Our concern is not so much with Abraham. Our chief focus of attention is on “the God of Abraham.” The story of Abraham is both the story of Abraham and the story of God’s grace and power. We see the grace of God, revealed in the promises of God. We see the power of God, […]Read More Opening up God’s Word: Genesis 12:1-3 (related reading – Hebrews 6:13-20)
“The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure” (Jeremiah 17:9). What did Jeremiah mean when he said this? The words of the Rev Eric Alexander sum up Jeremiah’s point very well: “The heart of the human problem is the problem of the human heart.” When we read Jeremiah’s words on their own, we […]Read More A Human Problem That Needs – And Has – A Divine Solution
It’s great that we are able to encourage one another in the Lord. Hebrews 10:25 speaks about “the assembling of ourselves together” and “exhorting one another.” Each of us has a particular ministry of encouragement to those with whom we are gathered together to worship the Lord. It is a privilege to be able to […]Read More Encouraging one other in the Lord
“And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good works, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching” (Hebrews 10:24-25). What happens in the place of worship is important – but […]Read More When Our Worship Ends, Our Witness Begins.
“See that you do not refuse him who is speaking” (Hebrews 11:25). Have you heard what Jesus has to say about the Kingdom of God and the one way in which it can be entered? What have you done about it? The message of God’s Kingdom calls for our response. Have you received this message […]Read More “See that you do not refuse him who is speaking” (Hebrews 11:25).
Hebrews 1-5 We see the greatness of Christ in both His heavenly glory – ‘Let all God’s angels worship Him’ (1:6) – and His saving grace – ‘He suffered death, so that by the grace of God He might taste death for everyone’ (2:9). God invites each of us to receive a great blessing – […]Read More Journey through the New Testament: Hebrews
Our God is “the living God” (Hebrews 12:22). He is the God who is life. He is the God who gives life. He is the eternal God. He gives us eternal life.Read More The Living God