Posts by lcciwpb

Posts by lcciwpb

THE ONLY TRUE SACRIFICE

HEBREWS 10:8-10 “THE ONLY TRUE SACRIFICE.” The only effective sacrifice is the sacrifice of Jesus.  To make his point and to explain what is in his mind, the author of Hebrews takes a quotation from Psalm 40:6-9 RSV:  “Sacrifice and offering thou dost not desire; but thou hastgiven me anopen ear. Burnt-offering thou hast not required.  Then I said: Lo, I come; in the roll of the book it is written of me, I delight to do thy will, O…

THE TRIUMPHS OF PERSEVERANCE IN FAITH IN THE PERIOD BEFORE THE FLOOD

HEBREWS 11:4-7 THE TRIUMPHS OF PERSEVERANCE IN FAITH IN THE PERIOD BEFORE THE FLOOD:  there are three men that lived in the period before the flood that the writer chooses as examples and I will start you on an unending search for their kind of relationship with God. The first is Abel the second son of Adam and Eve.  (If you have a copy of The Message by E. H. Peterson, I would suggest that you read this series from…