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INTRODUCTION The book of Hebrews is one of the most unique of the books of the entire Bible. While the author isn’t known, the letter bears many references characteristic of a pastor’s sermon. As such it is fitting to call the author, pastor and as such during this paper the name “the pastor” will be … More Hebrews 6:1 The elementary teachings of Christ
List and define the 2 weaknesses of the old Levitical system as mentioned in Hebrews 9:6–10. List and define how Jesus as priest and sacrifice is described as superior in 9:11–15. Compare and contrast the 2 systems. How is Jesus superior to the old system? What does Jesus accomplish that cannot be accomplished within the … More The weakness of the Law
In what sense was the Law a “shadow” (10:1)? What are the “good things to come” in 10:1? Explain the benefit of animal sacrifices according to Hebrews 10:1–18. Contrast the sacrifice of Jesus to the animal sacrifices of the Temple. How is the sacrifice of Christ superior to animal sacrifices? How is Jesus’ high priestly … More How Jesus relates to the Law
Discuss the concept of “rest” as presented in Hebrews 4:1–13. To what Old Testament events is the author alluding? How does he use these stories to make his point? What is rest according to the author of Hebrews? How do faithful followers of Christ today enter into that “rest”? What does it look like? If … More The Rest of God
Discuss the significance of Jesus’ superiority to Moses according to Hebrews 3. In what ways is Jesus superior to Moses according to Hebrews 3? What are the implications of that superiority for the original recipients of the letter? What are the implications for Christians today? In Hebrews we see Jesus compared to many Old Testament … More The Superiority of Jesus
In Hebrews 2 the author quotes portions of Psalm 8? To what man does Psalm 8 historically refer? To whom does Psalm 8 refer prophetically? How does the author of Hebrews use this passage prophetically? What does the author mean that not all things are presently subjected to Jesus? When you think of your own … More How Hebrews uses Psalm 8