Month: February 2019

Eighty Pounds Of Wool

That is why I was angry with that generation; I said, ‘Their hearts are always going astray, and they have not known my ways.’ Hebrews 3:10 Sheep follow any leader.  They are easily distracted.  Going astray doesn’t always begin with malicious intent.  The shepherd and … Continue reading Eighty Pounds Of Wool

You’ve Already Told Me That

Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says: Today, if you hear His voice, do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion, on the day of testing in the wilderness, where your fathers tested Me, tried Me, and saw My works for 40 years. Hebrews 3:7-9  … Continue reading You’ve Already Told Me That

Worshiping a Servant

Now Moses was faithful in all God's house as a servant, to testify to the things that were to be spoken later, but Christ is faithful over God's house as a son. And we are his house, if indeed we hold fast our confidence and … Continue reading Worshiping a Servant

Little God Makers

For Jesus has been counted worthy of more glory than Moses—as much more glory as the builder of a house has more honor than the house itself.  Hebrews 3:3 Oh, what little god makers are we!  No matter where we worship, if it’s not at … Continue reading Little God Makers

Banishment and the Call to Paradise

Therefore, holy brothers, you who share in a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our confession, who was faithful to him who appointed him, just as Moses also was faithful in all God's house.  Hebrews 3:1-2  “Consider Jesus, the high priest … Continue reading Banishment and the Call to Paradise

Do You Really Understand?

For because He Himself has suffered when tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted.  Hebrews 2:18 Just after Ron and I were married, we had a neighbor we got to know quite well.  Her first question when seeing either of us … Continue reading Do You Really Understand?

The Path of the Perfect High Priest

Therefore, He had to be like His brothers in every way, so that He could become a merciful and faithful high priest in service to God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people. Hebrews 2:17 Propitiation is a word we usually pass over … Continue reading The Path of the Perfect High Priest

The Book Of Negroes

Now since the children have flesh and blood in common, Jesus also shared in these, so that through His death He might destroy the one holding the power of death—that is, the Devil — and free those who were held in slavery all their lives … Continue reading The Book Of Negroes

The Shock Of It All

Now since the children have flesh and blood in common, Jesus also shared in these, so that through His death He might destroy the one holding the power of death—that is, the Devil — and free those who were held in slavery all their lives … Continue reading The Shock Of It All

Am I Safe Or Not?

As it is, we do not yet see everything subjected to him. But we do see Jesus—made lower than the angels for a short time so that by God’s grace He might taste death for everyone—crowned with glory and honor because of His suffering in … Continue reading Am I Safe Or Not?