Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For the law made nothing perfect, but the bringing in of a better hope did; by the which we draw nigh unto God.
The bringing in
The bringing in
So the Law has been our attendant on our way to Christ, so that we might be made upright through faith.
so that by these two unalterable things, which make it impossible for God to break his promise, we who have taken refuge with him may be greatly encouraged to seize upon the hope that is offered to us.
But, as it is, the priestly service to which Christ has been appointed is as much better than the old as the agreement established by him and the promises on which it is based are superior to the former ones.
for God had resolved upon something still better for us, that they might not reach the fulfilment of their hopes except with us.
For though it was impossible for the Law to do it, hampered as it was by our physical limitations, God, by sending his own Son in our sinful physical form, as a sin-offering, put his condemnation upon sin through his physical nature,
to whom God has chosen to make known among the heathen how glorious this mystery of Christ in you, the promise of glorification, really is.
1 Timothy 1:1
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by order of God our Savior and of Jesus Christ our hope,
So let us come with courage to God's throne of grace to receive his forgiveness and find him responsive when we need his help.
Since then, brothers, we have free access to the sanctuary through the blood of Jesus,
Jesus said to him, "I am Way and Truth and Life. No one can come to the Father except through me.
by whom we have been introduced through faith to the favor of God that we now enjoy, and let us glory in our hope of sharing the glory of God.
But now through your union with Christ Jesus you who were once far away have through the blood of Christ been brought near.
Through union with him and through faith in him, we have courage to approach God with confidence.