But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called “today,” that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin. For we have come to share in Christ, if indeed we hold our original confidence firm to the end. Hebrews 3:13–14 (ESV)
Our perseverance as Disciples of Jesus Christ is not a solitary experience, we are called to encourage one another so that we are not deceived and hardened by sin. We need each other.
For good news came to us just as to them, but the message they heard did not benefit them, because they were not united by faith with those who listened. Hebrews 4:2 (ESV)
We must always read and listen to God’s word with an attitude that says yes I really believe this and will do something about it. We must have faith.
Let us therefore strive to enter that rest, so that no one may fall by the same sort of disobedience. Hebrews 4:11 (ESV)
We have a goal, something to strive and press toward, something to work for, to enter into God’s rest and hear him say well done.
For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. Hebrews 4:12 (ESV)
God’s word is alive and active, his word is not impotent but is powerful, we can have confidence and trust in Gods word to transform us as much as we can in God himself, because God is true he backs up and fulfils his word.
Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need. Hebrews 4:16 (ESV)
Because we have a high priest and he is one who understands and can sympathise with us, we can boldly come before the throne of grace
And being made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation to all who obey him, Hebrews 5:9 (ESV)
Because of Jesus obedient life, he became the source of salvation for all who would obey the gospel. We are saved through Jesus life, death and resurrection