11/13/2010

Truly Love (Hebrews 13)

Concluding Exhortations, Application for the Christian Community:

  1. Keep on loving one another (Heb. 13:1; Rom. 12:10; 1 Thess. 4:9; 1 Pet. 1:22; 2:17; 3:8; 2 Pet. 1:7; 1 John 3:10; 4:7,20,21)
  2. Show hospitality to strangers (Heb. 13:2; Rom. 12:13; 1 Tim. 3:2; Tit. 1:8; 1 Pet. 4:9)
  3. Remember imprisoned believers (Heb. 13:3; 10:32-34; Matt. 25:35,36)
  4. Keep the marriage bed pure (Heb. 13:4)
  5. Be free from the love of money, be content (Heb. 13:5,6; Josh. 1:5; Ps. 118:6; 27:1; 56:4,11)
  6. Remember, obey, imitate the faith of leaders (Heb. 13:7,17)
  7. Always remember Jesus, our ultimate leader and head (Heb. 13:8)
  8. Be strengthened by grace (Heb. 13:9-12; 2 Tim. 2:1)
  9. Go to Jesus, expect reproach (Heb. 12:2,3), seek the eternal city (Heb. 13:13,14; 11:14-16)
  10. Offer praise (Heb. 13:15), and prayer (Heb. 13:18), not just with lips but deeds (Heb. 13:16)
  11. Earnest do so (Heb. 13:19)
  12. Benediction (Heb. 13:20,21)
  13. Final greetings (Heb. 13:22-25). "Grace be with all of you" (Heb. 13:25).

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