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DEVOTIONALS
08-Dec-2003
Persevering is the whole duty of man [Wasserfall Collection]
    After unveiling this terrifying truth of the nature of God’s final judgement, the writer calls his readers to confidence in their election by reminding them how they stood firm amidst early persecutions (Heb 10:32), “because you knew that you yoursel ...
01-Dec-2003
Persevering is the whole duty of man [Wasserfall Collection]
    The Hebrew writer has laid his case. He has shown us that after knowing Christ, to keep sinning deliberately denies Christ’s sacrifice and leaves only Judgement. He has shown us that God’s judgement was under Mosaic Law is the same: death to all wh ...
24-Nov-2003
Persevering is the whole duty of man [Wasserfall Collection]
    Here the writer of the Hebrew epistle claims confidently the source of his sureness that a man who tramples on the Son of God will be severely punished. He says, for we know Him who said, “It is mine to avenge.” This statement, however, is not just ...
17-Nov-2003
Persevering is the whole duty of man [Wasserfall Collection]
    Here we reach the climactic point of this Hebrews passage, as laid out for us threefold is what we are persevering against in keeping with the whole duty of man.We are persevering against those who trample the Son of God underfoot, who treat as u ...
10-Nov-2003
Persevering is the whole duty of man [Wasserfall Collection]
    It is of critical import to note that the Hebrew writer’s source for the verse above, Deuteronomy 17:6-7, concludes a passage of Law regarding the worshipping of other gods. For this sin of “doing evil in the eyes of the Lord your God in violation o ...
03-Nov-2003
Persevering is the whole duty of man [Wasserfall Collection]
    This is what is left when no sacrifice for sins is left: A fearfulexpectation of judgement and the raging fire that will follow. Now theraging fire need only be feared by those whose deeds are shown to be evil,and who lack also the fire-suit of ...
27-Oct-2003
Persevering is the whole duty of man [Wasserfall Collection]
    Now that we have seen the conclusion regarding the whole duty of man, let us go to its new beginning: That by the blood of Jesus, "a new and living way opened for us through the curtain of his body," (Heb 10:20) so that we could by Grace fulfil the w ...
20-Oct-2003
Persevering is the whole duty of man [Wasserfall Collection]
    Let us start with the end of the matter where the Teacher distils from all his toil and folly, the 'firmly embedded nails' that hold together the Mosaic Law: "And now, O Israel, what does the Lord your God ask of you but to fear the Lord your God, to ...