Fresh Brewed Faith | Introduction

Dayna Street
February 11, 2022
September 12, 2017

Dayna Street launches our new Bellevue Women study, "Fresh Brewed Faith: A Study in Hebrews."


I. Who wrote The Letter to the Hebrews?

A general profile:

• Hellenistic Jew

• Passionate Scholar

Hebrews 10:33-34

Hebrews 12:1-2

II. When was it written?

• Written after Timothy is released from prison.

Hebrews 13:23

• Written before 95 A.D.

Clement of Rome quoted Hebrews in a letter he wrote around 95 A.D.

• Written during a time when the church at Rome was under persecution.

Hebrews 12:4

• Written before the temple of Jerusalem was destroyed in 70 A.D.

III. Who were the original recipients?

• Jewish

Hebrews 1:1


• Hellenistic

• Spiritually Immature

Hebrews 5:12

• Persecuted

In the past (Hebrews 10:32)

In the present (Hebrews 13:3)

In the future (Hebrews 12:3-4)

• Near Apostasy

Hebrews 10:26-27

IV. What is the central theme of the book of Hebrews?