For the Law which has a shadow of good things to come, not the very image of the things, appearing year by year with the same sacrifices, which they offer continually, they are never able to perfect those drawing near.
who serve the example and shadow of heavenly things, as Moses was warned of God when he was about to make the tabernacle. For, He says "See that you make all things according to the pattern shown to you in the mountain."
But when Christ had become a high priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this building
Therefore it was necessary that the patterns of things in the heavens should be purified with these, but the heavenly things themselves were purified with better sacrifices than these.
For truly there is a putting away of the commandment which went before, because of the weakness and unprofitableness of it.
the Holy Spirit signifying by this that the way into the Holiest of all was not yet made manifest while the first tabernacle was still standing.
Nor yet that He should offer Himself often, even as the high priest enters into the Holy of Holies every year with the blood of others
But in those sacrifices there is a remembrance again of sins every year.
And indeed every priest stands daily ministering and offering often the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins.