7: Jesus Our Great High priest (Heb )
Thus far in Hebrews we have seen
the constant urging to hold fast to our Lord Jesus. In this passage, he
continues his exhortation by elaborating on the priesthood of Christ, a
teaching that the author has briefly discussed in .
“Seeing then that we have a great
High Priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us
hold fast our confession” (4:14).
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(5:6): Read Genesis 14:18-20 for the historical recording about Melchizedek.
1a. In what ways was Jesus like the priests from among men?
1b. In what ways was He different?
does this paragraph relate to the penetrating effect of God’s word as discussed
why we should hold fast our confession based on 14.
enables our High Priest to sympathize with us?
to verse 15, what is unique about our great High Priest?
5a. What feelings do you get from the term “throne of grace”?
5b. What can we receive at the throne of grace? How do these
relate to the humanity and deity of Jesus Christ?
5c. How do we come to the throne of grace (16)?
5d. What attitude does the author encourage us to have when
coming to the throne of grace?
did Jesus fulfill the duty of a High Priest as mentioned in this paragraph?
is the main point of this paragraph?
key words here set Jesus apart from other priests?
what sense was Jesus’ prayer heard? What was He asking?
was Jesus heard? Explain your answer.
can you learn from Jesus about your prayers?
12a. What does it mean that Jesus learned
12b. How did his sufferings enable Him to
12c. Obedience comes by sufferings. What lessons can you learn from
two aspects of Jesus enabled Him to be the author of eternal salvation (see
is Jesus the Savior of?