3:5; 2 Cor. Read more Share Copy But a satisfactory ground for taking οἶκος αὐτοῦ, Hebrews 3:6, otherwise than the same expression Hebrews 3:5, is not to be found. In Philippians 3:5-11 Paul is talking about counting all of his fleshly confidence as worthless. Heart Attitude Can Taint Your Perception of God (Hebrews 3:10-11) The Son of God is better than angels, priests, Old Testament leaders, or any religion.By dying on the cross and rising from the dead, Jesus guarantees believers' salvation and eternal life. Six times in this short section the word house appears, the house of God. 1 Therefore, holy brothers and sisters, partners in a heavenly calling, take note of Jesus, the apostle and high priest whom we confess, 2 who is faithful to the one who appointed him, as Moses was also in God’s house. Continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering. While Moses was faithful, as a servant in God's house, Jesus is faithful as God's Son (Hebrews 3:6). Author: Although some include the Book of Hebrews among the apostle Paul’s writings, the certain identity of the author remains an enigma. when he had offered--rather, "in that He offered. Word Pictures in the New Testament (Php 3:5). Hebrews chapter 3 KJV (King James Version) 1 Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus;. The house of God, or the divine kingdom, is for Moses and Christ the common sphere of operation; only by the position which the two occupy towards this house, are they distinguished the one from the other. Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it. There is a very common misunderstanding abroad in our day, especially among Christians, which uses the term, the house of God to mean a church building. YHWH, God of the Hebrews (יהוה אלהי העברים, Exodus 3:18 (only here spelled עבריים, or the Hebrewish-ians), (5:3), 7:16, 9:1, 9:13, 10:3), he who is, was and will be, liberated his people, and kept them and instructed them on their forty year trek through the Arabian wilderness (מדבר, midbar, from דבר, dabar, meaning word, as in the phrase Dabar-YHWH; the Word of God). Robertson, A. T. (1933). Hebrews 3:5 Translation & Meaning. “It will follow that the author of the Epistle to the Hebrews, calling Moses a therapon in the house of God (Heb 3:5), implies that he occupied a more confidential position, that a freer service, a higher dignity was his, than that merely of a doulos, approaching more closely to that of an oikonomos (the manager of a household, a steward, a superintendent) in God’s house; and, referring to Nu 12:6, 8, … The inferior, Aaronic priesthood, and the glory that Moses received, stands in stark contrast with Christ’s superior priesthood, after the royal order of Melchizedek – for the glory of the Lord Jesus Christ, is acknowledged to be so much superior than that of Moses, the great prophet and leader of Israel. 1 For every high priest taken from among men is ordained for men in things pertaining to God, that he may offer both gifts and sacrifices for sins: 2 Who can have compassion on the ignorant, and on them that are out of the way; for that he himself also is compassed with infirmity. μα ὑμῶν, ἀφορμὴν διδόντες ὑμῖν καυχήματος, for a testimony of those things which were to be spoken after, And Moses verily was faithful in all his house, as a servant, for a testimony of those things which were afterwards to be spoken; but Christ, as Son over his house, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. Hebrew of the Hebrews. Themes in the Book of Hebrews . While Moses was created, Jesus is the Creator (Hebrews 3:3). He is the One Who will BUILD His House – and the gates of hell will not prevail against it. Moses bore witness of the good news of man’s redemption – which would come through a greater Prophet than he, a greater Priest than Aaron and a greater king than David. 7. in the days of his flesh--( Hebrews 2:14, 10:20). What does this verse really mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑] Here, as in prior verses, the author of Hebrews supports the idea that Jesus is a "better" example than that of Moses. Missing is Paul’s customary salutation common to his other works. Hebrews 3:5-6 – Here, the vast difference between Moses and Jesus Christ is further stressed. Moses Testified About Christ (Hebrews 3:5-6) Christ is Faithful as a Son Over God’s House (Hebrews 3:5-6) Hebrews 3:7-9. 3 Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and them which suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in the body. Good News Productions International and College Press Publishing, Hebrews 3:5 Treasury of Scripture Knowing, Finished-Telestai (Easter Reflections - (8). 12:7 bearing witness to what would be spoken by God in the future. Hardness of Heart Affects Our Understanding of God (Hebrews 3:7-9) Hebrews 3:10-11. Heavenly Father, thank You for the witness of Moses and all the prophets, who all point us to Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son of God, Who not only created the world by the might of His power, but Who loved us so much that He offered His life as the ransom price for our redemption. At first, He spoke through His appointed prophets, priest, and kings, and His glory was declared by the star-studded heavens above and His brilliant handiwork beneath. Unlike Hebrews, the Old Testament never says that the blood is “offered.” The author is perhaps retrojecting into his description of Mosaic ritual a concept that belongs to the New Testament antitype, as Paul does when he speaks of the Israelites’ passage through the sea as a “baptism” ( 1 Cor 10:2 ). Gn 2:2). Hebrews 3:12 12 Take care, brothers, lest there be in any of you an evil, unbelieving heart, leading you to fall away from e the living God. May we, who are members of Christ’s Body be faithful in our earthly duties and devoted to our heavenly Father – for Christ’s sake. Hebrews 1:2(NASB) Verse Thoughts. In this sense, Jesus is the Father’s ultimate ambassador (Hebrews 1:1-2). 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