Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For the law having a shadow of good things to come, and not the very image of the things, can never with those sacrifices which they offered year by year continually make the comers thereunto perfect.
a copy and shadow of the heavenly things, just as Moses was warned by God when he was about to erect the tabernacle; for, “ See,” He says, “that you make all things according to the pattern which was shown you on the mountain.”
which is a symbol for the present time. Accordingly
both gifts and sacrifices are offered which cannot make the worshiper perfect in conscience,
things which are
a mere shadow of what is to come; but the substance belongs to Christ.
in those sacrifices there is a reminder of sins year by year.
For, on the one hand, there is a setting aside of a former commandment
because of its weakness and uselessness
The Holy Spirit is signifying this, that the way into the holy place has not yet been disclosed while the outer tabernacle is still standing,
For by one offering He has
perfected for all time those who are sanctified.