“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
Hebrews 13:8 Jesus Christ is not merely a figure from the past. He is “Jesus Christ, risen from the dead” (Hebrews 13:8). Jesus Christ, the risen Saviour, the living Lord, stands at the centre of our future. He does not only speak to us from the past. He also speaks to us from the future. […]Read More Jesus Is Calling Us On To His Future.
The Lord calls us to return to Him. God calls us to be His faithful people. He says, ‘Return to Me.’ He promises to bless those who return to Him: ‘I will return to you’. God calls us to honour Him with our ‘tithes and offerings: ‘Bring the whole tithe (tenth) into the storehouse…’ When […]Read More Special Days – Presentation of the Lord: Malachi 3:1-4; Psalm 24; Hebrews 2:14-18; Luke 2:22-40
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)
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