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consecrated for us, "through the veil, that is to say, his flesh;
21 And having an High Priest over the Whouse of God;
22 * Let us draw near with a y true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled a from an evil conscience, and our bodies b washed with pure water.
23 Let us hold fast the profession of our faith? without wavering ; (for d he is faithful that promised ;)
24 And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works :
25 Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhort
6 new inade. A. V. ? hope. Wi. Co. Ma. Cr. Bi. Gen. Rh. Ham. Dod. We. Pų.
xiy. 6: Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life : no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. HEB. ix. 8. u Heb. ix. 3.
See on Heb. iii. 1. w See on Rom. viii. 9.
* Heb. iv. 16: Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.
y Ps. li. 6: Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts.
2 Eph. iii. 12: In whom we have boldness and access with confidence by the faith of him. JAMES, i. 6: Let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. 1 John, iii. 21 : If our heart condemn us not, then have we confidence towards God.
a Heb. ix. 14.
6 EZEK. xxxvi. 25 : Then will. I sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be clean. 2 Cor. vii. 1: Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the Aesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
See on Mat. xxiv. 13. d Heb. xi. 1). See on 1 Cox, i. 9. e See on Eph. ii. 10.
JUDE, 19 : These be they who separate themselves, sensual, having not the Spirit. See on Acts, ii. 42, 46.
ing one another : and 5 so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.
26 For bif we sin wilfully i after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins,
27 But a certain fearful looking for of judgment and k fiery indignation, which shall ' devour the adversaries.
28 'He that despised 10 Moses' law died without mercy m under two or three witnesses :
29 " Of how much sorer'l punishment, suppose ye, shall he be thought worthy, who hath trodden under foot the Son of God, and hath counted the blood of the covenant, wherewith he was 12 sanctified, an unholy thing, P and hath done despite 13 unto the Spirit of grace ?
8 there is not another sacrifice left still to be offered. Wh. 9 ready to. Ham. 10 who rejected. Pu. 11 worse. Pu. 12 he hath been. Ham. 13 done dishonour to. Co. Ma. Cr. hath reproached. Ham. railed at. Pu.
& See on 1 Cor. vii. 29.
See on LUKE, xi. 26. * See on 2 Thes. i. 8.
"HEB. ii. 2 : For if the word spoken by angels was stedfast, and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompence of reward.
m See on Mat. xviii. 16.
1 Heb. ii. 3: How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him? do, xii. 25 : See that ye refuse not him that speaketh. For if they escaped not who refused him that spake on earth, much more shall not we escape, if we turn away from him that speaketh from heaven
• Zec. ix. 11: As for thee also, by the blood of thy covenant I have sent forth thy prisoners out of the pit. 1 Cor. xi. 29: He that eateth and drinketh unworthily, eateth and drinketh damnation to himself, not discerning the Lord's body. HKB. xli, 20: Through the blood of the everlasting covenant.
p Mar. xii. 31, 32 : Wherefore I say unto you, All manner of sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven unto men : but the blasphemy against the Holy Ghost shall not be forgiven unto
30 For we know him that hath said, 4 Vengeance belongeth unto me, I will recompense, saith the Lord. And again, "The Lord shall judge 14 his people.
31 It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.
32 But *call to remembrance the former days, in which, " after ye were illuminated, ye endured a 'great fight of afflictions ;15
33 Partly, whilst ye were made a "gazingstock both by reproaches and afflictions ; and partly, whilst ye became * companions of them that were so used.
34 For ye had compassion of me in my bonds, 16 and took ? joyfully the spoiling of your
14 judge for. Pu. 15 much contest of sufferings. Pu. 16 those in bonds. Wh.
men. And whosoever speaketh a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him : but whosoever speaketh against the Holy Ghost, it shall not be forgiven him, neither in this world, neither in the world to come. Eph. iv. 30: And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption. 9 See on Rom. xii. 19.
Deut. xxxii. 36 : The LORD shall judge his people, and repent himself for his servants. Ps. 1. 4: He shall call to the heavens froni above, and to the earth, that he may judge his people. do. cxxxv. 14: For the LORD will judge his people, and he will repent himself concerning his servants.
See on 2 Cor. v. 11. + See on Gal. iii. 4.
u Heb. vi. 4: It is impossible for those who were once enlightened.
See on Phi. i. 29, 30. w 1 Cor. iv. 9: We are made a spectacle unto the world, and to angels, and to men.
x 1 Thes. ii. 14: For ye, brethren, became followers of the churches of God which in Judæa are in Christ Jesus : for ye also have suffered like things of your own countrymen, even as they have of the Jews. See on Phi. i. 7.
y See on Acts, ix. 16. ? See on Acts, v. 41.
goods, knowing in yourselves that ye haye ain heaven a better and an enduring substance.
35 Cast not away therefore your confidence, which hath great recompence of reward.
36 For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, dye might receive the promise.
37 For yet a little while, and he that shall come will come, and will not tarry.
38 Now the 8 just shall live by faith : but if any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him.
39 But we are not of them who draw back
i knowing that ye have in yourselves, or for yourselves. A. V. a MAT. xix. 21 : If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven. See on Mat. vi. 20.
b Mat. v. 12: Rejoice, and be exceeding glad : for great is your reward in heaven. do. x. 32 : Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven. Heb. xi. 6, 26 : [God] is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him-[Moses] had respect unto the recompence of the reward.
CGAL. vi. 9 : And let us not be weary in well doing : for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not. See on Rom. xii. 12.
a Heb. ix. 15. Col. iii. 24: Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance : for ye serve the Lord Christ. I Per. i. 9: Receiving the end of your faith, even the salvation of your souls. e See on 1 Cor. vii. 29.
HAB. ii. 3,4: The vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie : though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry. Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.
See on Rom. i. 17.
Ver. 26. 2 Pet. ii. 20, 21 : For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they are again entangled therein, and overcome, the latter end is worse with them than the beginning. For it bad been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered into them.
unto perdition ; but of them that i believe to the saving of the soul.
| CHAP. XI. 1 What faith is : 6 without faith we cannot please God: 7 the worthy
fruits thereof in the fathers of old time. NOW faith is the substance la of things hoped for, the evidence 2 of things not seen.
2 For by it the elders 3 b obtained a good report.
3 Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear.
4 By faith - Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testify
I confident expectation. Ham. Dod. assurance. Wh. ground, or confidence. A. V. ? certainty. Co. Ma, Cr. proof. Pu. 3 ancients. Br.
i Acts, xvi. 30,31: And brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved ? And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house. 1 Thes. v. 9: God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Thes. ii. 14: Whereunto he called you by our Gospel, to the obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ. HEB. vi. 9: Beloved, we are persuaded better things of you, and things that accompany salvation, though we thus speak.
. CHAP. XI. a 2 Cor. iv. 18 : While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen : for the things which are seen are temporal ; but the things which are not seen are eternal. See on John, xx. 29.
b Ver. 39.
d Gen. iv. 4,5: Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock, and of the fat thereof. And the LORD had respect unto Abel and to his offering: but unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.
+ Lev. ix. 24 : There came a fire out from before the LORD, and consumed upon the altar the burnt offering and the fat : which when all the people saw, they shouted, and fell on their