Bible Study Guide Essay

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The Book Hebrews

Author: Luke, Paul, Apollos, Barnabas, etc.
Luke wrote for the use of medical terminology.
Syntax- the study of rules
Luke quoted the Greek Old Testament.
May have written this in Greek from a sermonic construction that heard many times from Paul.

Paul may have written this because:
Early church
He knew the Old Testament and Levitical Law
He knew Timothy
Sermonic construction

Date: Before Paul died 66 A.D and before Jerusalem was destroyed 70 A.D
Some early manuscripts included “To Hebrews”
These were Christian Jews who were persecuted.

Key Word: Better
Really cared about the Word of God
Passionate to demonstrate that Jesus was greater
Committed to ...view middle of the document...

Jesus was the mediator for the new covenant.
Things in heaven were purified.

Danger of going back
Danger of neglect
Because of punishment every transgression and disobedience received a just reward.
Because of light God bearing witness both with sigs and wonders, with various miracles gifts of the HOLY SPIRIT.
Danger of unbelief
Danger of disobedience
Danger of regression
Views of interpretation
Lose ones salvation, fall from grace
Only profession but not really saved
Not lose salvation, but backsliders who face judgment.
If you fall from grace you cannot be saved a second time.
The beautiful temple vs. the obscure lifestyle of believers
Christians were persecuted.
They had unsaved relations in the temple.

5.Danger of rejection
Sin willfully
Greeks continually sinned

6. Danger of refusal

James

Author: James
Written to Jewish Christians
Key Word: Temptation and Trial
Why: James addressed a number of very practical concerns
The needs among the churches related most directly to relational tension between the rich and the poor.

James was committed to joy in the midst of trials
He first presented trials as inevitable.
He never wrote if faced trials, he wrote when you faced trials.

He recognized that there are many trials
He did not focus on one kind of difficulty

James Put Great Value on God’s Righteous Wisdom
Two main passages in James
1:5-8 If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you. But when you ask, you must believe and not doubt, because the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind. That person should not expect to receive anything from the Lord. Such a person is double-minded and unstable in all they do.
3:13-18Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth. Such “wisdom” does not come down from heaven but is earthly, unspiritual, and demonic. For where you have envy and selfish ambition, there you find disorder and every evil practice. But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness.

James was really concerned about both the poor and the rich
Those in the Christian community avoided favoritism
Christ-followers should meet the practical needs of the poor
The rich should focus on humility, realizing that a wealthy life and social status are temporary.

James really cared that we do the word, not just hear it
His teaching has to do with being a “doer,” not just a hearer.
If James were here, he would urge us to not show favoritism to rich and neglect the poor.

James emphasized a proper understanding of Faith...

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