Hebrews 6 has proved to be a contensious passage in the history of exegesis and theology: the strong warning issued in this passage has proved to be the battleground for many soteriological debates. In this paper, I argue that the passage, interpreted within the compatibilist worldview of the Bible, holds together the same tension found … Continue reading CONVINCED OF BETTER THINGS: AN EXPOSITION OF HEBREWS 6:1-12
“15Therefore He is the mediator of the New Covenant, so that those called for an eternal inheritance might receive the promise, since a death has taken place for the redemption of the transgressions committed under the first covenant. 16For where there is a covenant, it is necessary for the one making the covenant to proffer … Continue reading A Proposed Interpretation of Hebrews 9:15-22
Homiletical Idea: Let us strive to enter the rest of God Introduction Good morning church! I again have the privilege of bringing you this morning’s sermon. You may remember that over the last two weeks Tom and I have begun to preach through the book of Hebrews, today we will continue to look at the … Continue reading Let us strive to enter the rest of God – A Sermon on Hebrews 3-4
Homiletical Idea: The Superiority of Christ means the Superiority of His Gospel Introduction (For whole series) Good morning church! Today I have the awesome privilege of both bringing you this morning’s sermon and introducing the series of sermons that pastor Tom and I will be preaching over the summer. Throughout the summer we are going … Continue reading The Superiority of Christ means the Superiority of His Gospel – A Sermon on Hebrews 1
A sermon on Hebrews 8 and the superiority of the New Covenant over the old covenant. Because of the differences between the church context where I preached this and the public setting of the internet, some clarification: The reason the Old Covenant is faulted and obsolete is not because God made a mistake, but because … Continue reading Hebrews 8 – In Christ we have received the better promises of the New Covenant.
This sermon was preached to small congregation in white rock BC, Canada on the 18th of August 2013. Introduction Good morning church! In Tom’s absence I have the privilege of bringing you this morning’s sermon, though unfortunately it may be a little bit less lively than Philip’s last week; I won’t be doing any singing…but … Continue reading Hebrews 8 – In Christ we have received the better promises of the New Covenant.
It seems fitting for us this, at least for Canadians, thanksgiving weekend to partake of communion, the Lord’s Supper, and remember our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ and His work on the Cross. This time of year is traditionally one where people gather together and give thanks for all they have in their lives. What … Continue reading A Communion Service