14 How much more, then, will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself unblemished to God, cleanse our consciences from acts that lead to death,a so that we may serve the living God!
References for Hebrews 9:14
15 For this reason Christ is the mediator of a new covenant, that those who are called may receive the promised eternal inheritance—now that he has died as a ransom to set them free from the sins committed under the first covenant.
16 In the case of a will,b it is necessary to prove the death of the one who made it,
References for Hebrews 9:16
    • ‹ 9:16 - Same Greek word as "covenant" ; also in verse 17
      17 because a will is in force only when somebody has died; it never takes effect while the one who made it is living.