• The Inadequacy of Joshua’s Rest

    Hebrews 4:6–10

    Everyone who trusts in Christ has already entered the perfect rest of God (Heb. 4:3), for in Jesus we rest from sin. Yet, we wait for that rest to be consummated in the new heavens and earth. We anticipate that ...Read More

  • Benefiting from God’s Message

    Hebrews 4:1–2

    Matthew Henry comments, “When we have heard the word, assenting to the truth of it, approving of it, accepting the mercy offered, applying the word to ourselves with suitable affections, then we shall find great profit and gain by the ...Read More

  • A Warning from the Wilderness Generation

    Hebrews 3:7–11

    The Christian life is not merely a single decision to follow Christ, as decisive as our conversion is. The Christian life is an ongoing commitment to Jesus, a daily turning to Him in repentance and faith as we await the ...Read More

  • The Greater New Covenant Mediator

    Hebrews 3:1–6

    Today’s passage concludes by saying that we are God’s house if we hold fast our confidence (Heb. 3:6). How do we know that we are part of the house that God is building and in which He dwells? By persevering ...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

  • 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

  • The Jews Covenant to Obey God

    Nehemiah 10:28–39

    The promises or covenants that we make will ultimately be only as good as our commitment to keep them. Formalizing promises in writing is a good thing to keep us accountable, but written documents are meaningless if we do not ...Read More

  • God Remembers Hannah

    1 Samuel 1:19–28

    It is a blessing indeed that God will never forget His people. He will never abandon His covenant of salvation with those who have trusted in Him. Thus, even if we think He is absent, He is actually working behind ...Read More

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