NextLevel Online: Hebrews

by Chad Ragsdale

In this series, Chad Ragsdale (New Testament faculty at Ozark Christian College) will walk through the book of Hebrews and talk about its relevance to Christians today. He will challenge you to divert your attention from the troubles in this world, turn to Jesus’ presence, and encourage you to persevere.

Hebrews



Lessons

Session 1
Session 1

Deserts

The first session is an introduction to the Book of Hebrew. In this session, we identify the benefit of the book of Hebrews for us today and know how to persevere according to Hebrews.

Session 2
Session 2

Big

Session 2 helps us understand the Structure of Hebrews. Hebrews is a comparative study from beginning to end showing us over and over that Jesus is better. This session revolves around Hebrews 1 which emphasizes three things about Jesus.

Session 3
Session 3

Close

Session 3 covers Hebrews 1 and 2 and presents a contrasting and complementary picture of Jesus.

Session 4
Session 4

Rest

Session 4 gives us some important notes about rest. We live very restless ways. We are almost chronically busy. True rest includes body and spirit.

Session 5
Session 5

Warning

Hebrews is a book full of warning signs. There are real dangers that we need to be aware of (Hebrews 2:1-4; 3:6; 3:12-14; 4:11; 10:26-27; 12:16). This session also shares a note on “falling away:”

Session 6
Session 6

Bridge

One of the big ideas that runs throughout the entire book is that Jesus serves as our great high priest. This is not an image of Jesus that is common through the rest of the New Testament. What thoughts first come to mind when you think of Jesus as a high priest?

Session 7
Session 7

Blood

What does it mean to say, “Christianity is not a religion; it is a relationship?” In this session , we discuss about the meaning of religion, relationship, and the biblical Theology of "blood".

Session 8
Session 8

Faith

In session 8, we define faith and enumerate some popular misconceptions of faith.

Session 9
Session 9

Mountains

In this final session, we summarize thoughts about beliefs and habits on perseverance,