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Posts from October 2020

Hebrews 5b – Who are the milk drinkers?

Hebrews 5:11-14 chastises the original readers for still relying on milk, when they should really be eating meat by now.  Somewhere along the way, they became spiritually dull of hearing.  They are “unskilled in the word of righteousness” and lack discernment and the ability to distinguish between good and evil.  They ought to be teachers, but instead, they’re still learning to count to 10 and how to sing their ABCs. Who are these milk drinkers? Pastor John MacArthur argues that…

Hebrews 4b-5a – Who Should I Vote For?

Jesus is greater. That’s the theme of Hebrews.  Three simple words.  One profound truth. In today’s sermon, we saw that truth applied against the leadership of our country.  Who is greater: Jesus or Trump?  Who is greater: Jesus or Biden? The answer is simple: Jesus!  The encouragement was to proclaim the name of Jesus more than you proclaim the name of a political leader or a political party.  Turn a political conversation into a spiritual conversation by pointing people to…

Hebrews 4a – Tidbits from the Text

In today’s sermon, I cut out a few minor points, none of which significantly contributed to the overall picture that the Preacher of Hebrews makes in this chapter.  All details of each text of Scripture are important, but this doesn’t mean that each detail is equally important in a sermon.  If a preacher preached all the thing he could preach in a given text, he’d likely never get past a single chapter of Scripture! Here are a few odds and…