Message of the Day: Keep Up the Good Work!
“For God is not unjust to forget your work and labor of love which you have shown toward His name, in that you have ministered to the saints, and do minister.” (Hebrews 6:10, NKJV)
“Ministered to the saints” probably refers to continuing financial help to the poor Christians in Jerusalem that Paul had initiated. When Jerusalem was attacked and surrounded, they fled and financial aid had to be sent elsewhere in Judea.
The Christians in Jerusalem had given us a great example of helping the needy fellow believers. Although some who received this epistle needed to warned, others had clearly shown by their transformed lives that they were genuine Christians.
By this we are encouraged to keep up our good work. We are not to lose heart or become lazy, but persevere to the end. (Hebrews 6:10-12)
Keener, Craig S. The IVP Bible Background Commentary. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1993.
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