Hebrews - Jesus is Greater
Faith believes God’s promised means of deliverance even when the situation looks hopeless.
Faith believes God and His promises even when we are tempted to take the easy path of compromise and conformity. Likewise, faith believes God’s gospel promise when death approaches and the future is not yet realized.
By faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, Christians persevere in both life and death. We live as exiles in this world who desire and seek our home country – our heavenly home with Christ.
Faith confidently believes God’s promises even when we do not see where it will lead us, how they will be fulfilled, or why we must endure the trials we face.
Since Christ has provided us access to the holy places and serves as our advocate before the Father, our lives must be lived out in practical responses to His person and work.
Christ’s death on the cross is a better and more effective sacrifice than those offered under the old covenant.
Jesus is the mediator of the new covenant, made and enacted through his blood, so that we might receive all of our promised eternal inheritance.
Pastor Guy Lancour explains that Jesus Christ is the reality of what the Old Covenant prescribed as “copies” of the heavenly. Jesus, then, is the actual remedy to man’s guiltiness for sin – providing full access to God, purging our conscience from dead works – once for…