Hebrews Radio Broadcasts


The Profundity of Simple Christian Worship: Hebrews 13:13-25
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, March 4, 2013
The Hebrew Christians were tempted to go back to the temple Judaism because it offered tangibility and excitement that meeting in the simple house churches of the time could not offer. But they are told to offer the sacrifice of praise, do good...
MP3 (duration 00:35:58)

The Importance of Leaders who Teach the Truth: Hebrews 13:7-12
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, February 25, 2013
The people addressed in the book of Hebrews previously had leaders who led them in a godly manner. This included teaching the truth faithfully and living it faithfully as well. They are also exhorted to go to Jesus "outside the camp."
MP3 (duration 00:29:13)

Living a Virtuous Christian Life: Hebrews 13:1-6
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, February 18, 2013
The author of Hebrews presents general exhortations to Christian virtues. These include love, hospitality, kindness to prisoners and those ill treated, marriage fidelity, contentment, and confidence in the Lord.
MP3 (duration 00:26:50)

We Have Come to the Heavenly Mount Zion: Hebrews 12:22-29
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, February 11, 2013
Though the theophany at Sinai was awesome and tangible, those who come to Christ under the New Covenant have something much better. We have access by faith to glorious heavenly realities that we will one day experience first hand. There is warning...
MP3 (duration 00:32:04)

Sinai Was Tangible But God Was Unapproachable There: Hebrews 12:17-21
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, February 4, 2013
We discuss Esau as the prototypical apostate and explain the warning against apostasy in Hebrews 12. We also discuss the comparison between Sinai on earth and mount Zion in heaven.
MP3 (duration 00:28:44)

The Danger of Defilement: Hebrews 12:14-16
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, January 28, 2013
We are instructed to pursue peace and sanctification because of the danger of the community being defiled by the presence of apostates. Esau is used as an example of such a person. We apply this to apostasy in the church today.
MP3 (duration 00:33:24)

The Fruits of Discipline: Hebrews 12:9-13
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, January 21, 2013
God's discipline is always for our spiritual good. It is very important that we stay in the race and not drop out. God wants us to help our brothers and sisters in Christ to stay in the race and not get discouraged.
MP3 (duration 00:28:20)

Our Need for Discipline: Hebrews 12:3-8
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, January 14, 2013
We need to understand that the Christian life is filled with difficulties and trials. To see those as the discipline of the Lord will help us not get weary and quit. That God disciplines us is evidence that we are His adopted sons and daughters.
MP3 (duration 00:30:45)

Running With Endurance: Hebrews 12:1-3
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, January 7, 2013
The author of Hebrews uses the analogy of a long distance footrace in a stadium to describe the Christian life. We need to lay aside all distractions, run with endurance, with our eyes on the goal, and do not lose heart.
MP3 (duration 00:32:34)

Heroes of Faith: Hebrews 11:32-40
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, December 31, 2012
The author of Hebrews gives a list of names of people who did mighty things through faith. He intends this list to inspire and motivate. We also learn that even when the outcome appears unfavorable: torture or martyrdom, their faith was still demonstrated
MP3 (duration 00:31:02)

Faith that Responds in Obedience: Hebrews 11:28-31
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, December 24, 2012
The most important question concerning Christian practices is: What has God ordained? The Israelites kept the Passover and were saved because God ordained the Passover for them. We also discuss Rahab who believed in the God of Israel and was saved.
MP3 (duration 00:28:22)

By Faith Moses Chooses God's People: Hebrews 11:24-27
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, December 17, 2012
Moses made a dramatic choice when he gave the treasures of Egypt to identify with the Hebrew people of his ancestry. Christians must choose to associate with the gospel and God's people rather than enjoy the temporary pleasures of sin.
MP3 (duration 00:33:06)

The Faith of the Patriarchs: Hebrews 11:17-23
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, December 10, 2012
This section speaks of the faith of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph and Moses' parents. We discuss how they expressed faith and how we can learn from their example. We also discuss God's providence in the birth and preservation of Moses.
MP3 (duration 00:29:45)

