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Jesus Our Sympathizer

Hebrews 4:14-16 Jesus experienced temptation just as we do, yet he endured it without sin. It is that very experience that qualifies Him not only as our perfect mediator, but also our sympathizer, one who understands the trials we face. Therefore, when we encounter these trials, we must turn to Jesus and hold Him fast as one who understands and …

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The Sabbath Rest: Now and Forever

Hebrews 4:1-13 Let us not be like the Israelites who failed to enter God’s rest because of their disobedience. We must not take for granted God’s promises. While the promise of rest stands, we are encouraged to fear the result of failure. This is not to drive us toward attempting to merit rest on our own, but rather to reveal …

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The Dangerous Direction Of An Unbelieving Heart

Hebrews 3:7-19 As Believers we are warned against listening to an unbelieving heart. It seeks to place doubt where we trust, and disconnect us from our fellowship with brothers and sisters in Christ. If we do not pay attention and take guard, we will surely exchange the rich promises of God for the cheap, temporal, and unfulfilling promises of the …