Letter To The Hebrews
Contributed by Paul Clemente on Feb 11, 2019 (message contributor)
1. Christ And Angels
Contributed on Feb 11, 2019
Why did God cite angels with Jesus Christ in the beginning of the Letter to the Hebrews?
We continue our worship of God through Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit by opening our Bibles, God’s Word. We just finished learning from the Book of Exodus in the Old Testament (the Old Covenant set up by God). We now go again to the New Testament (the New Covenant again set up by God but now ...read more
Contributed on Feb 18, 2019
The Hebrews 2000 years ago who became Believers of Jesus Christ were warned about their impression of angels!
Let us continue our worship by learning from what God was trying to say to Hebrews about 2000 years ago who became Believers of Jesus Christ but were tempted to go back to Judaism. The Letter to the Hebrews are instructions for Christian Believers who used to be Jews; but the Letter is applicable ...read more
3. Faith In Christ = Sabbath Rest
Contributed on Apr 1, 2019
What does it mean to have faith in Christ?
Please open your Bibles to Hebrews Chapter 4….. We will read again today “For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. Nothing in all creation is ...read more
4. A Full Rest Present And Future
Contributed on Mar 26, 2019
God desires for every person to have His rest!
Let us start with this question: Does God rest?? How do we know?? But does God really need rest?? Because God is God, He is rest! Now, let’s answer this question; If God is already rest, why did He create humans (who He already knew were going to sin against Him)?? Here’s the bottom line, which I ...read more
5. Learn! Live! Long For!
Contributed on Mar 18, 2019
Hebrew Christians 2000 years ago were reminded of the wanderings of their ancestors and we Christians too today are warned about straying away from and disobeying God!
We continue our worship of God by learning from the Letter to the Hebrews. The immediate audience of the letter were Hebrews who became Christians. The Temple in Jerusalem, where Jewish rituals and worship happen, was likely still there when the letter was written to those Hebrew Christians. ...read more
6. God's House May Cease?
Contributed on Mar 12, 2019
What makes God's house on earth?
There’s a new movie out; Captain Marvel another superhero in Lalaland! But in real life, what do people really look for in a hero?? Who do you think the general public would say are their heroes today?? We do need heroes today don’t we? When we were growing up, we certainly needed heroes; they ...read more
7. God Jesus Becoming A Man?
Contributed on Mar 4, 2019
What is the main reason for Jesus becoming a human being?
Let us continue to worship our God by listening to His Word given about 2000 years ago in a Letter to Hebrews who became Believers of Jesus Christ. Please open your Bibles to Hebrews Chapter 2….. We noted last week from the first part of Hebrews 2 that every Christian must stand firm with the ...read more
8. Why Is Blood Needed For Forgiveness Of Sins?
Contributed on Jun 3, 2019
A "Will" requires death (shedding of blood) in order for the promises in a will is realized; the old and new covenant requires shedding of blood but Jesus' was from heaven, once and for all, and eternal!
As we prepare our hearts for Communion, let us listen and learn from God’s Word in Hebrews 9….. As we had noted from the first half of Hebrews 9, God established a relationship with the Hebrews of old through a covenant but it was limited, temporary, and only a shadow of what is in heaven. ...read more
9. Clear Consciences
Contributed on May 27, 2019
is Jesus Christ who can cleanse our consciences from dead works; what do we have to do?
Let’s continue our worship of God by listening and learning from His Word…. open your Bibles to Hebrews 9…….. Let us remind ourselves again why this letter was written by God: Hebrews about 2000 years ago became Believers of Jesus Christ as they witnessed or heard about the death and resurrection ...read more
10. Why Is Old Covenant Obsolete?
Contributed on May 20, 2019
We say we are Christians and Jesus Christ is our Lord and Savior, why do we allow anything (rituals, religions, entertainment, other people, etc....) take more time and focus than Christ, our New Covenant?
