Monthly Archives: January 2014

Not an iota, not a dot

“Do not think I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets: I have come not to abolish them but to fulfill them. For truly I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not an iota, not … Continue reading

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You need milk, not solid food

About this we have much to say, and it is hard to explain, since you have become dull of hearing. For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the basic principles … Continue reading

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A high priest after the order of Melchizedek

So also Christ did not exalt himself to be made a high priest, but was appointed by him who said to him, “You are my Son, today I have begotten you”; as he says also in another place, “You are … Continue reading

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Called by God

For every high priest chosen from among men is appointed to act on behalf of men in relation to God, to offer gifts and sacrifices for sins. He can deal gently with the ignorant and wayward, since he himself is … Continue reading

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We do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses

Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our … Continue reading

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No creature is hidden from his sight

For if Joshua had given them rest, God would not have spoken of another day later on. So then, there remains a Sabbath rest for the people of God, for whoever has entered God’s rest has also rested from his … Continue reading

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Do not harden your hearts

Therefore, while the promise of entering his rest still stands, let us fear lest any of you should seem to have failed to reach it. For good news came to us just as to them, but the message they heard … Continue reading

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That they were unable to enter because of unbelief

Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says, “Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion, on the day of testing in the wilderness, where your fathers put me to the test and saw my … Continue reading

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The builder of all things is God

Therefore, holy brothers, you who share in a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our confession, who was faithful to him who appointed him, just as Moses also was faithful in all God’s house. For Jesus … Continue reading

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He had to be made like his brothers in every respect

Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil, and deliver all those who … Continue reading

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