as a resident alien. Hebrews draws your … Continue reading

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