Month: January 2019

Plan For The Week

Good morning, I'll be traveling to Colorado this week to speak at a conference and because of that, I'll be out of my routine of studying and writing each morning. Hebrews will continue after my return. As I was praying about what to send out, … Continue reading Plan For The Week

A Language Reserved For Only One

For to which of the angels did God ever say, “You are my Son,today I have begotten you”? Or again, “I will be to him a father, and he shall be to me a son”?   Hebrews 1:5 The more intimate a relationship, the more exclusive … Continue reading A Language Reserved For Only One

What Name Interests You Most?

[Jesus], having become as much superior to angels as the name he has inherited is more excellent than theirs.  Hebrews 1:4 Very few angels appear to have names but we can usually name two who do. Gabriel and Michael.  Angels make up the host of … Continue reading What Name Interests You Most?

Five Words. What Do They Mean To You?

After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high.  Hebrews 1:4 The first five words ~ powerful words ~ and so simply said that they could get lost in some quick read of Hebrews.  Yet, in the … Continue reading Five Words. What Do They Mean To You?

What’s The Good News In This?

In these last days, He has spoken to us by His Son. God has appointed Him heir of all things and made the universe through Him. Hebrews 1:2 Jesus has been made heir of all things – which means that He has been made heir … Continue reading What’s The Good News In This?

In Person Always Trumps Second Hand

IN PERSON ALWAYS TRUMPS SECOND HAND Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets. In these last days, He has spoken to us by His Son.   Hebrews 1:1a How many times, prior to meeting someone, has … Continue reading In Person Always Trumps Second Hand

Why Hebrews Stands Out From All Others

Introduction Embarking on Hebrews at the beginning of this New Year invokes the memory of tackling Romans in 2010.  God had clearly spoken to me at a Desiring God Conference in Minneapolis about stepping up to teach a book with theological substance, a book that … Continue reading Why Hebrews Stands Out From All Others