Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
the Law made nothing perfect), and on the other hand there is a bringing in of a better hope, through which we draw near to God.
But now He has obtained a more excellent ministry, by as much as He is also the
mediator of a better covenant, which has been enacted on better promises.
Therefore it was necessary for the
copies of the things in the heavens to be cleansed with these, but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.
and to Jesus, the
mediator of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood, which speaks better than the blood of Abel.
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,
Every priest stands daily ministering and
offering time after time the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins;
whom God displayed publicly as
a propitiation in His blood through faith. This was to demonstrate His righteousness, because in the forbearance of God He passed over the sins previously committed;
days are coming,’ declares the Lord, ‘when I will fulfill the good word which I have spoken concerning the house of Israel and the house of Judah.