Handout Questions on Hebrews 2
Observation (I’m using the Inductive New American Standard Bible)
- In verse 1, what are we to pay close attention to? Why?
- In verse 2, what reason is given to show that drifting is dangerous and deadly?
- In what four ways was God’s salvation confirmed in verse 4?
- How would you summarize the first paragraph, verses 1-4?
- When the Bible says “one has testified somewhere” (Hebrews 2:6, 4:4), isn’t that the Holy Spirit whetting your curiosity in Bible study? The inductive question that immediately pops into one’s mind is “Where?” (I think it is really cool when one reads both Old and New Testaments simultaneously each year to make exciting discovery connections.)
- Though we do not yet see the fulfillment of all in verse 8, who do we see in verse 9?
- Why is Jesus not ashamed to call us brethren?
- His death accomplished what two things in verses 14-15?
- Why did Jesus have to become 100% man?
- How would you summarize verses 5-18?
- Are verses 1-4 warning a mere professor or a genuine possessor of real Christianity?
- What would be your biblical reasons behind your answer?
- What does a high priest do in order to bring about salvation for his brethren?
- How many high priests are there today?
- What is the significance of Psalm 22 and Isaiah 8?
- Have you ever met anyone who has drifted completely away from what they have heard about salvation? What kind of danger are they in?
- How are we doing as humans in being the appointed head over God’s creation?
- How have you been drawn to the merciful and faithful high priest?
- Are you afraid of death? Do you feel like you are in bondage?
- Do you think that Jesus understands you in everything?