Daily Devotions – A Call to Persevere in Faith

Daily Devotions – A Call to Persevere in Faith

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Hebrews 3:1-6 (NIV)
Jesus Greater Than Moses
3 Therefore, holy brothers and sisters, who share in the heavenly calling, fix your thoughts on Jesus, whom we acknowledge as our apostle and high priest. 2 He was faithful to the one who appointed him, just as Moses was faithful in all God’s house. 3 Jesus has been found worthy of greater honor than Moses, just as the builder of a house has greater honor than the house itself. 4 For every house is built by someone, but God is the builder of everything. 5 “Moses was faithful as a servant in all God’s house,” bearing witness to what would be spoken by God in the future. 6 But Christ is faithful as the Son over God’s house. And we are his house if indeed we hold firmly to our confidence and the hope in which we glory.

Hebrews 10:19-25 (NIV)
A Call to Persevere in Faith
19 Therefore, brothers and sisters, since we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus, 20 by a new and living way opened for us through the curtain, that is, his body, 21 and since we have a great priest over the house of God, 22 let us draw near to God with a sincere heart and with the full assurance that faith brings, having our hearts sprinkled to cleanse us from a guilty conscience and having our bodies washed with pure water. 23 Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful. 24 And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, 25 not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.


In what way did Moses contribute to the building of the church?
How are we to contribute?


Moses brought the commandments that You gave him into the House of worship. He was faithful to all in Your House, but You were the Master of that House. Christ, You are the eternal Son of God, and rightful Owner and Sovereign Ruler of the Church. Allow me to be a faithful servant like Moses and draw me near to You with a sincere heart and with the full assurance that faith brings. Allow my heart to be open to others as we gather in Your presence and encourage each other with my love and actions. Together let us strengthen each other in the hope of forgiveness and salvation that we profess,  Amen