Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall

HEBREWS 4:12-13 Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Heb. 4:12a “For the Word…” The writer of Hebrews used scripture as the basis for his discussion of God’s rest, because we can know nothing of God’s rest apart from the Bible. “Rest, this treasure, is found in Scripture....

Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall

Hebrews 4:16 Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Heb. 4:16a “Let us…” This is the call of someone inviting us to go with him. The author, a man like us, had often enjoyed the power of prayer. Heb. 4:16b “…therefore…” This word points back to our High Priest. We must use...

Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall

HEBREWS 4:14-15 Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Heb. 4:14a “Seeing than that we have a great high priest,” We now begin a long section on the main theme of Hebrews, the High Priesthood of Jesus. The concept has already been mentioned, first hinted at in the priestly...

Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall

HEBREWS 4:12-13 Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Heb. 4:12a “For the Word…” The writer of Hebrews used scripture as the basis for his discussion of God’s rest, because we can know nothing of God’s rest apart from the Bible. “Rest, this treasure, is found in Scripture....

Hebrews 4:3-5

Hebrews 4:3-5 Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Heb. 4:3a “For we which have believed do enter into rest,” “Rest! A dainty word indeed! Too rich a syllable for this unstable earth! Is it not a stray word from the language of the celestials? Rest! It is obtainable? Is...

HEBREWS 4:1-2

HEBREWS 4:1-2 Prepared by Dr. John E. Marshall Heb. 4:1a “Let us therefore fear…” The Bible gives two viewpoints on the powerful emotion of fear. Jesus said, “Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid” (JN 14:27), but Proverbs 23:14 says, “Happy is the...