Jumpstart your sermon planning with Study, Apply, Share: Hebrews—a resource for preparing and presenting sermons and coordinating your worship services. For each biblical paragraph covered, Study, Apply, Share: Hebrews does the work of several resources: it identifies interpretation issues, provides application suggestions, and suggests worship service ideas. Elegant, professionally designed slides allow you to include biblical statistics in your sermons for illustration.
Explore interpretation issues and reach your own conclusions. Choose the application most appropriate for your faith community. Foster the creativity you need to plan dynamic worship services. Study, Apply, Share: Hebrews helps you maximize your time by minimizing preparation time, giving you the freedom to minister to your congregation without sacrificing the quality of your weekly service.
“Although the meaning of these passages may be the subject of much debate, the application is very clear: Grow up. Move forward instead of going back. Break out of your apathy, indifference, and spiritual regression and passionately pursue Christ Jesus.” (source)
“In the author’s point of view, there are two paths the recipients could be on: either going towards Christ or away from him. There is no middle ground of ‘saved but not progressing.’ ’ To prevent his readers from ‘drifting away’ from the faith (Heb 2:1), the author reminds them that Jesus is our ‘anchor for the soul’ (Heb 6:19).” (source)
“Better’ appears 12 times in Hebrews, usually referring to Jesus or the benefits Christians receive through Him.” (source)
“a string of truths about Jesus designed to convince would-be apostates that He is worth pursuing” (source)
Jeffrey E. Miller is the author of Hazards of Being a Man, has served as contributing editor on three commentaries, and is the coauthor of the Zondervan Dictionary of Bible and Theology Words and A New Reader’s Lexicon of Greek New Testament. With a Master of Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary, he has pastored for 11 years and taught for three.