Category Archives: Hebrews

Better Priest. Better Hope. Better Promise.

You can’t blame the Hebrews who had doubts from having doubts. It’s understandable that some might be second guessing themselves. After all, it’s not like they were following popular opinion. Not as if they were staying within the theological camp … Continue reading

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Better Things

They were tares. Just weeds. They looked like the same good seed when they were planted with the wheat, but they weren’t wheat. Mixed in, at first, without anyone noticing any difference. But as time passed, and things grew, the … Continue reading

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Because of His Reverence

A phrase in Hebrews this morning caused me to pause. Four words, I believe lifted off the page by the Spirit, which brought a realization. A realization that, if I’m honest with myself, I am probably more comfortable with the … Continue reading

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Confidence . . . Still!

Came across some thoughts from around this time eight years ago. A really, really uncertain and hard time. A turn-your-world-upside-down time. And as I chew on the same passage eight years later, and consider the confidence I was reminded of … Continue reading

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Rest Beyond Rest

Pretty difficult not to pick up what’s being laid down as you read the latter part of Hebrews 3 and the first eleven verses of Hebrews 4. “Today, if you hear His voice, do not harden your hearts” (3:8) . … Continue reading

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Brothers and Sisters

To be honest, I’d love to think that in some way–if even just a small, small, way–I deserve the designation. To think that somehow I’ve done my part to merit the honor. To think that, at least to some degree, … Continue reading

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Lest We Drift Away

I write myself more notes these days. Write more things down on a piece of paper and then leave that piece of paper in a conspicuous place. How come? Because things slip my mind. There one moment and then, poof, … Continue reading

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