We should submit to the Father’s discipline because it is an essential aspect of the father-son relationship (12:7-8). The ancient philosophers had methods of reasoning which now seem weak to us; the lawyer often argues in a way which appears to be a mere quirk or quibble, and so the lecturer in science sometimes reasons. As usual, the author follows the Septuagint text. Commentary for Hebrews 7 . For the earth which drinks in the rain that often comes upon it, and bears herbs useful for those by whom it is cultivated, receives blessing from God; but if it bears thorns and briers, it is rejected and near to being cursed, whose end is to be burned. We should submit to the Father’s discipline because it is an essential aspect of the father-son relationship (12:7-8). Making an Effort to Enter the Rest (Hebrews 4:11) Hebrews 4:12. Hebrews 12:7(KJV) Verse Thoughts Too often we shy away from words like chastening and discipline, correction and submission because our lives have experiences the world's efforts at chastening, discipline, correction and submission, which falls far short of its godly meaning in … Hebrews 7:8 "And here men that die receive tithes; but there he [receiveth them], of whom it is witnessed that he liveth." Melchizedek is greater than Abraham (4-10) I. Verses 1-3. Hebrews 13:7-8 King James Version (KJV). Christ, on the other hand, is, in His own person, "ever living after the power of an endless life" (Heb 7:16, 25). In the book of Genesis, after Abraham and Lot had parted company, there was a confederation of five kings that conquered in the area where … Hebrews 6:1-8. (1-3) The excellence of Christ's priesthood above the Levitical priesthood is shown. Hebrews 5:7–9 January 23, 2018. Hebrews 7:8 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Hebrews 7:8, NIV: "In the one case, the tenth is collected by people who die; but in the other case, by him who is declared to be living." The opening phrase of Heb 12:7 may be translated as either an indicative (NASB, “It is for discipline that you endure”) or … John Piper is founder and teacher of desiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. Outline: Hebrews 7:1-10. Outline: Hebrews 7:1-10. ! Wherefore, even as the Holy Spirit saith, Today, if ye shall hear his voice, Harden not your hearts, as in the provocation, Like as in the day of the trial in the wilderness, Where your fathers tried me by proving me, And saw my works forty years. The Greek is very condensed: being attested that he liveth. Let brotherly love continue. But whatever view may be taken of the passage, whatever solution of the difficulty may be adopted, apology for the mode of reasoning may well be spared. I. What is the significance that Melchizedek was king of righteousness and king of Salem? And here men that die receive tithes, &c,] The priests and Levites were not only men, and mortal men, subject to death, but they did die, and so did not continue, by reason of death, ( Hebrews 7:24 ). 2 For a tabernacle was constructed, the outer one, * in which were the lampstand, the table, and the bread of offering; this is called the Holy Place. Hebrews 7:8 Context. John Piper is founder and teacher of desiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. 1 For this Melchisedec, king of Salem, a priest of the most high God, who met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings, and blessed him;. (The reasoning in the whole passage is founded on the Scripture account of Melchizedek. Close. Hebrews 7:8 In this case mortal men receive tithes, but in that case one receives them, of whom it is witnessed that he lives on. Melchisedec "liveth" merely in his official capacity, his priesthood being continued in Christ. Hebrews 12:7(KJV) Verse Thoughts Too often we shy away from words like chastening and discipline, correction and submission because our lives have experiences the world's efforts at chastening, discipline, correction and submission, which falls far short of its godly meaning in the Bible. 4 Now consider how great this man was: even Abraham the patriarch # Gn 14:20; Ac 2:29; 7:8–9 gave a tenth of the plunder to him. Hebrews 8 could also be of interest: Jesus is the real “high priest”, in spiritual conflict with the priests of the temple, of the mosaic law! Wherefore, even as the Holy Spirit saith, Today, if ye shall hear his voice, Harden not your hearts, as in the provocation, Like as in the day of the trial in the wilderness, Where your fathers tried me by proving me, And saw my works forty years. If this was the admitted interpretation, and if there is no equivocation, or mere trick in the reasoning - as there cannot be shown to be - why should we not allow to the Jew a uniqueness of reasoning as we do to all other people? * 1 Now [even] the first covenant had regulations for worship and an earthly sanctuary. Thou madest him a little lower than the angels In the Hebrew text it is, "than Elohim", which some render, "than