Tag Archives: Hebrews

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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How can God die?

We believe in Jesus Christ… who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, and suffered under Pontius Pilate. Hebrews 2:14,15 Since the children have flesh and blood, Jesus too shared in their humanity so that by … Continue reading

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God on earth

We believe in Jesus Christ, God’s one and only Son, our Lord Hebrews 1:3 The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact representation of His being, sustaining all things by His powerful word. Christians believe that Jesus … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame: Coda

Hebrews 11:35-40 Many of the stories we read in the Bible tell of God’s miraculous interventions on behalf of His people. The sons of the widow of Zarephath (I Kings 17:17-24) and the Shunammite woman (II Kings 4:8-37), for example, … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame: Judges, kings and prophets

Hebrews 11:32-34 This list of the ‘heroes of faith’ could be almost never-ending – especially since it includes not only those who are celebrated in Scripture, but also many more whose names are not recorded. They won great victories (military, … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame: Rahab

Hebrews 11:31 Rahab is perhaps the most surprising character to be found in this list of heroes of faith. She and her family escaped the fate of the other citizens of Jericho – not because of her ethnic origin (she … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame: the Israelites

Hebrews 11:28-30 Moses was not the only person in his generation to have faith. So too did all the other Israelites; for they believed God’s word through Moses and acted upon it. In order to be saved, they first had … Continue reading

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