Hebrews 10:12-22 NIV

12 But when this priest had offered for all time one sacrifice for sins,1 he sat down at the right hand of God.2

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13 Since that time he waits for his enemies to be made his footstool,3

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14 because by one sacrifice he has made perfect4 forever those who are being made holy.5

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      15 The Holy Spirit also testifies6 to us about this. First he says:

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      16 "This is the covenant I will make with them after that time, says the Lord. I will put my laws in their hearts, and I will write them on their minds."a7

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      17 Then he adds: "Their sins and lawless acts I will remember no more."b8

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      18 And where these have been forgiven, there is no longer any sacrifice for sin.

      A Call to Persevere

      19 Therefore, brothers, since we have confidence9 to enter the Most Holy Place10 by the blood of Jesus,

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      20 by a new and living way11 opened for us through the curtain,12 that is, his body,

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      21 and since we have a great priest13 over the house of God,14

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      22 let us draw near to God15 with a sincere heart in full assurance of faith,16 having our hearts sprinkled to cleanse us from a guilty conscience17 and having our bodies washed with pure water.18

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