Wednesday, January 10

Week 2–Jesus: Son of God Wednesday, January 10 Hebrews 1:1-14 Better Than Angels How intriguing that the writer of Hebrews begins his masterful case for the ultimate superiority of Jesus with a comparison/contrast of Jesus with angels. Is there a sense in which our modern familiarity with and comfort in …

Through the Bible, May 31

Reading: Luke 4:16-30; Acts 8:26-40; Hebrews 8:1-13 Summary: Today’s readings are three prominent examples of how Jesus and the New Testament writers viewed and applied prophecies of the coming Messiah and the new covenant He would initiate.  Note, in the example from Luke in particular, how preconceived ideas prevented people from …

Through the Bible, March 29

Reading: Psalm 95, Hebrews 3:1-4:13 Summary: The writer of Hebrews draws upon the distinction between those people of Israel who were allowed to enter the promised land and those who were not (about whom we read in week one of this month).  He observes how those who died in the …