Monthly Archives: September 2013

Surrounded

Re: Verse reading–Hebrews 11:1-2, 32-40; 12:1-3, 12-17 (day one) “Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run … Continue reading

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The sign that we are shrinking back

Re: Verse reading–Hebrews 10:19-39 (day seven)  “We are not those who shrink back to destruction.” (v 39)  “Not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another.”  (v 25)  The danger is very real.  … Continue reading

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The good old days?

Re: Verse reading–Hebrews 10:19-39 (day six)  “Remember the former days, when, after being enlightened, you endured a great conflict of sufferings. . .therefore, do not throw away your confidence, which has great reward.”  (v 32, 35)  Sometimes we forget.  The … Continue reading

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We

Re: Verse reading–Hebrews 10:19-39 (day five) Verse 24 “And let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds”. “The bible knows nothing of solitary religion” – John Wesley One of the many insights I have gained … Continue reading

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Today

Re: Verse reading–Hebrews 10:19-39 (day four) “Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts.”  While you have today, you can begin to count on Jesus Christ–the only one who can teach you to live an eternal kind of life.  … Continue reading

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In His Presence

Re: Verse reading–Hebrews 10:19-39 (day three) The writer of Hebrews addresses two groups of people in this passage.  In verses 19-25, he speaks to those who have believed.  They have heard the gospel and through Christ, have entered into the … Continue reading

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Consider Love

Re: Verse reading–Hebrews 10:19-39 (day two) Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful. And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds. Heb. 10:23-24 Because … Continue reading

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Living by faith

Re: Verse reading–Hebrews 10:19-39 (day one) To read Hebrews is to review the Old Testament, and no passage is more important than Habakkuk 2:3-4 (quoted in today’s lesson, v 37-38)  “For the vision is yet for the appointed time; it hastens … Continue reading

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If I am saved, am I safe?

Re: Verse reading–Hebrews 5:11-14; 6:1-12 (day seven) “Land that produces thorns and thistles is worthless and is in danger of being cursed.  In the end it will be burned.”  (v 6:8)  It is an interesting question.  Important.  If I am saved, … Continue reading

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By this time you ought to be teachers

Re: Verse Reading–Hebrews 5:11-14; 6:1-12 (day six) “By this time you ought to be teachers, (but) you have need again for someone to teach you the elementary principles of. . . God.”  (v 5:12)  One factor that God uses in His righteous judgment is … Continue reading

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