• Made Lower to Be Crowned with Glory

    Hebrews 2:5–9

    We can hardly imagine it, but there is a sense in which redeemed human beings are greater than the angels. We will, after all, “judge angels” (1 Cor. 6:3). We must therefore understand the dignity of redeemed human beings, creatures ...Read More

  • A Sober Warning

    Hebrews 2:1–4

    We want people to choose Christ, but we must be careful never to let them think that choosing Christ is as inconsequential as choosing to wear a blue shirt rather than a red one or selecting chocolate ice cream over ...Read More

  • Ministering Spirits to Serve Us

    Hebrews 1:13–14

    The great Puritan scholar John Owen comments that “these blessed angels specially minister to [the church] and have us under their constant care.” Although we cannot normally see them, the angels of God are looking out for us. They are ...Read More

  • Servants and the King

    Hebrews 1:7–12

    Our understanding of Jesus must be as high as Scripture’s understanding of Him. Those who deny that Jesus is the incarnate God have a Christology, a doctrine of Christ, lower than that of the Word of God; thus, they have ...Read More

  • Better than the Angels

    Hebrews 1:5–6

    It is not too uncommon to see greeting cards and sentimental memorabilia extolling the virtues of angels. Certainly, it is good to respect the angels and all that God has them do for His people (Heb. 1:14). Yet, in following ...Read More

  • Walk Worthy

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  • The Final King and Priest

    Hebrews 1:3–4

    Christ is not merely a good teacher or wise guide; He is the very God of the universe and thus the Ruler of all. His word is supreme and cannot be disobeyed with impunity. We evidence our belief that Jesus ...Read More

  • God’s Final Word

    Hebrews 1:1–2

    Since Jesus is God’s final and best Word to us, we should not expect any new revelation from the Lord until we see Him face-to-face. The only place we can find His will for our lives is in His inscripturated ...Read More

  • The Epistle to the Hebrews

    Hebrews 7:22

    Most of us are not from a Jewish background, but that does not mean we are not tempted to leave Christ and go back to where we were before we met Him. But the book of Hebrews makes it clear ...Read More

  • Paul’s Closing Greeting

    2 Thessalonians 3:17–18

    Take some time to skim the book of 2 Thessalonians today and note a teaching or two that are particularly applicable to where you currently find yourself. Ask the Lord to help you follow the teaching and to give you ...Read More

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