Posts tagged Hebrews
A Fathers encouragement from Hebrews 11 - by Paul Bonython

Chapter 11 of the book of Hebrews has great application and this application speaks to Fathers. Using the the heroes of faith mentioned in the passage, the word Father in an anagram form produces some characteristics of the Fatherhood of God. We ought to study and live by these characteristics as fathers, and become more like Him.

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Christ’s ministry is superior

Christ’s ministry is superior to that of Aaron because, firstly, He ministers in a superior place.  The magnificence of the heavenly sanctuary is infinitely better than the tabernacle of Moses, the Temple of Solomon, or any place on earth where God’s glory was made manifest.  Notice that our author calls this heavenly sanctuary “the true tabernacle” (Heb 8:2).  Those who are familiar with the writings of the Apostle Paul might hear in these words the faint echo of “things which are seen are passing away, but the things which are unseen are eternal.”  Secondly, because while Jesus partook of our human nature, he did not partake of our sin.  

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guarantor - by Ben Bonython

We are a guaranteed people who live this life with the utmost confidence.  We are a community who knows the favour of God.  Each one of us brings unique gifts, talents, capacities and passion and together as the body of Christ, we make a difference in the world for the sake of the Gospel.

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