Sermon Series
  • 1. The Greatness Of Jesus Christ

    Contributed on Sep 3, 2004
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    As we look at the first three verses we discover something of the Greatness of our Lord Jesus Christ. He is certainly greater than the greatest of any of the prophets of the Old Testament era. Our Lord is indeed, greater than anything.

    THE GREATNESS OF JESUS CHRIST HEBREWS 1:1-3 Our God is not a silent God. He has always revealed Himself to mankind. Hebrews 1:1 tells that in times past God spoke to man through the Prophets. He spoke on numerous occasions and in different ways. God’s revelation through the prophets was ...read more

  • 2. A More Excellent Name

    Contributed on Sep 10, 2004
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    God has given his Son a more excellent name than any name in all of creation. Since God has given Jesus a more excellent name than any other name, including the angels, we must yield our lives to his lordship. Why has Jesus been given a more excellent

    A MORE EXCELLENT NAME Hebrews 1:4-14 Do you believe in angels? Have you ever seen one? I have never seen one, but the Bible teaches of their existence. Certainly many believers have benefited from their ministry. In this passage we learn several things about angels. Angels are ...read more

  • 3. Pay Attention

    Contributed on Sep 10, 2004
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    The writer encourages us to give “earnest heed to the things we have heard.” Or as the NIV puts it, “Pay more careful attention therefore to what we have heard.” As I examine this passage, I find at least three reasons why we should pay careful attentio

    PAY ATTENTION Hebrews 2:1-4 “Therefore we must give the more earnest heed to the things we have heard, lest we drift away.” Pay attention! Teachers, how many times have you had to say this to your students? You are teaching something they need to know but their minds are somewhere else. ...read more

  • 4. The Destiny Of The Redeemed

    Contributed on Sep 10, 2004
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    in our text for today, we are reminded God’s original purpose for man, how God’s purpose was marred by sin, and how God’s purpose has been restored in Jesus Christ.

    THE DESTINY OF THE REDEEMED Hebrews 2:5-9 Genesis 1:26-27 says, “Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness: let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, over all the earth and over every creeping thing that ...read more

  • 5. Seeing Jesus

    Contributed on Sep 10, 2004
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    Though we do not have a photo of Jesus, but in these verses we have several word pictures that describe just who the man Jesus really is.

    SEEING JESUS Hebrews 2:5-18 On one occasion certain Greeks approached one of the twelve disciples and said, "Sir, We would see Jesus." Certainly that ought to be the desire of every one of us as we gather to worship our Lord. As the song says, "Open my eyes Lord, I want to see ...read more

  • 6. Stay Focused On Jesus

    Contributed on Sep 10, 2004
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    Therefore the writer admonishes us to “consider“ Jesus Christ. Fix your thoughts on Him. Stay focused on Jesus. Why should we stay focused on Jesus?

    STAY FOCUSED ON JESUS Hebrews 3:1-6 The other day, I went over to the Ross Barnett Reservoir to take some pictures. As I was driving on west pipeline road, I saw an eagle, perched on a stump. Slowly, I stopped my car and put my camera with my telephoto lens in the window. What an ...read more

  • 7. The Danger Of Hardness Of Heart

    Contributed on Sep 10, 2004
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    Are you in danger of hardening your heart to the precious truths of the gospel of Christ?

    THE DANGER OF HARDNESS OF HEART Hebrews 3:7-19 How is your heart? I am not asking about the physical condition of your heart, but the spiritual condition. Sometimes we describe the experience of becoming a Christian as inviting Jesus to come into the heart. The Bible speaks of a troubled ...read more

  • 8. Rest In God

    Contributed on Sep 12, 2004
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    The inspired writer uses three historical events that illustrate for us the rest God has in store for His children.

    REST IN GOD Hebrews 4:1-11 Two artists attempted to paint a picture of peace. The first drew a beautiful scene. He painted an ocean still as a pond, showing a graceful sailboat passing by. Overhead the sky was blue, flecked with light, fluffy clouds. And on the shore children played ...read more

  • 9. How To Enter God's Rest

    Contributed on Sep 12, 2004
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    In spite of the fact that Jesus paid it all for us on the cross, people continue to struggle, trying to earn the Christian life. If that is your situation today, I plead with you to stop trying, and start trusting. Be diligent to enter into that rest.

    HOW TO ENTER GOD’S REST Hebrews 4:11-16 "Let us therefore be diligent to enter that rest, lest anyone fall after the same example of disobedience." "Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and ...read more

  • 10. The Author Of Eternal Salvation

    Contributed on Sep 12, 2004
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    Jesus could not be a priest under the Old Covenant because He was of the tribe of Judah. However, he has been made a High Priest under the order of Melchizedek.

