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                      "THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWS"

                              Chapter Five

How Jesus is superior to prophets, angels, and Moses has been discussed.
Now comes Jesusí superiority to Aaron as High Priest.  Qualities
necessary to be high priest are reviewed, ably met by Jesus (1-10).
Before proceeding further, the author finds it necessary to extend the
fourth warning, this one against dullness due to spiritual immaturity
(11-14).

POINTS TO PONDER

   *  How Jesus qualifies to be our High Priest

   *  Signs of being dull of hearing (spiritually)

REVIEW QUESTIONS

1) What are the main points of this chapter?
   - Christís qualifications as High Priest - He 5:1-10
   - A warning against dullness - He 5:11-14

2) What qualifications are necessary to serve as high priest? (1,4)
   - Taken from among men, called by God

3) What duties are performed by the high priest? (1-3)
   - To offer sacrifices for sin, to have compassion on the ignorant and
     straying

4) Who chose Jesus Christ to become High Priest? (5-6,10)
   - God, as was prophesied in Ps 2:7 and Ps 110:4

5) In the flesh, what did Jesus experience?  What did He learn? (7-8)
   - Vehement cries and tears, godly fear, things which He suffered;
     obedience

6) What did Jesus become through such suffering?  For whom? (9)
   - The author of eternal salvation; to all who obey Him

7) What made the authorís subject difficult to continue and explain?
   (11)
   - His readersí dullness of hearing

8) What should his readers been capable of at that time? (12)
   - Able to teach others

9) What did they need instead?  Why? (12-13)
   - Milk and solid food; they were unskilled in the word of
     righteousness

10) Who is capable of handling the "meat" of the Word? (14)
   - Those of full age
   - Who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern good
     and evil
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