Remember your leaders,1 who spoke the word of God2 to you. Consider the outcome of their way of life and imitate3 their faith.
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.49
Do not be carried away by all kinds of strange teachings.5 It is good for our hearts to be strengthened6 by grace, not by ceremonial foods,7 which are of no value to those who eat them.810
We have an altar from which those who minister at the tabernacle9 have no right to eat.1011
The high priest carries the blood of animals into the Most Holy Place as a sin offering,11 but the bodies are burned outside the camp.1212
And so Jesus also suffered outside the city gate13 to make the people holy14 through his own blood.1513
Let us, then, go to him16 outside the camp, bearing the disgrace he bore.1714
For here we do not have an enduring city,18 but we are looking for the city that is to come.1915
Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice20 of praise--the fruit of lips21 that confess his name.