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Epistle to the Hebrews...

by Walter Herbert Greame holmes

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Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge in London .
Written in English

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  • Bible. N.T. Hebrews -- Commentaries -- 1900-1949.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe Indian church commentaries
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 448 p. ;
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23297835M

    The book of Hebrews boldly proclaims the superiority of Jesus Christ and Christianity over other religions, including Judaism. In a logical argument, the author demonstrates Christ's superiority, then adds practical instructions for following : Jack Zavada. Hebrews. The Epistle to the Hebrews. God, having of old time spoken unto the fathers in the prophets by divers portions and in divers manners, hath at the end of these days spoken unto us in his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, through whom also he made the worlds; who being the effulgence of his glory, and the very image of his substance, and upholding all .

    In the King James Version and the English Revised Version the title of this book describes it as "the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Hebrews." Modern scholarship has disputed the applicability of every word of this title. Neither does it appear in the oldest manuscripts, where we find simply "to Hebrews" (pros Hebraious).   For this reason, The Epistle to the Hebrews can be compared to the Old Testament book of Exodus. Exodus is a book of movement—from slavery to freedom, from limited, man-controlled existence to free, God-controlled life. Total dependence on God is the key that will carry us through all crises. The Christian life is a WAY.

    viii READING THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWS We are indebted to the editors of two journals for their kind permis-sion to include revised versions of previously published materials. Chapter 4 in this volume is adapted from Eric F. Mason, “Hebrews and the Dead Sea Scrolls: Some Points of Comparison,” Perspectives in Religious Studies. Though for some 1, years (from c. a.d. to ) the book was commonly called "The Epistle of Paul to the Hebrews," there was no agreement in the earliest centuries regarding its authorship. Since the Reformation it has been widely recognized that .


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Epistle to the Hebrews.. by Walter Herbert Greame holmes Download PDF EPUB FB2

Epistle|Dictionary of Theology|Definition. The present work represents a compilation and reworking of his lecture notes on Hebrews by his son Johannes Vos.

This is a short work ( pages in the edition I have) and is not a substitute for a detailed commentary on the book of Hebrews. Vos concentrates on the important theological themes of this anonymous epistle/5(8).

Excellent commentary on the book of Hebrews that brings to bear the author’s scholarly and faithful dedication to the Scripture as the true Word of God while being very easy for the interested lay person to by: In regard to the formula with which the citations are introduced, it is worthy of note that the expression "It is written", so commonly used in the New Testament, occurs only once in the Epistle to the Hebrews (x, 7).

In this Epistle the words of Scripture are generally given as the utterance of God, at times also of Christ or the Holy Spirit. The book of Hebrews is a General Epistle (Apostolic Letter). It was written mainly to the Hebrew believers. The author is anonymous, although either Paul or Barnabas was traditionally accepted as the author.

It was written approximately 67 A.D. Its purpose was to present the Lord Jesus Christ as perfect and superior in comparison to anything. The theology presented in Hebrews is consistent with Paul’s. Paul was a proponent of salvation by faith alone (Ephesians9), and that message is strongly communicated in this epistle (Hebrews, and ).

Either Paul wrote the epistle, or the writer was trained by Paul. Recipients, Author and Time of Writing. The Epistle to the Hebrews is one of the most beautiful ones of the NT. The Lord Jesus occupies the central place in it.

At the same time this epistle is also one of the most difficult ones. To rightly understand this epistle one needs a thorough knowledge of the Jewish divine service in the Old Testament.

The book of Hebrews was probably written shortly after AD Place Written. It says in Hebrews "They of Italy salute you" and this phrase indicates that the letter was written from Italy.

It is probable that the Epistle was written near his second Roman imprisonment, about AD. Outline of the Book of Hebrews. Following these writings are eight General Epistles (sometimes called Catholic Epistles, since they were written to a “universal” audience) that include Hebrews, James, 1 and 2 Peter, 1, 2, and 3 John, and Jude.

The author of Hebrews is unknown (though many have historically attributed the book to Paul or one of Paul’s associates). The Epistle to the Hebrews book. Read 21 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

The Epistle to the Hebrews evidences twenty-five years o /5. Epistle to the Hebrews book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. John Owen here analyses the text of Hebrews with care and pro /5.

At the beginning of the Epistle to the Hebrews in the famous King James Version is written: "The Epistle of Paul, the Apostle to the Hebrews". Until well into the 19th and even 20th century, the "Epistle to the Hebrews" was attributed to Paul in most churches and for most translators until some theologians started questioning everything.

Therefore let us move beyond the elementary teachings about Christ and be taken forward to maturity, not laying again the foundation of repentance from acts that lead to death, and of faith in God, instruction about cleansing rites, the laying on of hands, the resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment.

And God permitting, we will do so. It is impossible for those who have once. The Supremacy of the Son (Colossians )1 On many past occasions and in many different ways, God spoke to our fathers through the prophets.

2 But in these last days He has spoken to us by His Son, whom He appointed heir of all things, and through whom He made the universe. 3 The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact representation of His nature, upholding.

Let’s look at the Book of Hebrews. Date: Many scholars believe that Hebrews was written sometime before the destruction of the temple (AD 70).

More likely than not, the epistle was written sometime during the reign of Emperor Nero (AD ). Purpose: The book of Hebrews exalts Jesus and shows that he is superior to the sacrifices of old. The.

Study Hebrews E-book benefits: 23 convenient weekly lessons. Discussion questions to encourage interaction. Thematic cross-references. Hundreds of relevant easy to understand teaching points.

Practical applications. Study on the road or teach directly from your tablet. No more waiting for websites to load. Wrb e se e Hebrews wwwe 2 Hebrews –4 Prophet, Priest And King & 1 After God spoke long ago in various portions and in various ways to our ancestors through the prophets, 2 in these last days he has spoken to us in a son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom he created the world.

3 The Son is the radiance ofFile Size: 1MB. This course will explore the Epistle to the Hebrews in the light of the Second Temple mediatorial traditions. Alongside the standard questions of the background, the date, the authorship, and the structure of the book, the course will focus on the author's use of traditions about the exalted patriarchs, prophets, and priests (such as Adam, Abel, Enoch, Noah, Melchisedek, Abraham.

Introduction. Philip Edgcumbe Hughes opens the introduction to his commentary on Hebrews with some insights into this very enigmatic book: If there is a widespread unfamiliarity with the Epistle to the Hebrews and its teaching, it is because so many adherents of the church have settled for an understanding and superficial association with the Christian faith.

Author of the Epistle to the Hebrews How is it possible that an Epistle such as Hebrews should lack a prescript indicating both the author and the city or persons to whom the letter was addressed.

“This is one of the strangest facts in all literature, that the author of so important a document as this should have left no trace of his name. This superb work is sure to win a name for itself as one of the major commentaries on the Epistle to the Hebrews.

The principal purpose of this substantial volume is to clarify the meaning of Hebrews, long considered a complicated and obscure book. Paul Ellingworth's fine-tooth-comb coverage of Hebrews looks at the text up close and in a broad light, enabling the reader to see /5(2).

Author of the Epistle to the Hebrews How is it possible that an Epistle such as Hebrews should lack a prescript indicating both the author and the city or persons to whom the letter was addressed? “This is one of the strangest facts in all literature, that the author of so important a document as this should have left no trace of his name.case of First Epistle of John) to provide a meaningful histori-cal context for interpretation.

The same can be accomplished for the Epistle to the Hebrews, as we will set about to do. The task of a biblical expositor is to consider the evidence available concerning the historical context of a File Size: KB.