Mo 11/6Tu 11/7We 11/8Th 11/9Fr 11/10Sa 11/11Su 11/12
2 Kings 19
Heb. 1
2 Kings 20
Heb. 2
2 Kings 21
Heb. 3
2 Kings 22
Heb. 4
2 Kings 23
Heb. 5
2 Kings 24
Heb. 6
2 Kings 25
Heb. 7

WHAT TO LOOK FOR

The book of Hebrews instructs us in the relevance and importance of the Old Testament. In it we learn that one of the most important ways the Old Testament is relevant to us today is that it gives us many warnings.

Here are a few major warnings in Hebrews drawn from the Old Testament:

  • Hebrews 2: If those who refused to listen to Moses were judged by God, how much more will we be judged if we refuse to listen to Jesus Christ?
  • Hebrews 3: Let us not harden our hearts to the voice of the Lord, as the Israelites did who were saved from Egypt but then provoked God to anger in the wilderness.
  • Hebrews 4: Let us see that we believe the promises of God, so that we may experience true sabbath rest, unlike the Israelites who did not believe God’s good promises to them and thus failed to enter the Promised Land.

These warnings should cause us to fear so that we cling with every fiber of our being to Jesus Christ. When the threat of God’s wrath is so terrible, we realize our only hope must be in the Son of God who gave Himself up for us. What an amazing thing that though we are “beset with weakness” (Heb. 5:2), we may “drawn near with confidence to the throne of grace” (Heb. 4:16) because “we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God” (Heb. 4:14).

VERSE TO MEDITATE ON

Be imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
—Hebrews 6:12

HOW TO PRAY

  • Adoration – “Jesus has been counted worthy of more glory than Moses, by just so much as the builder of the house has more honor than the house. For every house is built by someone, but the builder of all things is God.’” (Heb. 3:3–4)
  • Confession – “Let us draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.” (Heb. 4:16)
  • Thanksgiving – Thank Jesus for humbling Himself to take on our human flesh that He might sanctify us to God.
  • Supplication – Ask God to show you where you need to grow in spiritual maturity. (Heb. 5:11–14)

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This post by Alex McNeilly

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