God"; but it is rightly rendered by the apostle, "than angels"; and so the Targum, Jarchi, Aben Ezra, Kimchi, and Ben Melech, interpret it. That is the very theme of the book of Hebrews: How to make Christians believe. Thou madest him a little lower than the angels In the Hebrew text it is, "than Elohim", which some render, "than God"; but it is rightly rendered by the apostle, "than angels"; and so the Targum, Jarchi, Aben Ezra, Kimchi, and Ben Melech, interpret it. These verses outline some major objectives within the workings of the New Covenant. In chapter 5, the author of Hebrews began to explain how Jesus functions as humanity's ultimate, perfect High Priest. Hebrews 8:7-13. In this view, which indeed is so well brought out in the commentary above, "the apostle's argument unto the dignity, and pre-eminence of Melchizedek above the Levitical priests, in this instance, is of an "unquestionable evidence." The Promise of Rest is Available Today (Hebrews 4:7-8) Hebrews 4:9-10. In order to bring out the typical parallel more strongly, Paul substitutes, "He of whom it is witnessed that he liveth," for the more untypical, "He who is made like to Him that liveth." An inspired writer needs it not. The Worship of the First Covenant. 2 To whom also Abraham gave a a tenth part of all; first being by interpretation King of b righteousness, and after that also King of c Salem, which is, King of peace;. Hebrews 7:8. Bishop Westcott (The Epistle to the Hebrews [Eerdmans], p. 402) puts it, “True life comes from complete self-surrender.” The author of Hebrews gives us three reasons why we should submit to God’s loving discipline: 1. Melchisedec does not appear in Scripture as one who dies, and whose office passes to another. It Takes Faith to Enter Into Rest (Hebrews 4:3-6) Hebrews 4:7-8. For if there had been nothing wrong with that first covenant, no place would have been sought for another. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. 3 For he has come to deserve greater glory than Moses, just as the builder of a house deserves greater honor than the house itself! 12:22–24). McKnight, observing that the Greek verb ζη zē here is not in the present, but the imperfect of the indicative, translates - lived, a priest all his life, in contradistinction from those who ceased to be priests at a certain age. a. He wants a new covenant with the “house of Israel”. Commentary on Hebrews 8:7-13 (Read Hebrews 8:7-13 ) The superior excellence of the priesthood of Christ, above that of Aaron, is shown from that covenant of grace, of which Christ was Mediator. of There are modes of reasoning and illustration in all nations, in all societies, and in all professions, which do not strike others as very forcible. Discussion Questions. Well, today is the day. . The superior worth and dignity of Christ above Moses is shown. Hebrews 5:7–9 January 23, 2018. When the meaning and significance of these three terms are considered together, we learn that Hebrews 6:7-8 is not saying anything about how God will send some people to burn in hell. Hebrews 2:7. They had lost all awareness of the relevancy of their faith to the daily affairs of life. 4 Now consider how great this man was: even Abraham the patriarch # Gn 14:20; Ac 2:29; 7:8–9 gave a tenth of the plunder to him. The apostle is desirous of making out a contrast between them and the priesthood of Christ on "this point" among others, and in doing this, he appeals to the record in the Old Testament, and says that there was a case which furnished an intimation that the priestly office of the Messiah was not to pass over from him to others by death. Melchisedec's death not being recorded, is expressed by the positive term "liveth," for the sake of bringing into prominence the antitype, Christ, of whom alone it is strictly and perfectly true, "that He liveth.". The Word of God is Alive and Full of Power (Hebrews 4:12) ), there—in the priesthood after the order of Melchisedec. Hebrews 4 tells us "there remains a Sabbath-Rest for the people of God" and every member of the Godhead is still working towards this future Sabbath-Rest. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. A comparison between the priesthood of Melchizedec and that of Christ. Hebrews 6:7 For ground that drinks the rain which often falls on it and brings forth vegetation useful to those for whose sake it is also tilled, receives a blessing from God; (NASB: Lockman). Hebrews 7 New King James Version (NKJV) The King of Righteousness. To this should be added also the consideration, that Paul had a constant reference to the Messiah, and that it is possible that in his mind there was here a transition from the type to the antitype, and that the language which he uses may be stronger than if he had been speaking of the mere record of Melchizedek if he had found it standing by itself. Hebrews 4 tells us "there remains a Sabbath-Rest for the people of God" and every member of the Godhead is still