Message of Hebrews (Bible Speaks Today) (Paperback)

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Description


The first-century readers of Hebrews were at a critical point. Many had been exposed to public ridicule, persecution, and imprisonment. Some had already abandoned their commitment to Christ, and others were in danger of compromising or giving up. The letter to the Hebrews brought a profound encouragement and appeal: they must keep their eyes on Christ and remain anchored in the truth.

In this Bible Speaks Today volume, Raymond Brown guides readers passage by passage through Hebrews, exploring historical background, key themes, and applications for today. While some find Hebrews one of the most puzzling of the New Testament books--with its references to animal sacrifices and ancient Israelite customs--Brown identifies a timeless message that remains strikingly relevant in each generation. As Hebrews celebrates the uniqueness of Christ, it clarifies Christians' priorities and our only hope for faithful endurance.

This revised edition of a classic Bible Speaks Today volume includes updated language and Scripture quotations and a new interior design.

About the Author


Raymond Brown was formerly principal of Spurgeon's College in London and also served in several pastorates. He is the author of Philosophy of Religion, Why Believe?, and several volumes in IVP's Bible Speaks Today series.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780830825042
ISBN-10: 0830825045
Publisher: IVP Academic
Publication Date: May 18th, 2021
Pages: 272
Language: English
Series: Bible Speaks Today