lxx, Psalm 23:14, and Romans 14:19; 1 Peter 3:11. In like manner, Christians must do the same (12:1–3). 1:12-18 we get a glimpse of Paul's attitude toward his circumstances and his critics. This daily newsletter provides a starting point for personal study, and gives valuable insight into the verses that make up the Word of God. If we are impatient, not allowing the Creator to complete His artistry by our constant yielding to His tools, we will never be perfect and entire. John W. Ritenbaugh He. Parables of Matthew 13 (Part 3): Hidden Treasure. Hebrews 12:1-2 New King James Version (NKJV) The Race of Faith. Summary: In Phil. See more ideas about inspirational quotes, words, hebrews 12. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of … 1 THEREFORE THEN, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses [who have borne testimony to the Truth], let us strip off and throw aside every encumbrance (unnecessary weight) and that sin which so readily (deftly and cleverly) clings to and entangles us, and let us run with patient endurance and steady and active persistence the appointed … Hebrews 12:2: fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. He, for the joy [of obtaining the prize] that was set before Him, endured the cross, despising and ignoring the shame, and is now seated at the right hand of the throne of God. "The same Greek is translated, "Captain (of salvation)," Hebrews 2:10; "Prince (of life)," Acts 3:15.Going before us as the Originator of our faith, and the Leader whose matchless example we are to follow always. only here and Philippians 2:23.Fix your eyes on Jesus, after a glance at "the cloud of witnesses," for he is the goal. Because of the joy awaiting him, he endured the cross, disregarding its shame. Obviously, there was not a whole lot of joy in dying on the cross in the way He was crucified—none at all. Other Forerunner Commentary entries containing Hebrews 12:2: Matthew 10:38 Hebrews 12:1 I.e. See what over 150,000 subscribers are already receiving each day. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, 2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. Hebrews 12:2, KJV: "Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God." This daily newsletter provides a starting point for personal study, and gives valuable insight into the verses that make up the Word of God. In N.T. Matthew 13:44 Israel's marathon lasted for forty years. Amplified® Hebrews 12:2 Sometimes the public shame of the cross is overlooked when one thinks of the pain and agony inflicted by it, but in the Roman Empire crucifixion was a shameful and disgraceful way to die, a form of capital punishment from which Roman citizens were exempt; and in Roman comedy it was used in a curse: … Footnotes. Hebrews 12 New International Version 1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. the people commended for their faith in ch 11. Hebrews 12:2 - AMP - Looking away [from all that will distract] to... Study verse in the The Amplified Bible ν διώκετε) Comp. Young's The verb is used of the pursuit of moral and spiritual ends, Romans 9:30, Romans 9:31; Romans 12:13; 1 Corinthians 14:1; Philippians 3:12, Philippians 3:14; 1 Thessalonians 5:15; 1 Timothy 6:11; 2 Timothy 2:22. Richard T. Ritenbaugh the people commended for their faith in ch 11. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. KJ21. Our Savior was joyful that He could do this for us, that He could buy or redeem us to be His purchased possession. The Amplified Bible Hebrews 12:10. 2:8; [Isa. Hebrews 12:2 AMPC Looking away [from all that will distract] to Jesus, Who is the Leader and the Source of our faith [giving the first incentive for our belief] and is also its Finisher [bringing it to maturity and perfection]. K.J.V. The faith through which we please God and receive salvation is God's gift (I Corinthians 12:4, 9). Hebrews 12:2 KJ21 looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God. Hebrews 12:2. Why? Hebrews 12:2 (Amplified® Bible) A.F.V A.S.V. Hebrews 12:1 I.e. Moses in Hebrews 11:26 (apeblepen). For Permission to Quote Information visit, Parables of Matthew 13 (Part 3): Hidden Treasure, Jesus Christ as Author and Finisher of Faith. Footnotes. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Hebrews 12:2 English Standard Version (ESV) 2 looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God. Looking unto (aforwntev eiv). This will work to flatten out the emotional extremes we tend to experience. Hebrews 12:2 . Hebrews 12:2 Looking away [from all that will distract] to Jesus, Who is the Leader and the Source of our faith [giving the first incentive for our belief] and is also its Finisher [bringing it to maturity and per | Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC) | Download The Bible App Now ... Attitudes Toward Circumstances & … He is the one who blazed the trail. Chapter 12:3 - Consider Him that endured such contraction. Would we rather have our trial or grumble and receive what the Israelites did? ... Genesis 12:2 And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you [with abundant increase of favors] and make your name famous and distinguished, … Scripture: Luke 9:49, Philippians 1, Philippians 2:3, Philippians 4:22, Acts 21:15-28:15, Isaiah 26:3, Hebrews 12:2, 1 Corinthians 3:1, 1 Peter 5:8. the people commended for their faith in ch 11. 53:3; Hebrews 12:2: ch. N.A.S.B. Footnotes. Hebrews 12:1–17 is closely connected with the preceding chapter by the use of the strong inferential conjunction toigaroun, “therefore,” which occurs only one other time in the New Testament. Hebrews 12:2-3. fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Hebrews 12:2 Sometimes the public shame of the cross is overlooked when one thinks of the pain and agony inflicted by it, but in the Roman Empire crucifixion was a shameful and disgraceful way to die, a form of capital punishment from which Roman citizens were exempt; and in Roman comedy it was used in a curse: “Go to a bad cross!” What joy there must have been in those in the spirit realm who understood that a great milestone had been passed, making it possible for all men and women who believed to be saved. Hebrews 12:2. 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