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Way Into the Holiest

By F.B. Meyer

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   PREFACE - This Epistle bears no name of author, or designation of church. But it needs neither. In every sentence we can detect the Authorship of the Holy Spiri
   10: THE GOSPEL OF REST - "There remains therefore a rest to the people of God." - (HEBREWS 4.9) THE keynote of this chapter is Rest. In the second verse it is spoken of as
   1: THE WORD OF GOD - GOD, Who at sundry times and in divers manners spoke in time past to the fathers by the prophets, has in these last days spoken to us by His Son." (He
   2: THE DIGNITY OF CHRIST - "Who being the brightness of His glory, and the express image of His person, and upholding all things by the word of His power, when He had by Himself
   3: THE GLORY OF CHRIST'S OFFICE - "He has by inheritance obtained a more excellent name." (Hebrews 1.4). Apart from Scripture, we would have been disposed to infer the existence of
   4: DRIFTING - "We ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip." - (HEBREWS 2. 1). SALVATION i
   5: "WHAT IS MAN?" - "We see Jesus, ... crowned with glory and honour." {HEBREWS 2.5-9). IN the first great division of this treatise, we have seen the incomparable sup
   6: "PERFECT THROUGH SUFFERINGS" - "It became Him, for Whom are all things, and by Whom are all things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the Captain of their salvation perfect
   7: THE DEATH OF DEATH - "Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, He also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death He might destroy
   8: CHRIST'S MERCIFUL AND FAITHFUL HELP - "We have a merciful and faithful high-priest in things pertaining to God." (HEBREWS 2.17). DO you wonder that your Lord was tempted and sorrowful?
   9: A WARNING AGAINST UNBELIEF - "Take heed, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, in departing from the living God." - HEBREWS 3.12. THE contrast betwee
   11: THE WORD OF GOD AND ITS EDGE - "The Word of God is quick and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joi
   12: TIMELY AND NEEDED HELP - "Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need." (HEBREWS 4.16). NEED! Time
   13: GETHSEMANE - "Who in the days of his flesh, when he had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from d
   14: IMPOSSIBLE TO RENEW TO REPENTANCE - "It is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Ghost, and have taste
   15: THE ANCHORAGE OF THE SOUL - "Be followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises." (HEBREWS 6.12). THE PROMISES OF GOD! That is a keyword here. Inherit th
   16: THE PRIESTHOOD OF CHRIST - "You are a Priest forever after the order of Melchizedek." (HEBREWS 7.17). VARIOUS fancies have gathered around the person of Melchizedek, investin
   17: THE SUPERLATIVE GREATNESS OF CHRIST - "Able to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by Him, seeing He ever lives to make intercession for them." (HEBREWS 7.25). THIS chapter ne
   18: THE TRUE TABERNACLE - "According to the pattern showed to you in the mount." (HEBREWS 8.5). THERE were three stages by which Moses, the man of God, ascended into the Mou
   19: THE TWO COVENANTS - "I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people." (HEBREWS 8.10). A NEW word comes into this marvellous treatise which may repel some, a
   20: THE HEAVENLY THINGS THEMSELVES - "For there was a tabernacle made." HEBREWS 9.2. THE eye is quicker than the ear. And there is therefore no language so expressive as the language o
   21: TEACHING BY CONTRAST - "How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the Eternal Spirit offered Himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to
   22: THE BLOOD OF CHRIST - "Without shedding of blood is no remission." -HEBREWS 9.22. Round and round this ancient window into the past (verses 15-28) is bound the red cord
   23: "ONCE" - "Once in the end of the world has He appeared, to put away sin by the sacrifice of Himself." (HEBREWS 9.26). THERE is a word here which recurs, lik
   24: AN ANCIENT HEBREW CUSTOM - "Sacrifice and offering you desire not, but a body you have prepared me." (HEBREWS 10.5). In that old Hebrew world that lies now so far back in the
   25: DRAWING BACK - "The just shall live by faith, but if any man draw back, My soul shall have no pleasure in him." (HEBREWS 10.38). The Epistle has been for some tim
   26: FAITH AND ITS EXPLOITS - "Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen." (HEBREWS 11.1). SOCIETY rests on the faith which man has in man.
   27: STRIPPING FOR THE RACE - "Wherefore, seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which does so easily bes
   28: CHASTISEMENT - Whom the Lord loves He chastens, and scourges every son whom He receives." (HEBREWS 12.6). It is hardly possible to suppose that any will read thes
   29: THE IDEAL LIFE - "Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord, looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God, lest any
   30: SINAI AND SION - "YOU are come to Mount Sion, and to the city of the living God, . . . and to an innumerable company of angels, to the general assembly and church of t
   31: THE THINGS THAT CANNOT BE SHAKEN - "This word, 'Yet once more', signifies the removing of those things that are shaken, as of things that are made, that those things which cannot be sha
   32: GOD A CONSUMING FIRE - "Our God is a consuming fire." (HEBREWS 12.29.) THIS is one of the shortest texts in the Bible. It takes rank with those other three brief sentence
   33: THE UNCHANGING SAVIOUR - "Jesus Christ, the same yesterday, and today, and forever." (HEBREWS 13.8). THREE times over in this chapter, the closing chapter of an Epistle the
   34: THE ESTABLISHED HEART - "It is a good thing that the heart be established with grace, not with meats, which have not profited those who have been occupied therein." (HEBREWS
   35: THE CLOSING PRAYER - "Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenan

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