working towards this future Sabbath-Rest. * 1 Now [even] the first covenant had regulations for worship and an earthly sanctuary. but there he receiveth them, of whom it is witnessed that he liveth; which is to be understood of Melchizedek; who is not opposed to men, as if he was not a man, nor to mortal men, but to men that die; nor is he said to be immortal, but to live: and this may respect the silence of the Scripture concerning him, which gives no account of his death; and may be interpreted of the perpetuity of his priesthood, and of his living in his antitype Christ; and the testimony concerning him is in Psalm 110:4. Hebrews 6:7-8. God started His work of redemption in Eden, but it will not be concluded until He makes a New Heaven and a New Earth. We have no mention of his death. Today we are finishing our study of the book of Hebrews. There, he is presented to us, in his typical character, as living. This refers to the Levitical law whose system was still active at the time (“and here”), and to the earlier historical incident recorded (in Gen. 14; “but there”). Commentary for Hebrews 7 . The Word of God is Alive and Full of Power (Hebrews 4:12) 5 And verily they that are of the sons of Levi, who receive the office of the priesthood, have a commandment to take tithes of the people according to the law, that is, of their brethren, though they come out of the loins of Abraham: 6 But he whose descent is not counted from them received tithes of Abraham, and blessed him that had the promises. (7-13) And of necessity of faith in Christ, and of stedfastly following him. Showing Diligence Until the Very End (Hebrews 6:11-12) Hebrews 6:13-15. ... You watch his pen “draw out” meaning. Thorns & Thistles are Worthless and in Danger of Being Cursed (Hebrews 6:7-8) Hebrews 6:9-10. We should submit to the Father’s discipline because it is an essential aspect of the father-son relationship (Hebrews 12:7, 8). . It Takes Faith to Enter Into Rest (Hebrews 4:3-6) Hebrews 4:7-8. Jesus told us "My Father is still working, and I am working also". Still, although Hebrews 5:7–8 does not refer to Christ directly, it does so indirectly. All his reasoning has, doubtless, a solid basis in truth. The writer to the Hebrews wanted to remove these intellectual problems the Jewish Christians had with the gospel. Hebrews Chapter 7: After the order of Melchizedek The writer of Hebrews continues his discussion of Melchizedek started in chapter 5 (Hebrews 5:1-10). Hebrews is one of the three New Testament commentaries on a single Old Testament verse: The just shall live by his faith. This included a reference to the mysterious Melchizedek, a figure from the Old Testament story of Abraham. In the same way, many Christians are hung up on intellectual issues that couldbe resolved, allow… Hebrews 7:8, ESV: "In the one case tithes are received by mortal men, but in the other case, by one of whom it is testified that he lives." b. 4 For every house is built by … Hebrews 6:7-8 gives us a picture illustration. Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16. Discussion Questions. 8 Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever. Of whom it is witnessed - Of whom the record is. Hebrews 13. The passage can be divided and evaluated in three pieces, the first, verses 1-3; the second, verses 4-6; and the third, verses 7-8. For, consider Melchizedek, not in his natural being and existence, which belongs not unto this mystery, but in his Scripture being and existence, and he is immortal, always living, wherein he is more excellent than those who were always obnoxious to death in the exercise of their office" - Owen. And here — In the Levitical priesthood; men that die, receive tithes, but there — In the case of Melchisedec; he of whom it is witnessed that he liveth — Who is not spoken of as one that died for another to succeed him, but is represented only as living, being mentioned in such a way as if he lived for ever. Hebrews 2:7. And here men that die receive tithes, &c,] The priests and Levites were not only men, and mortal men, subject to death, but they did die, and so did not continue, by reason of death, ( Hebrews 7:24) but there he receiveth them, of whom it is witnessed that he liveth; It is impossible he should proceed on any peculiarities or modes of reasoning, but such as are strictly true, the accuracy of which might, any where, and at any time, be admitted, by those who had the means and patience for a right understanding of them. The Conditions of Becoming Reprobate (Hebrews 6:4-6) Hebrews 6:7-8. He is the one who blazed the trail. It is addressed to a group of Jewish Christians who had begun to drift, to lose their faith. he of whom it is witnessed that he liveth, For he was yet in the loins of his father. All rights reserved. 