Let’s worship our God by listening to His Word. God’s word is Truth and the Truth will set us free. Our Lord Jesus Christ also said “I have come that they may have life, and have it to the fullest!” Our lives can be full if we trust Jesus Christ as our only Savior and God and listen and follow ...read more
11. Calling Of Priests And Moms
Contributed on May 13, 2019
All Christians become a Royal Priesthood but we will not live forever on earth!
Happy Mother’s Day to all of you; and yes, we will have a time to honor and pray for our moms, but let’s first of all hear from God; and we should all know by now that all of God’s Word apply to all of us; but moms are special and so God’s word can be very unique and special for mothers alone. ...read more
12. Guarantor Of Perfection Forever
Contributed on May 6, 2019
The Hebrew Christians 2000 years ago beleived in the High Priest Melchizedek who was not part of Israel and so they were encouraged to believe in the New High Priest Forever, the Guarantor of Perfection, Jesus Christ!
Let us start by reading Genesis 14:11-24; page…… Now please turn to the Letter to the Hebrews Chapter 7….. That story in Genesis 14 is the background of Hebrews 7. Remember that the Letter was originally written to Hebrews about 2000 years ago who became Believers of Jesus Christ. The Letter was ...read more
13. God Encouraging Christians
Contributed on Apr 30, 2019
God’s desire is for Christians to be encouraged with the Bible and His oaths!
Let us continue to worship our God by listening to what He has to say to us today. Please open your Bibles, God’s Word to the Letter to the Hebrews Chapter 6….. We have been noting that those Hebrew Christians about 2000 years ago had one foot in Christianity but the other foot wants to go back to ...read more
14. What Type Of Church Are We?
Contributed on Apr 15, 2019
A church can call itself Christian but it does not mean that everyone in that church are true believers of Christ!
Today is known as Palm Sunday, also known as the Triumphal Entry of Jesus Christ to Jerusalem! We will incorporate our study of Hebrews 6 to our worship by reminding ourselves of the significance of Holy week (Palm Sunday, Good Friday with Passover/Communion and the Resurrection)! To put all of ...read more
15. Ultimate Warning For Those In Church!
Contributed on Jun 18, 2019
Just regularly attending a christian church is not a "ticket" to heaven!
Let us continue to worship our Lord by learning again from the Letter to the Hebrews, Chapter 10………. Let us note again that the Letter to the Hebrews was written to a Christian Church which had mostly Jewish attenders. Read along with me Hebrews 10:26-39… It is important for us to remember again ...read more
16. Biblical Faith
Contributed on Jun 24, 2019
Does it really mean anything when a person just says "I have faith"?
1 John 1:9 states “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.” Who are the “we” in this verse?? Who is the “He” in the verse?? What are Christians to do?? What happens when a Christian confesses their ...read more
17. Abraham's Faith
Contributed on Jul 1, 2019
What can we learn from Abraham's faith in God?
We continue our worship of God by hearing from Him through the Letter originally addressed to a Christian Church composed mainly of Hebrews. Today we will learn from Abraham, known as the Father of Faith. Please open your Bibles to Hebrews 11… read along with me first of all verses 1-3, then ...read more
18. Faith Of Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, & Moses' Parents
Contributed on Jul 16, 2019
How can we follow the actions of faith of the Old Testament heroes?
Let us continue our worship of God by learning again from Hebrews 11…. v1-3…… faith is somewhat defined v4-38: God lists people who put their faith into action! Putting all of this together, we can better define biblical faith = being certain of what God said and take action on it! God does not ...read more
19. Moses' Faith
Contributed on Jul 22, 2019
Moses took courageous actions in faith including going against the Mighty Pharaoh of Egypt!
Thinking of our loss of Evie Morris Gutzmer, my 27 year old recently married niece, I actually thought of not coming to church today. But in spite of our pain, God is always worthy of worship! Nothing is impossible with our God! God could have healed Evie’s body last Tuesday night; but God loved ...read more
20. Faith Of Groups And A Woman
Contributed on Jul 29, 2019
Not only as individuals but also groups and male or female, we all must know how to live by faith.
