24 You have come to Jesus, the one who mediates the new covenant between God and people, and to the sprinkled blood, which speaks of forgiveness instead of crying out for vengeance like the blood of Abel. Let us run with endurance the race that lies before us, 2 keeping our eyes on Jesus, [] the pioneer and perfecter [] of our faith. Hebrews 12:3 For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds. 3 Because of faith, we understand about how God made the universe.He spoke his word to make it happen. Hebrews 12:2New King James Version (NKJV) 2 looking unto Jesus, the [a]author and [b]finisher of ourfaith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. 12. 1 Long ago God spoke in many different ways to our fathers through the prophets, in visions, dreams, and even face to face, [] telling them little by little about his plans. NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Luke, Comfort Print. Hebrews 12:2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of faith, Who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. 18 You have not had to stand face to face with terror, flaming fire, gloom, darkness, and a terrible storm as the Israelites did at Mount Sinai when God gave them his laws. So remember, and be careful. During the early days of the church, believers of all backgrounds were subject to persecution and pressure to renounce their faith. But afterwards we can see the result, a quiet growth in grace and character. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. 12. Our Price: $25.99 Save: $14.00 (35%) Buy Now . Hebrews 12 Christian Standard Bible (CSB) The Call to Endurance. 3 If you want to keep from becoming fainthearted and weary, think about his patience as sinful men did such terrible things to him. I will admit getting all those boxes down is not my favorite thing to do. For they did not remain in My covenant, and I did not care for them, says ADONAI. 20 They staggered back under God’s command: “If even an animal touches the mountain, it must be stoned to death.”[i] 21 Moses himself was so frightened at the sight that he said, “I am terrified and trembling.”[j]. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. Hebrews 13:14 Living Bible (TLB) by leaschott on January 26, 2014. Hebrews has been deeply appreciated by Christians throughout the ages—from the first century to the twenty-first. Share this: Twitter; Facebook; Pinterest; Like this: Like Loading... Related. Mount Sinai, on which that church-state was constituted, was a mount that might be touched (Hebrews 12:18), a gross palpable place so was the dispensation. 1 Long ago God spoke in many different ways to our fathers through the prophets, in visions, dreams, and even face to face, [] telling them little by little about his plans. What we are saying is this: Christ, whose priesthood we have just described, is our High Priest and is in heaven at the place of greatest honor next to God himself. What is faith? 16 Make sure that no one is immoral or godless like Esau, who traded his birthright as the firstborn son for a single meal. Did I mention that my mother-in-law owned a Hallmark store for 15 years? Well it’s that time of year again when my wife and I make our annual trek to the attic to bring down our Christmas decorations. Since we have such a huge crowd of men of faith watching us from the grandstands, let us strip off anything that slows us down or holds us back, and especially those … Hebrews 4:16 Living Bible (TLB) by leaschott on December 18, 2013 So let us come boldly to the very throne of God and stay there to receive his mercy and … Either quote substantiates the writer's main premise. When he whips you, it proves you are really his child.”. 7:14 PFD - “For Your Benefit” - Proverbs 11:17 (TLB) - Duration: 26:34. 1 This is what it means to trust God: We will be sure about the things that we hope for. Hebrews 13:12 Living Bible (TLB) by leaschott on January 29, 2014. Hebrews 12:1 (TLB) 1 Since we have such a huge crowd of men of faith watching us from the grandstands, let us strip off anything that slows us down or holds us back, and especially those sins that wrap themselves so tightly around our feet and trip us up; and let us run with patience the particular race that God has set before us. All rights reserved. Hebrews 13:6 Living Bible (TLB) by leaschott on December 18, 2013 That is why we can say without any doubt or fear, “The Lord is my Helper, and I am … Hebrews 13:12 Living Bible (TLB) by leaschott on January 29, 2014. Last Sunday afternoon. For if the people of Israel did not escape when they refused to listen to Moses, the earthly messenger, how terrible our danger if we refuse to listen to God who speaks to us from heaven! We know that Moses was to go on this mountain and meet with God. And since every high priest is appointed to offer gifts and sacrifices, Christ must make an offering too. The state of the gospel church on mount Zion is more spiritual, rational, and easy. 8 If God doesn’t punish you when you need it, as other fathers punish their sons, then it means that you aren’t really God’s son at all—that you don’t really belong in his family. We will be sure in our minds about things that we cannot even see. Hebrews 12:1 (TLB) 1 Since we have such a huge crowd of men of faith watching us from the grandstands, let us strip off anything that slows us down or holds us back, and especially those sins that wrap themselves so tightly around our feet and trip us up; and let us run with patience the particular race that God has set before us. