WHAT is the Character of the Audience

What Do We Know About Our Audience?
What Can We Learn from the Writer’s Warnings?

  1. Hebrews 2:1-4

    Warning: Pay closer attention, lest we drift away
  2. Hebrews 3:7-19

    Warning: Don’t be like those who rebelled in the wilderness
  3. Hebrews 4:11-13

    Warning: Give diligence lest we fall by disobedience
  4. Hebrews 5:11-14

    Warning: You are dull of hearing being like infants feeding on milk
  5. Hebrews 6:4-12

    Warning: It is impossible, once enlightened, to restore them
  6. Hebrews 10:26-31

    Warning: If we sin willfully…​ The Lord says,
       "Vengeance is mine, I will repay" and
       "The Lord will judge his people"…​
  7. Hebrews 12:1-13:29

    Warning: Lay aside every weight and the sin which so easily entangles us…​ More guidance directed to the writer’s audience