(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.
and through Him everyone who believes is freed from all things, from which you could not be freed through the Law of Moses.
Therefore let us draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.
which is a symbol for the present time. Accordingly both gifts and sacrifices are offered which cannot make the worshiper perfect in conscience,
For what the Law could not do, weak as it was through the flesh, God did: sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and as an offering for sin, He condemned sin in the flesh,
nevertheless knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the Law but through faith in Christ Jesus, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the Law; since by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified.
so that by two unchangeable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have taken refuge would have strong encouragement to take hold of the hope set before us.
For the Law, since it has only a shadow of the good things to come and not the very form of things, can never, by the same sacrifices which they offer continually year by year, make perfect those who draw near.
But as for me, the nearness of God is my good; I have made the Lord God my refuge, That I may tell of all Your works.
For the Law was given through Moses; grace and truth were realized through Jesus Christ.
Jesus *said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.
because by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified in His sight; for through the Law comes the knowledge of sin.
through whom also we have obtained our introduction by faith into this grace in which we stand; and we exult in hope of the glory of God.
Therefore the Law has become our tutor to lead us to Christ, so that we may be justified by faith.
But now in Christ Jesus you who formerly were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ.
in whom we have boldness and confident access through faith in Him.
to whom God willed to make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus according to the commandment of God our Savior, and of Christ Jesus, who is our hope,
Now if perfection was through the Levitical priesthood (for on the basis of it the people received the Law), what further need was there for another priest to arise according to the order of Melchizedek, and not be designated according to the order of Aaron?
Therefore He is able also to save forever those who draw near to God through Him, since He always lives to make intercession for them.
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, brethren, since we have confidence to enter the holy place by the blood of Jesus,
because God had provided something better for us, so that apart from us they would not be made perfect.