don't you think then that he deserves a much greater punishment, who hath despised the son of God, and counted the blood of the covenant wherewith be was sanctified, to have been justly shed, thereby offering an indignity to the spirit of grace?
grieve not the holy spirit of God, by whom you are sealed against the day of deliverance:
how shall we escape, if we neglect that salutary doctrine? which was first published by the Lord, and was confirmed to us by those that heard him;
For if the blood of goats and of bulls, and the ashes of an heifer sprinkled on the unclean, can cleanse them from external impurities;
May the God of peace, who has raised from the dead our Lord Jesus (who by the blood of the eternal covenant is become the grand pastor of
wherefore I declare to you, all manner of sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven men; but blaspheming the holy Spirit
Give not that which is holy to the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest these trample them under foot, and those turn upon you and tear you.
for this represents my blood, the blood of the new covenant which is shed for mankind for the remission of sins.
and whoever shall cast a reflection upon the son of man, it shall be forgiven him; but as for him, that shall blaspheme the holy spirit, it shall not be forgiven.
how can you say that I blaspheme, I whom the father hath sanctified, and sent into the world, because I said I am the son of God?
and for their sakes I consecrate myself, that they also might be consecrated by the truth.
stubborn people, whose hearts and ears like the uncircumcised, are always averse to the holy spirit: as your fathers did, so do ye.
the God of peace will soon bruise Satan under your feet. the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. Amen.
so that whosoever eats this bread, and drinks this cup without respect to the Lord, does make a criminal use of the body and blood of the Lord.
for he that eats and drinks in a disrespectful manner, not discriminating the Lord's body, eateth and drinketh to his own punishment.
for he hath subjected all things to him. but when it is said all things are subjected, it is plain that he is to be excepted, who did subject all things to him.
for both he that sanctifieth, and they who are sanctified, are all deriv'd from one: for which cause he is not asham'd to call them brethren, saying,
For it is impossible for those who were once enlightned, and have received the heavenly gifts, communicated by the holy spirit,
Take care that you be not deaf to him that speaketh: for if they did not escape, who disregarded the oracles pronounc'd on earth, much less shall we escape, if we turn away from him that delivered the oracles from heaven: