Hebrews, The Letter to the

Hebrews, The Letter to the

An anonymous book appearing in the NT following the letters attributed to Paul. The book compares institutions and individuals of the OT with those of the new era inaugurated by Christ. It also contains strong meditations on the meaning of suffering and the role of faith.


Outline of Contents

Hebrews

I. The Revelation of the Word in the Son (Heb 1:1-4:13)

A. The Son greater than angels (Heb 1:1-2:18)

B. Exhortation to hear the voice of the Son (Heb 3:1-4:13)

II. Christ the great high priest (Heb 4:14-10:31)

A. Exhortation to hold fast the confession (Heb 4:14-16)

B. Introduction of Christ the high priest (Heb 5:1-10)

C. Exhortation to endure and thereby obtain the promises (Heb 5:11-6:20)

D. Christ the great high priest (Heb 7:1-10:18)

E. Exhortation to hold fast the confession (Heb 10:19-31)

III. Call to faithful obedience (Heb 10:32-13:25)

A. Exhortation to endurance (Heb 10:32-12:11)

B. Sinai and Zion (Heb 12:12-29)

C. Concluding exhortations to faithfulness (Heb 13:1-25)

Heb 1:1-4:13

God Has Spoken by His Son
1Long ago God spoke to our ancestors in many and various ways by the prophets,2but in these last days he has spoken to us by a Son, wh ... View more

Heb 1:1-2:18

God Has Spoken by His Son
1Long ago God spoke to our ancestors in many and various ways by the prophets,2but in these last days he has spoken to us by a Son, wh ... View more

Heb 3:1-4:13

Moses a Servant, Christ a Son
1Therefore, brothers and sisters, holy partners in a heavenly calling, consider that Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our con ... View more

Heb 4:14-10:31

Jesus the Great High Priest
14Since, then, we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast to our confes ... View more

Heb 4:14-16

Jesus the Great High Priest
14Since, then, we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast to our confes ... View more

Heb 5:1-10

1Every high priest chosen from among mortals is put in charge of things pertaining to God on their behalf, to offer gifts and sacrifices for sins.2He is able to ... View more

Heb 5:11-6:20

Warning against Falling Away
11About this we have much to say that is hard to explain, since you have become dull in understanding.12For though by this time you ... View more

Heb 7:1-10:18

The Priestly Order of Melchizedek
1This “King Melchizedek of Salem, priest of the Most High God, met Abraham as he was returning from defeating the kings and bl ... View more

Heb 10:19-31

A Call to Persevere
19Therefore, my friends, since we have confidence to enter the sanctuary by the blood of Jesus,20by the new and living way that he opened fo ... View more

Heb 10:32-13:25

32But recall those earlier days when, after you had been enlightened, you endured a hard struggle with sufferings,33sometimes being publicly exposed to abuse an ... View more

Heb 10:32-12:11

32But recall those earlier days when, after you had been enlightened, you endured a hard struggle with sufferings,33sometimes being publicly exposed to abuse an ... View more

Heb 12:12-29

12Therefore lift your drooping hands and strengthen your weak knees,13and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be put out of joint, b ... View more

Heb 13:1-25

Service Well-Pleasing to God
1Let mutual love continue.2Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without ... View more

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