It was the Hebrews who rebelled against God, just days after being delievered from Egypt.
Verses 16-18 remind us of this fact.
How quickly do we forget our blessings?
In verse 15, we’re told not to ignore God’s voice.
Stay patient. Watch closely. You will be cared for.
In verses 12-14, we’re encouraged to “hold on” to our faith through daily encouragement.
In verses 7-11, we’re reminded of the Israelites’ disobedience in the desert after their deliverance out of Egypt.
We’re warned not to make the same mistake.
In verses 1-6, we read that we are part of God’s chosen people. Moses told us in part about this, but today we have a more complete picture.
Jesus is greater than Moses, because the builder is greater than the house. In contemporary imagery, the programmer is greater than the computer and the engineer is greater than the automobile.
What can we create for good today?
- Jesus greater than Moses
- Listen to God’s voice
is what makes him able to help us in our temptations and suffering (vv. 10-18).
In verses 5-9, we read that both Jesus and people are temporarily lower than angels.
However, because of Jesus’ sacrifice, people have something better to anticipate.