• Esau’s Negative Example

    Hebrews 12:16–17

    God will forgive any sin we commit provided that we genuinely trust in Him through Christ, repenting truly of our sin. Genuine repentance is sorrow not for the consequences of our sin but for offending our holy God. When we ...Read More

  • A Call for Strength

    Hebrews 12:12–13

    There is much that we can do to improve our running the race of faith that is the Christian life. The most important is making sure that we attend corporate worship regularly, week in and week out. Seeking to worship ...Read More

  • Faith at Jericho

    Hebrews 11:30–31

    That God received Rahab is comforting to us given that she was a notorious sinner. The grace of the Lord is not limited to those who have made good life choices. It extends to all people who are willing to ...Read More

  • The Faith of Moses and Israel

    Hebrews 11:27–29

    Many people profess faith in Jesus and outwardly do the kinds of things that Christians do. Yet if one does not actually possess faith in Christ, all this will be for naught. From time to time, we should ask ourselves, ...Read More

  • Moses Identifies with Israel by Faith

    Hebrews 11:24–26

    The Bible does not teach that the good things of this world are automatically forbidden to God’s people. In fact, we are free to enjoy them, provided that we can enjoy them without sinning. When the choice is between obeying ...Read More

  • God Is Power

    Psalm 115:3

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  • Desiring a Better Country

    Hebrews 11:13–16

    Faith and repentance involve turning away from something—sin—and turning to Someone—the one true God through Christ. If we profess faith in Jesus, we must become strangers and exiles on earth, never fully fitting in with the world system. John Calvin ...Read More

  • The Faith of Abel and Enoch

    Hebrews 11:4–5

    Abel and Enoch remind us that when motivated by true faith, we give of our best willingly to God and walk with Him continually. Let us give our first and best to God with cheerful hearts and seek to walk ...Read More

  • Exchanging Sacrifice for Judgment

    Hebrews 10:26–27

    John Owen comments that the kind of apostasy in view in Hebrews 10:26–27 is done “obstinately, maliciously, from choice, without compulsion or fear.” It is not a momentary lapse of faith that the author is talking about. Nevertheless, such lapses ...Read More

  • Focus and Faithfulness

    Romans 7:18

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