    THE AUTHOR OF ETERNAL SALVATION Heb 4:14-5:10 You and I have a Great High Priest in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Out High Priest is superior to the Old Testament High Priest and the order of Aaron. In 5:1-4, we discover the qualifications of the high priest. First, he must be taken ...read more

  • 11. Overcoming Spiritual Dullness

    Contributed on Sep 12, 2004
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    The problem of Spiritual dullness prevents us from grasping the deeper truths of the Christian faith. The writer warns his readers about becoming dull or sluggish of hearing because such dullness can lead to even more serious spiritual problems.

    OVERCOMING SPIRITUAL DULLNESS Hebrews 5:11-6:12 A preacher was known for his loud preaching. One day a lady with a hearing problem said, "Preacher, I want to thank you for preaching loud for those of us who are hard of hearing." The preacher responded, "Thank you, mom, but actually I preach ...read more

  • 12. Hope, An Anchor For The Soul

    Contributed on Sep 13, 2004
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    Our text for today describes the believers "hope" as an "anchor for the soul, both sure and steadfast."

    HOPE: AN ANCHOR FOR THE SOUL Hebrews 6:13-20 Several years ago my parents and I lived on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Our neighbors had a beautiful 65’ yacht. His yacht was in process of being towed when a sudden violent storm came up. The neighbors entire family was on the boat. With the ...read more

  • 13. Jesus: Our Priest/King

    Contributed on Sep 13, 2004
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    Jesus Christ is our great High Priest and our everlasting King. His ministry as Priest/King is prefigured in a mysterious character in the Old Testament by the name of Melchizedek.

    JESUS: OUR PRIEST/KING Hebrews 7:1-10 Jesus Christ is our great High Priest and our everlasting King. His ministry as Priest/King is prefigured in a mysterious character in the Old Testament by the name of Melchizedek. This man briefly appeared to Abraham in Genesis 14:17-20. Let’s read ...read more

  • 14. The New Covenant

    Contributed on Sep 13, 2004
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    Today, we will discover that the New Covenant established by Jesus Christ is “better” than the Old Covenant.

    THE NEW COVENANT Hebrews 8:1-13 The key word in Hebrews is the word “better.” Jesus is better than the prophets, the angels, Moses, Joshua, Aaron, etc. We have that Jesus is a superior High Priesthood to the Old Testament priests. Today, we will discover that the New Covenant established by ...read more

  • 15. No Greater Sacrifice

    Contributed on Sep 13, 2004
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    The sacrifice of Jesus Christ is greater than all the sacrifices of the Old Testament for several reasons.

    NO GREATER SACRIFICE Heb. 9:1-15 We have seen that Jesus Christ has a superior High Priesthood to that of The Old Testament. Last week we discovered that the New Covenant is superior to that of the Old. In Chapter nine, we will discover that the Heavenly Sanctuary or tabernacle is superior ...read more

  • 16. The Power Of The Blood

    Contributed on Sep 19, 2004
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    In this passage, we discover the power of the blood of Jesus.

    THE POWER OF THE BLOOD Hebrews 9:11-14 All through the epistle to the Hebrews, the author seeks to show the superiority of Jesus Christ. In this chapter he shows that the New Covenant is superior to the Old. Under the Old there was a tabernacle, though made according to the pattern God gave, ...read more

  • 17. Christ's Three Apperances

    Contributed on Sep 19, 2004
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    As we examine these verses, we discover that there were three appearances of Christ. His past appearance took place in the incarnation. His present appearance is in the heavenly Holy of Holies. His future appearance will take place at the second advent

    CHRIST’S THREE APPEARANCES Hebrews 9:23-28 The book of Hebrews talks about the superiority of the Sacrifice of Jesus Christ over the OT sacrifices. The OT High Priest entered the Holy of Holies to present us before God. Christ entered a more perfect tabernacle. The OT sanctuary was merely ...read more

  • 18. Found Faithful

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2004
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    The first readers of the book of Hebrews were Jewish believers, in danger of deserting their faith and reverting to the old system of law. The author was challenging them to be faithful to their faith in Jesus Christ. That challenge is now given to us as

    FOUND FAITHFUL Hebrews 10:19-25 The book of Hebrews teaches us about the supremacy of the Lord Jesus Christ as the only way to God. God spoke in the past many different times and in many different ways. God’s final revelation was through His Son, Jesus Christ. The gospel of Jesus Christ ...read more

  • 19. Maintaining Your Confidence In Christ

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2004
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    In this text, the writer of Hebrews was exhorting them to maintain their faith in Jesus Christ, no matter what kind of trials they might have to face. These words are an encouragement for all believers going through difficult days.

