Depicts Jesus as high priest, pioneer and perfecter of our faith.


Christian hope is an anchor for the soul
(Heb 6:19)

Hebrews is an early Christian sermon. The author is unknown, although the book has traditionally been associated with Paul because Timothy is mentioned in 13:23. The sermon was sent to a group of people who had come to faith in Christ (2:3-4), suffered persecution (10:32-34), and were becoming listless (5:11; 6:12). The author seeks to motivate them by reminding them that Christ suffered faithfully but is now seated at the right hand of God (1-6). Christ is the high priest after the order of Melchizedek. Hebrews compares Christ's death to the sacrifice offered by the high priest on the Day of Atonement, and announces that Christ has instituted the new covenant promised by Jeremiah. Through his death and exaltation, Christ opened the way into the presence of God in the heavenly sanctuary (7-10). Recalling the faith of people like Noah, Abraham, Moses, and the martyrs, the final section inspires the readers to run with perseverance the race that is set before them (11-13).

Heb 4:14-16 - Jesus the high priest
Heb 11:1 - Faith in the unseen
Heb 12:1-3 - Running the race of faith


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