He was agonizing over his final preparations for his message when one of the elders burst in, announcing that two famous British preachers – Dr. Alan Redpath and Dr. Stephen Olford4– were sitting together in the audience. However, the content of the book, including the frequent references to the Hebrew Scriptures, makes it clear … The force of the Ætiology (assigning of the reason by γὰρ) falls upon the other verb, which is put beside it; comp. xi is here compressed into this one conception of. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, 2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. And so as. of a bombastic style, Bengel interprets here of spiritual pride. Sermon Notes for Hebrews 12:1 ← Prior Section. Hebrews 12:1. The Greek word ‘, especially of superfluous flesh; and this the, ancient racer removed by fasting and exercise. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us,” Explanation and Commentary of Hebrews 12:1. "You have need of endurance." Let us lay aside every weight, and the sin that doth so easily beset us. Hebrews 12:1-2 New King James Version (NKJV) The Race of Faith. The heroes of Hebrews 11 endured and overcame by faith. I hope this will become more evident as we proceed in our study. [Note: Bruce, The Epistle ..., p346; Wiersbe, 2:322.]. Well, maybe it is for some champions. Chapter 12. I believe that our text puts chapter 11 … The Greek word, obscured in our English translation, appears in, . The Hebrews would never have reduced faith to an intellectual assent. This 59 part expository study of Hebrews was preached at Flagstaff Christian Fellowship in 2003-05. Hebrews 12:1. See Eugene H. Peterson, A Long Obedience in the Same Direction. Initial impressions of Hebrews might suggest that the writer is detached from any context. The first word of Hebrews 12:1—”wherefore”—points back to Hebrews chapter 11. ], ÏÎ¿ÏÎ¿á¿¦ÏÎ¿Î½ á¼ÏÎ¿Î½ÏÎµÏ ÏÎµÏÎ¹ÎºÎµÎ¯Î¼ÎµÎ½Î¿Î½ á¼¡Î¼á¿Î½ Î½ÎÏÎ¿Ï Î¼Î±ÏÏÏÏÏÎ½, á½Î³ÎºÎ¿Î½ á¼ÏÎ¿Î¸ÎÎ¼ÎµÎ½Î¿Î¹ ÏÎ¬Î½ÏÎ± ÎºÎ±á½¶ Ïá½´Î½ Îµá½ÏÎµÏÎ¯ÏÏÎ±ÏÎ¿Î½ á¼Î¼Î±ÏÏÎ¯Î±Î½, Î´Î¹á¾¿ á½ÏÎ¿Î¼Î¿Î½á¿Ï ÏÏÎÏÏÎ¼ÎµÎ½ Ïá½¸Î½ ÏÏÎ¿ÎºÎµÎ¯Î¼ÎµÎ½Î¿Î½ á¼¡Î¼á¿Î½ á¼Î³á¿¶Î½Î±, á¿Î¿Î³ÎºÎ¿Î½ á¼ÏÎ¿Î¸ÎÎ¼ÎµÎ½Î¿Î¹ ÏÎ¬Î½ÏÎ±, Îµá½ÏÎµÏÎ¯ÏÏÎ±ÏÎ¿Î½ á¼Î¼Î±ÏÏÎ¯Î±Î½, ÏÏÎÏÏÎ¼ÎµÎ½ Ïá½¸Î½ ÏÏÎ¿ÎºÎµÎ¯Î¼ÎµÎ½Î¿Î½ á¼¡Î¼á¿Î½ á¼Î³á¿¶Î½Î±, Ïá½¸ Î½ÎÏÎ¿Ï ÏÎ¬ÏÎ¿Ï á¼ÏÎ¼á¿¶Î´ÎµÏ ÏÏ
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Hebrews 12:1-8 The Discipline of God. ἢ ἀπὸ μεταφορᾶς τῶν ὑπὸ καύματος καταφλεγομένων καὶ ὑπεισελθόντων εἰς νεφελὴν δροσίζουσαν καὶ παραμνθηθέντων, καὶ γὰρ ἡ τῶν ἁγίων μνήμη τοὺς ὑπὸ τοῦ καύσωνος τῶν πειρασμῶν ἐκλελυμένους παραμυθεῖται, καὶ γὰρ δρόμοι ταχεῖς καὶ γυμνάσια ποιαῦτα καὶ σαρκῶν ὄγκον καθαίρει καὶ χυμῶν πλῆθος κενοί, διὰ τὸ βάθος τῆς χιόνος καὶ διὰ τὸ κάτωθεν τῶν ποδῶν λασίων ὄντων προσέχεσθαι αὐτῷ ὄγκον πολύν, ἢ τὴν εὐκόλως περίστασιν δυναμένην παθεῖν, εὐθὺς δὲ περίβλεπτος καὶ περίστατος ἐγένετο, ταύτην οὖν δέδοικα τὴν ἀπατῶσάν με ἁμαρτίαν, διὸ καὶ ὁ παῦλος αὐτὴν εὐπερίστατον καλεῖ, ἀπεκδυσάμενοι τὸν παλαιὸν ἄνθρωπον σὺν ταῖς πράξεσιν αὐτοῦ. The right way to live 12:1-29 The way of love and doing what God wants 13:1-25. —That would impede our fleetness. The opening chapter takes people into the heavenly realm of the angels. However many different kinds of sin can trip us up, and we should avoid all sin for this reason. I wonder how many kids started having Wheaties every morning thinking it some sort of magical athletic potion almost guaranteed to assure them their favorite position on the team. 1. 