Hebrews 12:14

Saturday, 20 April 2019

Pursue peace with all people, and holiness, without which no one will see the Lord: Hebrews 12:14

The author has just finished the thought of having oneself strengthened in body, and set in their paths in order to meet a set purpose. That purpose was noted as being tied into the race set before us which was recorded in verse 12:1.Read the rest

Hebrews 12:13

Friday, 19 April 2019

…and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be dislocated, but rather be healed. Hebrews 12:13

The author continues with the thought of verse 12, which implored the reader to “strengthen the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees.” He now continues with, “and make straight paths for your feet.”Read the rest

Hebrews 12:12

Thursday, 18 April 2019

Therefore strengthen the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees, Hebrews 12:12

The word, “Therefore,” is referring to the entire section concerning chastening. When one is chastened he will be bowed down in the shame of his chastening, weakened by the correction, and in need of restoration to a stronger state.Read the rest

Hebrews 12:11

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Now no chastening seems to be joyful for the present, but painful; nevertheless, afterward it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it. Hebrews 12:11

The author just spoke of the chastening of our human fathers, and then contrasted that with chastening which comes from the Lord.Read the rest

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