2 So we must listen very carefully to the truth we have heard, or we may drift away from it. 2 1-4 It’s crucial that we keep a firm grip on what we’ve heard so that we don’t drift off. Originally published by NavPress in English as THE MESSAGE: The Bible in Contemporary Language copyright 2002 by Eugene Peterson. This particular lectionary provides an opportunity to connect the text with the overarching storyline of Scripture. Scripture: Hebrews 2:5–13. 3 how shall we escape if we neglect so great a salvation, which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed to us by those who heard Him, If the old message delivered by the angels was valid and nobody got away with anything, do you think we can risk neglecting this latest message, this magnificent salvation? Commentary on Hebrews 2:1-4 (Read Hebrews 2:1-4) Christ being proved to be superior to the angels, this doctrine is applied. Hebrews 2. Scripture: Hebrews 2:9. Hebrews 2:1-4 New International Version - UK (NIVUK) Warning to pay attention. 16-18 It’s obvious, of course, that he didn’t go to all this trouble for angels. Hebrews 2:2-4 For if the word spoken by angels was stedfast, and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompence of reward; … Hebrews 1:1,2 God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets, … Hebrews 12:25,26 See that ye refuse not him that speaketh. It means we’d better get on with it. God’s Final Word: His Son. Hebrews 2:1-4 The Message (MSG). Therefore we must pay closer attention to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away. (, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. τοιγαροῦν καὶ ἡμεῖς, τοσοῦτον ἔχοντες περικείμενον ἡμῖν νέφος μαρτύρων¸ ὄγκον ἀποθέμενοι πάντα καὶ τὴν εὐπερίστατον ἀμαρτίαν, δι ὑπομονῆς τρέχωμεν τὸν προκείμενον ἡμῖν ἀγῶνα. Warning Against Neglecting Salvation. It’s crucial that we keep a firm grip on what we’ve heard so that we don’t drift off. 2 We must pay the most careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away. Because he honored God, God answered him. By Charles Arand. The Message Update. While he lived on earth, anticipating death, Jesus cried out in pain and wept in sorrow as he offered up priestly prayers to God. A Warning against Drifting Away. Text: Proverbs 4:20-27. Hebrews 2:1-18. 2 For the message God delivered through angels has always stood firm, and every violation of the law and every act of disobedience was punished. If the old message delivered by the angels was valid and nobody got away with anything, do you think we can risk neglecting this latest message, this magnificent salvation? Hebrews The Supremacy of God’s Son. Call to Worship: Psalm 121. Proud member If the old message delivered by the angels was valid and nobody got away with anything, do you think we can risk neglecting this latest message, this magnificent salvation? The act of faith is what distinguished our ancestors, set them above the crowd. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and take your Bible knowledge to a new level this year! 1-2 The fundamental fact of existence is that this trust in God, this faith, is the firm foundation under everything that makes life worth living. Paying Attention to the Message of Jesus (Hebrews 2:1) Juli Camarin October 9, 2010 Hebrews 2. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. Hebrews 11:1-2-1-2 MSG. 1 Long ago, at many times and a in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, 2 but b in these last days c he has spoken to us by d his Son, whom he appointed e the heir of all things, f through whom also he created g the world. Hebrews 5:7-10. John Piper Dec 7, 2014 57 Shares Sermon. Our minds and memories are like a leaky vessel, they do not, without much care, retain what is poured into them. Tweet "We must pay more careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away" (Hebrews 2:1) Jesus came to earth with an important message. It’s our handle on what we can’t see. Such a Great Salvation. It's crucial that we keep a firm grip on what we've heard so that we don't drift off. Read full chapter For if the message spoken through angels proved to be so firm that every violation or disobedience received its just penalty, how will we escape if we neglect such a great salvation? Service Orientation: The FWS (Fallen World Syndrome) encourages us to drift from faith in Christ. Published by permission. Hebrews 5:7-10-7-10 MSG. For the message God delivered through angels has always stood firm, and every violation of the law and every act of disobedience was punished. Read Hebrews 2:2 Using Other Translations. 2 1-4 It’s crucial that we keep a firm grip on what we’ve heard so that we don’t drift off. Hebrews 2:1–18 1–4 2 It’s crucial that we keep a firm grip on what we’ve heard so that we don’t drift off. Hebrews 2:1 It's crucial that we keep a firm grip on what we've heard so that we don't drift off. First of all, it was delivered in person by the Master, then accurately passed on to us by those who heard it from him. Hebrews 12:1. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Read full chapter July 22 nd, 2018. 2 We must pay the most careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, The Message (MSG). The act of faith is what distinguished our ancestors, set them above the crowd. All the while God was validating it with gifts through the Holy Spirit, all sorts of signs and miracles, as he saw fit. Hebrews 12:1. 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