-------------------- And so, to the world has been given the unalienable possession of the knowledge of the "better country, the heavenly," which is on the other side of death, in which the Saviour is, into which He has already gathered myriads of His friends, to which so many of our own friends have gone, and to which we ourselves are travelling. Pentateuch 4. Prophets (3) It was joy supremely for the glory of God; that was His joy. 3. It is a heart occupied with, and a mind stayed on Him. It is said, I scarcely care to ask whether in history or fiction, that there was one from whom had been taken away by the stroke of death " the desire of his eyes," the wife of his youth. Now that is what Christ's blood says to you: "What hast thou done?" Our knowledge is in some respects limited enough. Nothing material cleaves to them. Are we forgotten? They had reacted to the constant violence that occurred when so called messiahs tried to raise armies to overturn their rule. 2. II. Wisdom Literature A serpent without a sting may affright, but it cannot injure. John Piper Jun 30, 1991 116 Shares ... Scripture: Hebrews 12:2. But we must rather conceive of it as a state of mind. FROM BEGINNING TO END, JUDAISM WAS AN APPEAL TO SENSE. He brings God to man by the declaration of His nature incarnate in humanity. III. It is to " depart and to be with Christ." By what means this comfortable converse with God as Judge of all is prevented and interrupted? To the Philippians, Paul spoke of pressing toward the mark, pressing toward the goal. 3. This sermon was preached on August 13, 2017. You must, then, appeal to some lower part of his nature; to his self-interest, if he is capable of perceiving it, if not, to his fear. B. We cannot see it; we cannot come to it in the flesh; flesh and blood shall not inherit it; no mortal hand can draw aside the veil, nor pierce it, although it sometimes seems so thin. "Such honour have all the saints.". Historical Books Be followers, be imitators of them, as they once, in their day and generation, were of Christ. Worship is love sublimated by the majesty of God. What a great matter it is to have an Object so satisfactory, so inspiring, on which our eyes may rest, on which our thoughts may dwell I But we must look at that Object in a certain way. 4. "He spoiled principalities and powers." Further, there is a far more effectual way of coming to the blood of sprinkling than this — when by faith that blood is sprinkled upon our souls. There was not one of them that always did good and never sinned. It is a city, a corporate community, but all, who are enrolled in it, partake of common immunities, and are "fellow-citizens with the saints." Privilege is the measure of responsibility. He was bruised that I might be healed. Consider Christ, our Mediator, in His GRACES: these are the sweet savour of His ointments that make the virgins love Him. It is explained: "God having provided some better things for us" (than for those who died before the rising of Christ) "that they without us" (without living until our time and under our dispensation) "should not be made perfect." Hebrews 12:2. 3. I believe that he would have been disappointed when the Lakers swept Sacramento. "We are come to the general assembly and Church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven." Further, to come to this blood of sprinkling means thankfully to enjoy all that comes to us through the blood of sprinkling. The contemplation of departed saints is calculated to console our minds while mourning on account of the death of our Christian friends. Will you fight against sin? Listen; Downloads Sermon Audio; February 25, 2018. Make a Name for Yourself - Genesis, 2 Samuel; Delight in Discipline - Hebrews 12; The Joy of the Lord Is Your Strength - Nehemiah 8; Scriptures: Hebrews 12:4-11. The New Testament And, therefore, it is said in the text: "Ye are come to the spirits of just men made perfect." 3. 2. This is called an accepting of the punishment of one's iniquity (Leviticus 26:41) and a clearing and justifying God when we are judged (Psalm 51:4). WHAT WE LOOK AWAY FROM. Hearts grow not selfish in heaven. Whether Abel's blood sprinkled Cain or not I cannot say, but if it did, it must have added to his horror to have had the blood actually upon him. The New Testament Hebrews 12:1-3 Hebrews 12:2-3 "Let Us Fix Our Eyes on Jesus" Introduction Run the race. It is wrought out into its fullest development. Johannine Writings As public heralds, proclaim their Lord's approach (Matthew 24:31). His family and household (Galatians 4:6, 7). These souls of the departed are perfectly secure. The author of Hebrews is saying that when Abraham went out from his father’s country to Canaan, he was not just counting on God’s promise for