From Comments and Notes Discussed in Bible Classes and Compiled by F. M. Perry, 1978 through 1998.

With many thanks to James Burton Coffman for his "Commentary on Hebrews" from which these notes have borrowed liberally.


Theme: The supremacy of Christ and Christianity as compared with Judaism.

I. Christ is better than angels. (Hebrews 1:1 thru 2:18).

    "Having become as much better than the angels ..." (Hebrews 1:4).

II. Christ is better than Moses. (Hebrews 3:1 thru 4:13).

    "Worthy of more glory than Moses ..." (Hebrews 3:3).

III. Christ is a better high priest. (Hebrews 4:14 thru 7:10).

    "A great high priest who has passed through the heavens ..." (Hebrews 4:14).

IV. Christ is author of a better covenant. (Hebrews 7:11 thru 8:13).

    "The guarantee of a better covenant ..." (Hebrews 7: 22).

V. Christ provides better sacrifices. (Hebrews 9:1 thru 10:39).

    "With better sacrifices ..." (Hebrews 9:23).

VI. Christ provides better blessings for His followers. (Hebrews 11:1-40).

    "Something better for us ..." (Heb. 11:40).

VII. Christ expects better service of His disciples. (Hebrews 12:1 thru 13:25).

    "Much more shall not we escape who turn away from Him ..." (Heb.12:25).