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Hebrews 12:14-29

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."