that piece of real estate. Though the frail house of their earthly tabernacle is dissolved, yet they have obtained the building of God, "the house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.". It is as loving and as winning as Sinai was terrible. (2) This comfortable converse with God is promoted and maintained by the soul's daily faith on the person of Christ as God-man. Some that have begun in the spirit think to be made perfect by the flesh (Galatians 3:3).Use: 1. If we are ever to come to the perfecting of the heavens, we must begin with the justifying that takes place on earth. The One who always was, always is, and always will be. (5) This comfortable converse with God as Judge of all is promoted by the believer's application to God as a Father in Christ (Ephesians 2:18). 3. Hebrews 12:2. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point When the sinner looks to Jesus slain, he may well say, "If I did not know that all this blood was shed for me as well as by me, my fears would multiply a thousandfold; but when I think that that precious blood is shed instead of mine, when I think that that is the blood of God's own dear Son, whom He has smitten instead of smiting me, making Him bear the whole of His wrath that I might not bear it, O nay God, what comforts come streaming from this blessed fountain!" Go forth to rest and home! We can develop such patience with the help of the Scriptures - Ro 15:4 a. For it is to be observed that Jesus Christ is constituted and appointed by the Father Himself to this great office, to be Mediator of the new covenant. II. We know, that when flitting like shadows here, from place to place, and ever nearer to the grave, there is a city which hath foundations, in the records of which our names may be enrolled. The apostle speaks of it as a privilege attending their state, not a blessing peculiar to some extraordinary frames. 2. This precious blood speaks " better things than that of Abel." This blood is always speaking. To mingle with them in many relations is a necessity of life. 7. Observe that on Sinai there was "the sound of a trumpet, and the voice of words; which voice they heard that entreated that the word should not be spoken to them any more." What heart can think of these things worthily?" This doctrine of immediate happiness was not entirely concealed from the ancient saints. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, The Whole Bible (4) This comfortable converse with God makes all reproaches we receive from men sit easy upon us (Psalm 31:14, 15). V. WE ARE COME TO THEM AS ASSOCIATES, with whom we are to blend our future being, and from whom we shall derive no inconsiderable part of our happiness. Is this the most welcome subject to your hearts? He "now appears in the presence of God for us." Yet these produce no contempt, no envy, no eagerness to dictate, no backwardness to co-operate. But the reward of Jesus is before our eyes. Thank you for registering. WHENCE CAME THEY?" Such a thought may give us a rule of conduct in our acts of worship. And here he employs the same word with distinct reference, as I suppose, to his previous declaration. Hebrews 12:2, CSB: "keeping our eyes on Jesus, the source and perfecter of our faith. He is the rebuke of all men's guilt-born fears about God, and all their hard thoughts of Him. There is no limit to progress in love and knowledge. Are they weaned from us? That reward is to be clearly seen by us if we have any power of spiritual perception at all. Observe its innermost place in the passage before us. … Luke-Acts O God, wilt Thou despise the cries and the tears, the blood of Thine own Son?" Heb 12:2 2Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. "Ye are come to the spirits of the righteous" in their single, their engrossing devotion to Christ their Lord. And the announcement of the text is but the enlargement of such mental affinities. They have but one spirit, one wish. There is unity. -------------------- Christianity is being conformed in the image of God's Son, Jesus Christ. There is appropriation. Wherein does it appear? All Videos PDFs. So far we have learned the race is the "agon" -- meaning it includes agony and pain; it is a fight to be fought, a war to be waged, a cross to carry. A holy affinity unites us to the spirits of just men made perfect. There is a certain figure made use of by our Saviour and His apostles, a figure that makes futurity present and realises the distant glories of immortality (Matthew 5:3; Ephesians 2:6). He is our Forerunner. Sermon. It is a believer's settled mercy and daily duty to converse with God the Judge of all. That blood crieth with a loud voice to God, and what doth it say? 1-2. 