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The Security of the True Believer

by Mike Sasso

Today’s text has been a text of much debate among Christian theologians because it seems to threaten the doctrine of the security of the believer. But in fact, it does not. It does, however, threaten the security of the apostate. In the next few Sundays, we will do our best to rightly divide the word […]

Pressing on to Spiritual Maturity

by Mike Sasso

We are heading into one of the most controversial passages in the New Testament and possibly the entire Bible. The interpretation of Hebrews 6 is hotly debated among sincere believers as well as solid theologians. We will be moving slowly and carefully through this chapter to help you sort through the various views and come […]

Are You a Spiritual Baby?

by Mike Sasso

How would you know?     What is a spiritual baby? Addressing immature Christians, the writer of Hebrews says the following… … we have much to say, and hard to explain, since you have become dull of hearing. For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the […]

A Warning Against Becoming Spiritually Dull of Hearing

by Mike Sasso

The recipients of the letter to the Hebrews were Jewish Christians who became weary of following Christ due to pressures and persecutions of their day. Likewise, there are Christians today who have become weary of following Jesus to the point of being tempted to take another course, a course that leads in the wrong direction. […]

Jesus, Our Great High Priest

by Mike Sasso

As the writer of Hebrews continues to admonish the Jewish Christian under persecution and encourage them to continue in the Christian faith, he relates all the advantages of the New Covenant over the Old.  Jesus Christ is better than all the prophets of old, the angels, Moses, and the comparison continues. In today’s text we […]

God’s Living Word

by Mike Sasso

As we continue our journey through the book of Hebrews, we come to this priceless text which pinpoints the key to the victorious Christian life, God’s living word! All things were created when God spoke in Genesis. He spoke. And by His word He brought forth life. And today, it is still God’s word that […]

Entering His Rest

by Mike Sasso

Today’s text illustrates how some receive the promise of God’s rest through faith and submission while others reject that promise through unbelief and disobedience. Understand that God is offering you, His rest. When you enter His rest, you cease from your efforts to achieve God’s approval. When you enter His rest, you can approach God […]

The Resurrection of Christ and the Gospel Message

by Mike Sasso

The word, “Gospel” means, “Good News”. And the good news is that even though mankind has fallen and has been separated from God through sin, God made a way back to Himself. But before you can appreciate the good news, you must first fully understand the bad news.                  The bible says…    for all have […]

Saving Faith

by Mike Sasso

Today’s text begins a controversial topic that has divided Christians over the centuries. The question in debate is, can a true Christian turn from God? Can a born-again believer forsake Christ? Read today’s text carefully in and let the Holy Spirit speak. Put aside your own opinions and preconceived dogma. What is the Holy Spirit […]

Hold Fast, Firm to the End

by Mike Sasso

Today’s text contains much blessing, encouragement, and admonition. The scriptures consistently exhort us to hold fast and remain true to the end.  Read over today’s text below and note the revealing titles and descriptions given of Jesus… Apostle, High Priest, faithful, more worthy than Moses, a Son over His own house. Also notice the commands […]