Tag Archives: Hebrews

Focus on Jesus: He is the ultimate priest (part 1)

“Fix your thoughts on Jesus” (Hebrews 3:1) Hebrews 4:14-5:6 The writer of this letter has so far shown that Jesus is greater than the prophets (Hebrews 1:1,2), greater than the angels (Hebrews 1:5-14), and greater than Moses (Hebrews 3:1-6). Now … Continue reading

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Focus on Jesus: He is greater than Moses

“Fix your thoughts on Jesus” (Hebrews 3:1) Hebrews 3:1-6 Moses is greatly revered by the Jews, and rightly so, because he established the nation of Israel as God’s people. In obedience to God’s command, he brought the Israelites out of … Continue reading

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Focus on Jesus: He is fully human

“Fix your thoughts on Jesus” (Hebrews 3:1) Hebrews 2:14-18 Many early Christians with a background influenced by Greek philosophy struggled to accept that a divine being could become a human being. There was a very early heresy (Docetism) which maintained … Continue reading

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Focus on Jesus: He is the perfect human being

“Fix your thoughts on Jesus” (Hebrews 3:1) Hebrews 2:5-13 Human beings have a unique and very special place in God’s creation. We were created to rule the rest of it – including the angels! – as God’s deputies and representatives. … Continue reading

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Focus on Jesus: He is greater than the angels

“Fix your thoughts on Jesus” (Hebrews 3:1) People have always been fascinated by angels. They were highly regarded by the Jews as the mediators of God’s Law – beings who could bridge the gulf between the heavenly and earthly spheres. … Continue reading

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Focus on Jesus: He is God

“Fix your thoughts on Jesus” (Hebrews 3:1) Hebrews 1:3 This is one of the key doctrines of Christianity (if not THE key doctrine), which makes us distinct from every other religion in the world. People of many faiths are very … Continue reading

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Deep clean

We believe in Jesus Christ… who was crucified, died and was buried, and descended into the grave. Hebrews 9:14 The blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself unblemished to God, will cleanse our consciences from acts that … Continue reading

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