Heaven as the Fatherland of the Heroes of Faith: Hebrews 11:13-16
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, December 3, 2012
Heaven is the destination for the people of faith. We discuss how important heavenly citizenship is for believers and that heaven is often wrongly de-emphasized in many churches. The faith of the patriarchs pointed to heaven and so should ours.
MP3 (duration 00:27:46)

Abraham Believes God's Promises: Hebrews 11:8-12
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, November 26, 2012
Abraham exemplifies the type of faith that God wants us to have: faith in God and His promises. Preaching God's word is important to the church so that His flock is constantly reminded about God and His promises so they have an object for their faith.
MP3 (duration 00:29:42)

Noah and Abraham Exemplify Faith: Hebrews 11:7, 8
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, November 19, 2012
Noah believed God when instructed about the coming flood, though he had never seen such a thing. We also must believe God about coming judgment even though the world mocks that idea. Abraham left the safety of family and home to obey God...
MP3 (duration 00:30:10)

Faith That Believes God and Comes to Him on His Terms: Hebrews 11:3-6
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, November 12, 2012
This section covers God's creation not only of the world, but the "ages." The story of Cain and Abel shows us that we must come to God on His terms, not our own. We then discuss what it means to believe that God exists and that God rewards believers.
MP3 (duration 00:33:20)

Faith as the Evidence of Things Not Seen: Hebrews 11:1,2
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, November 5, 2012
Christian faith is not some metaphysical entity, but belief in God and His promises. We discuss these verses in light of some currently popular heresies and point our listeners to the meaning of the Holy Spirit inspired author of Hebrews.
MP3 (duration 00:36:37)

Christian virtues: Boldness, Endurance, and Faith: Hebrews 10:32-39
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, October 29, 2012
The author of Hebrews calls the congregation to remember the days when they were willing to suffer for Christ. He does this to comfort them and exhort them to press forward and not shrink back. He calls all Christians to endure in faithfulness to God.
MP3 (duration 00:30:17)

A Horrifying Possibility: Hebrews 10:26-31
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, October 22, 2012
This is yet another warning against apostasy in Hebrews. Apostates have trampled Christ under foot, regarded His blood as defiled, and insulted the Holy Spirit. Therefore they face certain judgment.
MP3 (duration 00:32:26)

Exhortations for Christians to Take Action: Hebrews 10:22-25
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, October 15, 2012
This section of Hebrews contains three exhortations: draw near, hold fast, and assemble together for mutual edification. Our gatherings are to emphasize the means of grace in light of the end of the age.
MP3 (duration 00:30:30)

Released from Sin: Hebrews 10:15-21
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, October 8, 2012
New covenant believers have continual, unhindered access to the presence of God through Christ's finished work. Therefore unbiblical practices designed to make people feel close to God are seriously in error.
MP3 (duration 00:33:15)

"Once For All": Hebrews 10:8-14
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, October 1, 2012
The sacrifice that Christ made once for all is the one God desired and it permanently consecrates believers for service to God and holy worship.
MP3 (duration 00:32:56)

The Blood of Bulls and Goats Cannot Take Away Sins: Hebrews 10:1-7
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, September 24, 2012
This section discusses the inadequacy of Old Covenant sacrifices. Unlike Christ's offering, they were not done "once for all" and they left the worshippers with consciousness of sins.
MP3 (duration 00:31:42)

It is Appointed to Men to Die Once: Hebrews 9:23-28
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, September 17, 2012
In solidarity with the human race, Jesus Christ died once. But His once for all death provides decisive cleansing that reaches to heaven itself.
MP3 (duration 00:28:55)

Without the Shedding of Blood There is no Forgiveness: Hebrews 9:15-22
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, September 10, 2012
We discuss Jesus as the mediator of the New Covenant and how God has chosen to speak through mediators. This section also teaches why Christ's death was necessary and the utter importance of the shedding of blood.
MP3 (duration 00:30:08)

The Cleansed Conscience: Hebrews 9:11-14
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, September 3, 2012
How Christ's once for all shed blood is superior to that of OT sacrificial animals and provides both propitiation and expiation. The blood of Jesus cleanses us from the inside out, so that we are fit to come before God in holy worship.
MP3 (duration 00:33:54)

