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Devotion: A Warning to Persevere

Given all that Christ has done for us, a deliberate and persistent rejection of His grace and mercy leaves us in a very dire situation indeed.

Devotion: Faith, Hope, and Love

Faith, Hope and Love - The Christian life is not just about faith and hope; it is also about love in a community of fellow believers.

Devotion: Redemption in Christ’s Blood

Christ went through the greater and more perfect tabernacle that is not made with human hands. His work of redemption is made in the very presence of God.

Devotion: Worship in the First Covenant

The limited access of the former covenant has been expanded. We now have full access to the Father through Christ. As you pray today, give thanks for the access you have to His presence.

Devotion: The Need for a New Covenant

The new covenant is internal, rather than external. While the old covenant was written on tablets of stone and had no power in itself to enable obedience, the new covenant is written on hearts.

Devotion: Confidence in God’s Word to Us

Where does your confidence lie? If we look to ourselves, we will fall either into presumption...Scripture reminds us that our only confidence must be in God and in the anchor of hope found in His Son, our high priest, Jesus Christ.

Devotion: The Danger of Falling Away

Our passage today about reminds us about the danger of falling away. Scripture highlights the danger of an ignorance of God’s Word.

Jesus, Our Great High Priest

First, because of Christ’s humanity, our high priest “has been tempted in every way, just as we are”. His full humanity means that Christ stands in solidarity with us, including being subject to temptation, and can “empathize with our weaknesses”

Devotion: The Promised Sabbath Rest

Scripture calls us to strive for true spiritual rest in God, anticipating the final rest we will know in Him. Find time to put away distractions today and ask God to help you experience a taste of His promised eternal rest.

Jesus, Our Pioneer in the Faith

Jesus Christ, our pioneer in the faith, also knew suffering. He understands our experience and can help us when we are tempted to despair.