Better Things

Every January we begin a new theme for the year. Our theme for 2016, "Better Things" is a journey to discover the truths of the new covenant revealed in the book of Hebrews. Join us as we examine a new verse and a new aspect of the Christian life each month.

January
Being made so much better than the angels, as he hath by inheritance obtained a more excellent name than they. — Hebrews 1:4 

February
But, beloved, we are persuaded better things of you, and things that accompany salvation, though we thus speak. — Hebrews 6:9 

March
And without all contradiction the less is blessed of the better. — Hebrews 7:7 

April
For the law made nothing perfect, but the bringing in of a better hope did ; by the which we draw nigh unto God. — Hebrews 7:19 

May
By so much was Jesus made a surety of a better testament. — Hebrews 7:22 

June
But now hath he obtained a more excellent ministry, by how much also he is the mediator of a better covenant, which was established upon better promises. — Hebrews 8:6 

July
It was therefore necessary that the patterns of things in the heavens should be purified with these; but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these. — Hebrews 9:23 

August
For ye had compassion of me in my bonds, and took joyfully the spoiling of your goods, knowing in yourselves that ye have in heaven a better and an enduring substance. — Hebrews 10:34 

September 
But now they desire a better country , that is, an heavenly: wherefore God is not ashamed to be called their God: for he hath prepared for them a city. — Hebrews 11:16 

October
Women received their dead raised to life again: and others were tortured, not accepting deliverance; that they might obtain a better resurrection: — Hebrews 11:35 

November
God having provided some better thing for us, that they without us should not be made perfect. — Hebrews 11:40

December
And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel.  — Hebrews 12:24