Sermons on Hebrews

The Forever Priest and His Better Covenant – Hebrews 7:20-25

Hebrews 7:20–25 (ESV) [20] And it was not without an oath. For those who formerly became priests were made such without an oath, [21] but this one was made a priest with an oath by the one who said to him: “The Lord has sworn and will not change his mind, ‘You are a priest […]

A Better Covenant, A Better Priest, A Better Hope – Hebrews 7:11-19

Hebrews 7:11–19 (ESV) [11] Now if perfection had been attainable through the Levitical priesthood (for under it the people received the law), what further need would there have been for another priest to arise after the order of Melchizedek, rather than one named after the order of Aaron? [12] For when there is a change […]

The King of Righteousness and Prince of Peace – Hebrews 7:1-10

Hebrews 7:1–10 (ESV) [1] For this Melchizedek, king of Salem, priest of the Most High God, met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings and blessed him, [2] and to him Abraham apportioned a tenth part of everything. He is first, by translation of his name, king of righteousness, and then he is also king […]

The Faithfulness of God and Our Great Hope – Hebrews 6:11-20

Hebrews 6:11–20 (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. [13] For when God made a promise to Abraham, […]

The Life That Accompanies Salvation – Hebrews 6:9-12

Hebrews 6:9–12 (ESV) [9] Though we speak in this way, yet in your case, beloved, we feel sure of better things—things that belong to salvation. [10] For God is not unjust so as to overlook your work and the love that you have shown for his name in serving the saints, as you still do. […]

Our Great High Priest And The Grace Of God – Hebrews 4:14-16

Hebrews 4:14–16 (ESV) [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 every respect has been tempted […]

The Word Of God And Faith In God’s Gospel Promises – Hebrews 4:12-13

Hebrews 4:12–13 (ESV) [12] For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. [13] And no creature is hidden from his sight, but all are naked and exposed […]

Fear and Rest – Hebrews 4:1-5

Fear and Rest ~ Hebrews 4:1-5 Nick Esch, Cornerstone Baptist Church 3/21/2021 In verse 1 we read, “Therefore, while the promise of entering his rest still stands, let us fear lest any of you should seem to have failed to reach it.” This therefore ties us back to all that has gone before, where the […]

Do Not Harden Your Heart – Hebrews 3:7-19

Hebrews 3:7–19 (ESV)   [7] Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says,   “Today, if you hear his voice, [8] do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion, on the day of testing in the wilderness, [9] where your fathers put me to the test and saw my works for forty years. [10] Therefore I […]

Consider Jesus – Hebrews 3:1-6

Hebrews 3:1–6 (ESV) [1] Therefore, holy brothers, you who share in a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our confession, [2] who was faithful to him who appointed him, just as Moses also was faithful in all God’s house. [3] For Jesus has been counted worthy of more glory than Moses—as […]

Jesus the Destroyer, the Deliverer, the Helper – Hebrews 2:14-18

Hebrews 2:14-18 (ESV)  14 Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil, 15 and deliver all those who through fear of death were subject to lifelong slavery. 16 For surely it […]

Our Gracious Elder Brother and the Christian Brotherhood – Hebrews 2:11-13

Hebrews 2:11-13 (ESV)  11 For he who sanctifies and those who are sanctified all have one source. That is why he is not ashamed to call them brothers, 12 saying,      “I will tell of your name to my brothers; in the midst of the congregation I will sing your praise.” 13 And again,      “I will put […]

Jesus The Fitting Savior, The Leading Savior, The Perfect Savior – Hebrews 2:10

Hebrews 2:10 (ESV) For it was fitting that he, for whom and by whom all things exist, in bringing many sons to glory, should make the founder of their salvation perfect through suffering.  https://www.cornerstonebaptistchurch.org/hp_wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Jesus-The-Fitting-Leading-Perfect-Savior.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

The Danger Of Drifting And The Anchor Of Grace – Hebrews 2:1-4

Hebrews 2:1–4 (ESV) [1] Therefore we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, lest we drift away from it. [2] For since the message declared by angels proved to be reliable, and every transgression or disobedience received a just retribution, [3] how shall we escape if we neglect such a great salvation? It […]

Our Unchanging Hope – Hebrews 1:10-14

Hebrews 1:10–14 (ESV) [10] And, “You, Lord, laid the foundation of the earth in the beginning, and the heavens are the work of your hands; [11] they will perish, but you remain; they will all wear out like a garment, [12] like a robe you will roll them up, like a garment they will be changed. […]

The Supreme Prophet, Priest, And King – Hebrews 1:1-3

Hebrews 1:1–3 (ESV) [1] Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, [2] but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. [3] He is the radiance […]

Christmas Is For Freedom – Hebrews 2:14-16

Hebrews 2:14–16 (ESV) [14] Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil, [15] and deliver all those who through fear of death were subject to lifelong slavery. [16] For […]

What Is Faith – Hebrews 11:1-3

Hebrews 11:1-3 ESV Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. For by it the people of old received their commendation. By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things that are […]

The Righteous Shall Live By Faith – Habakkuk 2:4, Hebrews 10:36-39

Habakkuk 2:4 (ESV) Behold, his soul is puffed up; it is not upright within him, but the righteous shall live by his faith. Hebrews 10:36-39 (ESV) For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God you may receive what is promised. For, “Yet a little while, and the […]