Tag «Hebrews»

Breakfast with the Bible: Hebrews 6.1-12

Chelmsford Cathedral 13 May 2018 (part of a series – see also Hebrews 1, Hebrews 2, Hebrews 5) 6.1-3:   LET’S GROW UP Not every old wine is a mature wine Neither is every old person a mature person According to John Ruskin, “He is only advancing in life, whose heart is getting softer, his blood …

Breakfast with the Bible: Hebrews 5

Chelmsford Cathedral 6 May 2018 (part of a series, see also Hebrews 1, Hebrews 2, and Hebrews 6.1-12) The underlying presupposition: the gap needs to be bridged How can we find God?  How can we creatures of space and time discover the Creator who is beyond space and time? How can the finite encounter the …

Breakfast with the Bible: Hebrews 2

Chelmsford Cathedral 15 April 2018 (part of a series, see also Hebrews 1, Hebrews 5, and Hebrews 6.1-12) JESUS – GOD’S MAN FOR US In Hebrews 1 the focus is on Jesus and his divinity. In Hebrews 2 the focus is on Jesus and his humanity. “The mystery of the humanity of Christ, that he …

Breakfast with the Bible: Hebrews 1

Chelmsford Cathedral 8/4/18 (part of a series, see also Hebrews 2, Hebrews 5, and Hebrews 6.1-12) INTRODUCTION TO SERIES ON HEBREWS The Letter to the Hebrews (NRSV) In every English Bible ‘Hebrews’ is described as a letter. By contrast the Greek text is headed by the simple phrase ‘To the Hebrews’: it does not call …