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Come join us for worship this Sunday.

Pastor Paul’s sermon will be “Do You Believe in Miracles?”

His text will be Acts 3:1-26

Service times are 9 and 11 am.



Hebrews 13

Hebrews 13 catalogues what a life of faith looks like.

A life of faith finds it center in Jesus, the Good Shepherd who never
changes, and seeks to be like Him by being hospitable, sympathetic, pure,
content, willing to endure hardship, committed to doing good works, and
following His will in every area of life through His enabling power to the
glory of His name.



Hebrews 12

Hebrews 12 can stand alone as a sermon on endurance with four points:

Endurance in the faith belongs to those who run the race by keeping their
eyes fixed on Jesus, embracing the significance of being disciplined by God
towards maturity even when it is unpleasant, pursuing holiness by valuing
spiritual things above all else, and listening to God’s voice even as He
shakes everything up.



Hebrews 11

Hebrews 11 is a classic. It’s a literary masterpiece, a litany of spiritual
heroes, a poem to faith from creation to Christ. Honestly, how can one
summarize this chapter with anything other than verse 1:

Faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not
seen; for by it the people of old received their commendation.



Hebrews 10

In Hebrews 10 the writer exalts the one-time sacrifice of Christ that has
perpetual results followed by another famous paragraph warning of spiritual
drift.

Loyalty to Jesus for His unrepeatable sacrifice, a sacrifice that is far
better than the perpetual sacrifices of days past, endures by faith against
all adversity and persecution in anticipation of the eternal reward of God.



Hebrews 9

Hebrews 9 compares the old covenant to the superior new covenant that is
based on the once-and-for-all sacrifice made by Jesus.

The old covenant, with its temporal and external sacrificial system, is
inferior to the new covenant with its eternal, internal, and unrepeatable
sacrifice made by Christ when He gave Himself at the cross and shed His own
blood for our salvation, and then entered heaven once for all from where we
eagerly await His return.



Hebrews 8

Hebrews 8 affirms the superiority of the new covenant.

Jesus is the mediator of a new covenant, rendering the Mosaic covenant
obsolete, since it was merely an earthly copy of the heavenly prototype,
while the covenant Jesus instituted is divinely unilateral in its
motivation and inherently personal in its effect.



Hebrews 7

In Hebrews 7 Jesus is declared superior to the Old Covenant. This is a
complex chapter about Melchizedek and the Levitical priesthood. As you read
it, focus on the effectiveness of Jesus as our living High Priest.

Jesus is both Priest and King after the order of Melchizedek (who was also
a priest and king) since His kingly throne is a throne of grace and His
priesthood continues forever making us secure in our salvation for as long
as He lives–and He lives forever.



Hebrews 6

Hebrews 6 is an electric exhortation to remain strong in the faith.

The anchor of our souls is provided by and sustained through the certainty
of God’s power to save all who, by faith, inherit the promise given to
Abraham and with full assurance in the work of Christ remain stedfast to
the end, because an apostate cannot be restored to repentance since he is
guilty of treating Jesus with irreversible contempt.



Hebrews 5

In Hebrews 5 the writer compares a human high priest with Jesus – and
concludes by being critical of those who are doctrinally immature.

We need to know that the Jewish high priest was a mere human called by God
to represent his people before God, while Jesus is the God-Man, who as our
eternal High Priest, not only prays for us, but by His act of atonement is
our only source of eternal salvation.