Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Wherefore in all things it behoved him to be made like unto his brethren, that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people.
For indeed he who makes holy and those being made holy all have the same origin, and so he is not ashamed to call them brothers and sisters,
but emptied himself by taking on the form of a slave, by looking like other men, and by sharing in human nature.
who is faithful to the one who appointed him, as Moses was also in God's house.
For we do not have a high priest incapable of sympathizing with our weaknesses, but one who has been tempted in every way just as we are, yet without sin.
For every high priest is taken from among the people and appointed to represent them before God, to offer both gifts and sacrifices for sins.
Justice will be like a belt around his waist, integrity will be like a belt around his hips.
But any sin offering from which some of its blood is brought into the Meeting Tent to make atonement in the sanctuary must not be eaten. It must be burned up in the fire.
and he slaughtered it. Moses then took the blood and put it all around on the horns of the altar with his finger and decontaminated the altar, and he poured out the rest of the blood at the base of the altar and so consecrated it to make atonement on it.
2 Chronicles 29:24
Then the priests slaughtered them. They offered their blood as a sin offering on the altar to make atonement for all Israel, because the king had decreed that the burnt sacrifice and sin offering were for all Israel.
and one sheep from each flock of two hundred, from the watered places of Israel, for a grain offering, burnt offering, and peace offering, to make atonement for them, declares the sovereign Lord.
"Seventy weeks have been determined concerning your people and your holy city to put an end to rebellion, to bring sin to completion, to atone for iniquity, to bring in perpetual righteousness, to seal up the prophetic vision, and to anoint a most holy place.
For if while we were enemies we were reconciled to God through the death of his Son, how much more, since we have been reconciled, will we be saved by his life?
2 Corinthians 5:18
And all these things are from God who reconciled us to himself through Christ, and who has given us the ministry of reconciliation.
and to reconcile them both in one body to God through the cross, by which the hostility has been killed.
And you were at one time strangers and enemies in your minds as expressed through your evil deeds,