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Hebrews 12. 1 – 2


Hebrews 12:1–2 (ESV)  


BORN TO RUN!

           

Proverbs 3:6 (ESV)  

 

Ezekiel 36:26 (ESV)  

 

You Are Called

To Be Loved, To Belong, To Become, To Bless

And To Be Sent

           

Hebrews 12:1 (ESV)  


Hebrews 11:33 – 37 (ESV)  

 

JESUS HAS COME! 

           

FOCUS

 

The First Point Of Focus

PREPARATION

Hebrews 12:1 (ESV)  …

This Is What Could Be Referred to As

Focus in Preparation

           

The Weight Issue

Hebrews 12:1 (ESV)  

ὄγκος - ogkos - bulk, an encumbrance, a burden


Whatever the weight – the encumbrance – the burden

LAY IT ASIDE!

           

Matthew 11:28–30 (NCV)  


The Binding Entanglements

Hebrews 12:1 (ESV)  

 

James 1:14–15 (NCV)  


1 Corinthians 10:13 (NCV)

 

Psalm 32:4 (ESV)  

Psalm 51:3 (ESV)  

 

Psalm 51:2, 10, 12 (NCV)  


The Path to Joy Is Confession!


The Second Point Of Focus

ENDURANCE

Hebrews 12:1 (ESV)

race – ἀγών – ag-one'


Ephesians 6:12 (NCV)  

 

The Third Point Of Focus

JESUS!

Hebrews 12:2 (NCV)  

 

ἀφοράω – aphoraó

to look away from all else

Usage: I look away from (something else) to,

SEE DISTINCTLY!

 

Jesus focused. He PREPARED by laying aside.

2 Corinthians 8:9 (NCV)  

 

Jesus focused.  He ENDURED!

Hebrews 12:2 (NCV)


Jesus focused. He LOOKED to God!

Hebrews 12:2 (NCV)

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