Hebrews 4:7-16 NIV

7 Therefore God again set a certain day, calling it Today, when a long time later he spoke through David, as was said before: "Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts."a1

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8 For if Joshua had given them rest,2 God would not have spoken3 later about another day.

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9 There remains, then, a Sabbath-rest for the people of God;
10 for anyone who enters God's rest also rests from his own work,4 just as God did from his.5

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11 Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one will fall by following their example of disobedience.6

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12 For the word of God7 is living8 and active.9 Sharper than any double-edged sword,10 it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.11
13 Nothing in all creation is hidden from God's sight.12 Everything is uncovered and laid bare before the eyes of him to whom we must give account.

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Jesus the Great High Priest

14 Therefore, since we have a great high priest13 who has gone through the heavens,b14 Jesus the Son of God,15 let us hold firmly to the faith we profess.16

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    • e 4:14 - Or "gone into heaven"
      15 For we do not have a high priest17 who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are18--yet was without sin.19

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      16 Let us then approach20 the throne of grace with confidence,21 so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.

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