because it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats1 to take away sins.2
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Therefore, when Christ came into the world,3 he said: "Sacrifice and offering you did not desire, but a body you prepared for me;4
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with burnt offerings and sin offerings you were not pleased.
Then I said, 'Here I am--it is written about me in the scroll5-- I have come to do your will, O God.' "6
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First he said, "Sacrifices and offerings, burnt offerings and sin offerings you did not desire, nor were you pleased with them"7 (although the law required them to be made).
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Then he said, "Here I am, I have come to do your will."8 He sets aside the first to establish the second.
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And by that will, we have been made holy9 through the sacrifice of the body10 of Jesus Christ once for all.11
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Day after day every priest stands and performs his religious duties; again and again he offers the same sacrifices,12 which can never take away sins.13
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But when this priest had offered for all time one sacrifice for sins,14 he sat down at the right hand of God.15
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Since that time he waits for his enemies to be made his footstool,16
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because by one sacrifice he has made perfect17 forever those who are being made holy.18
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