Tag Archives: Hebrews

The Heart Of The Matter – The Rock Church Worship Service

Paul Jon Hebrews 4 A Sabbath-Rest for the People of God 1 Therefore, since the promise of entering his rest still stands, let us be careful that none of you be found to have fallen short of it. 2 For we also have had the gospel preached to us, just as they did; but the message they heard was of no value to them, because those who heard did not combine it with faith.[a] 3 Now we who have believed enter that rest, just as God has said, “So I declared on oath in my anger, ‘They shall never enter my rest.’ “[b] And yet his work has been finished since the creation of the world. 4 For somewhere he has spoken about the seventh day in these words: “And on the seventh day God rested from all his work.”[c] 5 And again in the passage above he says, “They … Continue reading →

Between Egypt And The Promised Land – The Rock Church Worship Service

Paul Jon Between Egypt And The Promised Land Government is killing Christians Hebrews 1 God is speaking through Jesus Not only is He superior to the universe, but also to the angels Chapter 2 He is crowned with glory and honor He is our High Priest Didn’t lose His humanity Nothing we experience, He hasn’t gone through First 6 verses – superior to Moses He is the builder of the house of God Hebrews 3:7-19 Quotes Psalm 95 Jesus pulled us out of slavery In this in-between time in our faith Need to be a part of a community Christianity is not a lome ranger religion Coming into a new community How do we do life together? How does exhortation apply? The tendancy of the human heart to harden Painting a picture of wilderness Dry desolate desert, not mountain/forest playground Even Jesus went to the wilderness Jesus had to learn … Continue reading →