September 13, 1998
INTRODUCTION: This passage serves as an unsettling for
those who have vested their lives on foundations that will
ultimately be shaken. If you are living for this world, if this is
the only world you expect to live in, then these verses have bad
news for you.
“CHRIST THE SOLID ROCK”
“My hope is built on nothing less
Than Jesus’ blood and righteousness;
I dare not trust the sweetest frame,
But wholly lean on Jesus’ name.”
I. THE ADMONITION. 25
“see that you” - means to keep a watchful eye, to be alert.
“refuse not Him that speaketh” - God is speaking to us
today through His word and His providential workings in
the world. We need to listen.
Heb. 1:1-2, “God, who at various times and in various
ways spoke in time past to the fathers by the prophets,
has in these last days spoken to us by His Son, whom he
has appointed heir of all things, through whom also He
made the worlds.”
The higher a speaker’s rank and dignity, the more weight
we should attach to his words.
“to refuse” - is to reject, decline, turn down, deny, or
“Him that speaketh” - O.T. example and a N.T. example
A. IN THE PAST.
“spoke on earth”
Moses spoke on earth as God’s mouthpiece; means
transmitter. Moses was God’s earthly spokesman.
B. IN THE PRESENT.
“speaketh from heaven” - it means the very voice of
God. Jesus Christ spoke as God Himself. He was the
heavenly voice of God Himself. His word is the very
message of heaven and of God Himself.
In Heb. 12:24, He spoke by His blood; His sacrifice and
When Jesus came into the world He was God in human
John 1:1, “In the beginning was the Word, and the
Word was with God, and the Word was God.”
A word is a vehicle of thought. By means of words I let
you know what is in my mind and in my he ...
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