"...whatever... you pretend... if any of you be a prayerless person, or a scoffer, or a lover of evil company (Proverbs 13:20), in a word, if you are not a holy, strict, and self-denying Christian, you cannot be saved." (Hebrews 12:14; Matthew 15:14).
Hebrews . This book is much superior to most of the writings attributed to St. Paul, though passages in the other books are very admirable.james fenimore cooper
It was the craving to be a one and only people which impelled the ancient Hebrews to invent a one and only God whose one and only people they were to be.Eric Hoffer
The Hebrews took for their idol, not something made of metal or wood, but a race, a nation, something just as earthly. Their religion is essentially inseparable from such idolatry, because of the notion of the 'chosen people'.Simone Weil
The Parable of the Tabernacle : The Holy Spirit is our authority for Affirming that the Tabernacle, which Moses reared in the wilderness was parable of a more glorious heritage . ”The Holy Spirit this signifying...the first tabernacle... was a figure (Greek, parable) for the time then present. (Hebrews 9:8,9)...The main features of the Tabernacle was its three-fold division – a trinity in unity : The Outer court...; The Inner court…; and the Inner Most Court or Holy of Holies.
Usage of “amen” by the Hebrews as meaning verily and true reflects truth , which is the most revered attribute of the Egyptian god Amen. Amen originated with the Egyptians and not with the Hebrews.
Minister doth not always import an inferior to him to whom he doth minister: for the Psalm saith, God hath made man paulo inferiorem Angelis ; and yet in the first chapter to the Hebrews it is said, that the Angels are ministering spirits, sent forth for the good of God's saints.
Endurance is the queen of all virtues... Bible truth behind the quote “We are exhorted to run with endurance (Hebrews 12:1), especially during times of testing (James:1.12)
Indeed, Mr. Jefferson, what could be invented to debase the ancient Christianism which Greeks, Romans, Hebrews and Christian factions, above all the Catholics, have not fraudulently imposed upon the public? Miracles after miracles have rolled down in torrents.