• The End of Sin Offerings

    Hebrews 10:15–18

    Understanding that Christ has offered the perfect sacrifice for sin takes a lot of pressure off of us. While we should always be endeavoring to obey the Lord, we are freed from having to worry about whether our obedience, our ...Read More

  • Purified of Dead Works

    Hebrews 9:11–14

    First John 3:20 tells us that our fallen hearts and consciences do still at times attempt to condemn us if we are in Christ. When this happens, we must remind our consciences that they have been finally and fully cleansed ...Read More

  • New Covenant Teaching

    Hebrews 8:11–12

    Do we really believe that the gospel is for all people? If we do, then we will be willing to share the gospel with people of all kinds—with those who look like us and those who do not, with those ...Read More

  • Better Promises for a Better Covenant

    Hebrews 8:6–7

    Christ Jesus is the central figure of human history. The old covenant saints looked forward to His work, benefiting from His ministry under the old covenant types and shadows. We look back to Christ’s work, benefiting from His ministry through ...Read More

  • The Remedy for Sin’s Deceitfulness

    Hebrews 3:12–13

    Salvation is the work of God, but we have the high honor and privilege of being tools through which He works to keep His people in salvation. Our encouragement to doubting and sinning people who profess Christ may well be ...Read More

  • Deliverance from Death

    Hebrews 2:14–15

    John Calvin comments on the great comfort that we get from Hebrews 2:14–15. “For though the devil still lives, and constantly attempts our ruin, yet all his power to hurt us is destroyed or restrained. It is a great consolation ...Read More

  • The Righteous Judgment of God

    2 Thessalonians 1:5–8

    At times in the Christian life, believers may question whether they have genuine faith in Christ and thus whether they have salvation. One test of the authenticity of our faith is our willingness to suffer for Jesus. If we are ...Read More

  • Peace from Jesus

    John 14:27–28

    Jesus has secured peace between His people and the Father, so we can have peace in this world. It is not that we will not face difficulties but that our difficulties will not crush us, for we know that we ...Read More

  • Justification From the Just God

    Romans 3:22b–26

    God is both just and the justifier. He shows mercy without compromising His character. Because He is always true to Himself, we know that we can trust Him. He does not tell us that He is one thing and then ...Read More

  • Keeping Grace Gracious

    Romans 11:6

    All true Christians have a desire to obey God, but how do we separate that from our trusting in our own works? We know that we are trusting in our righteousness when we begin to think that our standing before ...Read More

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