Hebrews Sermons 

Christ is Better Than the Angels

  Scripture Readings: Psalm 110:1-7; Hebrews 1:1-2:4 November 13, 2016 • Download this sermon (PDF) Congregation of Christ: Before we get to our text, let us first examine the background of the Book of Hebrews. We will not understand this book correctly without knowing the basics: author, audience, date of writing, and purpose and occasion. First of all, who wrote this book? Unlike the letters of Paul and other New Testament writers, the author of Hebrews does not mention his name. From the earliest days, the names suggested include Paul,…

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Sermon Series on the Epistle to the Hebrews

This Sunday, November 13, we will be starting a new sermon series based on the Epistle to the Hebrews. Hebrews was written to Jewish converts to Christianity who were most likely living in Rome under persecution. It was written to encourage them to persevere and not go back to the old covenant institutions in the midst of persecution. The main theme of the letter is that Christ is greater than all: angels, prophets, and old covenant temple, priesthood and ceremonies. Therefore, Christ has fulfilled all Old Testament institutions which were…

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