Hebrews Chapter 6
About The Christ- Definite Article
James Jacob Prasch: Moriel Ministries
Teerth: VOTV/ The Fellowship Of Servants
Elementary-arché= from the beginning (temporal sense), i.e. “the initial (starting) point”; (figuratively) what comes first and therefore is chief (foremost), i.e. has the priority because ahead of the rest (“preeminent”).
Maturity–teleiotés= completeness, perfection
Usage: perfectness, perfection, maturity, focus on the end stage
Foundation of Repentance
The Foundation Is God’s Word
24 “Therefore whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on the rock: 25 and the rain descended, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house; and it did not fall, for it was founded on the rock.
26 “But everyone who hears these sayings of Mine, and does not do them, will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand: 27 and the rain descended, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house; and it fell. And great was its fall.”
Repentance–metanoia= change of mind,
Usage: repentance, a change of mind, change in the inner man
Dead– nekros-, “a corpse, a dead body”, what lacks life”; not able to respond to impulses, or perform functions” unable, ineffective, dead, powerless,” unresponsive to life-giving influences, inoperative to the things of God.
Work–ergon= a work or worker who accomplishes something
Faith–pistis= God’s divine persuasion
Washings/baptism= baptismos= dipping, washing (of a ceremonial character)
Laying of hands–epithesis= “place upon”) – properly to put, lay on (hands); used of the Lord conveying supernatural encouragement and revelation by “the laying on of hands.”
1 Tim 4:14 shows how the “laying on of hands” helps spur people to receive God’s grace-gifts. These endowments bring great fruitfulness to the Lord’s Church.
Resurrection of the dead-anastasis= a rising again- Christ’s physical resurrection is the foundation of Christianity, which also guarantees the future resurrection of all believers
Dead-nekros= dead, lifeless, subject to death, mortal, a dead body, a corpse
Eternal Judgement– This is everlasting damnation (torment) for the unredeemed
If God permits– grants, commits, allows- God has laid no other foundation!!!
Those who were once enlightened
Enlightened-phótizó= properly, enlighten; (figuratively) God sharing His life, exposing and overcoming darkness – like the ignorance (prejudice) caused by sin
Tasted-geuomai= ate, experienced
Heavenly Gift– dórea= a (free) gift, a gift (without repayment)
heavenly, celestial, in the heavenly sphere, the sphere of spiritual activities; met: divine, spiritual
Partakers– metochos= properly, change due to sharing, i.e. from being an “active partaker with.”
Of The Holy Spirit– ginomai= I come into being, am born, become, come about, happen. to emerge,become, transitioning from one point (realm, condition) to another.
Tasted the good Word of God– kalos= beautiful, as an outward sign of the inward good, noble, honourable character; good, worthy, honourable, noble, and seen to be so, beautiful, praiseworthy
Powers– dunamis= able, having ability, ability to perform, for the believer, power to achieve by applying the Lord’s inherent abilities. “Power through God’s ability
is needed in every scene of life to really grow in sanctification and prepare for heaven (glorification)
Coming Age-in general of what is sure to happen
Age–aión= an age, a cycle (of time), especially of the present age as contrasted with the future age, and of one of a series of ages stretching to infinity. Coming & returning of Christ.
Fallen Away– parapiptó= I fall away, fall back (into the unbelieving and godless ways of the old time)
refers to a close-follower of Christ who becomes a defector
Impossible– adunatos= unable, powerless
Usage: of persons: incapable; of things: impossible; either the inability, or that which is impossible.
Renew/Restore– anakainizó= I make fresh again, renew, restore
“The Son Of God- Definite Article”
Open Shame– par-ad-igue-mat-id’-zo= I put to open shame, make a public example of, put to disgrace
Ground the drinks the rain brings forth vegetation useful to those for whose sake it is also tilled.
Tilled-geórgeó= I work the soil, cultivate the earth
Receive/partake-metalambanó= to show real interest which brings certain change, take aggressively, take a share
Gods Blessings- yoo-log-ee’-ah= adulation, praise, blessing, gift
“Thorns & Thistles”
Worthless-adokimos= failing to pass the test, unapproved, counterfeit
And the seed which fell among the thorns, these are the ones who have heard, and as they go on their way they are choked by worries, riches, and pleasures of this life, and they bring no fruit to maturity.
And the one sown with seed among the thorns, this is the one who hears the word, and the anxiety of the world and the deceitfulness of wealth choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.
Curse-katara= what has “to go down” (penalties received) due to condemnation, i.e. the penalty-curse that results when God Himself curses (condemns) something.
I am amazed that you are so quickly deserting Him who called you by the grace of Christ, for a different gospel, which is not just another account; but there are some who are disturbing you and want to distort the gospel of Christ.
But even if we, or an angel from heaven, should preach to you a gospel contrary to what we have preached to you, he is to be accursed!
Accursed-anathema= a votive offering, a thing devoted to God; a curse, the thing cursed, referring to something pledged (given up) to destruction; a divine curse/ban (“accursed”); an “oath-curse.”