August 28, 2022 | Hebrews 13:1-17



Bible Study – Hebrews 13:1-17



Verse 1 encourages us to “keep on loving each other as brothers”. What attitudes and actions are characteristic of the relationship between members of the same human family?


How can those attitudes and actions be extended to those with whom you are not related by blood or marriage, but instead by a common faith in Christ? What are the challenges in doing so?


How might you obey the command to “entertain strangers”? Why is this important? What difficulties would you have to overcome in order to do so?


What does it mean to “honor” marriage? Give some examples of conduct that would be consistent with an attitude that honors marriage. 1 Corinthians 6: 18-19, 7:2-5


How does our society (i.e., its culture and institutions) dishonor marriage? What implications does this have for Christians living in such a society?


How can you keep your life “free from the love of money”? What does this kind of life look like in practice? Ephesians 5:5; Colossians 3:5; 1 Timothy 6:6-10


What do verses 7 – 10 tell us about the relative value of tradition versus innovation in Christian doctrine and practice? Can you think of any present-day applications? Romans 16:17-18


Why is it significant that Jesus was crucified “outside the city gate”?


What does the author mean when he calls us to go to Christ “outside the camp”?  Matthew 10:37-38; 16:24; Mark. 8:34; Luke 14:26-27 ; John 15:18-20.

In your own life, what might it mean for you to do this? Give some examples.


What rationale does the author give for doing this in verse 14? What does this mean?


What kind of “sacrifices” does God from us today?


According to verse 17, what is my responsibility as your pastor? 1 Peter 5: 1-4