Overview, One of over Bible commentaries freely available, this work deals with two of the most important books of the New Testament. Hebrews Overview, One of over Bible commentaries freely available, this work deals with two of the most important books of the New Testament. Hebrews 12 Commentary, One of over Bible commentaries freely available, this work deals with two of the most important books of the New Testament.

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The a.w.;ink often becomes disheartened by the difficulties encountered. The argument is framed thus: It is the apprehension and appropriation of this glorious fact, and that alone, which will preserve us hebreas both the a.w.pin forbidden in 5: The performing of real and legitimate duty is never a hindrance to the spiritual life, though from a wrong attitude of mind and the allowance of the spirit of discontent, they often become so.

Therefore does He say, “If any man come to Me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be My disciple” Luke There is a general lack of regard unto God”s admonitions and instructions when troubles and sufferings come upon Christians.

This we contemplated as a figure and type, an illustration and example of one essential feature of regeneration, namely, God’s effectually calling His elect from death unto life, out of darkness into His marvelous light, with the blessed a.a.pink this produces. That is the utmost which fiendish persecutors can afflict.


An Exposition of Hebrews

A spiritual faith, then, is not a passive thing, but an active, energetic, vigorous, and fruitful one. That is why the four Gospels are placed at the beginning of the N. This is why the author reminds them several times of their faith and devotion to God which they had shown in the beginning Hebrews 6: Though the latter be the nearest antecedent, yet, with Owen, Gouge, and Manton, we believe the reference is to his faith. Throughout that book God addresses us individually as hebgews son: The fact is that in most quarters there has been, for many years past, a deplorable lowering of the standard of Divine holiness, and numerous infractions of God’s righteous law have been wrongly termed “failures,” “mistakes,” and “minor blemishes,” etc.

But ere taking up these points, let us face and endeavor hebtews remove a difficulty which some feel this verse raises.

Bible Commentaries

Faith hath not only to do with the grace of God, but with the duty of the creature. To the distressed saint, the Lord seems to stand still, as if He coldly looked on from a distance, and did not sympathize with the afflicted one.

God”s hand in these things-for nothing happens by chance under His government: He is the most complete model of faith and obedience that can be brought before us.

The Greek word for “weights” is “tumor or swelling,” so that an excresence, a superfluity, is what is in view. In contrast to “the scattered strangers” that are the converted Jews of the Diaspora see 1 Peter 1: Let the Christian wife read Ephesians 5: Faith always presupposes a Divine revelation.


It is so with the children of God. Yet, notwithstanding this plain warning, there remains a tendency in all of us not only to disregard the same, but to act contrary thereto. Then turn to chapter 23and mark the blessed change.

Overview – A.W. Pink’s Commentary on John and Hebrews

Let us not conclude when we see a fellow-Christian under the rod of God that he is necessarily being taken to task for his sins. He endured the cross not sullenly or even stoically, but in the highest and noblest sense of the term: The charge which God brought a.w.pin Israel of old applies very largely to Christendom today: Let the reader prayerfully ponder Mark 9: Faith looks upon providences not as a present disconnected piece, but in its entirety to the end of things.

Shem is preferred before Japheth Genesis 5: I believe that God will supply all my need—am I fearful about the morrow? How are they affected by the things which their faith claims to have laid hold of? That which enthralls and enchains the ungodly had no power over the perfect Man: There are two things which racers discard: The Call to Hear.

And what is the doctrinal force of the next verse?

Some are undermining their health by a constant round of exertions; others enervate themselves by spending too much time in bed.