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Hebrews 11:1

Hebrews 11:1

The good news of salvation and life eternal is by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone. Whether Old Testament saints or New Testament believers, the only way to access this free and eternal gift from the Father is to trust in His Word and believe in His Son. 

Faith is simply having the confidence that future things God has revealed in His written word, will unquestionably happen. The reformation verse that shattered read more...

Hebrews 11:5

Hebrews 11:5

The first people listed in the Hebrews' roll-call of 'faith', lived before the flood. The essential quality that identified them as men of faith was having the confident assurance that future events revealed by the Lord will certainly take place.. and that things that may be invisible, or hidden from our understanding, are nonetheless true. What God has promised to do.. He will do. And what God has revealed in His word is also true - even though it may be read more...

Hebrews 11:6

Hebrews 11:6

So much within the epistles is mistakenly thought to be addressed to the unbeliever when it is, in fact, written to Christians. Hebrews is one such example of scripture that is written to give the maturing believers clear guidance on how to live a life, pleasing to God, during our time on earth.

The first step in pleasing God is to get saved, by believing in Christ's redeeming work, for only through His righteousness can we read more...

Hebrews 11:8

Hebrews 11:8

There are certain differences in the way that God deals with His servants in different dispensations, and the permanently indwelling holy Spirit is one unique difference in the church age. However, faith is the constant that unites all believers. The imputed righteousness of Christ is received only by faith – by believing the word of God - by trusting the Lord to carry out His promises, and by obeying His Word.

Abraham was read more...

Hebrews 11:19

Hebrews 11:19

The early verses of Hebrews 11 begin an in-depth exposition of faith. It explains that faith is required to receive God's acceptance, approval and rewards. It begins to list examples, and the achievements of a succession of Old Testament men and women of faith. The later verses in this chapter list far too many heroes to name them all or discuss their various exploits and experiences. Nevertheless, the chapter's concluding statement read more...

Hebrews 11:39

Hebrews 11:39

In Hebrews 11 we gain a tiny glimpse into the life, expectations and endurance of men and women of faith in Old Testament times. The various trials and tribulations they faced are catalogued in breath-taking detail, but most of these heroes of the faith remain an unidentified "cloud of faithful witnesses." 

Problems and persecution, destitution and defeat became the food of faith, on which these unnamed champions fed. They read more...

Hebrews 11:40

Hebrews 11:40

The urgent message of Hebrews is that Christians, and particularly Jewish believers, should not return to the religiosity and legalistic practices of  the Mosaic Law and pre-cross Israel - for we are not under the Law but under grace. Today we live in "the dispensation of the grace of God".

Many Jews readily responded to read more...