7 For this Melchizedek, king of Salem, priest of the Most High God, who met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings and blessed him, 2 to whom also Abraham gave a tenth part of all, first being translated “king of righteousness,” and then also king of Salem, meaning “king of peace,” 3 without father, … Hebrews 12:2 says that Jesus is the “pioneer” of our faith. He is the one who made the way into the Holy of Holies so that the rest of us could follow into God’s presence (Hebrews 10:19–20). The Promise of Rest is Available Today (Hebrews 4:7-8) Hebrews 4:9-10. (11-25) The faith and hope of the church encouraged from this. 0 thoughts on “ Hebrews 9:7-8: A Preterist Commentary ” Ron April 21, 2015 at 10:03 am. Showing Diligence Until the Very End (Hebrews 6:11-12) Hebrews 6:13-15. All notice of his death is studiously omitted with the express design, that, appearing only as a living priest, he might the better typify our immortal Redeemer. It is captured in an­other way later in the chapter with the imagery of the holy, heavenly city of Zion (Heb. (1-6) The Hebrews are warned of the sin and danger of unbelief. When the meaning and significance of these three terms are considered together, we learn that Hebrews 6:7-8 is not saying anything about how God will send some people to burn in hell. What is the significance that … I. Thorns & Thistles are Worthless and in Danger of Being Cursed (Hebrews 6:7-8) Hebrews 6:9-10. He is not to be regarded absolutely, but typically. Hebrews 6:7-8 gives us a picture illustration. CHAPTER 9. Jesus Is . (4-10) This is applied to Christ. The fair and obvious meaning is, that all the record we have of Melchizedek is, that he was "alive;" or as Grotins says, the record is merely that he lived. True Sabbath Rest through Christ (Hebrews 4:9-10) Hebrews 4:11. As to the force of this argument, it must be admitted that it would strike a Jew more impressively than it does most readers now; and it may not be improbable that the apostle was reasoning from some interpretation of the passages in Genesis 14:and Psalm 110. which was then prevalent, and which would then be conceded on all hands to be correct. (14-19) Commentary on Hebrews 3:1-6 (Read Hebrews 3:1-6) Greek: ge gar e piousa ton ep' aut es erchomenon pollakis hueton, kai tiktousa botanen eutheton ekeinois di' ous kai georgeitai, metalambanei eulogia s apo tou theou;. These verses outline some major objectives within the workings of the New Covenant. The reference here is to the account of Melchizedek, "Here," in the Levitical economy, men received tithes who are mortal; "there," in the account of Melchizedek, the case is different. The cause of all this may not be always that there is real quibble or quirk, in the mode of argumentation, but that he who reasons in this manner has in his view certain points which he regards as undisputed which do not appear so to us; or that he argues from what is admitted in the profession, or in the school where he is taught, which are not understood by those whom he addresses. The author provides an intriguing overview of God's objectives using the means of the New Covenant as His tools. Hebrews 7:8-10. And here men that die receive tithes; but there he receiveth them, of whom it is witnessed that he liveth. Commentary on Hebrews 8:7-13 (Read Hebrews 8:7-13 ) The superior excellence of the priesthood of Christ, above that of Aaron, is shown from … Greek: ge gar e piousa ton ep' aut es erchomenon pollakis hueton, kai tiktousa botanen eutheton ekeinois di' ous kai georgeitai, metalambanei eulogia s apo tou theou;. Hebrews 7:8. Jesus told us "My Father is still working, and I am working also". but there he receiveth them, of whom it is witnessed that he liveth; which is to be understood of Melchizedek; who is not opposed to men, as if he was not a man, nor to mortal men, but to men that die; nor is he said to be immortal, but to live: and this may respect the silence of the Scripture concerning him, which gives no account of his death; and may be interpreted of the perpetuity of his priesthood, and of his living in his antitype Christ; and the testimony concerning him is in ( Psalms 110:4 ) . But there he receiveth them, of whom it is witnessed that he liveth: the veil, whither the foreranner is for us entered, Jesus; he, of whom it is witnessed that he liveth. The author provides an intriguing overview of God's objectives using the means of the New Covenant as His tools. but there, one who has testimony that he lives, sc, ὡς μὴ μνημονευομένης τῆς τελευτῆς αὐτοῦ παρὰ τῇ γραφῇ, one of whom it is witnessed that he liveth, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. And here men that die receive tithes; but there he receives them, of whom it is witnessed that he lives. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. Hebrews 6:7-8. And (we pray!) John Piper @JohnPiper. But God found fault with the people and said: “The days are coming, declares the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the people of Israel and with the people of Judah. That is why this illustration helps us understand v. 4-6. It is the final goal of salvation. John Piper @JohnPiper. 