All things considered—the motivation of the author, the means of atonement, and the menace of apostasy—shouldn’t we “suffer the word of exhortation” (v. 22)?
Why Jesus died affects how believers live.
As a believer, your lifestyle is to be shaped by your Savior, not your circumstances.
The Law of God is a mountain you cannot ascend; the grace of God is a mountain you should not descend.
The pursuit of peace and holiness prevents apostasy, hypocrisy, and vulgarity.
Are you fighting the wrong fight?
When preventative instruction is not heeded, corrective discipline is needed.
Even though the population of earth has surpassed the seven billion mark, and millions more have already come and gone before us, it is still possible to feel alone and that our circumstances are unique, or even incomprehensible, to others.
Run without encumbrance, with endurance, and with eyes on the goal.
God’s faithfulness does not falter.
Rejecting Jesus results in judgment.
Rituals do not produce righteousness.
Out with the old, in with the new.
“The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing [and the main thing is Jesus].”
You don’t need a good man; you need the God-man.