in burnt offerings and sin offerings you have taken no pleasure.
Then I said, "See, God, I have come to do your will, O God' (in the scroll of the book a it is written of me)."
When he said above, "You have neither desired nor taken pleasure in sacrifices and offerings and burnt offerings and sin offerings" (these are offered according to the law),
then he added, "See, I have come to do your will." He abolishes the first in order to establish the second.
And it is by God's will b that we have been sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.
And every priest stands day after day at his service, offering again and again the same sacrifices that can never take away sins.
But when Christ c had offered for all time a single sacrifice for sins, "he sat down at the right hand of God,"
and since then has been waiting "until his enemies would be made a footstool for his feet."
For by a single offering he has perfected for all time those who are sanctified.
And the Holy Spirit also testifies to us, for after saying,
"This is the covenant that I will make with them after those days, says the Lord: I will put my laws in their hearts, and I will write them on their minds,"
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