1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. Enduring Affliction. The Lesson from the Case of Esau. Exhortation to constancy under their crosses. The danger of abusing the graces of the New Testament. CHAPTER 12. It also emphasizes how Jesus was able to endure persecution and crucifixion on the cross to bring us into everlasting fellowship with God. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us. Hebrews 12 [[[[[HEB 12:1 Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, 12. So That What Cannot Be Shaken May Remain (Hebrews 12:25-27) Hebrews 12:28-29 They just need to look to Jesus and keep on running the race. See "Heb 12:29" Verse 24. God’s Discipline Proves His Love. Hebrews Chapter 12. heb 12:0. From a greater example than he had yet mentioned, and that is Christ himself, Hebrews 12… (12-17) The New Testament dispensation shown to be much more excellent than the Old. God's discipline compared to correction by a human father (Heb 12:3-11). 1 Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,. After all, that's what he did. Chapter 12. Previous Next . God our Father. This chapter began with an encouragement: to "run the race" we're assigned by God (Hebrews 12:1). And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant The old covenant and its mediator, Moses, are passed away. You Have Come To God and Jesus The Mediator of a New Covenant (Hebrews 12:18-24) Hebrews 12:25-27. Hebrews 12 is the twelfth chapter of the Epistle to the Hebrews in the New Testament of the Christian Bible.The author is anonymous, although the internal reference to "our brother Timothy" (Hebrews 13:23) causes a traditional attribution to Paul, but this attribution has been disputed since the second century and there is no decisive evidence for the authorship. 12 Therefore, strengthen the hands that are weak and the knees that are feeble, 13 and make straight paths for your feet, so that the limb which is lame may not be put out of joint, but rather be healed. Cancel {{#items}} {{/items}} Hebrews 12. “I have often heard a father say, ‘Boy, if you cry for that you shall have something to cry for by-and-by.’ So, if we murmur at a little God gives us something that will make us cry. Encouragement to run the spiritual race with endurance (Heb 12:1, 2). The apostle, in this chapter, applies what he has collected in the chapter foregoing, and makes use of it as a great motive to patience and perseverance in the Christian faith and state, pressing home the argument, I. This may well be an exhortation to strengthen and support our own prayer life and the prayer life of other believers. Since I've developed this theme of opening lessons in Hebrews with questions, the right one for Chapter 12 hit me the other day: If am just trusting in Jesus for my salvation, what about self-discipline? Hebrews Chapter 12. 12:1: Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,: 12:2 Chapter. The Lord's Chastisement of Children. See Hebrews 8:13. 12. SUMMARY.--How to Run the Christian Race. Verse 1 Wherefore - This is an inference drawn from the examples produced in the preceding chapter, and on this account both should be read in connection. Christians have tons of examples of faith, which means they shouldn't worry about little stuff like being persecuted or killed. The prior verse mentioned how spiritual growth comes through "training," and used a Greek term specifically related to strenuous exercise. Chapter ten placed the consequences squarely in front of these Hebrews. * 1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us rid ourselves of every burden and sin that clings to us * and persevere in running the race that lies before us 2 while keeping our eyes fixed on Jesus, the leader and perfecter of faith. Hebrews 12:1. heb 12… 12:12 This is an allusion to Isa. Hebrews 12:15. See at the end of the chapter. The Terrors of Sinai Contrasted with the Gospel. Hebrews chapter 12 King James Version. 2. Hebrews Chapter 12 – John Karmelich 1. All that remains for them is a terrifying expectation of judgment and the fury of a fire which will consume the adversaries. 35:3, which may be the background of the whole discussion in chapter 12. Those who doubt Jesus have sinned willfully, trampled under foot the Son of God, regarded as unclean the blood of the covenant and insulted the Spirit of grace. Hebrews Chapter 12 . King James Bible Hebrews Chapter: 12. Cancel {{#items}} {{/items}} Hebrews 12. Sinai but to glorious Mt. Previous | Index | Next >> "THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWS" Chapter Twelve With the "heroes of faith" like a cloud of witness cheering us on, we are to run the race of faith, looking to Jesus’ example for endurance and to God’s loving discipline lest we fall short of His grace (1-17).Coming not to Mt. Hebrews. I) [Heb 12:1]: Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. Beware of Sexual Immorality (Hebrews 12:16-17) Hebrews 12:18-24. Hebrews 12:12 This passage seems to be a reflection of Isaiah 35:3 which says: “Strengthen the feeble hands, steady the knees that give way….” Thus, we are to lift drooping hands and strengthen weak knees. chapter 12. hebrews 12:1-29.exhortation to follow the witnesses of faith just mentioned: not to faint in trials: to remove all bitter roots of sin: for we are under, not a law of terror, but the gospel of grace, to despise which will bring the heavier penalties, in proportion to our greater privileges. (18-29) Commentary on Hebrews 12:1-11 (Read Hebrews 12:1-11) The persevering obedience of faith in Christ, was the race set before the Hebrews, wherein they must either win the crown of glory, or have everlasting misery for their portion; and it is set before us. 1 Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, Paying Heed to the Gospel. i. As they were called to receive a kingdom, they should have grace, whereby they might serve God acceptably, Hebrews 12:28, Hebrews 12:29. Chapter. (12) Wherefore.--As in Hebrews 10:24, the writer passes from the thought of personal risk and duty, to speak (in Hebrews 12:12-17) of that which is binding on all members of a community. Chapter 12 Whom the Lord loves He chastens—God is the Father of spirits—To see God, follow peace and holiness—Exalted Saints belong to the Church of the Firstborn. Don't Stop Believing. Cutting Down the Bitter Root With Grace (Hebrews 12:15) Hebrews 12:16-17. Chapter 12. In Hebrews Chapter 12, Paul discusses the role of discipline and endurance in a Christian’s life and the dangers that come with defying the words of Him who speaks to us from Heaven. Hebrews chapter 12 1611 KJV (King James Version) 1 Wherefore, seeing wee also are compassed about with so great a cloude of witnesses, let vs lay aside euery weight, & the sinne which doth so easily beset vs, and let vs runne with patience vnto the race that is set before vs,. This is the training we need to run the race we must run with endurance (Hebrews 12:1-2). 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