6 1-3 So come on, let’s leave the preschool fingerpainting exercises on Christ and get on with the grand work of art. The Message // REMIX 2.0, Softcover: The Bible in Contemporary Language, The Message Bible, Compact Soft leather-look, tan, Contemporary Comparative Side-by-Side Bible: NIV/NKJV/NLT/The Message, Bonded leather, burgundy, The Message Large Print Edition, Deluxe Lavender Linen Hardcover. Grow up in Christ. Salvation is complete and final. Once people have seen the light, gotten a taste of heaven and been part of the work of the Holy Spirit, once they’ve personally experienced the sheer goodness of God’s Word and the powers breaking in on us—if then they turn their backs on it, washing their hands of the whole thing, well, they can’t start over as if nothing happened. The Message of Hebrews is an outstanding read. Hebrews 6:10 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Hebrews 6:10, NIV: "God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them." Read and study Hebrews 6 in the The Message. And because his word cannot change, the promise is likewise unchangeable. I have better things in mind for you—salvation things! Fields like that are burned, not harvested. “They looked all over and couldn’t find him because God had taken him.”. Perhaps they are acquaintances of the Hebrew Christians. He knows perfectly well all the love you've shown him by helping needy Christians, and that you keep at it. And because his word cannot change, the promise is likewise unchangeable. Hebrews Chapter 6 is one of the more discussed chapters of Hebrews and is used by those of both Arminist [1] and Calvinists [2] as a proof text to justify their position of the “saved” believer. 12 Don't drag your feet. Although there are five core warning passages in the book (2:1-4, 3:12-4:13, 6:4-8, 10:26-31, and 12:14-29), the one that arguably causes the most difficulty is found in 6:4-6. It’s impossible to please God apart from faith. It’s an unbreakable spiritual lifeline, reaching past all appearances right to the very presence of God where Jesus, running on ahead of us, has taken up his permanent post as high priest for us, in the order of Melchizedek. They’ve repudiated him in public! We know on the basis of reliable testimony that before he was taken “he pleased God.”. 5 and tasted the goodness of God's message and the powers of the world to come. For those who are wanting a detailed expositon on the book of Hebrew I welcome it. Grow up in Christ. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. They had experienced life with Christians. It’s a word of exhortation (Heb 13:22), a message that comforts us and motivates us to obey God. Solid Joys. This sermon takes a look at Hebrews 6:1-8 and shows what it teaches about eternal life. Fruit-bearing is the normal evidence of a valid profession! Behind a curtain in that house there was a very special place that belonged to God himself. The basic foundational truths are in place: turning your back on “salvation by self-help” and turning in trust toward God; baptismal instructions; laying on of hands; resurrection of the dead; eternal judgment. Read verse in The Message Bible 4 As for those people who were once brought into the light, and tasted the gift from heaven, and received a share of the Holy Spirit,. Hebrews 1. Hebrews 6:10, ESV: "For God is not unjust so as to overlook your work and the love that you have shown for his name in serving the saints, as you still do." John 15:5-6), not germination, is the evidence of a true relationship with Christ. John Piper Nov 17, 1996 368 Shares God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him Learn more about Desiring God Desiring God. Enter your credit card information to ensure uninterrupted service following your free trial. So come on, let’s leave the preschool fingerpainting exercises on Christ and get on with the grand work of art. Only the leader of the priests could go into that room, on one special day each year. We who have run for our very lives to God have every reason to grab the promised hope with both hands and never let go. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. When God made his promise to Abraham, he backed it to the hilt, putting his own reputation on the line. Sign Up to Use Our. When God wanted to guarantee his promises, he gave his word, a rock-solid guarantee—God can’t break his word. Grow up in Christ. of the Bible have debated the audience of the book and the motivation behind the warning passages’ encouragement to endure. They’ve repudiated him in public! You can only be born-again once, never to be cast out (John 6:37) or lost (John 6:39). ... Scripture: Hebrews 6:19–20. 6:20 In the Old Testament God told his people to build a special house where they could worship him. Why, they’ve re-crucified Jesus! The Bible does not teach that one must be born again and again and again, etc. Grow up in Christ. 