Hebrews 3

Hebrews Chapter 3All scriptures used in this teaching will be from The Revised English Versionunless otherwise noted . Note that the first word is Therefore which is an adverb. An adverb is defined as: nounnoun adverb plural noun adverbsa word or phrase that modifies or qualifies an adjective, verb, or other adverb or a word group, expressing a relation of place, time, circumstance, manner, cause, degree, etc. (e.g., <i>gently</i>, <i>quite</i>, <i>then</i>, <i>there</i> )

The Greek word is hothen It means for this reason. So you must know what came before to understand what comes after this word.

So it is referring to something that came before chapters 1 and 2. To understand that which follows you need to understand that which came before.

Don’t confuse being an heir with being saved. All joint heirs with Christ are saved, you have to be saved to achieve the position of joint heirs. You must already be saved to be an heir. So anytime it sa…

"Becoming STRONG in the Lord" "Arm Wrestling"



In the book of acts chapter 2 we have an event that had never happened before occur. This alone should arrest our attention. No place in the Hebrew scriptures or in the gospels had this happened before. Jesus had talked to the apostles about some that was suppose to happen but this was in the book of Acts.
Acts 1:4 On one occasion, while he was eating with them, he gave them this command: “Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me speak about. 5 For John baptized with water, but in a few days you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.”
Look at verse 5 there is a contrast set up this is the way John did it but we are moving onto something new. There is a verse in Ephesians that needs to be considered at this point

Ephesians 4:4 There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; 5 one Lord, one faith, one baptism; 6 one God and Father of all, who is over all and thro…

What's the difference?

There are 3 words that seem to cause no end of confusion in the word of God. They are trust, faith, and belief. Now when you translate from one language to another it can get confusing. If I say “to” do I really mean to, too, or two. It depends on the context and content of the sentence it is used in. Mark does that mean mark or does it mean Mark? It can be determined by the sentence. You can see why at times there may be confusion because of the words used.
In English sometimes it is determined by is this a noun or is this a verb or some other kind of word preposition, adjective or something else. So let’s see if we get any help there.
Let’s start with the word trust here is how Webster’s defines it
Here are its synonyms:

It is a noun. That means it is a thing not something where you take action. Okay so let’s see it from the word. This is just a few times from the word of God.
2Samuel 22:3 The God of my rock; in him will I trust: he is my shield, and the horn of my salvation,my high towe…