Therefore, brothers, since we have confidence to enter
the holy places by the blood of Jesus, by the new and living way that He opened for us through the curtain,
that is, through His flesh, and since we have a great
priest over the house of God, let us draw near with a
true heart in full assurance of faith, with our hearts sprinkled clean from an
evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water. Let
us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised
is faithful. And let us consider how to stir up one
another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet
together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the
more as you see the Day drawing near. Hebrews 10:19-25
elated and proud to be selected as hall monitor when I was in seventh grade. My post was on the corner of the north and
east hallways. People going from east to west were to pass in front of me.
People going from west to east were to pass behind me.
could have used a pylon, a traffic cone, or a chair for people to pass in front
and behind, but they chose me. My job was
to stand. That was it. Just stand.
to stand on the unwavering ground of the gospel of Jesus Christ, who is
faithful and true until the end.
don’t stand alone; rather, we stand with one another by “not forsaking the
assembling of ourselves together.” We are to be together consistently, for the
purpose of encouraging one another more and more as we see the day of the Lord getting
closer and closer.
calls us to stand with other believers on the gospel of His faithful Son. Let’s stand on that.
great day, and keep moving forward!
Posted on 12/12/2014
by Dr. Stephen Rummage filed under