Hebrews: An Anchor for the Soul

Hebrews: An Anchor for the Soul

by R. Kent Hughes

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781433538421
Publisher: Crossway
Publication date: 05/31/2015
Series: Preaching the Word Series
Edition description: ESV Edition
Pages: 544
Sales rank: 1,308,151
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

R. Kent Hughes (DMin, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is senior pastor emeritus of College Church in Wheaton, Illinois, and professor of practical theology at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Hughes is also a founder of the Charles Simeon Trust, which conducts expository preaching conferences throughout North America and worldwide. He serves as the series editor for the Preaching the Word commentary series and is the author or coauthor of many books. He and his wife, Barbara, live in Wyncote, Pennsylvania, and have four children and an ever-increasing number of grandchildren.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 9

A Word to Those Who Preach the Word 11

1 The Eloquence of God (1:1, 2a) 15

2 The Supremacy of Christ (1:2, 3) 23

3 Christ's Superiority to Angels (1:4-14) 33

4 Drifting (2:1-4) 47

5 The Ultimate Intention (2:5-9) 55

6 A God-Worthy Salvation (2:10) 63

7 Solidarity with the Liberator (2:11-16) 71

8 Solidarity with the High Priest (2:17, 18) 81

9 Superior to Moses (3:1-6) 91

10 Finishing Well (3:7-19) 99

11 Entering the Rest (4:1-11) 109

12 The Double-Edged Sword (4:12, 13) 119

13 Our Great High Priest (4:14-16) 129

14 High Priest, High Qualifications (5:1-10) 137

15 Slow to Learn (5:11-14) 147

16 No Second Genesis (6:1-8) 155

17 Make Your Hope Sure (6:9-12) 165

18 An Anchor for the Soul (6:13-20) 175

19 The Greatness of Melchizedek (7:1-10) 185

20 The Sufficiency of Melchizedek (7:11-19) 195

21 The Superiority of Melchizedek (7:20-28) 205

22 Christ's Surpassing Priesthood and Covenant (8:1-13) 215

23 Covenant and Conscience (9:1-14) 225

24 Covenant and Blood (9:15-28) 235

25 Covenant and Perfection (10:1-18) 245

26 Full Access/Full Living (10:19-25) 257

27 The Perils of Apostasy (10:26-31) 267

28 Keep On! (10:32-39) 279

29 Faith Is… (11:1-3) 287

30 Abel's Faith (11:4) 295

31 Enoch's Faith (11:5, 6) 303

32 Noah's Faith (11:7) 313

33 Abraham's Faith (11:8-16) 323

34 Abraham's and the Patriarchs' Faith (11:17-22) 333

35 Moses' Faith (11:23-29) 343

36 Joshua's and His People's Faith (11:30) 353

37 Rahab's Faith(ll:31) 363

38 Triumphant Faith (11:32-40) 375

39 Consider Him (12:1-3) 385

40 Divine Discipline (12:4-11) 395

41 Failing Grace (12:12-17) 405

42 Marching to Zion (12:18-24) 415

43 A Consuming Fire (12:25-29) 425

44 Ecclesial Ethics (13:1-3) 433

45 Persona) Ethics (13:4-6) 443

46 Sustaining Wisdom (13:7-16) 453

47 Responsibility toward Leadership (13:17-19) 461

48 Soaring Benedictions (13:20-25) 471

Notes 477

All Scripture Index 509

General Index 523

Index of Sermon Illustrations 533

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