Old Covenant Sacrifices Cannot Cleanse the Conscience: Hebrews 9:1-10
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, August 27, 2012
This section of Hebrews describes the tabernacle and some of its furnishings to show that it was only provisional. It provided a continual reminder that though God was in their midst, He was holy and they were separated from Him by the veil.
MP3 (duration 00:28:12)

The New Covenant: Hebrews 8:7-13
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, August 20, 2012
Everyone under the New Covenant knows the Lord, or else they are not part of it. We also discuss pageantry and mysticism that are created in some churches to give a sense of spirituality to the unconverted.
MP3 (duration 00:27:25)

A Better High Priest: Hebrews 7:28-8:6
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, August 13, 2012
We explore the once for all sacrifice that Christ made whereby He became the High Priest in heaven. He ministers in a better sanctuary, with a better ministry over a better covenant with better promises.
MP3 (duration 00:31:47)

Drawing Near To God Through our Great High Priest: Hebrews 7:15-27
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, August 6, 2012
We discus the implications of the priestly ministry of Christ through whom we draw near to God. We show that a correct application of Hebrews rules out mysticism. Those Jesus saves, He also intercedes for.
MP3 (duration 00:31:09)

The Melchizedek Priesthood: Hebrews 7:5-14
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, July 30, 2012
The author of Hebrews uses the narrative about Melchizedek from Genesis 14 to prove the superiority of the Melchizedek priesthood over that of Levi. The point of this argument is to prove that Jesus Christ has a unique and superior role...
MP3 (duration 00:28:57)

Christian Hope as the Anchor of the Soul: Hebrews 6:19-7:4
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, July 23, 2012
Christian hope has objective content: the promises of God in Christ. We also discuss the person of Melchizedek from Genesis 14 and the importance of understanding corporate solidarity.
MP3 (duration 00:32:31)

Encouragement, Assurance and Hope: Hebrews 6:9-18
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, July 16, 2012
Having warned his readers against apostasy, the author of Hebrews now encourages them. They have evidence that God has done a work of grace so there is reason for assurance of salvation. Abraham serves as an example to encourage us in Christian hope.
MP3 (duration 00:32:33)

A Severe Warning Against Apostasy, Part 2: Hebrews 6:4-8
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, July 9, 2012
Will a true Christian will ever commit apostasy? We outline three positions 1) true Christians can lose their faith 2) apostates are people like Judas who were never really truly saved 3) that the warning against apostasy is God's means of keeping all...
MP3 (duration 00:28:21)

A Severe Warning Against Apostasy: Hebrews 6:4-8
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, July 2, 2012
Those previously warned about spiritual dullness are now warned that it could lead to apostasy. This state would be so horrific that there would be no way out of it.
MP3 (duration 00:29:05)

A Warning Against Spiritual Dullness: Hebrews 5:11 - 6:3
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, June 25, 2012
This section of Hebrews addresses Christians who have the tools to learn Christian doctrine but lack the desire and motivation. They have morally culpable "dullness" that results in a lack of discernment. Christians who are inattentive and lethargic...
MP3 (duration 00:29:55)

The Doctrine of Christ: Hebrews 5:8-11
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, June 18, 2012
This section states that the Son "learned obedience" and was "made perfect." This raises the issue about how Christ, who is not only man, but God, could be perfected when He shared the essential attributes of deity with the Father from all eternity...
MP3 (duration 00:31:48)

Christ as Eternal High Priest: Hebrews 5:3-7
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, June 11, 2012
We discuss the key distinction between unintentional and defiant sin that is spelled out in Numbers 15 and show how this distinction is necessary to understand Hebrews. Defiant sin is called "blasphemy" in Numbers...
MP3 (duration 00:31:54)

The Incredible Privilege of Prayer: Hebrews 4:16-5:2
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, June 4, 2012
We explore many implications of the fact that we have access to the throne of grace where we can go with confidence and not shame. There, we find mercy, grace, and "timely help."
MP3 (duration 00:31:08)