3. Now he is seated in the place of honor beside God's throne." Corporeity is the perfecting of humanity. Happy are they that be of the Church. IV. The depth of the thought is only reached when we recognise His divinity and His humanity. Hebrews 12:1-3. If Christ be God-man in one person, then look unto Jesus Christ alone for salvation. He ascends! Looking Back to Witnesses, Up to Jesus, and Forward to Joy. For the idea in the verb is that of looking away from one thing to some other thing. You join on to them in the genealogical tree. IF WE ARE TO WIN THIS RACE, WE MUST NOT ONLY LAY ASIDE EVERY WEIGHT, BUT WE MUST KEEP OUR EYE ON THE GOAL. Sermon Hebrews 12:1-2 A Gallery of Saints. Sermon: Hebrews 11:32-12:2 Rembrance Day is a time to remember, to look back, to reflect on our recent past; on our nation's history. It is not said that we shall come to the spirits of just men made perfect, but that we are. 3. Following His example. Pauline Epistles There are 38 sermons in the series. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Then, moreover, the voice would plead, "It is not only Thy Son, but Thy perfectly innocent Son, in whom was no necessity for dying, because He had no original sin which would have brought corruption on Him, who had moreover no actual sin, who throughout life had done nothing worthy of death or of bonds. The Prophet s Potent Poise Elijah said to her, Do not be afraid; go and do as you have said; but first make me a little cake of it and bring it to me, and afterwards make something for yourself and your son. What was the joy that was set before Him? Worship is the sum of the life in heaven; and what is the noblest work of our life on earth? He will never leave me, never forsake me, never mislead me, never forget me. Bring no blot upon your escutcheon. Minor Prophets This spirit is matured in its powers and consummated in its joys. Be sure that nothing shall be denied thee in that world, which could give thee solace or satisfaction. Now what was it that made it necessary for God to reveal Himself and His will to the Jews in a sensuous and artificial way? A dim outline appears, like a cloud, at which they strain their sight; until by the movement of the vessel and the custom of the eye it becomes clearer and clearer still. Between believers and angels there is a resemblance, though not an equality. We come to them by a participation of the sources of their joy. But mark you! The Whole Bible You know with what solemnity and preparation they of old attended on God when giving the law. The representation of heaven meets this propensity. "Who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross," etc. Hebrews 12:1-3 Looking unto Jesus in the Race of Life "Christ in you the hope of glory" is the essence of the Christian life. Wisdom Literature This includes … (Jesus.) Sermon Hebrews 12:18-29. f. How He wants to say that to you today. Will you run for the crown? It is a condition of pure spiritualism. If we knew ourselves we should bless God for our sorrows. Hebrews 11:29-12:2 - By faith the people passed through the - Bible Gateway. In the year 70 AD the Roman Legions destroyed the temple in Jerusalem. "Faith is the evidence of things not seen." But invisible beings always behold us. Take some time today to look not at your situation but at Jesus. The Paperback Bible. David Guzik :: Génesis 14 – Abram Rescata a Lot y Conoce a Melquisedec, G1 - alpha - Strong's Greek Lexicon (KJV), David Guzik :: Hechos 9 – La Conversión de Saulo de Tarso, David Guzik :: 1 Corintios 7 – Principios Sobre el Matrimonio y la Soltería, A Summary of Each Bible Book - Study Resources, Chuck Smith :: Sermon Notes for Matthew 7:6, David Guzik :: Génesis 3 – La tentación y caída del hombre, Jehovah's Witnesses, Jesus and the Holy Trinity (Walter Martin), Genesis 6-7 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith), A Quiet Heart Means Confidence in God (Elisabeth Elliot), Genesis 1:1-8 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith), Genesis 4-5 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith). 4. II. 5. Hebrews 12:2 Christian Joy. For the immobility of it. Sermons from Hebrews Back to Sermon Archive May 3, 2020 . What reason is given for focusing on Jesus? 