12 1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. The Explosive Power of the Resurrection — Now. Well, maybe it is for some champions. , and not the Judaists, are in their line; our faith is their, and so the passage does not, as many think, picture to us a figurative race-course in the campus, with a crowd of departed saints watching us from their high seats while we run the race of faith in which they were our predecessors. Hebrews 12:1 “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. Kidsong is the official children's program of http://hillsongconference.com in Sydney Australia. Hebrews 1:1-4 introduces a contrast that is the central theme throughout Hebrews: the climactic revelation of God in Christ, surpassing every way that God spoke and worked prior to Christ’s coming. For the race, these are removed. Barnes's Hebrews 12:1 Bible Commentary Wherefore - In view of what has been said in the previous chapter. Hebrews Commentary The New Testament for English Readers. If you do not want to win, you probably won’t! i. Hebrews 12:1-11. "Some one is recorded to have asked whether a certain thing would do a person harm, and the reply was given, "No harm, if you do not wish to win."". Hebrews 12:1 Commentaries: Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, I have never been involved much in sports. They are "witnesses" not because they presently witness our actions, but because by their lives they bore witness to their faith in God. Hebrews gives us a wonderful list of people who are commended by God for their faith. Hebrews 11:17-29 The Champions of Faith. The additional meaning of spectators, namely, of our race, by which they become not only testifiers to the. Hebrews 12:1. τοιγαροῦν καὶ ἡμεῖς, τοσοῦτον ἔχοντες περικείμενον ἡμῖν νέφος μαρτύρων¸ ὄγκον ἀποθέμενοι πάντα καὶ τὴν εὐπερίστατον ἀμαρτίαν, δι ὑπομονῆς τρέχωμεν τὸν προκείμενον ἡμῖν ἀγῶνα. EasyEnglish is a system of simple English designed by Wycliffe Associates (UK). Hebrews 12:1-29. Hebrews 13 Chapter 12 The apostle, in this chapter, applies what he has collected in the chapter foregoing, and makes use of it as a great motive to patience and perseverance in the Christian faith and state, pressing home the argument, I. Scripture: Hebrews 12:3–11. Hebrews 12:1,2. ", "Let us run with patience the race that is set before us. Hebrews 12:11 All discipline for the moment seems not to be joyful, but sorrowful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness. Seeing we also are encompassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses - The apostle represents those to whom he had referred in the previous chapter, as looking on to witness the efforts which Christians make, and the manner in which they live. Pink's Commentary on John and Hebrews, E.M. Zerr's Commentary on Selected Books of the New Testament, Commentary by J.C.Philpot on select texts of the Bible, Haldane's Exposition on the Epistle to the Romans and Hebrews. ", "no unclean beast is to be found therein. "Encumbrances" are weights that may not be sins but nevertheless make perseverance difficult. 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