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  1. 1. UH-OH, HEBREWS<br />Bible 1 Class<br />Chicago Hope Academy<br />Thursday, April 28nd, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Do-Now:<br />Answer in your notes: Who is the author of Hebrews? What is the book’s main theme? To whom was it written?<br />
  3. 3. Homework:<br />Due Friday:<br />Chapter 35 Notes (pd. 6 only) (Bring notes to class)<br />FOUR ACTION STUDY CARDS (from class yesterday). <br />Read Lesson #2 and write a 1/2-page response: “CAN A CHRISTIAN LOSE HIS SALVATION?”<br />
  4. 4. A. Who Wrote Hebrews?<br />Debated since the beginning.<br />Some thought Paul<br />Mention of Timothy<br />Similar ending to Paul’s Epistles<br />
  5. 5. A. Who Wrote Hebrews?<br />By t/ end of the 2nd C., it was attributed to Paul. <br />The earliest collection of Paul’s letters contains Hebrews<br />By the 4th C., Hebrews was included in the Western canon and counted as Paul’s<br />The Vulgate, the English translation of the Vulgate, and the KJV all mention Paul in the title.<br />
  6. 6. A. Who Wrote Hebrews?<br />However, the letter makes no claims for authorship.<br />
  7. 7. B. Alternate ideas<br />Barnabas? (Tertullian’s theory)<br />Apollos? (Luther’s theory)<br />Luke?<br />Clement of Rome?...<br />Contemporary view: Hebrews is anonymous, and only God knows!<br />
  8. 8. C. Document style<br />Resembles a sermon<br />Includes an ending typical of a letter.<br />
  9. 9. D. Structure<br />A series of ideas followed by exhortations<br />Exhortation: a communication intended to urge or persuade the recipients to take some action <br />
  10. 10. E. First Audience<br />CLAIMS:<br />Second-generation Christians<br />In need of encouragement in the faith<br />Maybe from Rome or the surrounding regionEVIDENCES:<br />Look up these passages and match each of the above claims with evidence from the verses.<br />Heb 2:3<br />Heb 5:11-12, 10:32<br />Heb 13:24<br />
  11. 11. FIND A PARTNER<br />Before you finish…<br />Find a partner and quiz him/her with these questions: (you’re done when you both can answer them all 100% correctly!<br />Who wrote Hebrews?<br /> Who did people used to think wrote Hebrews?<br />Why did they think that person wrote Hebrews? (at least two reasons)<br />What is the view of most Bible Scholars today, concerning the authorship of Hebrews?<br />What type of document does the body of Hebrews resemble?<br />What type of document does the conclusion of Hebrews resemble?<br />List one characteristic of the first audience of Hebrews<br />List one more characteristic of the first audience of Hebrews<br />List one more characteristic of the first audience of Hebrews<br />List one more characteristic of the first audience of Hebrews!<br />Remind your partner that there will be a quiz tomorrow. The topic? No, it won’t be on how funny-looking your Bible teacher is. It will be on HEBREWS. Study hard. <br />