Monthly Archives: January 2016

Greetings and Grace

What do you do when you finish reading a book? Do you simply say, that was a nice read, or do you do something as a result? The concluding postscript of this book, Hebrews 13:22-25, calls you to greet one … Continue reading

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The Great Shepherd!

Although Hebrews refers often to the exaltation of Christ, this blessing in Hebrews 13:20-21, at the end of the book, is the one explicit mention of his resurrection. God raising him from the dead is crucial, both for your eternal … Continue reading

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Go Outside the Camp

Local geography can be important, even when using a GPS device. Hebrews 13:12-16 focuses on the location of the sacrifices on the Day of Atonement in the Old Testament, and on the geography involved in the crucifixion of Christ. Go … Continue reading

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The Same Yesterday, Today, and Forever

On one of the application forms used by a denominational committee on which I serve is the request: “Give the names of teachers, writers, pastors, or others who have most influenced your religious thinking and experience.” Hebrews 13:7-8 points the … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions?

New year’s resolutions can be a very good thing, though too often they don’t last. Hebrews 13:1-6 sets some high expectations for you as a believer, but they run much deeper than simply resolutions to live better. Why should you … Continue reading

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