Category Archives: Hebrews

Hebrews Bible Study Week 2: Chapter 1

By | January 19, 2021
This entry is part 2 of 16 in the series Hebrews Bible Study

{Updated to add: This post and many of the following posts were part of an online Bible study over the book of Hebrews that I hosted in the past on my previous blog. I am reposting here to make the resource available to anyone interested.} Hopefully you were able to read through the entire book… Read More »

Hebrews Bible Study Week 1: Overview

By | January 19, 2021
This entry is part 1 of 16 in the series Hebrews Bible Study

{Updated to add: This post and many of the following posts were part of an online Bible study over the book of Hebrews that I hosted in the past on my previous blog. I am reposting here to make the resource available to anyone interested.} This week we will do an overview of the book.… Read More »

Jesus: the Pioneer and Perfecter of our Faith

By | May 15, 2017

In Hebrews 12:2, Jesus is identified as “the founder and perfecter of our faith.” What do these two titles mean? The title “founder” is variously translated: “author” (NASB, NIV, KJV, NKJV); “pioneer” (NET Bible); “source” (HCSB). Other suggestions in commentaries are “forerunner,” “initiator,” “beginner,” “champion,” “leader,” and “originator.” I remember a sermon in which He… Read More »

Moses, Reproach, and Suffering for Christ

By | September 19, 2016

What does it mean that Moses “considered the reproach of Christ greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt” (Heb 11:26)? Did Moses understand who Christ was and thus knowledgeably suffer His reproach? Or does “the reproach of Christ” mean something else? Consider three options below suggested by others. First, and dodging these questions altogether, some… Read More »