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. 12 For the word of God is alive and active. 7. 10 Our earthly fathers trained us for a few brief years, doing the best for us that they knew how, but God’s correction is always right and for our best good, that we may share his holiness. 12 Therefore, since we also have such a large cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us lay aside every hindrance and the sin that so easily ensnares us. σχεδόν] almost, nearly (Acts 13:44; Acts … Posted in Hebrews. [a] Because of the joy[b] awaiting him, he endured the cross, disregarding its shame. Hebrews has been deeply appreciated by Christians throughout the ages—from the first century to the twenty-first. 5 And have you quite forgotten the encouraging words God spoke to you, his child? 22 But you have come right up into Mount Zion, to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to the gathering of countless happy angels; 23 and to the church, composed of all those registered in heaven; and to God who is Judge of all; and to the spirits of the redeemed in heaven, already made perfect; 24 and to Jesus himself, who has brought us his wonderful new agreement; and to the sprinkled blood, which graciously forgives instead of crying out for vengeance as the blood of Abel did. He said, “My son, don’t be angry when the Lord punishes you. For our God is a consuming fire. [d] He said, “My child,[e] don’t make light of the Lord’s discipline,    and don’t give up when he corrects you.6 For the Lord disciplines those he loves,    and he punishes each one he accepts as his child.”[f], 7 As you endure this divine discipline, remember that God is treating you as his own children. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Two manifestations of "brotherly love," hospitality and care for those in bonds. 19 For they heard an awesome trumpet blast and a voice so terrible that they begged God to stop speaking. 26 When he spoke from Mount Sinai his voice shook the earth, but, “Next time,” he says, “I will not only shake the earth but the heavens too.”  27 By this he means that he will sift out everything without solid foundations so that only unshakable things will be left. 10 For our earthly fathers disciplined us for a few years, doing the best they knew how. Hebrews 1 Living Bible (TLB). Retail: $39.99. 12 So take a new grip with your tired hands, stand firm on your shaky legs, 13 and mark out a straight, smooth path for your feet so that those who follow you, though weak and lame, will not fall and hurt themselves but become strong. Hebrews 11 What it means to trust God. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us. Hebrews 9:8 By this arrangement the Holy Spirit was showing that the way into the Most Holy Place had not yet been disclosed as long as the first tabernacle was still standing. 12 So from one man, though he was physically as good as dead, there have sprung descendants whose number is as the stars of heaven and as countless as the innumerable sands on the seashore. 2 It was because of their faith that God said good things about the people of long ago. 26 When God spoke from Mount Sinai his voice shook the earth, but now he makes another promise: “Once again I will shake not only the earth but the heavens also.”[k] 27 This means that all of creation will be shaken and removed, so that only unshakable things will remain. Retail: $49.99 . Favoriting is a great way to keep a list of sermons, programs, and ministry resources in your account. Nous voudrions effectuer une description ici mais le site que vous consultez ne nous en laisse pas la possibilité. 55:57. He was willing to die a shameful death on the cross because of the joy he knew would be his afterwards; and now he sits in the place of honor by the throne of God. 12 Since we have such a huge crowd of men of faith watching us from the grandstands, let us strip off anything that slows us down or holds us back, and especially those sins that wrap themselves so tightly around our feet and trip us up; and let us run with patience the particular race that God has set before us. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Posted in Hebrews. 2 But now in these days he has spoken to us through his Son to whom he has given everything and through whom he made the world and everything there is. 6 For when he punishes you, it proves that he loves you. Keep your eyes on Jesus, our leader and instructor. No extra spiritual fat, no parasitic sins. 12 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. 