Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

It was therefore necessary that the patterns of things in the heavens should be purified with these; but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.

Bible References

The patterns

Hebrews 9:9
which is a symbol of the present age, where gifts and sacrifices are offered that are incapable, concerning the conscience, of making the worshipper perfect;
Hebrews 8:5
who serve a copy and shadow of the heavenly things, even as Moses was warned by God when he was about to make the tabernacle, for he said, "See, you shall make everything according to the pattern that was shown to you on the mountain."
Hebrews 10:1
For the law, having a shadow of the good to come, not the very image of the things, can never with the same sacrifices year by year, which they offer continually, make perfect those who draw near.
Colossians 2:17
which are a shadow of the things to come; but the body is Christ's.

The heavenly

Hebrews 9:11
But Christ having come as a high priest of the coming good things, through the greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this creation,
Hebrews 10:4
For it is impossible that the blood of bulls and goats should take away sins.
Luke 24:26
Didn't the Christ have to suffer these things and to enter into his glory?"
John 14:3
If I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and will receive you to myself; that where I am, you may be there also.
1 Peter 1:19
but with precious blood, as of a faultless and pure lamb, the blood of Christ;
Revelation 5:9
They sang a new song, saying, "You are worthy to take the book, and to open its seals: for you were killed, and bought us for God with your blood, out of every tribe, language, people, and nation,

General references

Leviticus 9:9
The sons of Aaron presented the blood to him; and he dipped his finger in the blood, and put it on the horns of the altar, and poured out the blood at the base of the altar:
Leviticus 16:18
"He shall go out to the altar that is before Yahweh and make atonement for it, and shall take some of the bull's blood, and some of the goat's blood, and put it around on the horns of the altar.
Numbers 19:6
and the priest shall take cedar wood, and hyssop, and scarlet, and cast it into the midst of the burning of the heifer.
Deuteronomy 5:2
Yahweh our God made a covenant with us in Horeb.
Luke 24:26
Didn't the Christ have to suffer these things and to enter into his glory?"