At times we are all tempted to ask, "What's the use?" We work and work as Christians and sometimes seem to get nowhere. That's how the original readers of Hebrews felt. Yet the author of this letter cheers for them to stay on track and never quit, so they can reach the finish line by the power of Jesus Christ. Through these studies in Hebrews, you will also find the encouragement you need to stay in the faith race. This revised LifeGuide Bible Study features additional questions for starting group discussions and for meeting God in personal reflection, together with expanded leader's notes and a "Now or Later" section in each study. 13 studies for individuals or groups.
"What's the use?" At times of frustration or disappointment, it is tempting to ask this question. You work and work to grow to Christian maturity, but you seem to get nowhere--repeating your mistakes, neglecting your commitments, losing your motivation. The original readers of Hebrews felt the same way! Yet the writer of this New Testament letter cheers for them to stay on track and never quit, so they can reach the finish line by the power of Jesus Christ. As James Reapsome leads you through thirteen studies in Hebrews, he offers you--and all of today's faith-weary Christians--the encouragement you need to stay in the faith-race. This LifeGuide Bible Study in IVP's revised format features questions for starting group discussions and for meeting God in personal reflection, as well as a new "Now or Later" section following each session to help you act on what you learn.
James W. Reapsome is a retired pastor who also formerly served as editor of and the newsletter. He was also executive director of Evangelical Missions Information Service in Wheaton, Illinois. He is the co-editor of and the author of LifeGuide studies such as , , and .