13 All these people died in faith without receiving the promises, but they saw the promises from a distance and welcomed them. Treasury of Scripture. Last Sunday afternoon. Our Price: $4.88 Save: $2.11 (30%) Buy Now. 2. Hebrews 1 Living Bible (TLB). And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, 2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. Hebrews 2 Living Bible (TLB). Watch out that no poisonous root of bitterness grows up to trouble you, corrupting many. The Living Bible copyright © 1971 by Tyndale House Foundation. Our Price: $29.99 Save: $20.00 (40%) Buy Now. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. 12 Therefore, since we have such a great cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also get rid of every weight and entangling sin. It was a dark dispensation. View more titles. 7 Let God train you, for he is doing what any loving father does for his children. 2 Let us keep our eyes fixed on Jesus, on whom our faith depends from beginning to end. There is no longer any room for doubt, and we can tell others that salvation is ours, for there is no question that he will do what he says. 15 Look after each other so that not one of you will fail to find God’s best blessings. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. « Psalm 86:12 New Living Translation (NLT) Proverbs 22:6 The Message (MSG) » Jan 29. Hebrews 12:1 Living Bible (TLB) 12 Since we have such a huge crowd of men of faith watching us from the grandstands, let us strip off anything that slows us down or holds us back, and especially those sins that wrap themselves so tightly around our feet and trip us up; and let us run with patience the particular race that God has set before us. 19 For there was an awesome trumpet blast and a voice with a message so terrible that the people begged God to stop speaking. 13 Mark out a straight path for your feet so that those who are weak and lame will not fall but become strong. They confessed that they were strangers and immigrants on earth. Hebrews 12 Tree of Life Version (TLV) Running the Race with Discipline. Hebrews 9:28 So Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many; and unto them that look for him shall he appear the second time without sin unto salvation. Treasury of Scripture. By a new and living way, which he has consecrated for us, through the veil, that is to say, his flesh; a new. Hebrews 4:16 Living Bible (TLB) by leaschott on December 18, 2013 So let us come boldly to the very throne of God and stay there to receive his mercy and … 4 After all, you have not yet given your lives in your struggle against sin. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. For this world is not our home; we are looking forward to our everlasting home in heaven. and he punishes each one he accepts as his child.”. 12 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. 12 So take a new grip with your tired hands and strengthen your weak knees. This year I counted them and there were 57 boxes of decorations. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about. Let us run with endurance the race set (28) Receiving a kingdom.--These words clearly contain a reference to Daniel 7:18, "The saints of the Most High shall receive the kingdom. Jesus, Founder and Perfecter of Our Faith. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. 1 This is what it means to trust God: We will be sure about the things that we hope for. Bible Gateway Recommends. Keep your eyes on Jesus, who both began and finished this race we’re in. Don't have an account? But God’s discipline is always good for us, so that we might share in his holiness. 12 Therefore, since we have such a great cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also get rid of every weight and entangling sin. Bible Gateway Recommends. 9 Since we respected our earthly fathers who disciplined us, shouldn’t we submit even more to the discipline of the Father of our spirits, and live forever?[g]. Everything is uncovered and laid bare before the eyes of him to whom we must give account. Hebrews 5:13 For everyone who partakes only of milk is not accustomed to the word of righteousness, for he is an infant. You have come to God himself, who is the judge over all things. Study This × Bible Gateway Plus. 14 Try to stay out of all quarrels, and seek to live a clean and holy life, for one who is not holy will not see the Lord. 2 So we must listen very carefully to the truths we have heard, or we may drift away from them. 25 So see to it that you obey him who is speaking to you. 9 Since we respect our fathers here on earth, though they punish us, should we not all the more cheerfully submit to God’s training so that we can begin really to live? He ministers in the temple in heaven, the true place of worship built by the Lord and not by human hands. 3 Think of all the hostility he endured from sinful people;[c] then you won’t become weary and give up. 2 It was because of their faith that God said good things about the people of long ago. Retail: $6.99. Jewish believers were vulnerable to doubts about Christ and to thinking about turning back to their familiar rituals and old way of thinking. 