1. The worship and service of God (1 Thessalonians 1:9). III. These are His special means of drawing His children away from their evil. 2. The purity and holiness of God make it a solemn thing for polluted sinners to have any converse with Him. A. John Piper Jun 30, 1991 116 Shares Sermon. A. How can we in reason expect to be " numbered with God's saints in glory everlasting," if it be not our constant study to follow them as they followed Christ, "in all lowliness and meekness, in long-suffering and loving forbearance"? This "hidden man" lives in his own light. Historical Books "Rest with us" is something different from this selfish, this isolated, this drowsy repose. (1) This comfortable converse with God is greatly obstructed when it is apprehended that only the benefits and effects of Christ's righteousness are communicated to believers, and not the very righteousness itself. a. There is resemblance. Is there any hint that men who have been redeemed, who, being unjust, have been made just, and have had experience of restoration and of the misery of departure, shall, in the ultimate order of things, stand nearer the throne than unfallen spirits, and teach angels? Sermon Hebrews 11:29- 12:2 Eagle Rock Presbyterian Church April 19, 2007. We believe that our friends are with Him; and if we can come to Him, and to them, in our daily faith — in the seekings, strivings, and settlings of our souls, then we are believers indeed. Johannine Writings Heaven is doubtless a place. Is not this, perhaps, the answer to those questions so often agitated by the mourner as to the future sight and recognition of friends? (2) This comfortable converse with God is promoted and maintained by the soul's daily faith on the person of Christ as God-man. The whole soul, all that is within it, is absorbed in that deep and holy sense. Talk of meanness, when myriads of angels, and the great multitude of the redeemed, are his companions [. Nothing is attached to the spirit which can divert this concentrated impression. It is Christ who has died ye rather is risen again, and is at the right hand of the Father, making intercession for us.". D. Young . It is the duty of the members of Christ's Church, as heirs of the celestial inheritance, to set their hearts and hopes on heaven. Please see Blue Letter Bible's Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. We "come to the spirits of just men made perfect," for they inhabit our country, they dwell ill our home. The disciples asked Jesus to increase their faith. Our help is laid upon One who is mighty and able to save to the uttermost all who come unto God through Him. Historical Books The Community of … And so God answered these great questions of the human heart. "The blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanseth us from all sin. We're stirred to thankfulness for the bravery of those who sacrificed their lives for ours, and we can celebrate the freedom they have won for us. Do we not know it? The New Testament Worship is angels' work; and in the contemplation of their office here no room is left for difference or doubt. (1) A great part of this comfortable converse with God lies in those high and honourable thoughts which believers have of His righteousness as Judge of all. It is His work as well to convince of sin as of righteousness (John 16:8). Where the laws, manners, and employments of the inhabitants most resemble and are most worthy of God. a. Christ was the Conqueror. Its distribution in these different abodes affects not its identity. He is the utterer of a grand amnesty to all the world who will receive it. 1. I am to give some instances wherein believers have comfortable converse with God the Judge of all, through the whole of their gospel profession and walk. Oct 28, 2018. Luke-Acts 3. (1) This blessed converse makes all other comforts blessings. The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, If only we come to Him — our High Priest within the veil, and our forerunner there — we shall in due time stand rejoicing in His presence. Would you go to God now? Remember then, remember for use as well as for consolation, that you "are come" to that other — come, by an advent such as there is none between the living. Sermons That Work From Hebrews 12 Sermons That Work From Hebrew 12:1-2 is an expository sermon that deals with the topic of Running the Race of Life Faithfully. And He brings men to God, because in Him only do we find the drawings that incline wayward and wandering hearts to the Father. It is "sprinkled." Now, from the blood of Abel every reasonable man would flee away. Passwords should have at least 6 characters. Aug 17, 1997. Minor Prophets The first and greatest, because the foundation of all the rest is, union with Christ. When you sin, guilt and shame are the appropriate emotions to feel. Hebrews 12:1-3 Hebrews 12:2-3 "Let Us Fix Our Eyes on Jesus" Introduction Run the race. The Spirit of God must make you a new creature in Christ Jesus, and then the porter will open the wicket, and say, "Come in, and welcome." General Epistles Will you wrestle against error? 3. But the righteousness that is imputed by God because of his faith in Jesus Christ. Luke-Acts IV. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. We already have obtained a portion in heaven. 