Daily Devotional for 14 September 2020 – Hebrews 4v16 part 2 – the throne of grace

Hebrews 4:16 Yesterday we looked at the first part of this verse: “Let us then with confidence draw near…” Draw near to where?  “Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace…” When you pray in the name of Jesus, you are coming to the throne of grace. What does this mean? Firstly, you … More Daily Devotional for 14 September 2020 – Hebrews 4v16 part 2 – the throne of grace

Daily Devotional for 13 September 2020 – Hebrews 4v16 – Let us then draw near with confidence

Hebrews 4:16 “Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace…” Why?  Because we have a perfect High Priest. The end of verse 15 told us He is “without sin.”  So, when we go into the presence of God in His name, we go as people who are accepted by Almighty God.  … More Daily Devotional for 13 September 2020 – Hebrews 4v16 – Let us then draw near with confidence

Daily Devotional for 12 September 2020 – Hebrews 4v15 part 3 – Tempted in every way yet without sin

The last part of Hebrews 4:15 tells us that Jesus is “one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin.”   This is how we know that He is able to “sympathise with our weaknesses.” He is good and compassionate and He has placed Himself as Jesus the Man where He Himself truly faced … More Daily Devotional for 12 September 2020 – Hebrews 4v15 part 3 – Tempted in every way yet without sin

Daily Devotional for 11 September 2020 – Hebrews 4v15 part 2 – weakness

Hebrews 4:15 The world rewards and celebrates the strong and despises the weak. Even in the church, we admire Christians who appear to be strong. and point to Bible verses such as Ephesians 6:11, which starts with, “Be strong.” But we must not be people of the world and we must be people of the whole Bible, and … More Daily Devotional for 11 September 2020 – Hebrews 4v15 part 2 – weakness

Daily Devotional for 10 September 2020 – Hebrews 4v15 – Christ’s sympathy

Hebrews 4:15 In Hebrews 2:18, we saw that Jesus is able to help us when we’re tempted. Today’s verse tells us more about His help.  I find it encouraging that the Bible talks about temptation. If I didn’t have a Bible, I would think that I was a terrible Christian. But the scripture says temptation is real.   … More Daily Devotional for 10 September 2020 – Hebrews 4v15 – Christ’s sympathy

Daily Devotional for 9 September 2020 – Hebrews 4v14 – Hold fast because He holds you

Hebrews 4:14 In this verse (and also verses 15-16), we see more about Jesus our High Priest. These are really comforting and encouraging verses as we face temptations, we sin and our faith is tested through trouble. Jesus has “passed through the heavens”. He ascended (Acts 1:9-11, Hebrews 1:3) and has gone into heaven itself. He is not … More Daily Devotional for 9 September 2020 – Hebrews 4v14 – Hold fast because He holds you

Daily Devotional for 8 September 2020 – Hebrews 2v18 – Help in temptation

Hebrews 2:18 Jesus has saved us; He has delivered us from our sin; there is no condemnation for those who are in Him; He is the perfect high priest. But we are not yet in heaven!  We live on this earth and we face troubles and temptation.  But our High Priest, Jesus, helps us.  This … More Daily Devotional for 8 September 2020 – Hebrews 2v18 – Help in temptation

Daily Devotional for 6 September 2020 – Hebrews 2v17 part 2 – a merciful and faithful high priest

Hebrews 2:17 Yesterday in this verse, we saw that Jesus is our high priest.  But what kind of priest is he? When I was growing up there was a priest in the local Roman Catholic church.  He was miserable and unfriendly. Jesus is not like that. He is a “merciful” high priest.  He is compassionate and … More Daily Devotional for 6 September 2020 – Hebrews 2v17 part 2 – a merciful and faithful high priest

Daily Devotional for 5 September 2020 – Hebrews 2v17 – the perfect Saviour

Hebrews 2:17 When we see what a perfect Saviour Jesus is, we have strength to resist the accusations of the enemy, the temptation to put our trust in other things, and to give up because being a Christian is too costly. The book of Hebrews was written to Jewish believers who were under huge pressure … More Daily Devotional for 5 September 2020 – Hebrews 2v17 – the perfect Saviour