Author: Ron Graham
Questions in Hebrews
—A study exercise
This website contains many studies in Hebrews. However, why not start your own study of this wonderful message? Below is a series of questions. Look up the references and try to give clear answers to the questions.
- 1. What claims are made about Jesus in chapter one?
- 2. To whom is Jesus compared in chapter one?
- 3. By what steps was the message of God's Son delivered to you and me? (Hebrews 1:1, 5:11-12, 13:22).
- 4. Why should we pay closer attention to Christ's teachings? (Hebrews 2:1)
- 5. Chapters one and two look at Jesus from two different but complementary viewpoints. Name and explain.
- 6. What is God's “rest” that Christians will enter, and what symbolized this rest in times past? (Hebrews 3:7 to 4:11).
- 7. Christ is a priest like what priest of times past? In what points is there a likeness? (Hebrews 5:6, and chapter 7)
- 8. What are five characteristics of Christ's priesthood?
i. (Hebrews 6:13-20, 7:21)
ii. (Hebrews 7:23-25)
iii. (Hebrews 7:26-28)
iv. (Hebrews 8:1-6)
v. (Hebrews 7:11-12,18, 9:15)
- 9. Who were the priests of the Israelites under the old covenant? (Hebrews 7:11-14)
- 10. What is the main task of the high priest, and how did Jesus perform it? (Hebrews 8:27)
- 11. When there was a change of priesthood, what else had to change? (Hebrews 7:12, 9:15)
- 12. Why were animals and their blood offered to God by the priests of old? (Hebrews 9:11-28)
- 13. Is it possible for saved people to sin wilfully and be condemned, and if so how can we avoid it? (Hebrews 6:4-8, 10:22-39)
- 14. What is chapter eleven about?
- 15. What is the Hebrew writer's key quote from the Old Testament? (Hebrews 5:6, 7:17, 7:20)
- 16. What is the main point of the letter to the Hebrews?
- 17. The letter to the Hebrews has three main sections. What heading might you give each section?
i. (Hebrews 1:1 to 4:13)
ii. (Hebrews 4:14 to 10:18)
iii. (Hebrews 10:19 to 13:25)
Note:— Grow This Seed. This page is but an idea —a seed to start you on your own personal study. Take the seed, grow it well and prayerfully. Your study will be fruitful. You need no scholarship, no special skill, and no books but the Bible.