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Hebrews Questions Chapter 1-7

Chapter 1 1. (2-pt.) How did God speak to our forefathers in the past, and how has He spoken in these last days? A: through the prophets at many times and in various ways; by His Son 2. When did the Son sit down at the right hand of the Majesty in Heaven? A: after he had provided purification for sins 3. What does God say in bringing his firstborn into the world? A: Let all Gods angels worship him. 4. (All chapter) What does God ever say to which of the angels? A: You are my Son; today I have become your Father, Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet. 5. What are not all angels? A: ministering spirits sent to serve those who will inherit salvation Chapter 2 Why and to what must we pay more careful attention? A: to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away There is a place where someone has testified what concerning the Son of Man? A: What is man that you are mindful of him, the son of man that you care for him? You made him a little lower than the angels; you crowned him with glory and honor and put everything under his feet. Though at present we do not see everything subject to him, how do we see Jesus? A: now crowned with glory and honor because he suffered death, so that by the grace of God he might taste death for everyone What was fitting, in bringing many sons to glory? A: that God, for whom and through whom everything exists, should make the author of their salvation perfect through suffering. Why is God able to help those who are being tempted? A: because he himself suffered

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Chapter 3 11. As the Holy Spirit says, what should you do if hear his voice? A: do not harden your hearts as you did in the rebellion 12. What should you do daily, as long as it is called Today? A: encourage one another

13. How was Jesus faithful to the one who appointed him? A: just as Moses was faithful in all Gods h 14. (2-pt.) What has greater honor than what? 15. A: the builder of a house has greater honor than the house itself Chapter 4 What should we do since the promise of entering Gods rest still stands? A: let us be careful that none of you be found to have fallen short of it How has God spoken about the seventh day somewhere? A: in these words, And on the seventh day God rested from all his work. Why should we make every effort to enter Gods rest? A: so that no one will fall by following their example of disobedience What does the word of God do? A: it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. Just as we have had the gospel preached to us, what is true? A: the message they heard was of no value to them, because those who heard it did not combine it with faith. Chapter 5 How is ever high priest selected? A: from among men Why must the priest offer sacrifices for his own sins, as well as for the sins of the people? A: since he himself is subject to weakness What did Jesus do during his days of life on earth? A: offered up prayers and petitions with loud cries and tears to the one who could save him from death Once made perfect, what happened to Christ? A: he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him and was designated by God to be high priest in the order of Melchizedek. Though you ought to be teachers by this time, what do you need? A: someone to teach you the elementary truths of Gods word all over again. You need milk, not solid food.

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Chapter 6 26. Upon leaving the elementary teachings about Christ, what should we do? A: go on to maturity, not laying again the foundation of repentance from acts that lead to death, and of faith in God, instruction about baptisms, the laying on of hands, the resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment. 27. What land receives the blessing of God? A:land that drinks in the rain often falling on it and that produces a crop useful to those for whom it is farmed.

28. What did God say when he swore by himself his promise to Abraham? A: I will surely bless you and give you many descendants. 29. Why did God confirm his purpose with an oath? A: He wanted to make the unchanging nature of his purpose very clear to the heirs of what was promised. 30. What is impossible for God? A: for Him to lie Chapter 7 (2-pt.) What does Melchizedek mean and what does king of Salem mean? A: king of righteousness; king of peace How great was Melchizedek? A: even the patriarch Abraham gave him a tenth of the plunder. What must happen when there is a change of the priesthood? A: there must also be a change of the law Why is the former regulation set aside? A: because it was weak and useless (for the law made nothing perfect), and a better hope is introduced, by which we draw near to God. Why does Jesus have a permanent priesthood? A: because he lives forever Chapter 8-13 Chapter 8 What is the point of what the writer of Hebrews is saying in regards to a high priest? A: We do have such a high priest, who sat down at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in heaven, and who serves in the sanctuary, the true tabernacle set up by the Lord, not by man. What would have been true if nothing was wrong with the first covenant? A: no place would have been sought for another. What is every high priest appointed to do? A: offer both gifts and sacrifices What was Moses warned when he was about to build the tabernacle? A: See to it that you make everything according to the pattern on the mountain What is true because this covenant is called new? A: he has made the first one obsolete

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Chapter 9 41. What did the first covenant have? A: regulations for worship and also an earthly sanctuary 42. What was in the first room of the tabernacle? A: the lampstand, the table, and the consecrated bread

43. What was in the Most Holy Place? A: the golden altar of incense and the gold covered ark of the covenant 44. What is necessary in the case a will? A: to prove the death of the one who made it 45. What did Moses take when he had proclaimed every commandment of the law? A: the blood of calves, together with water, scarlet wool and branches of hyssop, and sprinkled the scroll and all the people Chapter 10 Why can the law never make perfect those who draw near to worship? A: the law is only a shadow of the good things that are coming, not the realities themselves (4 pt.) But we are not of those who do what and are what, but of those who do what and are what? A: shrink back, destroyed, believe, saved (2 pt) What should we hold unswervingly to and why? A: the hope we profess; for he who promised is faithful What does every priest do day after day? A: stands and performs his religious duties, offers the same sacrifices What is true if we deliberately keep on sinning after we have received the knowledge of the truth? A: no sacrifice for sins is left, but only a fearful expectation of judgment and of raging fire that will consume the enemies of God Chapter 11 What two things are faith? A: being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see What does Abel still do, even though he is dead? A: speak How did Abraham make his home in the promised land? A: like a stranger in a foreign country Who does the writer of Hebrews not have time to tell about? A: Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, David, Samuel and the prophets

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Chapter 12 56. What should we do since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses? A: throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us 57. Who should we fix our eyes on? A: Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God 58. What is true if you are not disciplined? A: you are illegitimate children and not true sons

59. What did Esau do? A: for a single meal sold his inheritance rights as the oldest son 60. What do the words once more indicate? A: that the removing of what can be shaken-that is, created things- so that what cannot be shaken may remain Chapter 13 (All-chapter) What should we not forget? A: to entertain strangers; to do good and to share with others Why should you obey your leaders? A: so that their work will be a joy, not a burden What should be honored by all and what should be kept pure? A: marriage, marriage bed What do we say with confidence? A: the Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me? When is Jesus Christ the same? A: yesterday and today and forever!

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