LESSON NOTES

Lesson 16 – Hebrews 8:1-13

The main message of Hebrews 8 is the New Covenant. This New Covenant was promised by Jeremiah as Israel was being taken into captivity. It is better than the Old in every way. This connects with the Priesthood of the Messiah, which is part and parcel of the New...

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Lesson 15 – Hebrews 7:11-28

Hebrews 7:11-28 - In the rest of the 7th chapter of Hebrews the writer discusses that the Priesthood of Jesus is greater than the Levitical Priesthood. To understand why we have this dialogue we need to remember the context. This letter was written to Jewish believers...

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Lesson 14 – Hebrews 7:1-10

Hebrews 7:1-10 - We said that our hope has to do with the High Priesthood of Jesus. The writer of Hebrews helps his readers understand this unique priesthood through the ministry of Melechizedek. In Biblical study, a type refers to an Old Testament person, practice or...

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Lesson 1 – An Introduction to Hebrews

One of the most significant books of the New Covenant is the letter to the Hebrews. It touches the Old Covenant and particularly Leviticus more than any other book in the New Testament. This book was written to the Jewish people of the Diaspora or Dispersion, who were...

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Philippians 1:1-30

Paul is the writer of this letter we know this from Philippians 1:1-2 and the many personal references in the letter. We know further by the perspective of the letter which is consistent with what is known of Paul from other New Testament sources, and the style and...

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Psalms 74, 75, 76

Psalm 74 The word “Maskil” means “to give instruction”. The Hebrew can be translated either “for” Asaph, or ““of” Asaph; which may mean that it was composed “by” him, or “for” him, who was the leader of music in public worship in the days of the Temple. He was the...

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Lesson 63 – Revelation 21:5-21

Revelation 21:5-6 God speaks and tells John that is He who makes all things new. Again we reminded of the words of the prophets. Isaiah heard God say something similar (Isaiah 43:18, 19) Paul saw this in part and spoke of it in 2 Corinthians 5:17. He further declares...

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Lesson 55 – Revelation 19:7-10

Revelation 19:7 - In the Old Testament, God is the Husband of Israel (Isaiah 54:5-6; 62:5; Jeremiah 31:32; Ezekiel 16:7-14; Hosea 2:16, 19). In preparation for her remarriage to the Lord, His bride, the church consisting of Jews and Gentiles, has made themselves...

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Lesson 54 – Revelation 18:8-19:9

Revelation 18:9-19 - In the rest of this chapter we have the mourning of the world over the destruction of the world's city of cities. Ezekiel 27 may have been on John's mind, Ezekiel's lamentation over the fall of ancient Tyre is so similar to these words. The first...

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