December 2nd

Hebrews 3-4

  • 3:1-6 – Moses, like David and Elijah, was highly revered for his acts of faithfulness by Jewish people. The author, here, is explaining that as great Moses was, Jesus is higher.
  • 3:12-15 – It is harder to live faithfully than it is to fall away because temptation and complacency are constantly pulling us away from faithfulness. This encourages us to help each other stay faithful.
  • 3:16-19 – The author encourages the believers to learn from the Israelites wandering in the desert’s mistakes.
  • 4:1-10 – We have a greater advantage towards faithfulness than those following Moses and Joshua did. Yet it is still possible for us to hear the good news and still fall short of all God intended for us. Many people hear the good news and still turn away from it.
  • 4:12-13 – Scripture is wonderful because it gives us opportunities to know God more, but once we know it, we are held accountable for what it teaches us.
  • 4:14-16 – Jesus faced the same things we face and came out of it without sin. We are not being asked to do anything he has not already done.

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