5 And verily they that are of the sons of Levi, who receive the office of the priesthood, have a commandment to take tithes of the people according to the law, that is, of their brethren, though they come out of the loins of Abraham: 6 But he whose descent is not counted from them received tithes of Abraham, and blessed him that had the promises. He is the one who made the way into the Holy of Holies so that the rest of us could follow into God’s presence (Hebrews 10:19–20). Hebrews 12:2 says that Jesus is the “pioneer” of our faith. And here indeed (as in Hebrews 7:5 , ‘indeed’ is useful only to make more clear the contrast of the following clause; an emphatic ‘ and here ’ would be better) refers not to the time of Melchisedec, though that is last spoken of, but to the time of the Levitical priesthood, which extends down to the writer’s own age. The A.V. Proud member Salem Media Group. (11-25) The faith and hope of the church encouraged from this. (4-10) This is applied to Christ. Hebrews Chapter 7: After the order of Melchizedek The writer of Hebrews continues his discussion of Melchizedek started in chapter 5 (Hebrews 5:1-10). Hebrews 13:7-25 November 19, 2017 I was going to start my message with this . From anything that the record shows, it might appear that he continued to live on, and did not die. 1 Therefore, holy brothers and sisters, partners in a heavenly calling, take note of Jesus, the apostle and high priest whom we confess, 2 who is faithful to the one who appointed him, as Moses was also in God’s house. Warning against apostasy (4-8) I. Verses 1-3. 5 The sons of Levi who receive the priestly office have a command according to the law to collect a tenth from the people # Nm 18:21,26; 2Ch 31:4–5 — that is, from their brothers and sisters — though they have also descended from Abraham. (1-3) The excellence of Christ's priesthood above the Levitical priesthood is shown. This is what the world is waiting to see and what the epistle was written to effect. Still his reasoning turns mainly on the fact that in the case of Melchizedek there was no one who had preceded him in that office, and that he had no successor, and, in regard to the matter in hand, it was all one as if he had been a perpetual priest, or had continued still alive. The entry for Hebrews 5 reads: “Note—the seventh and eighth verses of this chapter are a parenthesis alluding to Melchisedec and not to Christ.” (JST manuscript, NT 2, folio 4, p. Hebrews 7:8 "And here men that die receive tithes; but there he [receiveth them], of whom it is witnessed that he liveth." The Meaning of Hebrews 6:7-8. Hebrews 5:11 to 6:19, was both critical and encouraging, he wanted his Jewish audience to know they should be further along in their understanding of spiritual issues. Merciful forgiveness for breaking God's laws is a major one. 5 The sons of Levi who receive the priestly office have a command according to the law to collect a tenth from the people # Nm 18:21,26; 2Ch 31:4–5 — that is, from their brothers and sisters — though they have also descended from Abraham. The Worship of the First Covenant. He wants a new covenant with the “house of Israel”. Shall we turn now in our Bibles to Hebrews, the seventh chapter. Melchizedek is greater than Abraham (4-10) I. Verses 1-3. Hebrews 7-8 New King James Version (NKJV) The King of Righteousness. ... You watch his pen “draw out” meaning. For the earth which drinks in the rain that often comes upon it, and bears herbs useful for those by whom it is cultivated, receives blessing from God; but if it bears thorns and briers, it is rejected and near to being cursed, whose end is to be burned. California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. You see for yourself whether the meaning is really there. I. 1 Therefore, holy brothers and sisters, partners in a heavenly calling, take note of Jesus, the apostle and high priest whom we confess, 2 who is faithful to the one who appointed him, as Moses was also in God’s house. What is the connection between this passage and the last passage? See on abideth continually, Hebrews 7:3. Bishop Westcott (The Epistle to the Hebrews [Eerdmans], p. 402) puts it, “True life comes from complete self-surrender.” The author of Hebrews gives us three reasons why we should submit to God’s loving discipline: 1. Summary of the foundational principles (1-3) II. God started His work of redemption in Eden, but it will not be concluded until He makes a New Heaven and a New Earth. Receiving a Kingdom that can't be shaken, let us have grace, through which we serve God acceptably, with reverence and awe, for our God is a consuming fire. He is the one who blazed the trail. The true tabernacle: the heavenly tabernacle that the Lord…set up is contrasted with the earthly tabernacle that Moses set up in the desert. fills it out correctly. Hebrews 3:7 - Therefore, just as the Holy Spirit says, Coffman's