Teachings from August 2020

Hebrews 2, part 1 (Tuesday 8/25/20)

Hebrews Chapter 2:1-4 Know the truth in Christ. If you have gifts of the Holy Spirit, you are able to love all people. Pay attention to God’s Word; obey. Do you pay close attention to your salvation? The whole bible is about the gospel. Jews were missing the mark. They wanted Jesus plus works–following temple practices. Jesus finished it. Christians can’t escape unrepentant sin. The gift is the work of Christ through you as a witness. Take your gifts and…

“Jesus is Better than the Angels” – Hebrews 1 (Tuesday 8/18/20)

Paul teaches that Jesus is better than the angels. Angels were highly regarded and were instrumental in bringing the law to Israel (Deuteronomy 33:2, Psalm 68:17, Acts 7:53 and Galatians 3:19) Jesus is better than the angels in many ways: Jesus is the Son of God; Jesus is the begotten Son (Psalm 2:7); Jesus is One with the Father (John 10:30), while the angels were not these things. Jesus is also to be worshipped by people ( Matthew 9:18, 14:33,…

“Jesus is Better” – Introduction to Hebrews (Tuesday 8/4/20)

Do good people go to heaven? Who sets the standard of “good” and can you measure up to it? The answer is no one is good, no one lives up to the standard of good. This is why we need a better way, better than than the angels, better than Moses, better than Aaron, better than the Law. We need Jesus.