Hebrews

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Weight 2.1 lbs
Dimensions 8.8 × 5.75 × 1.75 in
Format

Book

binding

Cloth-bound

isbn

9780851510996

Original Pub Date

1862

Banner Pub Date

Jul 1, 1961

scripture

Hebrews

page-count

740

topic

No topic listed

series

Geneva Series of Commentaries

Endorsement

‘A great expositor, always deep, full and overflowing.’– C.H. SPURGEON

Book Description

Commentaries generally belong to one of two categories. Either they aim at a devotional thoroughness which lays no great emphasis on the exact meaning of individual words, or they concentrate on such a detailed examination of the text that the spirit and power of the book is largely lost. Among the few commentators who stand between these two positions is Dr. John Brown of Edinburgh (1784-1858).

By seeking to develop a style of exposition that was both edifying to his congregation and valuable to his divinity students, he produced commentaries which, in the words of Dr. William Cunningham, ‘formed a marked era in the history of Scriptural Interpretation’. Not behind the foremost contemporary scholars in his emphasis on correct exegesis, he nevertheless sought not only that the minds of his readers might be brought ‘into immediate contact with the mind of the Spirit’ but that their whole being might be resigned to ‘the empire of the Word of God’.

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  BIOGRAPHICAL INTRODUCTION iii
  INTRODUCTION 3
  PROLEGOMENA  
1. Of the Author of the Epistle 7
2. Of those to whom the Epistle was written 8
3. Of the Original Language and Style of the Epistle 9
4. Of the Date and Place of the Epistle 9
5. Of the Canonicity of the Epistle 10
6. Of the Subject and Division of the Epistle 10
7. Of the Interpreters of the Epistle 11
  Note: A 12
  PART I-DOCTRINAL  
  Chapter I.-X. 18  
  Introductory Statement. The Two Revelations contrasted, i. 1-3 15
  CHAPTER I  
  THE SUPERIORITY OF JESUS CHRIST TO THE ANGELS, ESSENTIAL AND OFFICIAL 36
1. The Proof, i. 4-14 36
2. Practical Inference and Exhortation, ii. 1-4 70
3. An Objection met and answered, ii. 5-18 84
  Notes 140
  CHAPTER II  
  THE SUPERIORITY OF JESUS CHRIST TO MOSES 148
  Introductory Address, iii. 1 150
1. The Fact stated, iii. 2-6 158
  (1) The Resemblance 158
  (2) The Superiority 161
2. The Fact practically improved, iii. 7-iv. 13 170
  CHAPTER III  
  THE SUPERIORITY OF JESUS CHRIST TO THE AARONICAL PRIESTHOOD 222
1. General Introductory Statement and Exhortation, iv. 14-16 225
 2. The Nature, Design, and Functions of the Aaronical Priesthood, v. 1-3 236
 3. Our Lord’s High-priesthood proved by His Divine Appointment, v. 4-6 242
 4. Our Lord’s High-priesthood proved by His successful Discharge of the Functions of that Office, v. 7-10 248
 5. The Superiority of our Lord’s High-priesthood proved from His being called of God a High Priest after the Order of Melchisedec, v. 10-vii. 25:  
  (1) General Statement, v. 10 260
  (2) Cautionary Digression, v. 11-vi. 20 263
  (3) Particular Illustrations of the Argument for the

Superiority of our Lord’s Priesthood from Ps, ex. 3, vii. 1-25:

 
  1. The Order of Melchisedec superior to the Order of Aaron, vii. 1-10 322
  2. The Prediction that a perpetual Priest was to arise after the Order of Melchisedec, a Proof of the Inferiority of the Priesthood to be superseded, and of the Superiority of the Priesthood that was to supersede it, vii. 11-19 335
  3. The Superior Solemnity of the Institution of the Priesthood of our Lord a Proof of its Superiority, vii. 20-22 345
  4. The Superior Permanence of our Lord’s Priesthood proves its Superiority to the Levitical Priesthood, vii. 23-25 350
The Superiority of our Lord’s High Priesthood proved from the Superiority of His Qualifications, vii. 26-viii. 5 352
The Superiority of our Lord’s Priesthood to that of the Levitical Priesthood proved from the Superiority of the Covenant with which it was connected, viii. 6-13 367
The Superiority of our Lord’s Priesthood to the Levitical proved by a direct Comparison between them, ix. 1-x. 18 375
  (1) General Comparison, ix. 1-12 376
  1. Facts with regard to the Levitical Priesthood, ix. 1-10 376
  2. Contrasted Facts respecting our Lord’s Priesthood, ix. 11, 12 390
  (2) More Particular Comparison, ix. 13-x. 18 397
  1. The Efficacy of our Lord’s Priesthood is of a higher kind than that of the Levitical Priesthood, ix. 13-24 398
  2. The Efficacy of our Lord’s Priesthood is more perfect in Degree than that of the Levitical Priesthood, ix. 25-x. 18 426
  PART II-PRACTICAL  
  Chapter x. 19-xiii. 25  
General Exhortation and Warning, x. 19-xii. 29 453
Particular Exhortations, xiii. 1-14 671
  Conclusion, xiii. 15-21 703
  Postscript, xiii. 22-25 728

 

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