12 1-3 Do you see what this means—all these pioneers who blazed the way, all these veterans cheering us on? So then, let us rid ourselves of everything that gets in the way, and of the sin which holds on to us so tightly, and let us run with determination the race that lies before us. 20 They staggered back under God’s command that if even an animal touched the mountain it must die. The Message Update. Share this: Twitter; Facebook; Pinterest; Like this: Like Loading... Related. For this world is not our home; we are looking forward to our everlasting home in heaven. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Title: Living Bible (TLB) Publisher: Tyndale Author: Kenneth N. Taylor Description The Living Bible is Kenneth Taylor's interpretive paraphrase of the Bible. Hebrews 12:1-2 Living Bible (TLB). Now we can look forward to the salvation God has promised us. 2. It was very much external and earthly, and so more heavy. Since we have a Kingdom nothing can destroy, let us please God by serving him with thankful hearts and with holy fear and awe. 10:32-- 12:3: Exposition of Hab 2:3-4; 12:4-13: Exposition of Pr 3:11-12; 12:18-24: Exposition of Ex 19:10-23; Practical applications of this theme are given throughout the book. 1 Peter 4:12-13 The Message (MSG) » Jan 26. 17 You know that afterward, when he wanted his father’s blessing, he was rejected. 18 You have not come to a physical mountain,[h] to a place of flaming fire, darkness, gloom, and whirlwind, as the Israelites did at Mount Sinai. 29 For our God is a consuming fire. 16 Watch out that no one becomes involved in sexual sin or becomes careless about God as Esau did: he traded his rights as the oldest son for a single meal. Hebrews 10 Living Bible (TLB) 10 The old system of Jewish laws gave only a dim foretaste of the good things Christ would do for us. Mount Sinai, on which that church-state was constituted, was a mount that might be touched (Hebrews 12:18), a gross palpable place so was the dispensation. Watch out that no bitterness takes root among you, for as it springs up it causes deep trouble, hurting many in their spiritual lives. Hebrews 12:1-3. 28 Since we are receiving a Kingdom that is unshakable, let us be thankful and please God by worshiping him with holy fear and awe. The Living Bible, Large Print Red Letter Edition, Green Hardcover, Living Bible: Large-Print, Green Padded Hardcover (indexed), The Living Bible, Large Print Red Letter Edition, Green Hardcover with Thumb Index, Living Bible: Large Print, TuTone Brown and Tan Imitation Leather. 11 No discipline is enjoyable while it is happening—it’s painful! Register! Confirmation of the special historic facts adduced Hebrews 9:19-21, by the general rule, which throughout the whole domain of Mosaic law was recognised as, with hardly any exception, of binding obligation. 8 If God doesn’t discipline you as he does all of his children, it means that you are illegitimate and are not really his children at all. That is why Jesus suffered and died outside the city, where his blood washed our sins away. By a new and living way, which he has consecrated for us, through the veil, that is to say, his flesh; a new. It was too late for repentance, even though he begged with bitter tears. The sacrifices under the old system were repeated again and again, year after year, but even so they could never save those who lived under their rules. For our God is a consuming fire. Posted in Hebrews. In addition, it gives personal help, teaching notes, and sermon ideas that will address needs, answer questions, and provide insight for … Now he is seated in the place of honor beside God’s throne. The readers are told that there can be no turning back to or continuation in the old Jewish system, which has been superseded by the unique priesthood of Christ. 2 We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our faith. Share this: Twitter; Facebook; Pinterest; Like this: Like Loading... Related. 22 No, you have come to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to countless thousands of angels in a joyful gathering. The NKJV Study Bible, Personal Size, Hardcover. 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. Well it’s that time of year again when my wife and I make our annual trek to the attic to bring down our Christmas decorations. 13 These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of them, and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth. FOREWORD The Life Application Bible Commentary series provides verse-by-verse explanation, background, and application for every verse in the New Testament. View More Titles. Hebrews 12:1-2 TLB. Calvary South Denver 10,127 views. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us. 4 After all, you have never yet struggled against sin and temptation until you sweat great drops of blood. Hebrews 10:23 Living Bible (TLB) by leaschott. Living Bible (TLB). NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture. 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