Hebrews 10:1-18 (New American Standard)

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One Sacrifice of Christ Is Sufficient

1 For the Law, since it has only 1a shadow of 2the good things to come and not the very aform of things, bcan 3never, by the same sacrifices which they offer continually year by year, 4make perfect those who draw near. 2 Otherwise, would they not have ceased to be offered, because the worshipers, having once been cleansed, would no longer have had 5consciousness of sins ? 3 But 6in cthose sacrifices there is a reminder of sins year by year. 4 For it is 7impossible for the 8blood of bulls and goats to take away sins. 5 Therefore, 9when He comes into the world, He says, "10SACRIFICE AND OFFERING YOU HAVE NOT DESIRED, BUT 11A BODY YOU HAVE PREPARED FOR ME; 6 12IN WHOLE BURNT OFFERINGS AND sacrifices FOR SIN YOU HAVE TAKEN NO PLEASURE. 7 "13THEN I SAID, 'BEHOLD, I HAVE COME (IN 14THE SCROLL OF THE BOOK IT IS WRITTEN TO DO YOUR WILL, O GOD.' " 8 After saying above, "15SACRIFICES AND OFFERINGS AND 16WHOLE BURNT OFFERINGS AND sacrifices 17FOR SIN YOU HAVE NOT DESIRED, NOR HAVE YOU TAKEN PLEASURE in them" (which are offered according to the Law ), 9 then He dsaid, "18BEHOLD, I HAVE COME TO DO YOUR WILL." He takes away the first in order to establish the second. 10 By ethis will we have been 19sanctified through 20the offering of 21the body of Jesus Christ 22once for all. 11 Every priest stands daily ministering and 23offering time after time the same sacrifices, which 24can never take away sins ; 12 but He, having offered one sacrifice 25for fsins 26for all time, 27SAT DOWN AT THE RIGHT HAND OF GOD, 13 waiting from that time onward 28UNTIL HIS ENEMIES BE MADE A FOOTSTOOL FOR HIS FEET. 14 For by one offering He has 29perfected 30for all time those who are gsanctified. 15 And 31the Holy Spirit also testifies to us; for after saying, 16 "32THIS IS THE COVENANT THAT I WILL MAKE WITH THEM AFTER THOSE DAYS, SAYS THE LORD : I WILL PUT MY LAWS UPON THEIR HEART, AND ON THEIR MIND I WILL WRITE THEM," He then says, 17 "33AND THEIR SINS AND THEIR LAWLESS DEEDS I WILL REMEMBER NO MORE." 18 Now where there is forgiveness of these things, there is no longer any offering for sin.
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