Main Idea of Hebrews: We must persevere to the end!
Background to Hebrews
Author: Unknown Recipients: Unknown Date: Probably before AD 70 (before the destruction of the Temple) Occasion: Previous persecution, coming persecution Theme: Exhortation to persevere (warning to not defect) Purpose: To exalt Christ Theological structures in Hebrews: Promise/fulfilment (Godâ€™s promises of the OT are fulfilled in Christ) Already/not yet (fulfillment in Christ begun, but not yet completed) Typological (people, events and places of the OT point to the NT) Spatial (earthly points to the heavenly)
Prologue Main Idea: We must listen to Godâ€™s Son!
â€¢ Heir (2)
â€¢ Creator (2)
â€¢ Radiance and representation (3)
â€¢ Sustainer (3)
â€¢ Purifier (3)
â€¢ Finisher ( 3)
â€¢ Superior name (4)
Applications We must worship Jesus! We must listen to Him!