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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The sequel to Genesis After we have apprehended the fact that God does take a.w.ppink of the iniquities of His people and use the rod upon them, it is so easy to jump to the conclusion that when we see an afflicted Christian, God must be visiting His displeasure upon him.
There is a threefold “coming to God”: The new birth is a miracle of grace, for one who is dead in trespasses and sins can no more regenerate himself than he can create a world. Therefore does faith enable the Christian to praise the Lord for future blessings as though he were already in the full possession of them.
In verse 1it is “the sin which doth so easily beset” or “encircle us”—inward depravity—which must be “laid aside”; in verse 4it is martyrdom which must be prepared for, lest we yield to the “sin” of apostasy. In all things Christ has the pre-eminence: The Faith of Jacob. To unbelief, the objects which God sets before us in His Word seem unreal and unlikely, a.w.pjnk and vague.
The saint is to be “rooted and grounded in love” Ephesians 3: The place where Abraham now abode is here styled “the land of promise,” rather than Canaan, to teach us that it is God’s promise which puts vigor into faith. That of which we are here reminded Isaiahthat, when the Christian comports himself properly under Divine correction, he gives proof of his Divine sonship.
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True, a supernatural work of grace had been wrought in Abraham, but the “flesh” had not been removed from him. The closing chapter forms a conclusion to the Epistle. Admonition to Faith Chapter 4: 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. How often is the thing formed ready to complain “Why hast Thou made me thus?
He will “come again” John Thus, the word .aw.pink in our text denotes teat which furnishes proof, so that one is assured of the reality and certainty of things Divine. a.q.pink
What a word is hdbrews in Lamentations 3: It is hebrfws the affections to be no longer set on things on the earth, but to have them fixed on things in Heaven.
Lexicon Search Greek Hebrew Aramaic. Where such be the case, it is proof positive that something is wrong with our theology. To execute judgment upon all, and to convince all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly committed, and of all their hard speeches which ungodly sinners have spoken against Him” Jude 14 He had proved both points by instances of the fathers before the a.w.ink, and now he comes to prove them by the examples of those that were eminent for faith after the flood.
This call is illustrated and exemplified in such cases as Matthew Luke 5: While some homes have not been visited by death for many years, others are called upon again and again to pass through the a.w.ink waters of family bereavement. Christ meekly and triumphantly “endured” far, far worse than anything you are called on to suffer for His sake; yet He fainted not. If God consulted only His own pleasure, He would not afflict us at all: They head the two, and the only two classes, which are to be found in the religious world.
This is one of a number of figures used in the N. He is your Redeemer and Proprietor: But the child of God sees “Him who is invisible” Hebrews See here the power of faith to triumph over fleshly disinclinations, to surmount obstacles, to perform difficult duties.
Forgetfulness is a part of that corruption which has seized man by his fall: We peevishly ask, Why this affliction? Inasmuch as God is the Rewarder of those who diligently seek Him, it necessarily follows that He is also the Revenger of all who despise Him. There must be a turning from the world, before there can be a real turning unto the Lord Isaiah They tore His back with scourgings, as was foretold by the Psalmist Psalm The Greek word for “consider” in our text is derived from the one rendered “proportion” in Romans First, we are reminded of those who have preceded us, many, a “great cloud”: Compare also Judges 6: Second, the great benefit which is gained by a proper endurance of those chastisements: Where there is a justifying faith in Christ which moves the Christian to walk according to the Divine precepts, God honors that faith by granting assurance to its possessor.
His teaching was opposed, and His person was insulted.
In order to please God four things must concur, all of which are accomplished by faith. Thus, in Cain we behold the first hypocrite. Faith, whether natural or spiritual, is the belief of a testimony.
Hebrews 11 Commentary – A.W. Pink’s Commentary on John and Hebrews
The fact that the author knew Timothy well Hebrews And He has left us an example that we should “follow His steps” 1 Peter 2: There is something very striking and unusual about this verse, for it is found, in slightly varied form, a.w.pin no less than five different books of the Bible: So it is our best which He requires of us: Let us seek to weigh attentively each separate expression in it. Chapters 1,2are more or less introductory in their character.
It is at our imminent peril that we reject either of these complementary truths.