13. Ye abide in Him by faith and love, and ere long shall ye be for ever with Him. (1) By looking often to the everlasting settlements and grace of the covenant; what God does in time is by virtue of covenant-agreement with His Christ and our Surety in eternity (Psalm 98:3). Surely a believer's converse with God must be very precious when Satan finds out so many ways to prevent and interrupt it. Sermon series: God's Story, Part II. Only the just can be in a condition of safety and favour, only the just can be endued with a nature of sanctity and love. (1) This comfortable converse with God is greatly obstructed when it is apprehended that only the benefits and effects of Christ's righteousness are communicated to believers, and not the very righteousness itself. 2. The death of Christ is ever present to the Divine mind and determines the Divine action. There is a living as well as a memorial sympathy between the Church on earth and the Church in heaven. Hebrews 12:2, NLT: "We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our faith. OUR ACCESSION OR RELATION TO IT. We see something which is not God's standard, but in our self-deception, honestly enough, we take it to be so. Scripture: Hebrews 11:39–12:2. The blood of sprinkling is the centre of the Divine manifestation under the gospel. 1. Is there less call for preparation and solemnity under the gospel? There is another matter in the text with which I conclude. Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. (2) Another instance wherein believers have comfortable converse with God lies in their pleading justification before God upon the footing of righteousness. In a better sense, going a little further, we have not only come to the blood of sprinkling by hearing about it, but we have come to it because the great God now deals with us upon methods which are founded and grounded upon the atoning sacrifice of Christ. Snippets From Sermons That Work From Hebrews 12 Sinai was designed to he, and was, a splendid Divine answer to a few of the deepest questions of the whole human soul — "Is there a God? The express promise of God to put every persevering Christian into the possession of Mount Zion above (Revelation 22:14; Revelation 2:7, 10). THE WORD OF GOD IS ALIVE. Hebrews 12:2 - J C Philpot - "Looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith." Judging by outward appearance, the Church of Christ may appear despicable; much that is ignoble and mean may be seen in its members. ", II. He hated the cross. Despising the Shame ... Speaker: Matthew Ryman Series: Resurrection in Christ Topic: Sermons Passage: Hebrews 12:1–12:2. Pentateuch We can develop such patience with the help of the Scriptures - Ro 15:4 a. 2. Perhaps if we were better, purer, more saintly, we could safely be trusted with more light on the future, and it is certain that if we ask and look and wait we shall attain to more. Dare we go to holy ordinances drowned in the cares of this life, reeking in the filth of some unsubdued lust? in the resource materials are not necessarily affirmed, in total, by this ministry. In order to a poor sinner's comfortably conversing with God the Judge of all, there must be a free confession of all sin and a subscribing to the rights of His justice. The Redeemer of man is the Sea of God. You look, therefore, under the new dispensation, for a voice, and you do not come to any till you reach the last object in the list, and there see" the blood of sprinkling that speaketh." Do not refuse the voice of Jesus by cold indifference. Share this page using one of these tools: Email / username or password was incorrect! The "therefore" of Hebrews 12:1 is a reference back to Hebrews 11, the great hall of fame of faith. JESUS' BLOOD, EVEN IN MY TEXT, SPEAKS BETTER THINGS THAN THAT OF ABEL. The right to the heavenly inheritance. All the glimpses given us in Holy Scripture of the mind and life of Paradise seem to point this way. 1. Faith dips the hyssop in the atoning blood and sprinkles it upon the soul, and the soul is clean. Sermon Bible Commentary. 4. I. I BELIEVE THAT PAUL WAS A REAL SPORTS FAN. Does not the holy city come down from God out of heaven? WHO WE LOOK TO. Canst Thou see it, Thou God of all, canst Thou see the infinite holy and just Son of Thy heart led here to die, and not feel the force of the blood as it cries to Thee?" And whatever low idea you may form of a Christian, such is, and such must be, His leading desire, and His prevailing endeavour. The voice of the blood is this, "For I will be merciful to their unrighteousness, and their sins and their iniquities will I remember no more." Is it so solemn a thing for believers in Christ to come to God the Judge of all; how or "where then must the sinner and the ungodly appear"? 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