Contributed on Feb 28, 2012
Lent is a time of preparation, of discovering the road to a better life. There's no better place to begin than where Hebrews begins.
“The Road to a Better Life: Getting the Right Start” Hebrews 1:1-14 Parents point their children down a certain path of behavior, learning, and discipline to try to steer them to a better, successful, healthy life. A good teacher encourages her top students to follow a structured, ...read more
Contributed on Mar 6, 2012
Why did the author of Herbews conclude a section on resting in the Lord with some words about God's Word?
“The Road to a Better Life: Living On the Cutting Edge” Heb. 4:1-13 It happens so often. I’ll sit back and turn on the news, largely because I want to catch the weather and sports reports. It’s not long before the weather report comes on, and the next thing I hear is the ...read more
Contributed on Mar 13, 2012
Hebrews provides a formula by which we can tap into live Divine Aid.
“The Road to a Better Life: Get Good Relief” Heb. 4:14-5:10 It’s frustrating, isn’t it? You need help and dial an appropriate phone number and all you get is recorded options; there is no live person to assist you. And when you do finally reach a live person, they claim ...read more
Contributed on Mar 19, 2012
We all make judgment calls in life. But there is one that is far more important than all the rest.
“The Road to a Better Life: Make the Right Call!” Hebrews 9:11-28 There was once a program on TV in which the main character always received a newspaper one day in advance. That meant that what he read had actually not yet happened - he was reading the future. This put tremendous ...read more
Contributed on Mar 26, 2012
So Jesus is superior. What difference does it make?
“The Road to a Better Life: Major in Perseverance” Hebrews 10:11-25 They were having a hard time deciding. Should they follow the old, familiar, comfortable religion or the new, unfamiliar religion? Should they follow the Jewish faith or the Christian faith? It was a tough, ...read more
Contributed on Apr 4, 2012
So we need to maintain a good weight as we run the race of faith. But just what does that mean?
“The Road to a Better Life: Maintain a Good Weight” Hebrews 12:1-12 Let’s have a moment of honesty. How many of you have, at some point in your life, been concerned about your weight? How many of you have been in a situation where your weight was important to the situation ...read more
Contributed on Apr 10, 2012
The great benediction in Hebrews encourages us to take advantage of Easter.
“The Road to a Batter Life: Take Advantage of Easter” Hebrews 13:20-22 A man named Gianni Versace was being interviewed about his successes in life. He concluded, “I’m happy to live, I live intensely, and I don’t have regrets.” Then he was asked if he was ...read more