Tag Archives: Hebrews

For Glory and Beauty – Exodus 28:2

And thou shalt make holy garments for Aaron thy brother for glory and for beauty. – Exodus 28:2 There are wonderful gems hidden in the Bible. Words of great value are everywhere in it, and sometimes the most profound ideas are hidden in plain sight. No where is this more true than in the ceremonies […]

Respect – Psalm 138:6

Though the Lord be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off. – Psalm 138:6 In the song, “Respect,” written and recorded by Otis Redding in 1965 and reimagined to even greater popular acclaim by Aretha Franklin in 1967, the singer is pleading or even demanding respect at […]

Great Riches – Proverbs 13:7

There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing: there is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great riches. – Proverbs 13:7 In times of uncertainty, we begin to search for solid ground.  Few things make people more nervous than economic or political change.  It impacts everyone, and we fear losing our rights or security, […]

The Same Today – Hebrews 13:8

Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever. – Hebrews 13:8 Well, it’s the day after Christmas.  What’s different?  Nothing really.  You may still fill full from parties and presents, but you are still the same basic person.  What has changed in your outlook? Have your affections for Jesus lessened? His affection […]

In These Last Days – Hebrews 1:1-2

God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets, Hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds – Hebrews 1:1-2 Jesus’s birth heralded the end of an […]

Faithful with Little – Luke 16:10

Luke 16:10 – He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much. Has someone ever asked you to hold a light to help them see to find their keys or work on a car in the dark? […]

Faith and Following Jesus – Mark 10:52

Mark 10:52 – And Jesus said unto him, Go thy way; thy faith hath made thee whole. And immediately he received his sight, and followed Jesus in the way. Many things have been said about the importance of faith, and it truly is important. Without faith, it is impossible to please the Lord (Hebrews 11:6). […]

The Stuff of Hope – Hebrews 11:1-2

Hebrews 11:1-2 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.  For by it the elders obtained a good report. One of the most frustrating things for unbelievers is the faithful calm of the devoted Christian.  Jesus Christ frustrated the Pharisees and Saducees with patience and firm determination in […]

Surrounded by Clouds

Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us – Hebrews 12:1 Meditation: We are not alone. This may sound either too […]

Be Content – Hebrews 13:5

Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. – Hebrews 13:5 Meditation:  Being content is supernatural.  Human beings seem naturally bent toward discontent.  We want more, better, and faster.  What’s the solution?  What can satisfy us? […]