Hebrews 13: Pleasing God
The writer of this letter has so much common-sense advice for us.
Stay on good terms with each other, held together by love. Be ready with a meal or a bed when it’s needed. Why, some have extended hospitality to angels without ever knowing it! (verses 1-2)
The writer of this letter has so much good news for us.
Don’t be obsessed with getting more material things. Be relaxed with what you have. (verse 5)
The writer of this letter has solid cautions for us.
Don’t be lured away from Jesus by the latest speculations about him. The grace of Christ is the only good ground for life. Products named after Christ don’t seem to do much for those who buy them. (verse 9)
The writer of this letter has practical advice for us.
Make sure you don’t take things for granted and go slack in working for the common good; share what you have with others. (verse 16)
The writer of this letter opens up God’s vision for us.
Friends, please take what I’ve written most seriously. I’ve kept this as brief as possible; I haven’t piled on a lot of extras. (verse 22)
The writer of this letter reminds us of all that is important.
The writer of this letter deserves a bit of our time today as he tells us how easy it is to please our loving God. When we use the scripture link to compare different translations of these words, we draw closer to God, and we invite waiting angels into our hearts and homes.