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1
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Distinction made between exhaustive definition and description of faith in ch 11

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Not exhaustive definition, but description of how faith responds, what it does

2
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2 things faith believes in

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The future (yet fulfilled)
The invisible (realities that cannot be seen)
3
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Nature of faith, sight, etc

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Nature of faith (trust) means living without experiencing (seeing)

4
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Assumption regarding Abel’s sacrifice

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God had spoken about what pleased him in sacrifice

Abel heard and trusted

5
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What absence of faith makes impossible

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to please God

6
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Significance of Abraham and others living “in tents”

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They were who received the promise of a permanent “God made” city

7
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Why Abraham could offer up Issac in sacrifice

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He was convinced God would raise him back from the dead

8
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Evidence of Joseph’s faith

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He gave instructions about what to do with his bones when they left Egypt

9
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Assumption about the act of hiding Moses on part of his parents

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They were obeying God when they hid Moses

10
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3 demonstrations of Moses’ faith

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His:
Identification with the Israelites
Leading of the exodus
keeping of the Passover

11
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Risk Moses took in identifying with his people

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He could be mistreated along with Israelites

12
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2 ways Israel as a people expressed faith

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Stepping into the Red Sea

Walking around Jericho

13
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Best known OT gentile convert to Israelite God

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Rahab

14
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Type of prostitute Rahab was

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Secular prostitute

15
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Rahab’s connection to Jesus’ genealogy

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Great-grandmother of Jesse (father of David)

16
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Early writer and how Jeremiah died. Early work and how Isaiah died.

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Tertullian said Jeremiah was stoned

Talmud said Isaiah was sawed in 2

17
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How/when OT faithful received their inheritance

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They had to wait for us in order to receive their inheritance

18
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Primary meaning of “witnesses” & instructor’s preference for how to understand the verse

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Those giving their testimony that their faith is worth it

19
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“Throwing off all that hinders,” athletic connection, “gym,” nakedness

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runner behavior, our word for gym comes from Greek word 4 nakedness, old religion/sin would be thrown off

20
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Meaning of “Author”

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archegos - initiator, used as sense of pioneer or founder of city

21
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“Religio licita”

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Licensed religion

legal religion under Roman Empire

22
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what instructor suggested what “issue” regarding the source of difficulty and the perspective with which we approach it

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Enduring “as discipline”

not the source of difficulty/no matter where it came from we should face it as a disciplining experience

23
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Ultimate aim in God’s discipline

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Our good and making us who we’re intended to be: sharers in God’s likeness

24
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meaning of “make every effort,” Greek word, etc

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dioko, pursue/persecute

25
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“godless,” profane, etc

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Godless/profane/common, treated what is holy as if it were ordinary

26
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What firstborn birthright included

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double inheritance
leadership of the family
priest of the family

27
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“he could bring about no repentance”

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He could not change the mind of his father

28
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tangible vs intangible description. difference in 2 covenants in that regard

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OT covenant could be touched/seen/sensed/heard which led to fear
New covenant was intangible, only by faith

29
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Mt Zion, Heavenly Jerusalem, City of living God significance

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Contrast to frightening old.
Mt. Zion-Jerusalem’s hill, city of God
Heavenly J/City of living God-real city of God

30
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2 Greek words for worship and meanings

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proskuneo- attitude of worship

latrueuo- service, what we do in worship

31
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Philadelphia

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Brotherly love - officially “let brotherly love continue”

32
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Meaning of “angels”

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(Heavenly) messengers

33
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2 areas of primary concern to be warned about

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sex and money

34
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Meaning of “honor” (as in “marriage should be honored”)

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placing worth on something

35
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2 terms used for sexual immoral

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adulterer (moichous)
sexually immoral (pornous)
36
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motivation for sexual purtiy

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God’s judgement

37
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significance of mention of “fear” in context of money-love

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fear and love seem to be equal problems, may have to do with persecution

38
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“The alter” from which only believers may eat

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the cross

39
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Geographic location of Jesus’ crucifixion regarding the city of Jerusalem

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Took place outside the city

40
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Identification of “new Jerusalem”

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Represents the new covenant, it is the bride - the people of God

41
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Part of pull back to Judaism

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Security found in a recognized religion

visible sacrifices

42
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3 NT sacrifices believers offer

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Praise, doing good, sharing

43
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Why we can still offer sacrifices, even though Jesus’ sacrifice was “once for all”

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We are still to offer gratitude sacrifices

Praise is a sacrifice

44
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Whether or not readers had any past association with writer

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May have been his home church or congregation had spent significant time with them

45
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“God of peace” and its use in NT

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6 times in NT, always by Paul

46
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Identify “saints”

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Those who “have been made holy” by the sacrifice of Jesus

NOT those who have died or identify particular believers

47
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CH 1

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The most important thing God ever said

48
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CH 2

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The full humanity of the son of God

49
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CH 3

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Christ is Superior to Moses

50
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CH 4

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The remaining promise of rest

51
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CH 5

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The High Priesthood of Christ

52
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CH 6

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Apostasy and divine Faithfulness

53
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Ch 7

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The Priesthood of Melchizedek

54
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CH 8

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The New and better covenant

55
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CH 9

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Christ the definitive sacrifice

56
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CH 10a

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Moving from the perfect to the imperfect

57
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CH 10b

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Faithfulness, apostasy, and endurance

58
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CH 11

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Supreme examples of Faith

59
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Ch 12

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A call to faithfulness

60
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Ch 13

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Concluding exhortations and benediction

61
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Hebrews writers view of faith/righteousness and who closer to Paul or James

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James: the righteousness that comes by faith refers to a status that comes from obeying God

62
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Jewish tradition’s treatment of Rahab

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the first proselyte to the Jewish faith

63
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Hebrews and direct references to resurrection of Christ

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Only one direct reference, mention of ascention presupposes reality of the resurrection

64
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significance of readers’ familiarity with Timothy

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Puts author solidly within the Pauline circle

65
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Majority opinion of scholars regarding location of readers

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Rome