Epistle To The Hebrews
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Epistle To The Hebrews

  1. The author --There has been a wide difference of opinion respecting the authorship of this epistle. For many years Paul was considered the author; others think it may have been Luke, Barnabas, or Apollos. Much of the theology and the language are similar to Paul's, but the authorship of the epistle ia still disputed.
  2. To whom written . --The epistle was probably addressed to the Jews in Jerusalem and Palestine. The argument of the epistle is such as could he used with most effect to a church consisting exclusively of Jews by birth, personally familiar with and attached to the temple service.
  3. Date. --It was evidently written before the destruction of Jerusalem in A.D. 70, probably about A.D. 62-64.
  4. Place . --It was probably written in Italy, while Paul was a prisoner at Rome.
  5. Contents . --With respect to the scope of the epistle, it should be recollected that while the numerous Christian churches scattered throughout Judea, (Acts 9:31; Galatians 1:22) were continually exposed to persecution from the Jews, (1 Thessalonians 2:14) there was in Jerusalem one additional weapon in the hands of the predominant oppressors of the Christians. The magnificent national temple might be put against the Hebrew Christian; and even if this affliction were not often laid upon him, yet there was a secret burden which he bore within him, the knowledge that the end of all the beauty and awfulness of Zion was rapidly approaching. The writer of this epistle meets the Hebrew Christians on their own ground, showing that the new faith gave them Christ the Son of God, more prevailing than the high priest as an intercessor; that his Sabbath awaited them, his covenant, his atonement, his city heavenly not made with hands. Having him, believe in him with all your heart, with a faith in the unseen future strong as that of the saints of old, patient under present and prepared for coming woe, full of energy and hope and holiness and love. Such was the teaching of the Epistle to the Hebrews.
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The Epistle to the Hebrews
... The Epistle to the Hebrews. CONTENTS ... CHARACTERISTICS. 1. The Epistle to the Hebrews
has not the letter-like appearance of the confessedly Pauline writings. ...
/.../drummond/introduction to the new testament/the epistle to the hebrews.htm

Homilies on the Epistle to the Hebrews.
Homilies on the Gospel of St. John and the Epistle to the Hebrews. <. ...
INDEXES OF SUBJECTS. HOMILIES ON THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWS. ...
/.../homilies on the gospel of st john and hebrews/homilies on the epistle to.htm

The Epistle to the Hebrews
... CHAPTER XVIII THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWS. [Sidenote: The Author.] ... The title says
"To the Hebrews." The character of the Epistle suggests this. ...
/.../pullan/the books of the new testament/chapter xviii the epistle to.htm

The Epistle to the Hebrews.
... CHAPTER XII. THE NEW TESTAMENT. Section 100. The Epistle To The Hebrews. ... [1210].
Contents. The Epistle to the Hebrews is not an ordinary letter. ...
/.../schaff/history of the christian church volume i/section 100 the epistle to.htm

From the Epistle to the Hebrews.
... A Treatise on the Merits and Forgiveness of Sins, and on the Baptism of Infants
Chapter 50."From the Epistle to the Hebrews. Although ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 50 from the epistle to.htm

The Epistle to the Hebrews
... CHAPTER 4 The Epistle to the Hebrews. THE Epistle to the Hebrews is in many
ways one of the most perplexing books of the New Testament. ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/denney/the death of christ/chapter 4 the epistle to.htm

The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews
The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews. <. The Expositor's
Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews Thomas Charles Edwards. ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/edwards/the expositors bible the epistle to the hebrews/

Homilies on the Gospel of St. John and the Epistle to the Hebrews
Homilies on the Gospel of St. John and the Epistle to the Hebrews. <. Homilies
on the Gospel of St. John and the Epistle to the Hebrews St. ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on the gospel of st john and hebrews/

The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews
The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews. <. ... Editor of "The Expositor,"
etc. THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWS. BY THOMAS CHARLES EDWARDS, DD. ...
/.../edwards/the expositors bible the epistle to the hebrews/title page.htm

Homilies of St. John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople, on ...
Homilies on the Gospel of St. John and the Epistle to the Hebrews. <. ...
/.../homilies of st john chrysostom.htm



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