Enjoy this from my friend Reginald Holiday… blessings. Jim!
In our last post we shared with you the context of the seven foundational experiences for all believers in Hebrews 5:12-6:1-3. In this installment, we want to begin looking at the first of the seven foundational experiences which is “Repentance from Dead Works” (See Hebrews 6:1). Wuest Translation: Therefore, having put away once for all the beginning word of the Messiah [the first testament in animal blood, i.e., the Mosaic economy], let us be carried along to that which is complete [the new testament in Jesus’ blood], not again laying down a foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God (Eerdmans). We are urged by the writer to not lay again the foundation of these seven experiences which are then listed beginning with “Repentance from Dead Works“.
What is meant by “…not laying again the foundation…” Spurgeon says of…
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