Contributing sermons since May 28, 2012
Contributed on Oct 19, 2020
The book of Hebrews was written for the Jewish people. According to Old Testament teaching, these people were raised with firm convictions that a priest was necessary to their relationship with God. The priest served as a go-between or an intercessor between man and God.
20 Tom Lowe Lesson #17 [ID3] The Priesthood of Christ (HEBREWS 5:6-10) Text (NIV) 6 And he says in another place, “You are a priest forever, in the order of Melchizedek.” 7 During the days of Jesus’ life on earth, he offered up prayers and petitions with fervent cries and tears to the one who ...read more
Contributed on Oct 17, 2020
This Lesson continues the great theme of Jesus as our High Priest, showing that He is superior to the Levitical priesthood. Christ, as we have already said has the office of prophet, priest, and king. He is God’s final word to man.
12/27/19 Tom Lowe Lesson #16 [ID2]: The Priesthood of Aaron (5:1-5) Scripture: Hebrews 5:1-5 (NIV) 1. Every high priest is selected from among the people and is appointed to represent the people in matters related to God, to offer gifts and sacrifices for sins. 2. He is able to deal gently with ...read more
Contributed on Oct 16, 2020
Jesus had to be made like His brothers and sisters in every respect so that He could become a merciful and faithful high priest in the service of God, and so that He might make propitiation1 for the sins of the people.
12/8/19 Tom Lowe Lesson #15 [ID1]: Our Compassionate High Priest (HEBREWS 4:14-16) Scripture: Hebrews 4:14-16 (NIV) 14.Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. 15. For we do not have a high priest who ...read more
Contributed on Oct 15, 2020
What determines whether someone who hears the gospel actually enters God’s rest? We do not have to ponder this question because He gives us the answer in John 3:16. [“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”]
11/6/19 Tom Lowe Lesson #14 [IC3c]: Warning Against Not Entering God’s Rest (HEBREWS 4:3-13) Scripture: Hebrews 4:3-4:13 (NIV) 3. Now we who have believed enter that rest, just as God has said, “So I declared on oath in my anger, ‘They shall never enter my rest.’?” And yet his works have been ...read more
Contributed on Oct 13, 2020
It seams evident that the writer had been concentrating his devotional reading on the book of Numbers at the time he prepared this sermon. He found in Numbers a record of the faithfulness of God to Israel in the wilderness.
10/4/19 Tom Lowe Lesson #13 [C3b]: Warning Against Unbelief (HEBREWS 3:12–4:2) Scripture: Hebrews 3:12-4:2 (NIV) Warning Against Unbelief (3:12-4:2) 12 See to it, brothers and sisters, that none of you has a sinful, unbelieving heart that turns away from the living God. 13 But encourage one ...read more