Access to the Throne of Grace: Hebrews 4:14-16
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, May 28, 2012
Jesus, our High Priest can sympathize with our weakness, so we are encouraged to go to Him. We discuss the idea of "draw near" and its many, important implications. We can only draw near through the terms of the New Covenant.
MP3 (duration 00:34:41)

The Danger of Failing to Enter God's Rest: Hebrews 4:7-13
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, May 21, 2012
True Sabbath keepers are those who believe the gospel and find rest in Christ. We are warned not to fall short of the promise because the Word of God penetrates our hearts, causing us to be laid bare before the eyes of God.
MP3 (duration 00:33:18)

The Danger of Failing to Enter God's Rest: Hebrews 4:1-7
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, May 14, 2012
The author of Hebrews links God's rest in Gen. 2:2 to the failure of the Israelites to enter God's rest mentioned in Psalm 95:11 to give us a solemn warning. The promised rest for the people of God can only be found through faith and resultant obedience.
MP3 (duration 00:33:36)

The Tension Between Peril and Promise: Hebrews 3:14-19
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, May 7, 2012
The Hebrew Christians are reminded of the "provocation" that happened at Kadesh when the Israelites refused to believe the promise of God and fell in the wilderness. Christians face the same peril of unbelief.
MP3 (duration 00:28:12)

A Warning Against Apostasy: Hebrews 3:7-13
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, April 30, 2012
In this section of Hebrews, the author uses Psalm 95:7b-11 which is commentary on the events of Numbers 14 where the Israelites rebelled against God to warn us against similar apostasy.
MP3 (duration 00:33:56)

Jesus is Greater than Moses: Hebrews 3:1-6
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, April 23, 2012
In this section of Hebrews, it is shown that though Moses was a great, faithful servant over God's house, Jesus is greater because He is the faithful Son over His house.
MP3 (duration 00:29:38)

Delivered from Satan, God's Wrath and Temptation: Hebrews 2:14-18
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, April 16, 2012
This section of Hebrews tells us some important reasons for the Incarnation of Christ. He took on flesh and blood to deliver us from Satan, God's wrath and temptation.
MP3 (duration 00:31:46)

Jesus' Suffering and Solidarity With His Sons: Hebrews 2:10-13
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, April 9, 2012
The author of Hebrews tells us that it is fitting for God to perfect the Author of our salvation through suffering and thereby sanctify for Himself many sons. We explain various theological implications of this.
MP3 (duration 00:28:36)

Jesus' Incarnation, Exaltation, and Final Triumph: Hebrews 2:5-9
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, April 2, 2012
The author of Hebrews uses Psalm 8's description of man analogically to show how in Jesus' solidarity with man He perfectly fulfills the role that man only partially fulfills. Furthermore, Jesus in His exaltation is "crowned with glory and honor"...
MP3 (duration 00:29:09)

A Warning to Pay Attention to What God Said: Hebrews 2:1-4
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, March 26, 2012
This first warning passage in Hebrews is a call to listen to God that uses nautical terminology to not drift off course. The author of Hebrews uses a lesser to greater argument to prove that if those under the Old Covenant were punished...
MP3 (duration 00:31:19)

The Exalted Son is Greater than the Angels: Hebrews 1:5-14
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, March 19, 2012
At His ascension, Jesus was enthroned and the angels were instructed to worship Him, showing His deity. Jesus is also shown to be ruling, pre-eminent, the uniquely anointed Messiah, eternal, and imperishable.
MP3 (duration 00:28:35)

The Glorious Person and Work of Christ: Hebrews 1:2-4
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, March 12, 2012
We discuss the rich, meaningful, and beautiful terminology used by the author of Hebrews to describe the glories of Christ. Our listeners will gain a greater understanding of Christology, the study of the person and work of Christ.
MP3 (duration 00:29:51)

God Has Spoken: Hebrews 1:1, 2
Presented by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel
Broadcast Monday, March 5, 2012
We begin a new series where we will teach verse by verse through the book of Hebrews. This show is about the fact that had God not spoken, we would all be pagan.
MP3 (duration 00:30:56)

 
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