the writer would now explain why the covenant Christ has cut in His own blood is better than even the covenant God made with the Israelites at the foot of Mount Sinai, sealed with the blood of sacrificed animals.
The most important subject in the Epistle to the Hebrews is the Lord Jesus Christ. There is nowhere else to begin but with Messiah, for nothing else can show the betterness of the better covenant than Jesus Himself.
In all four gospels, Jesus only ever asked the Father for one thing for himself. In this post, I imagine what it might have been like for John listening to Jesus pray, and I reveal what that one thing is.
Believers know God’s name and share in a very real way in God’s divine nature. Because God is truth and love, truth and love must go together in every believer’s life.
You and I glorify Jesus when what we do and say shows that Jesus’ work was not in vain, but rather he is reaping the good harvest of what he is sowing into your life and mine.
Jesus glorifies the Father by giving eternal life to all those whom the Father has given him. You and I glorify both the Father and the Son when we receive eternal life through God’s Spirit.