Hebrews 6 Devotional Commentary

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Hebrews 6:1

Whenever we see the word, 'therefore' in the Bible, we have to ask the question, 'what is it there for?' We must understand that this word is qualifying something that went before. We must read the Bible in context, and recognise that the word, 'therefore', is joining us to something important that went before.

Because of some issue that was mentioned in the previous chapter or verses, we are read more...

Hebrews 6:10

The book of Hebrews is written to enable growing Christians to mature in the faith. It instructs us how to walk in spirit and truth. It trains us how to live for God and teaches us how to stand fast in the evil day. And although there are many warnings against falling in our Christian walk, and many instructions on how to live godly lives, there are also many passages that are wonderfully uplifting and which offer great encouragement.


Hebrews 6:13

The subject matter of Hebrew centres on the Person, work, and office of the Lord Jesus Christ, and emphasises His eternal deity and unique manhood. It illustrates His superiority to prophets and angels, kings and priests, and it details His supremacy in His high priestly ministry and the exclusivity of His sacrificial offering. But it also gives believers a number of serious warnings.

Chapter 6 begins with the third of five

Hebrews 6:18

Hebrews is written to seasoned believers who should be increasing in faith, growing in grace, and enlarging their knowledge of the truth. Its original target audience were converted Jews who were finding difficulty in shifting from the pre-Cross dispensation of Law to the post-Cross dispensation of the grace of God.

They found it hard to break free from the nation's historic roots in Judaism, which were bound by the old, broken read more...

Hebrews 6:19

The blessed promises of God that flood the pages of Scripture, stand securely on the unchangeable Word of God and perfect will of the Father. They were established in the eternal council chambers of the Godhead, and the Lord Himself confirmed His immutable Word by His own, fixed oath - rendering His will, His Word, and His council, as utterly dependable and established forever.

Our hope in Christ is securely anchored to the Word read more...

Hebrews 6:20

Hebrews gives a balance between exposition and exhortation. While some passages systematically lay out doctrinal truth, they are interspersed with those that encourage us to apply what we learn in our everyday life or warn of the consequences of failure.

In chapter 6, the author seeks to develop our doctrinal understanding and strengthen our faith in the never-failing, steadfast devotion of Christ towards us. He fastens the read more...