Hebrews 2:1-9

Feb 18, 2024    Pastor Steve Feden

"In Danger of Drifting" - Hebrews 2:1-9

Having been reminded just who Jesus is, and just how much His word should matter to them [and to us], the first of five warnings in the book of Hebrews is given.

I think you will understand the warning if you think about the phrase, "out of sight, out of mind". It can be hard to mentally keep track of people and things with which we don't interact regularly. It's hard when it is a person. And it's really hard when that person is you!

You wonder why no one has called or checked in with you. And then you begin to imagine that no one cares, and no one has noticed. Well, things...and people...can slip our minds if we don't pay careful attention to them. They seem to slip away unnoticed when our attention has been directed to other things.

This is precisely the warning that we get in Hebrews 2. But the warning is not about people in general, but salvation! Wait....are you saying that I can lose my salvation like I would lose track of that person who used to sit near me? That sounds a little scary.

Remember, Hebrews is not directed to unbelievers, but to believers -- Jewish believers in Jesus who are now in danger of turning back to trusting their religious system to save them.

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