For consider Him who has endured such hostility by sinners against Himself, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.
so Christ also, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time for salvation without reference to sin, to those who eagerly await Him.
And I will wait for the Lord who is hiding His face from the house of Jacob; I will even look eagerly for Him.
Woe to those who go down to Egypt for help
And rely on horses,
And trust in chariots because they are many
And in horsemen because they are very strong,
But they do not look to the Holy One of Israel, nor seek the Lord!
“Turn to Me and be saved, all the ends of the earth;
For I am God, and there is no other.
But as for me, I will watch expectantly for the Lord;
I will wait for the God of my salvation.
My God will hear me.
“I will pour out on the house of David and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the Spirit of grace and of supplication, so that they will look on Me whom they have pierced; and they will mourn for Him, as one mourns for an only son, and they will weep bitterly over Him like the bitter weeping over a firstborn.
The next day he *saw Jesus coming to him and *said, “Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!
For this is the will of My Father, that everyone who beholds the Son and believes in Him will have eternal life, and I Myself will raise him up on the last day.”
Your father Abraham rejoiced to see My day, and he saw it and was glad.”
For our citizenship is in heaven, from which also we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ;
2 Timothy 4:8
in the future there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day; and not only to me, but also to all who have loved His appearing.
looking for the blessed hope and the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus,
1 John 1:1
What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have looked at and touched with our hands, concerning the Word of Life—
keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting anxiously for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal life.
For it was fitting for Him, for whom are all things, and through whom are all things, in bringing many sons to glory, to perfect the author of their salvation through sufferings.
Immediately the boy’s father cried out and said, “I do believe; help my unbelief.”
The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!”
He is the one whom God exalted to His right hand as a Prince and a Savior, to grant repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins.
And how is it that we each hear them in our own language to which we were born?
(for 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.
For by one offering He has perfected for all time those who are sanctified.
1 Corinthians 1:7
so that you are not lacking in any gift, awaiting eagerly the revelation of our Lord Jesus Christ,
For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.
Therefore, when He comes into the world, He says,
“Sacrifice and offering You have not desired,
But a body You have prepared for Me;
From that time Jesus began to show His disciples that He must go to Jerusalem, and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised up on the third day.
“Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem; and the Son of Man will be delivered to the chief priests and scribes, and they will condemn Him to death,
After they had mocked Him, they took the scarlet robe off Him and put His own garments back on Him, and led Him away to crucify Him.
And He was saying, “Abba! Father! All things are possible for You; remove this cup from Me; yet not what I will, but what You will.”
“Now My soul has become troubled; and what shall I say, ‘Father, save Me from this hour’? But for this purpose I came to this hour.
and might reconcile them both in one body to God through the cross, by it having put to death the enmity.
and walk in love, just as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God as a fragrant aroma.
who gave Himself for us to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to purify for Himself a people for His own possession, zealous for good deeds.
1 Peter 2:24
and He Himself bore our sins in His body on the cross, so that we might die to sin and live to righteousness; for by His wounds you were healed.
1 Peter 3:18
For Christ also died for sins once for all, the just for the unjust, so that He might bring us to God, having been put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;
partly by being made a public spectacle through reproaches and tribulations, and partly by becoming sharers with those who were so treated.
and others experienced mockings and scourgings, yes, also chains and imprisonment.
But I am a worm and not a man,
A reproach of men and despised by the people.
You know my reproach and my shame and my dishonor;
All my adversaries are before You.
Thus says the Lord, the Redeemer of Israel and its Holy One,
To the despised One,
To the One abhorred by the nation,
To the Servant of rulers,
“Kings will see and arise,
Princes will also bow down,
Because of the Lord who is faithful, the Holy One of Israel who has chosen You.”
I gave My back to those who strike Me,
And My cheeks to those who pluck out the beard;
I did not cover My face from humiliation and spitting.
He was despised and forsaken of men,
A man of sorrows and acquainted with grief;
And like one from whom men hide their face
He was despised, and we did not esteem Him.
Then they spat in His face and beat Him with their fists; and others slapped Him,
Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the Praetorium and gathered the whole Roman cohort around Him.
And He said to them, “Elijah does first come and restore all things. And yet how is it written of the Son of Man that He will suffer many things and be treated with contempt?
And Herod with his soldiers, after treating Him with contempt and mocking Him, dressed Him in a gorgeous robe and sent Him back to Pilate.
So they went on their way from the presence of the Council, rejoicing that they had been considered worthy to suffer shame for His name.
1 Peter 2:23
and while being reviled, He did not revile in return; while suffering, He uttered no threats, but kept entrusting Himself to Him who judges righteously;
1 Peter 4:14
If you are reviled for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you.
And He is the radiance of His glory and the exact representation of His nature, and upholds all things by the word of His power. When He had made purification of sins, He sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,
Now the main point in what has been said is this: we have such a high priest, who has taken His seat at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens,
A Psalm of David.
The Lord says to my Lord:
“Sit at My right hand
Until I make Your enemies a footstool for Your feet.”
1 Peter 3:22
who is at the right hand of God, having gone into heaven, after angels and authorities and powers had been subjected to Him.
A glorious throne on high from the beginning
Is the place of our sanctuary.
“A disciple is not above his teacher, nor a slave above his master.
Some began to spit at Him, and to blindfold Him, and to beat Him with their fists, and to say to Him, “Prophesy!” And the officers received Him with slaps in the face.
[And the Scripture was fulfilled which says, “And He was numbered with transgressors.”]
Two others also, who were criminals, were being led away to be put to death with Him.
“If the world hates you, you know that it has hated Me before it hated you.
There they crucified Him, and with Him two other men, one on either side, and Jesus in between.
You have not yet resisted to the point of shedding blood in your striving against sin;