In our last lesson we left off with the author teaching us to not trade in the eternal inheritance of God for the physical comforts of this world. Now the author is going to describe where we have come and pay attention to what we are receiving. We have not come to the physical, but to the eternal.
For you have not come to what may be touched, a blazing fire and darkness and gloom and a tempest and the sound of a trumpet and a voice whose words made the hearers beg that no further messages be spoken to them. For they could not endure the order that was given, â€œIf even a beast touches the mountain, it shall be stoned.â€ Indeed, so terrifying was the sight that Moses said, â€œI tremble with fear.â€ (Hebrews 12:18-21; ESV)
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