Read Hebrews 11: 1-2 How have you seen the Lord grow your faith in the years that you have known Him? Who has been an example of an active, presently engaged, faith in your own life? On a separate piece of paper, describe a time when your faith led you to be certain of something that you could not see.
Read Hebrews 10 As with chapter 9, this chapter is dense with imagery and truth- read through a couple times and ask the Holy Spirit to teach you.
Read Hebrews 10: 32-39 What do you think it looks like to have confidence and to persevere like the author is commending them for? In your own life, share a time when you lived by faith? When are you tempted to shrink back? What do you think the promise is that verse 36 refers to?
Read Hebrews 10: 26-31 This is a hard read. What do you think verse 26 and verse 29 mean? (check out some commentaries). All we are going to do today is sit with these hard warnings.
Read Hebrews 10: 19-25 What gives us confidence to approach God in this bold fashion? What do you think verse 23 means? How are you active in spurring others on towards holiness? How have you been spurred on by others?
Read Hebrews 10: 8-18 In verse 10 we are “made holy” In verse 14 we are “being made holy” Which part is already done and which part is a continual work? This continual work, called sanctification, is worked out by the Holy Spirit in our lives. Ask the Spirit to show you how He is at work today making you …
Read Hebrews 10: 8-14 Several times, we’ve compared Christ’s sacrifice with the earthly priests. How is the compared/ contrasted in these verses: What is an explanation of the significance in Christ’s seated position? God the Father was the one who willed for Christ to come and sacrifice, Christ was obedient to that will. (v9) Spend some time just pondering that …