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A letter to Hebrews

by John Howard Davies

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Published by Cambridge U.P. in London .
Written in English

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  • Bible. N.T. Hebrews -- Commentaries

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical note: p. 142.

    Other titlesBible. N.T. Hebrews. English. 1967.
    Statementcommentary by J. H. Davies.
    SeriesCambridge Bible commentary: New English Bible
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2775.3 .D3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 146 p.
    Number of Pages146
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5540594M
    LC Control Number67018311

    The association of Barnabas with the book of Hebrews may be because he was described as a “son of encouragement”, and Hebrews describes the letter as a word of encouragement (or Author: Zondervan Academic. The book of Hebrews compares and contrasts Jesus to key historical people and events from the Old Testament. Through these comparisons, we see His superiority. He is greater than angels, the Torah, Moses, the Promised Land, priests, Melchizedek, sacrifices, and the covenant. He is God's Word, the hope for a new creation, our eternal priest, and.

      The Letter to the Hebrews book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this carefully crafted commentary Peter O'Brien distin /5. The writer of this letter does not identify himself, but he was obviously well known to the original recipients. Though for some 1, years (from c. a.d. to ) the book was commonly called “The Epistle of Paul to the Hebrews,” there was no agreement in the earliest centuries regarding its authorship.

    The letter to the Hebrews appears in the New Testament after the thirteen Pauline letters and before the seven catholic letters. Early tradition, in the main, attributed this text to Paul, but the western Church did not accept its Pauline authorship until the fourth century; and even in the east some (including Clement of Alexandria and Origen) had reservations about whether its literary style. Blue Letter Bible is a free, searchable online Bible program providing access to many different Bible translations including: KJV, NKJV, NLT, ESV, NASB and many others. In addition, in-depth study tools are provided on the site with access to commentaries, .


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The book of Hebrews is a General Epistle (Apostolic Letter). It was written mainly to the Hebrew believers. The author is anonymous, although either Paul or Barnabas was traditionally accepted as the author.

It was written approximately 67 A.D. Its purpose was to present the Lord Jesus Christ as perfect and superior in comparison to anything. Letter to the Hebrews, New Testament letter traditionally attributed to Paul but now widely believed to be the work of a Jewish Christian, perhaps one of Paul’s letter was composed sometime during the latter half of the 1st century.

To judge from its contents, the letter was addressed to a Christian community whose faith was faltering because of strong Jewish influences. The Greek of the letter is in many ways the best in the New Testament.

Since the letter of Clement of Rome to the Corinthians, written about A.D. 96, most probably cites Hebrews, the upper limit for the date of composition is reasonably certain. This volume on Hebrews is one of the best on the book and one of the best in the pillar series.

With the amount of wide ranging commentaries on the epistle to the Hebrews, Dr. O'Brien's stands out with judicious comments, balanced exegesis, and high by: At first glance, the letter to the Hebrews can seem difficult to comprehend, but William Barclay believed "that no New Testament book gives us such a glorious picture of Jesus Christ in all the splendor of his manhood and in all the majesty of his deity."/5.

Originally published inPriscilla's Letter: Finding the Author of the Epistle to the Hebrews was secretly taken out of print after only a few months of availability. Circumstances suggest deliberate suppression, due to the influence of religious extremists who regard the concept of female authorship of the epistle intolerable/5(20).

The use of the Old Testament in Hebrews has led some people to refer to the letter as the classical example of the New Testament interpretation of the Old Testament.

Such a reference illustrates the tendency on the part of some Christians to read their own ideas back into the literature of. Warning to Pay Attention. 2 We must pay the most careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away.

2 For since the message spoken through angels was binding, and every violation and disobedience received its just punishment, 3 how shall we escape if we ignore so great a salvation() This salvation, which was first announced by the Lord, was confirmed to us by.

In that last verse, Peter is confirming that Paul had also written a letter to the Hebrews. The theology presented in Hebrews is consistent with Paul’s. Paul was a proponent of salvation by faith alone (Ephesians9), and that message is strongly communicated in this epistle (Hebrews, and ).

The book of Hebrews was probably written shortly after AD Place Written. It says in Hebrews "They of Italy salute you" and this phrase indicates that the letter was written from Italy.

It is probable that the Epistle was written near his second Roman imprisonment. Timothy is mentioned toward the close of the letter, and a whole host of Old Testament characters are listed in Chap the "Faith Hall of Fame." Key Verses Hebrews The Son is the radiance of God's glory and the exact representation of his being, sustaining all things by his powerful : Jack Zavada.

The book of Hebrews is both a masterpiece and an enigma. Serious readers of the letter have always recognized the powerful effect of its carefully crafted discourse.

They have also grappled with the implications of its theologically complex message. This course is the culmination of over 20 years of research and teaching on the book of Hebrews by Dr. George Guthrie. Guthrie walks you through the entire text, explaining its complex structure and navigating you through its twists and turns.

You’ll learn about specific issues the first-century church faced and see how we are still dealing with those issues today. Ancient views. The Epistle to the Hebrews was included in the collected writings of Paul from a very early date.

For example, the late second-century or early third-century co a volume of Paul's general epistles, includes Hebrews immediately after Romans. While the assumption of Pauline authorship readily allowed its acceptance in the Eastern Church, doubts persisted in the West.

The Letter to the Hebrews is preceded by the Letter of Paul to Philemon and followed by the Catholic or Universal Letters, the first being the Letter of James in the New Testament of the Bible.

The Letter to the Hebrews is one of the more important letters of the New Testament, for it speaks to the Priesthood of Jesus Christ, and his one Sacrifice which redeemed mankind and established God's. Hebrews is one of the most perplexing books in the New Testament. The audience is in the middle of a faith crisis.

Fatigued from years of living for Christ in an unfriendly and often hostile world, they also do not fully understand the significance of Jesus’s death and are worried about where they are going to get atonement for their sins.

Hebrews differs in some respect with the other epistles of the NT. God is not called father of the believers (Hebrews ; Hebrews are figurative only) and the position of the believer in Christ is not considered. The believers are seen as men on earth having free entrance to God and a heavenly calling by the work of Christ.

Thus the. On the other side, the latest likely date for the book would be around A.D. 95 shortly before Clement of Rome referred to the book of Hebrews in his letter, 1 Clement.

In addition, many commentators have observed that, in passages like Hebrewsthe author used the present tense to describe the sacrificial duties of the high priest. The Letter to the Hebrews - a Commentary. 33 likes. A verse-by-verse commentary on The Book Of Hebrews, from the author of 'The Jesus Discovery'.

Learn how 'The builder is greater than the house' Followers: Biblical literature - Biblical literature - The Letter to the Hebrews: The writing called the Letter to the Hebrews, which was known and accepted in the Eastern church by the 2nd century, was included also by the Western church as the 14th Pauline epistle when the canon of East and West was assimilated and fixed in Hebrews has no salutation giving the name of either the writer or the.

Author: Although some include the Book of Hebrews among the apostle Paul’s writings, the certain identity of the author remains an enigma. Missing is Paul’s customary salutation common to his other works. In addition, the suggestion that the writer of this epistle relied upon knowledge and information provided by others who were actual eye-witnesses of Christ Jesus () makes Pauline.

The association of Barnabas with the book of Hebrews may be because he was described as a “son of encouragement” (Acts ), and Hebrews describes the letter as a word of encouragement (or exhortation).This is the message of Hebrews (see Hebrews — “we have a great high priest”).

B. Christ is superior to angels, Chapters — 1. Deity of Christ, Chapter (7) Praise for the future — “so much better than the angels”. Angels were prominent in their ministry to Israel in the Old Testament.