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You gotta read this!
This series takes us on a 13-day journey through the book of Hebrews. And it’s outstanding.
Here’s a glimpse of the first post by my friend Laura Elliot:
He Is above All Things, and He Remains Forever: Hebrews 1
To be perfectly honest, sometimes the most difficult paragraph for a writer to compose is the very first one. How can I captivate my readers’ imaginations, weaving each reader, somehow, into the fabric of the story? Sitting before this screen with my Bible before me, I find myself at a loss for words pristine enough to ascribe what’s deserved to this book and the God-Man who inspired it—as if I’d been asked to introduce Abraham Lincoln or the Queen of England to you, but was limited to the text of a Dr. Seuss book.
But I believe in the power of God’s Word to do the work for which I am inadequate, and so I begin by making a simple request: If you have a moment, would you go back to the top of this post and read Hebrews 1:1–4 again? Let it soak in and permeate every corner of your mind and heart.
The writer of Hebrews spent no time on pithy anecdotes, begets and begats, or even Pauline greetings of grace and peace, lovely as they are. He begins with a mic drop moment, handing to us the spectacles through which we can view the rest of this letter, and the rest of Scripture, for that matter:
Jesus is preeminent.
Jesus is permanent.
As we glean new mercies from each chapter of the book of Hebrews throughout the course of this month, if we learn nothing else, let us remember this: Christ our Savior is above all things, and He remains forever. Preeminence and permanence. Let’s pull back the curtain on these two ideas as we begin to explore the book of Hebrews. Keep reading . . .
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Dive in and enjoy the richness and power of the spiritual treasures found in the book of Hebrews. (In fact, Chapter 4 of Hebrews changed my life.)