Spiritually Speaking: Amazing people are still not Messiah
November 15, 2019
Once, an octogenarian minister was asked for the secret of framing the perfect sermon. He answered, “tell ‘em what you’re gonna’ tell ‘em; then tell ‘em what you need to tell ‘em; and finish by telling ‘em what you told ‘em.” That pretty well sums up the approach of the writer of Hebrews. Far more than a friendly letter; Hebrews is a sermon, a polemic, a debate; complete, at times, with imagined arguments from those who might shy away from the ultimate conclusion.
In the past God spoke to our ancestors through the prophets at many times and in various ways, but in these...