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Hebrews 12:29

May 5, 2019   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Hebrews, Hebrews (written), Writings  //  4 Comments

Sunday, 5 May 2019

For our God is a consuming fire. Hebrews 12:29

This verse is often quoted in relation to God’s judgment on sinners who will be consumed before Him. And, it is true that this is the case. Vincent’s Word Studies explains this verse as –

“He is the God of both covenants (see Hebrews 1:1, Hebrews 1:2, and notes); but though now revealed in Jesus Christ, and offering all the privileges of the new covenant (Hebrews 12:22-24), his anger burns against those who reject these privileges.”

The verse is a quote from Deuteronomy 4:24 –

“For the Lord your God is a consuming fire, a jealous God.”

Understanding this, and knowing that the same God is revealed in both covenants, it doesn’t mean that this is a reference to unbelievers.Read the rest

Hebrews 12:28

May 4, 2019   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Hebrews, Hebrews (written), Writings  //  8 Comments

Saturday, 4 May 2019

Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us have grace, by which we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear. Hebrews 12:28

The word, “Therefore,” is given to sum up the words of verses 18-27. The author has been dealing with the kingdom which is expected for the believer and what it will be like.Read the rest

Hebrews 12:26

May 2, 2019   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Hebrews, Hebrews (written), Writings  //  7 Comments

Thursday, 2 May 2019

…whose voice then shook the earth; but now He has promised, saying, “Yet once more I shake not only the earth, but also heaven.” Hebrews 12:26

The author finishes the thought which began in the previous verse. The words, “whose voice then shook the earth,” are speaking of the revelation of God on Mount Sinai.Read the rest

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