The Preaching of God’s Word

“Unhindered Access”: Hebrews 9:1-14

Hebrews 9:1-14English Standard Version (ESV) The Earthly Holy Place 9 Now even the first covenant had regulations for worship and an earthly place of holiness. 2 For a tent was prepared, the first section, in which were the lampstand and the table and the bread of the Presence. It is called the Holy Place. 3 […]

“His Promise and Purpose”: Romans 8:28-39

Romans 8:28-39English Standard Version (ESV) 28 And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. 29 For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the […]

“Good News of Great Joy”: Luke 2:1-20

Luke 2:1-20English Standard Version (ESV) The Birth of Jesus Christ 2 In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. 2 This was the first registration when Quirinius was governor of Syria. 3 And all went to be registered, each to his own town. 4 And Joseph […]

“A Better Hope”: Hebrews 6:19-7:1-28

Hebrews 6:13-7:28English Standard Version (ESV) The Certainty of God’s Promise 13 For when God made a promise to Abraham, since he had no one greater by whom to swear, he swore by himself, 14 saying, “Surely I will bless you and multiply you.” 15 And thus Abraham,[a] having patiently waited, obtained the promise. 16 For […]

“Tethered to the Anchor”: Hebrews 6:11-20

Hebrews 6:11-20English Standard Version (ESV) 11 And we desire each one of you to show the same earnestness to have the full assurance of hope until the end, 12 so that you may not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises. The Certainty of God’s Promise 13 For […]

“The Peril of Apostasy” Hebrews 5:11-6:12

Hebrews 5:11-6:12English Standard Version (ESV) Warning Against Apostasy 11 About this we have much to say, and it is hard to explain, since you have become dull of hearing. 12 For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the basic principles of the oracles of God. You need […]

“His Promise and Purpose”: Romans 8:28-39

Romans 8:28-39 English Standard Version (ESV) 28 And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. 29 For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be […]

Hebrews 4:14-5:10

Hebrews 4:14-5:10English Standard Version (ESV) Jesus the Great High Priest 14 Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. 15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in […]