Now may the God of Peace who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, the great shepherd of the sheep, by the blood of the eternal covenant, equip you with everything good that you may do His will, working in us that which is pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory forever and ever. Hebrews 13:20-21
Opening Reflection: Who or what brought you to church for the first time?
·Read through Hebrews 13:20-25 with an emphasis on verses 20 and 21. How does this benediction and closing encompass all of the writer’s purpose in writing to the Hebrews?
·Verses 20 and 21 serve as a reminder to us about how and why God initiated the new, eternal covenant. What are the key elements of the new covenant? What is God’s role? What is Jesus Christ’s role? What is yours?
·What comes to mind when you think of God as the “God of Peace”? How does this name describe God’s intent in having a relationship with us?
·In what specific ways does God “equip you with everythin…