November 10, 2019

Looking Beyond What We Can See

Passage: Genesis 14:14-20, Hebrews 4:14 – 5:10, Matthew 26:36-46

As we saw last week, many Jewish Christians wondered how much of the old ways should be retained. The writer of Hebrews exhorts them to “press on” beyond their comfort zones, because Christ is superior to the Judaic system. Better than Aaron, better than Moses, better than the Law, better than angels. He knows our weakness, but being perfect, His sacrifice was once for all inaugurating an eternal covenant. It is ours through faith, which is “…the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.”