JESUS IS BEST: EXAMPLES AND CHALLENGES OF FAITH
LIFE APPLICATION FROM THE SCRIPTURE:
Let us look to the past to find motivation for holding the Christian confidence till the end.
DISCUSSION OF THE SCRIPTURE:
Example of faith–Hebrews 3:1-6
Consider Jesus–Hebrews 3:1
Our High Priest
Consider Moses–Hebrews 3:2
Moses was faithful as a messenger–Number 12:6-8 (God reiterates the fact that Moses was God’s appointed messenger despite Aaron’s and Miriam’s challenge). Jesus is the faithful messenger despite the lack of faith and challenge by some.
Moses was faithful “in all God’s house”
2 Samuel 7:11, 13, 16, & 25.
1 Samuel 2:35
Consider Ourselves–Hebrews 3:6
Challenge to faith–Hebrews 3:7-19
The challenge to avoid rebellion
The exhortation to be faithful–Hebrews 11:12-19
Take care of your heart–Hebrews 11:12
Take care of your fellow Christians–Hebrews 11:13
Take care of your confidence–Hebrews 11:14
Take care of your work so you can rest–Hebrews 11:15-19