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Anchor of the soul

Hebrews 6;19

Our hope is embodied in Christ Himself who has entered into God’s presence in the heavenly Holy of Holies on our behalf.

Commentary from the MacArthur Study Bible, notes for Hebrews 6:19,20.

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Trained by the Word

Hebrews 5;14

The deeper, more “solid” truths about the priesthood of the Lord Jesus could only be given to those who knew Him as Savior.  Athletic training and competition form the metaphor implied by this particular word (exercised).  The one who has come to Christ for spiritual completion is then trained by the Word to discern truth from error and holy behavior from unholy.

Commentary from the MacArthur study Bible, notes for Hebrews 5:14.

A useful vessel

Hebrews 5;12a

Every believer is to be a teacher.

Knowledge without obedience does not advance a person.  The Hebrews had long enough been exposed to the gospel to be teaching it to others, but were babies, too infantile and unskilled to comprehend, let alone teach, the truth of God.

Commentary from the MacArthur study Bible, notes for Hebrews 5:12,13.

Humility

Galatians 6;3

There is only One worthy of praise!

Through Christ and His provision of salvation, the believer is a victor (1 John 5:5) over the invisible system of demonic and human evil that Satan operates to capture men’s souls for hell.  Faith in Jesus Christ and dedication of one’s life to Him make one an overcomer.

Commentary from the MacArthur study Bible, notes for 1 John 5:4,5.

 

The Way Which Leads to Life

The Narrow Gate

The narrow gate is by faith, only through Christ, constricted and precise.  It represents true salvation in God’s way that leads to life eternal.

Commentary from the MacArthur study Bible, notes for Matthew 7:13,14.