The Letter of Hebrews and the Church

Jesus Creed | 9/19/2019 | Staff
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I said to a friend last Sunday that pastors seem to avoid preaching Hebrews even more than Romans. My experience is that the intense Pauline scholarship of the last 50 years made many preachers fear preaching Romans — too many theories, too many exegetical problems, too much at stake — so they preach on Galatians!

This is even more true of Hebrews.

Problems - Hebrews - Exegesis - Challenge - Relevance

Two problems for preaching Hebrews: the grammatical exegesis is a challenge and the relevance of the book to modern Christian living seems to be difficult for many preachers.

What to do?

Start - Dana - Harris - Book - Exegetical

Start here: Dana Harris has the newest book in The Exegetical Guide to the Greek New Testament series, one of my favorite commentary series: Hebrews.

Every grammatical observation, exegetical options, brief parenthetical references to the major grammars and commentaries, along with a brief translation of each option — it’s...
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