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Hebrews 12

NIV 1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. NIV 1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. NIV 2 Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. NIV 2 Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. NIV 3 Consider him who endured such opposition from sinful men, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart. NIV 3 Consider him who endured such opposition from sinful men, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart. NIV 4 In your struggle against sin, you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood. NIV 4 In your struggle against sin, you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood. NIV 5 And you have forgotten that word of encouragement that addresses you as sons: "My son, do not make light of the Lord's discipline, and do not lose heart when he rebukes you, NIV 5 And you have forgotten that word of encouragement that addresses you as sons: "My son, do not make light of the Lord's discipline, and do not lose heart when he rebukes you, NIV 6 because the Lord disciplines those he loves, and he punishes everyone he accepts as a son." NIV 6 because the Lord disciplines those he loves, and he punishes everyone he accepts as a son." NIV 7 Endure hardship as discipline; God is treating you as sons. For what son is not disciplined by his father? NIV 7 Endure hardship as discipline; God is treating you as sons. For what son is not disciplined by his father? NIV 8 If you are not disciplined (and everyone undergoes discipline), then you are illegitimate children and not true sons. NIV 8 If you are not disciplined (and everyone undergoes discipline), then you are illegitimate children and not true sons. NIV 9 Moreover, we have all had human fathers who disciplined us and we respected them for it. How much more should we submit to the Father of our spirits and live! NIV 9 Moreover, we have all had human fathers who disciplined us and we respected them for it. How much more should we submit to the Father of our spirits and live! NIV 10 Our fathers disciplined us for a little while as they thought best; but God disciplines us for our good, that we may share in his holiness. NIV 10 Our fathers disciplined us for a little while as they thought best; but God disciplines us for our good, that we may share in his holiness. NIV 11 No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it. NIV 11 No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it. NIV 12 Therefore, strengthen your feeble arms and weak knees. NIV 12 Therefore, strengthen your feeble arms and weak knees. NIV 13 "Make level paths for your feet," so that the lame may not be disabled, but rather healed. NIV 13 "Make level paths for your feet," so that the lame may not be disabled, but rather healed. NIV 14 Make every effort to live in peace with all men and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord. NIV 14 Make every effort to live in peace with all men and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord. NIV 15 See to it that no one misses the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble and defile many. NIV 15 See to it that no one misses the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble and defile many. NIV 16 See that no one is sexually immoral, or is godless like Esau, who for a single meal sold his inheritance rights as the oldest son. NIV 16 See that no one is sexually immoral, or is godless like Esau, who for a single meal sold his inheritance rights as the oldest son. NIV 17 Afterward, as you know, when he wanted to inherit this blessing, he was rejected. He could bring about no change of mind, though he sought the blessing with tears. NIV 17 Afterward, as you know, when he wanted to inherit this blessing, he was rejected. He could bring about no change of mind, though he sought the blessing with tears. NIV 18 You have not come to a mountain that can be touched and that is burning with fire; to darkness, gloom and storm; NIV 18 You have not come to a mountain that can be touched and that is burning with fire; to darkness, gloom and storm; NIV 19 to a trumpet blast or to such a voice speaking words that those who heard it begged that no further word be spoken to them, NIV 19 to a trumpet blast or to such a voice speaking words that those who heard it begged that no further word be spoken to them, NIV 20 because they could not bear what was commanded: "If even an animal touches the mountain, it must be stoned." NIV 20 because they could not bear what was commanded: "If even an animal touches the mountain, it must be stoned." NIV 21 The sight was so terrifying that Moses said, "I am trembling with fear." NIV 21 The sight was so terrifying that Moses said, "I am trembling with fear." NIV 22 But you have come to Mount Zion, to the heavenly Jerusalem, the city of the living God. You have come to thousands upon thousands of angels in joyful assembly, NIV 22 But you have come to Mount Zion, to the heavenly Jerusalem, the city of the living God. You have come to thousands upon thousands of angels in joyful assembly, NIV 23 to the church of the firstborn, whose names are written in heaven. You have come to God, the judge of all men, to the spirits of righteous men made perfect, NIV 23 to the church of the firstborn, whose names are written in heaven. You have come to God, the judge of all men, to the spirits of righteous men made perfect, NIV 24 to Jesus the mediator of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood that speaks a better word than the blood of Abel. NIV 24 to Jesus the mediator of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood that speaks a better word than the blood of Abel. NIV 25 See to it that you do not refuse him who speaks. If they did not escape when they refused him who warned them on earth, how much less will we, if we turn away from him who warns us from heaven? NIV 25 See to it that you do not refuse him who speaks. If they did not escape when they refused him who warned them on earth, how much less will we, if we turn away from him who warns us from heaven? NIV 26 At that time his voice shook the earth, but now he has promised, "Once more I will shake not only the earth but also the heavens." NIV 26 At that time his voice shook the earth, but now he has promised, "Once more I will shake not only the earth but also the heavens." NIV 27 The words "once more" indicate the removing of what can be shaken--that is, created things--so that what cannot be shaken may remain. NIV 27 The words "once more" indicate the removing of what can be shaken--that is, created things--so that what cannot be shaken may remain. NIV 28 Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe, NIV 28 Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe, NIV 29 for our "God is a consuming fire." NIV 29 for our "God is a consuming fire."