Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
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?
Is the Law then contrary to the promises of God?
May it never be! For if a law had been given which was able to impart life, then righteousness would indeed have been based on law.
“Now not with you alone am I
making this covenant and this oath,