Summary: To show that our faithfulness came from JESUS's faithfulness.
Are you faithful to JESUS?
II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:
To show that our faithfulness came from JESUS's faithfulness.
Hebrews 3:2 (Amplified Bible)
3:2 [See how] faithful He was to Him Who appointed Him [Apostle and High Priest], as Moses was also faithful in the whole house [of God].
Numbers 12:7 (Amplified Bible)
12:7 But not so with My servant Moses; he is entrusted and faithful in all My house.
JESUS is our Faithfulness.
JESUS is Faithful to GOD
A. Date of writing: Before AD. 70
B. Style of writing: Best Greek style
C. Authorship: Not specific, but generally attributed to Apostle Paul. Can be also ascribed to Barnabas, Luke, Apollos
D. Audience: Hebrew Christians
E. Theme: Christ is superior to the prophets; Christ is superior to angels—J. Vernon McGee's Thru The Bible
F. Purpose: The chief doctrinal purpose of the writer was to show the transcendent glory of the Christian dispensation, as compared with that of the Old Testament.—Thompson Chain - Bible Book Outlines
G. Keyword: better
VIII. MAIN BODY:
A. CHRIST is Faithful to GOD who appointed Him
" [See how] faithful He was to Him Who appointed Him [Apostle and High Priest],"
John 6:38-40 (Amplified Bible)
6:38 For I have come down from heaven not to do My own will and purpose but to do the will and purpose of Him Who sent Me.
6:39 And this is the will of Him Who sent Me, that I should not lose any of all that He has given Me, but that I should give new life and raise [them all] up at the last day.
6:40 For this is My Father’s will and His purpose, that everyone who sees the Son and believes in and cleaves to and trusts in and relies on Him should have eternal life, and I will raise him up [from the dead] at the last day.
John 7:18 (Amplified Bible)
7:18 He who speaks on his own authority seeks to win honor for himself. [He whose teaching originates with himself seeks his own glory.] But He Who seeks the glory and is eager for the honor of Him Who sent Him, He is true; and there is no unrighteousness or falsehood or deception in Him.
John 17:4 (Amplified Bible)
17:4 I have glorified You down here on the earth by completing the work that You gave Me to do.
We are faithful to GOD, the FATHER because of not of our own faithfulness but it came from JESUS's Faithfulness to the FATHER GOD, and JESUS is inside of us, that's why we can be faithful to GOD and men.
B. Moses was faithful in the whole house of GOD
"as Moses was also faithful in the whole house [of God]"
Hebrews 3:5 (Amplified Bible)
3:5 And Moses certainly was faithful in the administration of all God’s house [but it was only] as a ministering servant. [In his entire ministry he was but] a testimony to the things which were to be spoken [the revelations to be given afterward in Christ].
Deuteronomy 4:5 (Amplified Bible)
4:5 Behold, I have taught you statutes and ordinances as the Lord my God commanded me, that you should do them in the land which you are entering to possess.