Hebrews 3 NIV

Jesus Greater Than Moses

1 Therefore, holy brothers and sisters, who share in the heavenly calling, fix your thoughts on Jesus, whom we acknowledge as our apostle and high priest.

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2 He was faithful to the one who appointed him, just as Moses was faithful in all God’s house.

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3 Jesus has been found worthy of greater honor than Moses, just as the builder of a house has greater honor than the house itself.

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4 For every house is built by someone, but God is the builder of everything.

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5 “Moses was faithful as a servant in all God’s house,”a bearing witness to what would be spoken by God in the future.

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    • s 3:5 - Num. 12:7
      6 But Christ is faithful as the Son over God’s house. And we are his house, if indeed we hold firmly to our confidence and the hope in which we glory.

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      Warning Against Unbelief

      7 So, as the Holy Spirit says: “Today, if you hear his voice,

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      8 do not harden your hearts as you did in the rebellion, during the time of testing in the wilderness,

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      9 where your ancestors tested and tried me, though for forty years they saw what I did.

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      10 That is why I was angry with that generation; I said, ‘Their hearts are always going astray, and they have not known my ways.’
      11 So I declared on oath in my anger, ‘They shall never enter my rest.’ ”b

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      12 See to it, brothers and sisters, that none of you has a sinful, unbelieving heart that turns away from the living God.

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      13 But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called “Today,” so that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness.

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      14 We have come to share in Christ, if indeed we hold our original conviction firmly to the very end.

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          15 As has just been said: “Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts as you did in the rebellion.”c

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            • u 3:15 - Psalm 95:7,8
              16 Who were they who heard and rebelled? Were they not all those Moses led out of Egypt?

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              17 And with whom was he angry for forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose bodies perished in the wilderness?

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              18 And to whom did God swear that they would never enter his rest if not to those who disobeyed?

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              19 So we see that they were not able to enter, because of their unbelief.

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