Ascension, the leader in Catholic faith formation, today announced that a new Bible study, Hebrews: The New and Eternal Covenant, is now available for pre-order. Hebrews will become the nineteenth installment in the famous The Great Adventure Catholic Bible study series, which has sold over 1.2 million copies worldwide.
Written by Dr. Andrew Swafford and co-presented by Dr. Swafford and Jeff Cavins, Hebrews: The New and Eternal Covenant draws out the riches of this sublime text in a way that makes them accessible for everyone. It draws connections between the Old and New Testaments, the liturgy, the Eucharist, the priesthood, and much more. Most importantly, Hebrews will help Catholics appreciate the astounding generosity of God as they see the wonders He has given us in the Church.
“Hebrews exquisitely unveils how in Christ and the New Covenant, we now have access to heavenly realities—not just in the future, but right now on earth, and this is most fully manifest in the Holy Eucharist,” explains Dr. Swafford. “My hope is that those who partake in this study will come to a fuller appreciation of the true splendor and glory of the New Covenant. Salvation and heaven are not just about the future; according to the book of Hebrews, we participate in this divine life even now by sharing in the risen and glorified life of Jesus Christ.”
“The Letter to the Hebrews gives us remarkable insight into how Jesus, as the new High Priest, fulfilled the sacrificial system in the Old Testament,” adds Jeff Cavins, co-presenter of Hebrews and creator of The Great Adventure Bible Study Program system. “Jesus is not only the great High Priest, but also the sacrificial offering for the sins of the world as well. In short, the Letter to the Hebrews gives us transformative insights into the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.”
Hebrews: The New and Eternal Covenant can be enjoyed as a parish Bible study, among a small group of family or friends, or even as part of individual study and prayer. The workbook is recommended in all cases, and program video content can be purchased in either DVD or online streaming format. Parish or group leaders are encouraged to purchase the “Starter Pack” for a discount on their purchase. See all offerings online here.
The Hebrews study is designed to work with The Great Adventure Catholic Bible, the #1-selling Catholic Bible in the United States. This unique text incorporates the same color-coding system used with The Bible Timeline™ that is the foundation of The Great Adventure Bible Study Program.
Ascension is a multimedia network and the world leader in the creation and distribution of Catholic faith formation programs. Over the past 20 years, Ascension has helped nurture the faith of over 10 million people in over 8,000 parishes through more than 50 unique faith formation programs and the Ascension Presents YouTube channel.