A Better Life

The last chapter of Hebrews is a long list of tangible ways our life should be better under the covenant of Christ. How is the Christian life better than the life of the Israelite, or the life of the non-Christian?

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(Preaching through Hebrews. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on July 1, 2018.)

A Better Kingdom

What is the kingdom of God? Where is it, and what are its qualities? The author of Hebrews dives into these questions and more in a discussion of the kingdom that “we have come to”.

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(Preaching through Hebrews. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on June 24, 2018.)

A Better Father

Moving on from the theology of Hebrews, the writer begins the practical section of the book with a discussion of fathers; earthly fathers and how we responded to them, the ways that God is a better father, and how we can emulated our heavenly father on earth.

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(NOTE: the lesson on Hebrews 12:1-2 wasn’t recorded, so this is the next lesson in our series on Hebrews. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on June 17, 2018.)

 

Faith, Part 1: Faith Identified

Hebrews 11 is typically considered one of the great chapters of the Bible, the “Hall of Faith”. Before we can dig into the faithful men and women of history, we must first examine faith itself: what is faith, what does it mean to have faith, and why does it matter?

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(NOTE: The first 2-3 minutes of the sermon were cut off accidentally. Preaching through Hebrews. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on May 27, 2018.)

A Better Covenant, Part 3

Wrapping up the discussion of covenants in the book of Hebrews, we now turn our attention to our part of this agreement. What is our responsibility in this covenant, and how is it different or better than the responsibilities of the Israelites?

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(Preaching through Hebrews. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on May 20, 2018.)

A Better Covenant, Part 2

Hebrews is, in many ways, a technical essay about the mechanics of salvation and atonement. This theological discussion reaches its deepest point in Hebrews 9. How does salvation work, and why is the thing Christ did for us better than what God commanded Israel to do?

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(Preaching through Hebrews. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on May 13, 2018.)