Commentaries on the Bible. There is a notable difference in Heb 10:5 , where the Masoretic text reads “ears you have dug for me” (“ears open to obedience you gave me,” NAB), but most Septuagint manuscripts have “a body you prepared for me,” a reading obviously more suited to the interpretation of Hebrews. Hebrews 7:8 Context. There is not in Genesis, indeed, any direct record that he lives, but there is the absence of a record that he died, and this seems to have been regarded as in fact a record of permanency in the office; or as having an office which did not pass over to successors by the death of the then incumbent. Hebrews 8:7-13. These intellectual hang-ups kept them from continuing on to maturity in Jesus. Hebrews 6:7 For ground that drinks the rain which often falls on it and brings forth vegetation useful to those for whose sake it is also tilled, receives a blessing from God; (NASB: Lockman). That case was, that he was expressly compared Psalm 110:4 with Melchizedek, and that in the account of Melchizedek there was no record of his death. Confident of Better Things (Hebrews 6:9-10) Hebrews 6:11-12. "Arguing from the record," therefore, there is a strong contrast between him and the Levitical priests, all of whom we know are mortal; Hebrews 7:23. And here indeed (as in Hebrews 7:5 , ‘indeed’ is useful only to make more clear the contrast of the following clause; an emphatic ‘ and here ’ would be better) refers not to the time of Melchisedec, though that is last spoken of, but to the time of the Levitical priesthood, which extends down to the writer’s own age. 7 Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation. . 3 For he has come to deserve greater glory than Moses, just as the builder of a house deserves greater honor than the house itself! The Levites are dying men, who pass away in due course, and are succeeded by others. Close. 0 thoughts on “ Hebrews 9:7-8: A Preterist Commentary ” Ron April 21, 2015 at 10:03 am. You see for yourself whether the meaning is really there. ’s background (1-3) II. Hebrews 3:7 - Therefore, just as the Holy Spirit says, Coffman's Commentaries on the Bible. Christians often ignore Hebrews 6:7-8 in the process of trying to understand the meaning of Hebrews 6:4-6. Hebrews 8 could also be of interest: Jesus is the real “high priest”, in spiritual conflict with the priests of the temple, of the mosaic law! This refers to the Levitical law whose system was still active at the time (“and here”), and to the earlier historical incident recorded (in Gen. 14; “but there”). Hebrews 7:8. A comparison between the priesthood of Melchizedec and that of Christ. The Conditions of Becoming Reprobate (Hebrews 6:4-6) Hebrews 6:7-8. Amplified: For … 2 For a tabernacle was constructed, the outer one, * in which were the lampstand, the table, and the bread of offering; this is called the Holy Place. The writer of Hebrews explains verses 4-6 with an illustration. The emphasis is on ἀποθνήσκοντες dying. That he liveth - This is an exceedingly difficult expression, and one which has always greatly perplexed commentators. And (we pray!) A look through the book of Hebrews looking at who Jesus is. What does Hebrews chapter 7 mean? Hebrews 5:11 to 6:19, was both critical and encouraging, he wanted his Jewish audience to know they should be further along in their understanding of spiritual issues. Hebrews 7-8 by Chuck Smith Transcript for Hebrews 7-8. (Hab 2:4b KJV) This is the verse that struck a fire in the heart of Martin Luther, and began the Protestant Reformation 450 years ago. True Sabbath Rest through Christ (Hebrews 4:9-10) Hebrews 4:11. CHAPTER 9. * The sanctuary: the Greek term could also mean “holy things” but bears the meaning “sanctuary” elsewhere in Hebrews (Heb 9:8, 12, 24, 25; 10:19; 13:11). He receiveth them - Melchizedek - for so the connection evidently demands. . Hebrews 12:18-29. ’s background (1-3) II. (He receiveth them of whom) it is witnessed that he liveth (μαρτυρούμενος ὅτι ζῇ). The “peace” of which Hebrews 12:14 speaks is the full notion of the Hebrew shalom, which conveys an ultimate state of justice and prosperity, shared among the whole community. Confident of Better Things (Hebrews 6:9-10) Hebrews 6:11-12. But there - In contrast with "here" in the same verse. Making an Effort to Enter the Rest (Hebrews 4:11) Hebrews 4:12. 139.) Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. We’ve taken a look at discovering who Jesus is in our lives. Discussion Questions. View him just as he appears in the record in Genesis, and the difficulty will be greatly lessened, if it do not altogether disappear. Merciful forgiveness for breaking God's laws is a major one. , doubtless, a figure from the Old Testament verse: the shall. Going to start My message with this hang-ups kept them from continuing on to maturity in.. As his tools 4:11 ) Hebrews 4:9-10 the means of the church encouraged from.. 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