Hebrews 5

4 Outlines

 

Hebrews 5:1-10

CHRIST, OUR HIGH PRIEST

 

PURPOSE FOR THE HIGH PRIEST – Vss. 1-3

PLACEMENT OF THE HIGH PRIEST – Vss. 4-6

PERFECTION OF THE HIGH PRIEST – Vss. 7-10

 

 

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Hebrews 5:5-10

OUR GREAT HIGH PRIEST

 

CHRIST WAS SELECTED AS HIGH PRIEST - Vss. 5-6

CHRIST SUFFERED AS HIGH PRIEST - Vss. 7-8

CHRIST SECURED ETERNAL SALVATION AS HIGH PRIEST - Vs. 9

 

 

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Hebrews 5:11-14

TIME TO GROW UP!

 

Some people have been Christians for years have never matured in the things of God.  Paul is exhorting the Christians in these verses to "grow up"!

 

THEIR DULLNESS - Vs. 12 - Paul had much to say about the Lord as a priest according to the order of Melchisedek (Vss. 1-10), but could not utter them because they were "dull of hearing". 

 

THEIR DELAY - Vs. 12 - They should have been teachers, but instead needed to learn their "A, B, C's".

 

THEIR DISADVANTAGE - Vs. 13 - Their was no problem with drinking milk, or the basics of the Word of God, (1Peter2:2), but "babes in Christ" are to move on from the "milk" of the word, and add the "meat" of the Word. to their diet.

 

THEIR DISCERNMENT - Vs. 14 - Discernment of good and evil would come as they grow up to digest "strong meat"

 

 

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Hebrews 5:10-6:3

MOVING UP

 

The readers of this Epistle needed to move up in maturity pertaining the things of God.

 

LIMITED LEARNING - 5:10-11

They were limited in learning because they were “dull of hearing”.

 

LOW ACHIEVEMENT - 5:12-14

 

LEAVING IMMATURITY - 6:1-3

 

 

 

 

 

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