See to it that no one fails to obtain the grace of God; that no “root of bitterness” springs up and causes trouble, and by it many become defiled; that no one is sexually immoral or unholy like Esau, who sold his birthright for a … Continue reading Disregard For The True Treasure
Strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord. Hebrews 12:14 People who live in an atmosphere of constant conflict often lament, “Oh, if I could just have peace!” Made in the image of God, we crave … Continue reading Big Difference!
Therefore strengthen your tired hands and weakened knees, and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be dislocated but healed instead. Hebrews 12:13 Perhaps you remember the moment you stood against the gale force winds, ran out of strength, … Continue reading Lame and Dislocated
Endure suffering as discipline: God is dealing with you as sons. For what son is there that a father does not discipline? But if you are without discipline—which all receive —then you are illegitimate children and not sons. Furthermore, we had natural fathers discipline us, … Continue reading The Dreaded Passage
For consider Him who endured such hostility from sinners against Himself, so that you won’t grow weary and lose heart. Hebrews 12:3 This devotional may only be for a fraction of you who are reading it. If you are one of the few who are … Continue reading Hostility And Our Enemies
…keeping our eyes on Jesus, the source and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that lay before Him endured a cross and despised the shame and has sat down at the right hand of God’s throne. Hebrews 12:2 Shame is a powerful catalyst. … Continue reading Thinking Little About Shame
Let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. Hebrews 12:1b Spiritual weights are anything that slow us down. The baggage we drag behind can largely be demonic residue from our choices. Weights can feel heavy but if the weights … Continue reading What Is A Weight?