November 11, 2017
Shawn Bumpers / General
The final chapter.
Hebrews 8:13 NKJV
In that He says, “A new covenant,” He has made the first obsolete. Now what is becoming obsolete and growing old is ready to vanish away.
Hebrews 10:14 NKJV
For by one offering He has perfected forever those who are being sanctified.
Romans 10:9 NKJV
that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved.
κρείττων kreittōn: Better
Hebrews 3:12 NKJV
Beware, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief in departing from the living God;
Hebrews 3:14 NKJV
For we have become partakers of Christ if we hold the beginning of our confidence steadfast to the end,
Hebrews 10:39 NKJV
But we are not of those who draw back to perdition, but of those who believe to the saving of the soul.
Hebrews 12:1–2 NKJV
Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.
Hebrews 12:3 NKJV
For consider Him who endured such hostility from sinners against Himself, lest you become weary and discouraged in your souls.
James 2:18 NKJV
But someone will say, “You have faith, and I have works.” Show me your faith without your works, and I will show you my faith by my works.
Hebrews 12:27 NKJV
Now this, “Yet once more,” indicates the removal of those things that are being shaken, as of things that are made, that the things which cannot be shaken may remain.
Fellowship with one another
Hebrews 13:1 LEB
Brotherly love must continue.
Matthew 22:37–39 NKJV
Jesus said to him, “ ‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’
φιλαδελφία philadelphia: to love as brothers
μένω meno: to reside
ἄγγελος angelos: messenger
Romans 12:13 NKJV
distributing to the needs of the saints, given to hospitality.
μιμνῄσκομαι mimnēskomai: concern
Matthew 25:40 NKJV
And the King will answer and say to them, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me.’
“Hold marriage as honorable and keep that relationship pure.”
Revelation 21:8 NKJV
But the cowardly, unbelieving, abominable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars shall have their part in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.”
Ephesians 5:5 NKJV
For this you know, that no fornicator, unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.
Ephesians 4:19 NKJV
who, being past feeling, have given themselves over to lewdness, to work all uncleanness with greediness.
The Greek word for covetousness or actually, “without covetousness” is ἀφιλάργυρος aphilargyros which means “not loving money.”
Luke 12:15 NKJV
And He said to them, “Take heed and beware of covetousness, for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of the things he possesses.”
Hebrews 13:8 NKJV
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
“Those who rule over you.”
The Old Covenant system was physical, earthly and temporary.
That which fulfilled it is heavenly and eternal.
“Why stay in Jerusalem when it is not your city?”
“Why identify with the Old Covenant Law when it has been done away with in Christ?”
Dead Sea Scrolls
Hebrews 12:2 NKJV
looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.
2nd time – “Those who rule over you.”
καταρτίζω katartidzo: to set a broken bone
Matthew 7:13–14 NKJV
“Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and there are many who go in by it. Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it.
Romans 10:9–10 NKJV
that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.