Devotional for 21 November 2020 – Hebrews 12v2 part 2 – looking to Jesus

Hebrews 12:2 The men and women of faith ran the race of life, we run the race, and so did Jesus. While Hebrews 12:1 encourages us to be inspired by the “cloud of witnesses” (the example and faith of the old testament believers), Hebrews 12:2 tells us to “look” to Jesus. “Looking” does not mean a … More Devotional for 21 November 2020 – Hebrews 12v2 part 2 – looking to Jesus

Devotional for 20 November 2020 – Hebrews 12v2 – the author and perfecter of faith

Hebrews 12:2 We don’t just look at the Old Testament. These people inspire us and witness to us about the power of faith, but they do something more: they point us to Someone, whose name is Jesus. Jesus is the Saviour, the Redeemer. He doesn’t just inspire us to have faith, but He is the … More Devotional for 20 November 2020 – Hebrews 12v2 – the author and perfecter of faith

Devotional for 19 November 2020 – Hebrews 12v1 part 2 – running the race

Hebrews 12:1 On Tuesday we looked at the first part of this verse: “Since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses,” and I encouraged you to look at the old testament believers to encourage us to press on in our walk with God. The rest of the verse shows us how their example … More Devotional for 19 November 2020 – Hebrews 12v1 part 2 – running the race

Devotional for 17 November 2020 – Hebrews 12v1 – cloud of witnesses

Hebrews 12:1 Hebrews 11 is the great chapter on faith and in it we meet many of those old testament saints who lived by faith and, through faith, obeyed God in their generation while they looked for the reward. Hebrews 12 starts: “Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses…” These … More Devotional for 17 November 2020 – Hebrews 12v1 – cloud of witnesses

Daily Devotional for 2 November 2020 – Hebrews 10v23 – Hold fast

Hebrews 10:23 Over the weekend the UK Prime Minister announced another lockdown for England, starting on Thursday, which includes the closure of church services. These are challenging times, but today’s verse is an encouragement to hold fast, even though everything else is changing. “Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for … More Daily Devotional for 2 November 2020 – Hebrews 10v23 – Hold fast

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