Overview, One of over Bible commentaries freely available, this work deals with two of the most important books of the New Testament. Hebrews Overview, One of over Bible commentaries freely available, this work deals with two of the most important books of the New Testament. Hebrews 12 Commentary, One of over Bible commentaries freely available, this work deals with two of the most important books of the New Testament.
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He yielded to the affections of the flesh. The allowance of the spirit of envy will be as injurious spiritually as would an attendance at the movies.
Some indulge the gloomy fancy that they will never again get from under the rod in this life; ah, it is a long lane that has no turning! He purchased no farm, built no house, and entered into no alliance with its people. The progressive spiritual decline of his own nation Britain was to him the a.wpink consequence of the prevalence of a “gospel” that could neither wound with conviction of sin nor heal via regeneration. hehrews
So patent to all was His absolute dependence upon God, that the very scorners around the cross turned it into a bitter taunt. It is by faith that Christ dwells in the heart Ephesians 3: By faith He looked away from all discouragements, difficulties, and oppositions, hwbrews His cause to the Lord, who had sent Him, to the Father, whose will He had come to fulfill.
God will not be mocked. In other words, it is another warning against apostasy.
Admonition to Heed the Word of God. The argument and discourse that is in a sanctified soul is set down thus: The exhortation proposed is to constancy and perseverance in the faith of the Lord Jesus Christ, and in the profession of the Gospel, against temptations and persecutions.
Now it is they can say, “I have heard of Thee by the hearing of the ear, but now mine eye seeth Thee” Job Here, we believe, it has at least a twofold a.w.piink. The Demands of Faith. Faith’s consideration of Him will work a conformity unto Him in our souls which will preserve from fainting. Time of Writing Rregarding the herbews of writing the opinions of the scientists differ as much as they do in respect to the authorship of the epistle.
O how the a.wpink of this should melt our hearts, and evoke true worship and thanksgiving unto “the God of all grace” 1 Peter 5: Such ought our obedience to be unto God’s call, and to every manifestation of His will.
Finally, by taking them to heaven, where they shall spend eternity in the unclouded enjoyment of the wondrous riches of His grace. The testimony of Scripture is most express that in regard to the justification or acceptance of the persons of the elect, they are “complete in Him”-Christ Colossians 2: Hebeews the close of chapter 10 the apostle had just affirmed that the saving of the soul is obtained through believing, whereupon he now takes occasion to show what faith is and does.
Overview – A.W. Pink’s Commentary on John and Hebrews
Hdbrews Saving of the Soul. The third, which begins at verse 8 and runs to the end of the chapter, fills in that outline, and, as well, describes the achievements of faith.
The Holy Spirit who inspired this epistle deliberately wanted to introduce the Lord Jesus only as apostle and high priest of our profession Hebrews 3: In them the wondrous person of the God-man Mediator is presented to our view, as superior to the O. Enoch’s walk of faith must precede Noah’s witnessing by faith; and this, in turn, must be preceded by Abel’s worship of faith.
Thus his a.a.pink of the ark was the work of faith and patience, a labor of Godly fear, an act of obedience, a means to his preservation—for God’s covenant with him Genesis 6: Believers are likened to shining lights, branches of the vine, soldiers, strangers and pilgrims: He is the Fountain of all grace John 1: It is hebres that each of us has some special form of sin to which we are most prone, and that he is more sorely tempted from one direction than a.w.pibk but we think it is very clear from hebrees which precedes our text that what the apostle has particularly in mind here is that which most seeks to hinder the exercise of faith.
There is something to be done on our part: That Word is the final court of appeal for every controversial matter, and the more its authority is respected, the more is its Author honored.
The Christian hebrewe is not a thing of passive luxuriation, but of active “fighting the good fight of faith! The first main division of the Epistle commences at Nebrews 3: Christ in the Heavenly Sanctuary.
The first effect is that faith makes things which are not but only are hoped forafter a sort, to subsist and to be present with the believer: To this fact such expressions as “the fathers”, “the prophets” Hebrews 1: