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Summary: To grow more in the knowledge of the WORD.

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I. EXORDIUM:

Are you still teaching people to know the LORD? That is never permitted by GOD.

II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:

Believers

III. OBJECTIVES:

To grow more in the knowledge of the WORD.

IV. TEXT:

Hebrews 8:11 (Amplified Bible)

8:11 And it will nevermore be necessary for each one to teach his neighbor and his fellow citizen or each one his brother, saying, Know (perceive, have knowledge of, and get acquainted by experience with) the Lord, for all will know Me, from the smallest to the greatest of them.

V. THESIS:

Thank You very much JESUS for Your WORD keeps me growing and for the HOLY SPIRIT who is my Teacher that reminds me.

VI. TITLE:

No more teaching know the LORD

VII. EXPLICATION:

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

VIII. MAIN BODY:

A. Nevermore be necessary for one to teach, "Know the LORD"

"And it will nevermore be necessary for each one to teach his neighbor and his fellow citizen or each one his brother, saying, Know (perceive, have knowledge of, and get acquainted by experience with) the Lord,"

In Greek, it was rendered, "they shall not" considered as a double negative strengthening the denial, not at all, anymore, by no means, nor ever, never. Teach is "didasko" in Greek word, meaning to teach, to teach one.

We must never (double negative) teach anyone even our neighbors, or our brethren in church, "Know the LORD!" It's forbidden by GOD, because of the double negative that is attached with teaching of knowing the LORD.

The Bible mentioned "to teach" or didasko in Greek about 97 times, and it's always teaching GOD's WORD, not teaching "Know the LORD" for it's already an obvious practice during the Old Testament or Old Covenant, and we are no longer part or covered, or governed by the Old Testament but we're living sacrifices of the New Testament.

Even JESUS Himself never taught people in synagogues to know Him, He taught differently.

Matthew 4:23 (Amplified Bible)

4:23 And He went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and preaching the good news (Gospel) of the kingdom, and healing every disease and every weakness and infirmity among the people.

1. JESUS taught them how to pray:

Luke 11:1 (Amplified Bible)

11:1 THEN HE was praying in a certain place; and when He stopped, one of His disciples said to Him, Lord, teach us to pray, [just] as John taught his disciples.

2. JESUS taught them about His suffering, death, crucifixion and His resurrection:

Mark 8:31 (Amplified Bible)

8:31 And He began to teach them that the Son of Man must of necessity suffer many things and be tested and disapproved and rejected by the elders and the chief priests and the scribes, and be put to death, and after three days rise again [from death].


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