Inescapable Conclusions

A Look At A Method of Logic Used In The New Testament

Passage Source One Source Two Source Three Source Four Conclusion Comments
             
Hebrews1:7-14 Psalm 104:4 Psalm 14:6,7 Psalm 102:25-27 Psalm 110:1 OT taught Angels are only servants but the Messiah will be Lord  
Hebrews 1:5 Psalm 2:7 2 Samuel 7:14     OT taught Messiah would be greater than Angels  
Hebrews 1:6 Deuteronomy 32:43       OT taught Messiah would be greater than Angels Source One is Missing in Massoretic Text
Hebrews 2:2-3 All examples of fulfillment of promises and prophecies made through angels All examples of punishments for violations of the word spoken through angels     The violation of the Messiah's words will result in certain punishment Writer does not specify examples but references all such examples.
Hebrews 2:5 Psalm 8:4-6       OT taught that there would be nothing which was not under the Messiah's jurisdiction.  
Hebrews 2:11-14 Psalm 22:22 Isaiah 8:18 Isaiah 8:17 (?)   OT taught Messiah will be a partaker with the faithful Uncertain source of "I will put my trust in Him."
Hebrews 4:6-10 Psalm 95:11 Psalm 95:7,8     Since this Psalm was written centuries after Joshua, there would be another future rest.  
Hebrews 5:5,6 Psalm 2:7 Psalm 110:4     OT taught that a man could not make himself be the Messiah, must be appointed by God.  
Hebrews 7:2-3 Genesis 14:18-20 Psalm 110:4     OT taught the Messiah's priesthood would not be predicated on a fleshly lineage of priestly ancestors nor descendants Conclusion is implied in verse 3 but not stated.
Hebrews 7:2-10 Genesis 14:18-20 Psalm 110:4     OT taught that Messiah's priesthood would be greater than levitical priesthood Conclusion is implied in verses 6-10 but not stated.
Hebrews 7:11 Psalm 110:4       OT taught that levitical priesthood was not all sufficient.  
Hebrews 7:11-12 Psalm 110:4       OT taught that God's priesthood will be changed  
Hebrews 7:12-14 Psalm 110:4 Predicated upon conclusion that OT taught a change in Priesthood Predicated on coclusion that Messiah was unauthorized to be Priest under Moses   OT taught that The Law will be changed Because this conclusion is cited in verse 12, I have listed it above the next conclusion.
Hebrews 7:12-14 Psalm 110:4 The Messiah was to be descended from David of the tribe of Judah Law of Moses only authorizes the sons of Aaron to be priests. Law of Moses is silent concerning children of Judah being priests OT taught that The Messiah will be unauthorized to be priest under Law of Moses. Because this conclusion is implied in verses 13 and 14 it is listed after previous conclusion.
Hebrews 7:16,17 Psalm 110:4       OT taught that the Messiah would live forever.  
Hebrews 7:20-22 Psalm 110:4 Levitical Priests became priests according to a command based on physical descent and not by a divine oath     OT taught that the priesthood of the Messiah would be a surety of a better covenant. A divine oath produces Surety taught in Heb. 6:13-18
Hebrews 7:23-25 Psalm 110:4 Levitical priests ceased to make intercession when they died. Predicated on conclusion that the Messiah would live forever.   Messiah's unceasing intercession is more effective than a levitical intercession.  
Hebrews 8:7-12 Jeremiah 31:31-34 A covenant requires the fidelity of all parties Jeremiah's prophecy finds Israel lacking in fidelity Jeremiah's prophecy speaks of a new covenant which will be unlike the old. The covenant relationship of the old covenant was faulty due to infidelity. The covenant is not the law. The covenant is the relationship which is based on promises and law.
Hebrews 10:1-4 Leviticus 16 The annual ceremony based on Leviticus 16     The sacrifices made under Moses did not permanently remove sins.  
Hebrews 8:7-12 Jeremiah 31:31-34 Jeremiah's prophecy speaks of a new covenant.     Jeremiah's prophecy made the covenant relationship based on Law of Moses obsolete. The covenant is not the law. The covenant is the relationship which is based on promises and law.
Hebrews 10:5-9 Psalm 40:6-8       OT taught that the Messiah would replace the Law with a New Law  
Hebrews 10:14-18 Jeremiah 31:33,34 Predicated on previous teachings concerning priesthood of Messiah     OT taught that the Messiah would only make one all sufficient atonement offering  
Hebrews 12:26,27 Haggai 2:6       OT prophecied the removal of those things which are able to be shaken.