33Hebrews Worksheet

33Hebrews Worksheet - Hebrews Worksheet 1310:33/Fall 07...

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Hebrews Worksheet 1310:33/Fall 07 Introduction: According to the introductory essay to Hebrews in the NOAB (pages 369- 370 New Testament)— 1. Describe the type of literature Hebrews appears to be. -anonymous sermon -sophisticated rhetorical style (alternate argument and exhortation) 2. Who was the original audience? -early Christian community -both Jews and Gentiles (suffered hardship and persecution; some may have renounced their faith) 3. What is the theme? -Christ as the great high priest who fulfills the Jewish system of sacrifice (to encourage an early Christian community to continued faith and hope in the face of hardship) 4. What is the primary emphasis in each of the four main sections? -word of God spoken through the Son -Jesus as the eternal high priest against the background of the Israelite priesthood -faith as insight into a heavenly world of reality -practical advice and greetings Text: 1. What Christological claims regarding Jesus ( the Son) are found in the introductory paragraph, 1:1-4? -the one “Son” of the present is better than the many prophets that “long
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course REL 1350 taught by Professor Holleyman during the Fall '07 term at Baylor.

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