The Go-Between

Ron Geschwendt

READ : Hebrews 2:10-18 In 1972 a crowd of 150,000 Europeans assembled between the barracks and the crematories of the Auschwitz extermination camp to honor a man who gave his life to save a fellow prisoner. In July, 1941, a Franciscan priest by the name of Maximillian Kolbe volunteered to take the place of Sergeant Franciszek Gajowniczek who had been selected at random by Nazi soldiers to die. Gajowniczek begged for his life in order that he might see his …

Listen Up!

Ron Geschwendt

READ : Hebrews 2:1-9 “Listen to me.” We have heard those words often. How easily the mind wanders even while hearing simple directions for finding a house or solving a math problem. We tune others out, looking for solitude in our hectic world. Unfortunately, people do the same thing with their faith. Pushing Jesus Christ from their lives, they drift, neglecting His offer of salvation. On March 5, 1994, Deputy Sheriff Lloyd Prescott was teaching a class for police officers …

Greater than the Angels

Ron Geschwendt

READ : Hebrews 1:5-14 Angels catch the imagination. Christians have always acknowledged the existence of angels, but more recently angels have become the topic of conversation by people everywhere. Weekly news magazines have made angels the topic of cover stories. There is an increasing fascination with the spiritual and the mystical. Although angels are a hot commodity, probably most Christians spend little time thinking about them. The idea of angels is found mostly on greeting cards and in the movies. …

Superior in All

Ron Geschwendt

READ : Hebrews 1:1-4 The Book of Hebrews is fascinating. Its theme is simple. Jesus Christ is the final revelation of God to humankind, and He is superior to the angels, prophets and priests who lived before Him. Spiritually Israel was led by the prophets, among whom were Moses, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Daniel and Amos. Jesus was born of a Jewish mother by a miraculous birth, and was a Himself a prophet. But He was greater than any prophet before Him. …