Let’s continue to worship our God by hearing again His teachings for us in Hebrews 11…. We noted in previous messages that all Believers of God are to live by faith; and this biblical faith is defined as being certain of what God said and take action on it! God does not call us to blind faith. God ...read more
21. Listen, Live, Look Forward To God's Eternal Promise
Contributed on Aug 5, 2019
Live by faith: listen to God, do what God says, and focus on the eternal promise of God through Jesus Christ!
We have been learning from our Creator God from Hebrews 11. Many are commended for their faith as they took action on what God said with a focus on God’s Promises. again we should ask ourselves often: Will we be commended for our faith in Jesus Christ? Actually, the more important question to ask ...read more
22. Run Your "race"!
Contributed on Aug 12, 2019
We are to be diligent in living our Christian lives with a focus on becoming more and more like Jesus Christ!
Because God is Holy and always right, we are to listen to Him and do what He says (this is Biblical faith: believing in God, listening to what He says, and doing what He says!) We have noted from Hebrews 11, God commended many people in living out this Biblical faith. And so, God continues to teach ...read more
23. "fix Your Eyes" On Jesus
Contributed on Aug 19, 2019
What does it men to "fix our eyes" on Jesus Christ while we live our lives?
Please open your Bibles to Hebrews 12………. We have been worshiping God by learning from this Letter initially written for Jews who became Christians 2000 years ago. Since all Christians were converted from some other belief, all Christians can learn from this Letter to the Hebrews. Everyone really ...read more
Contributed on Aug 29, 2019
Why does God disciplines?
Please open your Bibles to the Letter to the Hebrews Chapter 12…….. We have noted from Hebrews 12:1-4 that we need to fix our eyes on Jesus Christ as we run with perseverance the race marked out for us! In other words, each one of us are to live the specific life according to what God has given to ...read more
25. What Is Our Target In Life?
Contributed on Sep 9, 2019
The target for life for every Christian is to be holy like God the Creator!
Please open your Bibles to Hebrews 12…… As Christians, we have been instructed to fix our eyes on Jesus Christ; We are to consider Jesus Christ in everything, not just for forgiveness of our sins but also for encouragement, for instructions, for worship, for being made holy, and for the future! Let ...read more
26. God Is A Consuming Fire!
Contributed on Sep 16, 2019
God is Holy and will destroy anything unholy but God loves people who are sinners, so He provided a way to come back to Him through Jesus Christ!
Let’s continue to worship our Lord Jesus Christ by learning from the Letter to the Hebrews. Today we finish Chapter 12 as we prepare our hearts for Communion. We read from Hebrews 11, men and women who were faithful to God in spite of hardships and we will note this again in our passage today. God ...read more
27. Christians Choosing To Be Babies!
Contributed on Apr 8, 2019
Christians are to continue to mature spiritually.
Communion is a celebration because it is actually a reminder of love through Jesus Christ. We read in 1 Corinthians 11:26 “ For whenever you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes.” So when we take communion we are saying Jesus Christ who is God died for ...read more
28. Confident In Christ?
Contributed on Sep 23, 2019
How we live our lives on this earth is a measure of our faith and confidence in Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!
PTL! Through sermoncentral.com our messages from Hebrews alone has had so far about 15000 views from all over the world! Our top viewers last week are from the USA, Philippines, South Africa, India, Nigeria, Kenya, Canada, England, Ghana, Romania, Zambia, Australia, Zimbabwe, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia ...read more
29. Leaders And Followers
Contributed on Sep 30, 2019
We are all called to lead and follow and we are to listen to godly principles in Hebrews 13.
Please open your Bibles to Hebrews Chapter 13…. Again, this letter was to a church made up of Jews who became Christians, but much of the Biblical Principles from this letter apply to all Christians! This letter although written by a man are words from God and we can worship God who is worthy by ...read more
30. Final Reminders About Christ
Contributed on Oct 8, 2019
christians are to know Jesus Christ more and more everyday!
This morning we will celebrate Communion; taking a piece of bread and a drink? Why should we do Communion?? God tells us in the Bible that we should do Communion! We are to remember what Jesus Christ did for us to save us from our sins! How can Jesus Christ save us from our sins?? 1 Corinthians ...read more