Hebrews 9:6-9; Hebrews 9:13; Hebrews 9:25
Such preparations having been made, the priests go continually into the first tent to carry out their ritual duties;
but only the high priest goes into the second, and he but once a year, and not without taking the blood that he offers for himself and for the sins committed unintentionally by the people.
By this the Holy Spirit indicates that the way into the sanctuary has not yet been disclosed as long as the first tent is still standing.
This is a symbol of the present time, during which gifts and sacrifices are offered that cannot perfect the conscience of the worshiper,
For if the blood of goats and bulls, with the sprinkling of the ashes of a heifer, sanctifies those who have been defiled so that their flesh is purified,
Nor was it to offer himself again and again, as the high priest enters the Holy Place year after year with blood that is not his own;