Overview of Hebrews: Relationship DynamicThis is a study of first six chapters
It teaches us how to be grounded in our faith.
This book provides some clear theology and
teaching about our relationship with God through Jesus Christ, and the danger of
thinking incorrectly about our salvation.
About 15 years ago I made the sketch
on the back of this page to help me understand the dynamic of salvation in Jesus
Christ and becoming stable in my faith.
I've discussed this with pastors from
time to time to test it against their understanding.
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We all have
ROOTS. Each of us is GROUNDED in some way to a set of values.
that must begin with us.
Do you want to grow stronger in your faith, in
your devotion to God?
God's word encourages us to grow strong in the
ROOTS / Direction
1:1-7, Sunday, January 27, 2013Can you think of
some advice you were given when you were young that continues to impact your
Perhaps this advice influenced the direction you took in life.
so, bring to mind the person who gave it.
01.pdf ROOTS / Stability
1, Sunday, February 3, 2013"Therefore as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so
walk in Him,
having been firmly rooted" -
We learned last week that Christ "upholds all things by the
word of His power" (1:3).
What is the key to stable faith, to trust in
ANCHORED / Focus
2:1-4, Sunday, February 10, 2013
one marriage, one family under God.
How can this happen?
How can we stay focused on God?
ANCHORED / Position
Hebrews 2:5-13, Sunday, February 17, 2013
Where do you stand in the lineup in your family tree? Do
you view others as ahead of you, with greater status? How about your spiritual
roots; do others look to you as one who knows God and has His wisdom?
04.pdfANCHORED / Power
Hebrews 2:14-18, Sunday, February 24, 2013
Have you ever grabbed ahold of something to catch your balance only to find it
was a moving object? What are the top three qualities you need in something that
will anchor you?
05.pdfFAITHFUL / Called
Hebrews 3:1-6, Sunday, March 10, 2013
Have you had the experience of receiving
a special invitation to do something? I remember being accepted as an
architecture student at Cal Poly SLO in 1968 after abandoning a mechanical
engineering major in Long Beach. I was determined to succeed with this "call".
What about you? What has motivated you to achieve your goals?
Lesson.06.pdfFAITHFUL / Response
Hebrews 3:7-19, Sunday, March 17, 2013
There are many contradictory voices in our world today. How
do you determine which ones to listen to? What guards you from responding to an
ReleaseHebrews 4:1-9, Sunday, March 24, 2013
What does the expression “Give it up for God” mean to you?
There is a battle going on within you; who is winning?
Hebrews 4:10-16, Sunday, April 7, 2013
I can be so intent on accomplishing a difficult task that I foolishly refuse
help when it is offered to me.
some reason I say, “Thanks, but I’m O.K.” even when I’m not.
Do you ever struggle with accepting help?
I’d be wise to put my pride aside and accept the gracious help of a
friend when I’m in need.
Hebrews 5:1-7 Sunday, April 28, 2013
Think about an
effective teacher in your life.
On a scale of 1 – 10, how humble were they?
What is the relationship between humility and effective teaching
(learning) in your view?
HUMILITY / Obedience
Hebrews 5:1-7 Sunday, May 5, 2013
What would happen if parents chose to never discipline
their children? Do you believe that discipline is necessary in order to
develop character and obedience in children? Do you believe that there are
absolutes that should be or must be taught and upheld in your family in
order to produce responsible offspring?
GROWTH / Diligence
Hebrews 6:1-12 Sundays of May 12 & 26, 2013
What effect does diligence have in your life? “The best things are worth fighting for” – true? Is diligence necessary in order to produce true, lasting value?
Hebrews 6:4-6 Additional thoughts from Dan Kinnoin Couples In Christ, Sunday, May 26, 2013
GROWTH / Hope
Hebrews 6:13-20 Sundays of June 2, 2013
Think of a time when someone made a promise to you that you took seriously. What about that person made it possible for you to trust them to follow through?
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