1 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, a and of faith in God, 2 instruction about cleansing rites, b the laying on of hands, the resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment. 5:1-2 or possibly even the parable of the soils in Matthew 13. 4-8 Once people have seen the light, gotten a taste of heaven and been part of the work of the Holy Spirit, once they’ve personally experienced the sheer goodness of God’s Word and the powers breaking in on us—if then they turn their backs on it, washing their hands of the whole thing, well, they can’t start over as if nothing happened. $3.99 a month puts a library of commentaries, study notes, and Greek & Hebrew language tools right in your pocket. The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. And now I want each of you to extend that same intensity toward a full-bodied hope, and keep at it till the finish. Hebrews 3:7-19: Joe Fox: January 13, 2019: Listen: Boldly Speaking to God: Rick Dobrowolski: March 17, 2019: Listen: Hebrews 5: 11: Rick Dobrowolski: March 24, 2019 1. Let’s get on with it! Answer: Hebrews 6:4–6 states, “It is impossible for those who have once been enlightened, who have tasted the heavenly gift, who have shared in the Holy Spirit, who have tasted the goodness of the word of God and the powers of the coming age and who have fallen away, to be brought back to repentance.” Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. 1-3So come on, let's leave the preschool fingerpainting exercises on Christ and get on with the grand work of art. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. Parched ground that soaks up the rain and then produces an abundance of carrots and corn for its gardener gets God’s “Well done!” But if it produces weeds and thistles, it’s more likely to get cussed out. I have better things in mind for you—salvation things! Don't have an account? He said, “I promise that I’ll bless you with everything I have—bless and bless and bless!” Abraham stuck it out and got everything that had been promised to him. He knows perfectly well all the love you’ve shown him by helping needy Christians, and that you keep at it. 4 1 “For indeed the day 2 is coming, burning like a furnace, and all the arrogant evildoers will be chaff. Recently he spoke to us directly through his Son. God doesn’t miss anything. Why, they’ve re-crucified Jesus! Following a challenge to “press on to maturity” (6:1), in verse 4 the author makes a warning. I recommend this book to those searching for a understanding of the Book of Hebrews. So come on, let’s leave the preschool fingerpainting exercises on Christ and get on with the grand work of art. Don’t drag your feet. Hebrews 6:1-3 MSG - So come on, let’s leave the preschool - Bible Gateway. Grow up in Christ. The fruit is the evidence of, not the means to! Interactive Bible study with John Piper. Be like those who stay the course with committed faith and then get everything promised to them. See Leviticus 16:2 and Hebrews … They had been attending church, heard the Word of God taught, witnessed the baptism of true Christians, observed the joy, peace and thrill experienced by Christians but they, themselves, had never believed in Christ and given their lives to Him (Romans 10:9-10). Question: "Does Hebrews 6:4-6 mean we can lose our salvation?" H ere is a Bible study on Hebrews chapter six with a summary and discussion questions to follow.. Hebrews 6:1-3. Parched ground that soaks up the rain and then produces an abundance of carrots and corn for its gardener gets God’s “Well done!” But if it produces weeds and thistles, it’s more likely to get cussed out. No other book of the Bible so powerfully demonstrates Jesus’ supremacy. Grow up in Christ. So come on, let’s leave the preschool fingerpainting exercises on Christ and get on with the grand work of art. You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. Fruit-bearing (cf. When people make promises, they guarantee them by appeal to some authority above them so that if there is any question that they’ll make good on the promise, the authority will back them up. By his Son, God created the world in the beginning, and it will all belong to the Son at the end. 6 1-3 So come on, let’s leave the preschool fingerpainting exercises on Christ and get on with the grand work of art. 11 And now I want each of you to extend that same intensity toward a full-bodied hope, and keep at it till the finish. Free Bible Study Tools. break his word. Hebrews 6 (The Message Bible) Genesis 7:16 (Read all of Genesis 7) male and female of every creature came just as God had commanded Noah. 1: He exhorts not to fall back from the faith; 11: but to be stedfast, 12: