Hebrews 12:29
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New Living Translation
For our God is a devouring fire.

King James Bible
For our God is a consuming fire.

Darby Bible Translation
For also our God is a consuming fire.

World English Bible
for our God is a consuming fire.

Young's Literal Translation
for also our God is a consuming fire.

Hebrews 12:29 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

12:29 For our God is a consuming fire - in the strictness of his justice, and purity of his holiness.

Hebrews 12:29 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Twenty-Ninth Day. Holiness and Chastisement.
He chasteneth us for our profit, that we may be partakers of His holiness. Follow after sanctification, without which no man shall see the Lord.'--Heb. xii. 10, 14. There is perhaps no part of God's word which sheds such Divine light upon suffering as the Epistle to the Hebrews. It does this because it teaches us what suffering was to the Son of God. It perfected His humanity. It so fitted Him for His work as the Compassionate High Priest. It proved that He, who had fulfilled God's will in
Andrew Murray—Holy in Christ

Thanksgiving after Chastisement.
(Preached on the Cessation of Cholera, Feb. 1832). TEXT: HEB. xii. 11, 12. MY devout friends, the terrific form of the devastating -L-l- disease which has so long been raging in this great city has now left us, though we cannot feel entire confidence that it will not return; for it would not be the first instance if it appeared a second time, in a place so densely populated, to repeat its devastations. But are we right in availing ourselves of the apparent cessation which has been granted to us through
Friedrich Schleiermacher—Selected Sermons of Schleiermacher

Chastisement
Peradventure this morning I may have some within these walls who are passing under the chastising hand of God. It is to them that I shall have to speak. You are not all of you in trial, I know no father chastises his whole family at once. It is so seldom that God afflicts people, after all, compared with their faults, that we must not expect to find in this congregation, perhaps, one-half of the children of God passing under the rod of the covenant; but if you are not under it now, you will have
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 1: 1855

The Blood of Sprinkling
Our apostle next tells us what we are come to. I suppose he speaks of all the saints after the death and resurrection of our Lord and the descent of the Holy Ghost. He refers to the whole church, in the midst of which the Holy Spirit now dwells. We are come to a more joyous sight than Sinai, and the mountain burning with fire. The Hebrew worshipper, apart from his sacrifices, lived continually beneath the shadow of the darkness of a broken law; he was startled often by the tremendous note of the
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 32: 1886

Cross References
Exodus 15:7
In the greatness of your majesty, you overthrow those who rise against you. You unleash your blazing fury; it consumes them like straw.

Exodus 24:17
To the Israelites at the foot of the mountain, the glory of the LORD appeared at the summit like a consuming fire.

Deuteronomy 4:24
The LORD your God is a devouring fire; he is a jealous God.

Deuteronomy 9:3
But recognize today that the LORD your God is the one who will cross over ahead of you like a devouring fire to destroy them. He will subdue them so that you will quickly conquer them and drive them out, just as the LORD has promised.

2 Samuel 22:9
Smoke poured from his nostrils; fierce flames leaped from his mouth. Glowing coals blazed forth from him.

Psalm 97:3
Fire spreads ahead of him and burns up all his foes.

Isaiah 33:14
The sinners in Jerusalem shake with fear. Terror seizes the godless. "Who can live with this devouring fire?" they cry. "Who can survive this all-consuming fire?"

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