Hebrews studies series

 

Hebrews 10:1-18

ONCE, FOR ALL

STUDY #18 IN THE HEBREWS SERIES

(A Complete Lesson)

 

·        How do you feel when you buy something brand new and there’s something wrong with the product?

·        What is frustrating about getting things fixed?

·        Why do things break and wear out?

 

In the Old Testament economy sacrifices were continually offered for sins.  Although they temporarily solved a person’s sin problem, they were not a permanent fix. In Hebrews 10:1-18 we find that Christ is the permanent solution to the sin problem because He is the better sacrifice. He has taken care of the sin problem once, for all!

THE PROBLEM – NEED FOR A BETTER SACRIFICE – Vss. 1-4

V     Vs. 1 – What are some good things about shadows?

V     What is the problem with shadows?

V     The Old Testament sacrifices are but a “pale shadow” of the true sacrifice for sin.  In what ways is it only a shadow?

V     Vs. 2 - How long was a Hebrew “covered” after offering a sacrifice for sin?

V     How is the conscience of a New Testament saint different from the conscience of an Old Testament saint?

V     Vs. 3 – What did the Day of Atonement accomplish for the sensitive soul?

V     Vs. 4 – Why is it not possible for the blood of animals to take away sins?

THE PROVISION OF A BETTER SACRIFICE – Vss. 5-9

 

ü     Vs. 5 – What is the difference between the Old and New Testament sacrifices?

ü     Vs. 6 – How could God say that He had no pleasure in the Old Testament sacrifices when He accepted them?

ü     Vs. 7 – Who is speaking here?  What does He teach us in this verse?  What should motivate us to imitate Him?

ü     Vss. 8-9 – What was taken away?  With what was it replaced?

THE POWER OF A BETTER SACRIFICE – Vs. 10

 

v    What does “sanctification” mean?

v    How did Christ’s death sanctify us?

v    How does our faith sanctify us? Romans 5:1

v    If we are already sanctified, why should we still strive to live holy lives? 1 Peter 1:15-16

v    What is the difference between positional and practical sanctification?

THE PERMANENCE OF A BETTER SACRIFICE – Vss. 11-18

 

ê    Vs. 11 – Why were there no chairs in the tabernacle?

ê    What was discouraging about the repetition of the priests’ duties?

ê    Vs. 12 – Why was Jesus allowed to sit down?

ê    Vs. 13 – Why did Jesus sit down?

 

Psalm 110:1 - The Lord said unto my Lord, Sit thou at my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool.

   

ê    Vs. 14 – What did Jesus’ one offering accomplish?

ê    Vss. 15-16 – What jobs of the Holy Spirit are seen in these verses?

 

John 14:16-17 - And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever; [17] Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.

 

John 14:25-26 - These things have I spoken unto you, being yet present with you. [26] But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.

 

John 16:12-14 - I have yet many things to say unto you, but ye cannot bear them now. [13] Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come. [14] He shall glorify me: for he shall receive of mine, and shall shew it unto you.

 

ê    What excites you about verse 17?

ê    Vs. 18 – What is the difference between remission and covering?