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One-and-Done Hebrews 10:11-14 (15-18) 19-25

One-and-Done

Jesus was a one-and-done Savior. And that’s a good thing!

AT A GLANCE:

The phrase “one-and-done” originated in basketball, and then moved into the wider culture. Close examination of today’s epistle text shows that the concept of one-and-done predates basketball by 2,000 years!

 

EDITOR’S PICK:

For material based on today’s OT text, see “Hannah and the SBNRs,” November 15, 2015, at HomileticsOnline.com.

 

For an alternative idea pertaining to Mark 13:1-8, see “Need-to-Know Basis.”

 

It’s been more than a decade since the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the players’ union agreed to a rule that says players either need to be 19 years old or be one year removed from high school before being eligible for the draft.

Article X of the collective bargaining agreement struck in 2006 contains the core of the agreement that has since come to be known as the “one-and-done” rule. It refers to the player who graduates from high school, plays...

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