Daily Insights from the Letter to the Hebrews: Week2

Below is a digest of the daily email messages composed by Pastor Stuart Nice, sharing devotional thoughts from each chapter of Hebrews. Click the title of each to read the full article.

August 24, 2015: The Companion Of Peace
The Gospel provides with it rest and peace for those who will take it. ... Rest and peace go hand in hand. At whatever point you are striving, at that same point you are not experiencing peace. Let it go and place your life, circumstances, and trust back into the hand of God through prayer.  Now you can be at rest. 
Hebrews 4:10, NASB

August 25, 2015: What Suffering Teaches Us
if you are suffering today, know that the Lord is wanting to teach you, not so much about obedience, but about His love in the midst of pain. He is there. Follow Him through it. 
Hebrews 5:8, NASB

August 26, 2015: Living In The Quiet Confidence
Our Father wants us to be encouraged when we are disheartened and hopeful when we do not see a way in the darkness. The translators use the word confidence for the word we often read as "hope." This is an insightful way to remind us that "hope" is not "wishing" or believing without proof, but having confidence because God, who is unchanging, has said so.
Hebrews 6:18, 19, GW