diligent, and patient to wait upon God; Creating an account allows you to access more features and content such as: Reading the Bible is rewarding, and these plans make it easy! The basic foundational truths are in place: turning your back on "salvation by self-help" and turning in trust toward God; Full Name An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the Believer's Bible Commentary and the Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible (NIV and NRSV) - is just a step away! All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. Hebrews 6: So come on, let's leave the preschool fingerpainting exercises on Christ and get on with the grand work of art. That’s impossible. But there’s so much more. The basic foundational truths are in place: turning your back on “salvation by self-help” and turning in trust toward God; baptismal instructions; laying on of hands; resurrection of the dead; eternal judgment. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. Hebrews 6:4-6 is one of the most controversial texts in the Bible. Try it free for 30 days. Learn more. Let’s get on with it! What are the benefits of creating an account? That’s impossible. Hebrews 6:4-6. 1-3 So come on, let’s leave the preschool fingerpainting exercises on Christ and get on with the grand work of art. Hebrews 3:12,18,19 Take heed, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, in departing from the living God… Hebrews 4:2,6 For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it… Numbers 14:11 Genesis 7:17 (Read all of Genesis 7) The flood continued forty days and the waters rose and lifted the ship high over the Earth. I’m sure that won’t happen to you, friends. God helping us, we’ll stay true to all that. Maybe they even attended the same church. Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus? Daily devotional with John Piper. Hebrews 6:11-12. So come on, let’s leave the preschool fingerpainting exercises on Christ and get on with the grand work of art. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. Hebrews 6:4-6, is the section often in question. 13-18 When God made his promise to Abraham, he backed it to the hilt, putting his own reputation on the line. Hebrews is about Jesus’ supremacy. God helping us, we’ll stay true to all that. Be like those who stay the course with committed faith and then get everything promised to them. Hebrews 11:6 The Message (MSG) 5-6 By an act of faith, Enoch skipped death completely. 18-20 We who have run for our very lives to God have every reason to grab the promised hope with both hands and never let go. The coming day will burn them up,” says the Lord who rules over all. F. F. Bruce explains the “if” clause (Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews [Eerdmans], p. 59): Nowhere in the New Testament more than [Hebrews] do we find such repeated insistence on the fact that continuance in the Christian life is the test of reality. Be like those who stay the course with committed faith and then get everything promised to them. But there’s so much more. Throughout Hebrews, the author compares Jesus to the heroes and icons of the Jewish faith. When people make promises, they guarantee them by appeal to some authority above them so that if there is any question that they’ll make good on the promise, the authority will back them up. He knows perfectly well all the love you’ve shown him by helping needy Christians, and that you keep at it. 9-12 I’m sure that won’t happen to you, friends. Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. Don’t drag your feet. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Try it for 30 days FREE. Your Faithlife account signs you in to all our sites. 1-3 Going through a long line of prophets, God has been addressing our ancestors in different ways for centuries. The basic foundational truths are in place: turning your back on “salvation by self-help” and turning in trust toward God; baptismal instructions; laying on of hands; resurrection of the dead; eternal judgment. To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings. 2 But for you who respect my name, the sun of vindication 4 will rise with healing wings, 5 and you will skip about 6 like calves released from the stall. Grow up in Christ. The use of the pronouns is changed from you and we to those, indicating that the author is referring to a specific group of people. 6:8 This may be an illustration taken from Gen. 3:17-19 or Isa. Fields like that are burned, not harvested. 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002 Eugene H. Peterson by NavPress Publishing. Create or log in to your Bible Gateway account. Then God shut the door behind him. Begin reading God's Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library. 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