Wesley's Hebrews 10:26 Bible Commentary 10:26 For when we - Any of us Christians. All jokes aside, Hebrews 10:26 is an oft-abused scripture. Yet, five horrible warnings are given to the apostate:-chapter 2 says they have no escape from punishment Hebrews 10:26 For if we go on sinning willfully after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins, (NASB: Lockman) Greek: Ekousios gar amartanonton emon meta to labein ten epignosin tes aletheias, ouketi peri amartion apoleipetai thusia. Hebrews Chapter 10:26-39 More in this series. That is, it is meant to be a letter of encouragement and comfort for true Christian believers. Here is how he put his question:One of the guys on my team and myself started a Bible study. Considering all these things, it’s possible to argue that Hebrews 10:26-31 doesn’t refer to struggling Christians like yourself at all. Sin wilfully - By total apostasy from God, termed "drawing back," Hebrews 10:38 .After having received the experimental knowledge of the gospel truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins - None but that which we obstinately reject. If you wanted to use this verse to scare people, there are a couple of angles you could take: 1. ... Secondly, in this context, the sin he’s worried about must be that of abandoning the New Covenant and returning to life under the Old Covenant worship practices. . I could not think of anyone who was born again & renounced their faith. The passage might be aimed at hardened, bitter people who only seem to be Christians. Apostates are not "ex-Christians." It happens that the writer is a soldier serving in Afghanistan. Hebrews 10:26–39 . Audio. It seems that the book of Hebrews warns some who were considering renouncing their faith? Hebrews 10:26 is a passage that bothers many Christians so it is important to be clear about what it means and what it doesn't. . They were never saved. You could use this verse to present a “balanced” view of God, like this: “He is a God of grace and He is a God of judgment. The word “patience” is an interesting word. Apostates are those who know the truth, who acknowledge it as the truth, but reject it. Several days ago I received an email asking about Hebrews 10:26, the last (and strongest) of the “warning passages” in Hebrews. Hebrews 10:26 If I Go On Willfully Sinning, There Remains No More Sacrifice For Sin?! The wrong way to interpret Hebrews 10:26. We are actually talking about salvation. Hebrews 10:26-31 "The Doom of the Apostate" Introduction Hebrews is meant to be a "word of exhortation" (Heb 13:22). “Yet in your case, beloved, we feel sure of better things — things that belong to salvation” (Hebrews 6:9). 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