As the author comes to the final warning passage in Hebrews 12:25–29, it helps if we see its apparent severity in the light of the principle that the indicatives of grace give rise to the imperatives of obedience. “You have not come … But you have come” (Heb. 12:18, 22).
God has promised to work everything together for the good of His people. If God is for us, it follows that, ultimately, nothing can stand against us. That is logical, otherwise, God would not be God. If something could rise up against God and overcome Him, that other thing would
Nature and grace are distinct things. Nature is good as created by God, but it is not saving. Only grace brings salvation and the revelation of the same. Nature is good. It does not need to be perfected, nor should it be obliterated. Nature, particularly human nature, needs to be