Contributing sermons since Jul 7, 2013
Contributed on Dec 6, 2019
The way into the Holiest.
BUT CHRIST! Hebrews 9:1-14 We have been comparing and contrasting the new covenant with the old, the heavenly tabernacle with the earthly; the substance with its shadow (cf. Hebrews 8:1-13). Also the ministry of Jesus with that of Aaron (cf. Hebrews 5:1-10). In this passage we see that ...read more
Contributed on Dec 4, 2019
A more excellent Ministry based on a better Covenant founded on better promises.
OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE NEW Hebrews 8:1-13 This is the “sum” of all that the writer has been saying so far: “We have such a high priest…” (Hebrews 8:1a). Jesus, our high priest, is ‘holy, innocent, separated from sinners, and exalted above the heavens’ (cf. Hebrews 7:26). He is “seated ...read more
Contributed on Nov 23, 2019
Moving on to better things.
THE ASSURANCE OF HOPE Hebrews 6:9-20 We saw last week that the writer to the Hebrews concludes that those who are inclined to fall away are NIGH unto cursing (Hebrews 6:8); but he emphasises to the recipients of his letter that “we are persuaded better things of you, and things that ...read more
Contributed on Nov 16, 2019
But we are persuaded better things of you.
THE IMPOSSIBLE PROPOSITION Hebrews 5:11-6:9 The Hebrew Christians were not unfamiliar with persecution (Hebrews 10:32-35). Perhaps this was why some of them were inclined to fall away (Hebrews 6:6)? “But, beloved, we are persuaded better things of you,” the writer assures, “and things that ...read more
Contributed on Oct 27, 2019
Our rest based in the finished work of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Let us hold fast our profession and come boldly to the throne of grace.
ENTERING REST AND FINDING GRACE Hebrews 4:1-16 “Let us therefore fear” links this passage with the previous chapter. It has to do with the promise of “entering into His rest”, “lest any of you should seem to come short of it” (Hebrews 4:1). The promise of entering the promised land was ...read more