    MAINTAINING YOUR CONFIDENCE IN CHRIST Hebrews 10:26-38 The original readers of Hebrews had been going through difficult times of persecution for their faith. Some were tempted to detach themselves from their Christian fellowship in order to avoid arrest, reproach, and suffering. Moreover, ...read more

  • 20. A Faith That Endures

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2004
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    When Jesus comes again, those who truly believe in Jesus will be on the winning side. Until then, there is need for patient endurance. In 10:26-39, the writer gives a word of caution, a word of commendation, and a word of challenge.

    A FAITH THAT ENDURES Hebrews 10:26-39 The original readers of Hebrews had been going through difficult times of persecution for their faith. Some were tempted to detach themselves from their Christian fellowship in order to avoid arrest, reproach, and suffering. Moreover, some were in ...read more

  • 21. Faith Is

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2004
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    In the 11th chapter of Hebrews, we have the greatest description of faith to be found anywhere. Then we have a long list of men and women of Faith all through the Old Testament period. Time will not permit us to examine the entire chapter so we shall f

    FAITH IS Hebrews 11:1-7 The eleventh chapter of Hebrews is one of the great chapters in the Bible. It is called “the faith chapter,” the “roll call of faith,” and “God’s Great Hall of Fame.” Hebrews 11:6 tells us, “without faith it is impossible to please God.” Faith is absolutely essential ...read more

  • 22. The Faith Of Father Abraham

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2004
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    In Hebrews 11:8-22, the writer cites the life of Abraham as an example of the life of faith. As we examine the faith of Abraham, we will discover how faith can relate to us.

    THE FAITH OF FATHER ABRAHAM Hebrews 11:8-22 “By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowing whither he went” (Hebrews 11:8). One of the greatest examples of faith is seen in the life of ...read more

  • 23. True Leadership Requires Faith

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2004
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    Moses was one of the greatest leaders in History, especially in the Old Testament. He was the deliverer, the great law giver, the great statesman who was used mightily of God in his day. Yet had it not been for his faith, we would have never heard of Mo

    TRUE LEADERSHIP REQUIRES FAITH Heb 11:23-29 Have faith! That is an admonition often heard, often from those who are not going through the things we are going through. Have faith in God, for faith is only as good as its object. Our faith must be in God, in his word, in his promises. ...read more

  • 24. Keep On Running

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2004
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    It is easy to want to give up and drop out of the running. God does not want us to become weary and lose heart. Brethren, We have come too far to turn back now. How are we to run the this race of life?

    KEEP ON RUNNING THE RACE Hebrews 12:1-4 The Bible is full of references to Sports. Warren Wiersbe said that if the Apostle Paul were alive today, he would read the sports page. He often talks about running in a race, the victor’s crown, even about boxing. The writer of Hebrews also used ...read more

  • 25. The Father's Discipline

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2004
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    In Hebrews 11:1-12:4, we learn that all God¡¦s children go through trying times in life. God uses those trying times to make us more like Jesus. This passage uses three different words to describe God¡¦s discipline in his children.

    THE FATHER¡¦S DISCIPLINE Hebrews 12:3-17 Why do persecution, testing, trial, sickness, pain, sorrow, and trouble come into the life of the believer? Are they a sign of God¡¦s anger or displeasure? Do they happen by chance? How should we react to them? Certainly some of our sufferings and ...read more

  • 26. Hindrances To Holiness

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2004
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    One of the purposes of God discipline is that believers might pursue a life of holiness.

    HINDRANCES TO HOLINESS Heb. 12:14-17 One of the purposes of God discipline is that believers might pursue a life of holiness. Verse 10 says, “For they indeed for a few days chastened us as seemed best to them, but He for our profit, that we may be partakers of his holiness. Now no chastening ...read more

  • 27. The Two Mountains

    Contributed on Sep 23, 2004
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    Once again in this text, we find the superiority of the New Covenant over the Old Covenant. The writer makes a distinction between two great mountains in the Bible, Mt. Sinai and Mt. Zion.

    THE TWO MOUNTAINS Heb 12:18-24 The key thought of the book of Hebrews is seen in the word “better.” Throughout this book, we have sought to emphasize the superiority of Jesus Christ over the Old Covenant. Jesus is better than the prophets, than the angels, than Moses and Aaron. The New ...read more

  • 28. The Benediction

    Contributed on Oct 4, 2004
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    As we examine this prayer of benediction we discover several truths about God.

    THE BENEDICTION Heb. 13:20-21 The word “benediction” comes from the two Latin words “bene” = well and “dicere” = speak. It means “to speak well of.” The idea is to speak a blessing. Many churches end their worship services with a benediction, or a blessing. The Bible contains several ...read more