Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For Christ is not entered into the holy places made with hands, which are the figures of the true; but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us:

The figures

General references

Bible References

The holy

Hebrews 9:11
But Christ appeared as a High Priest of the blessings that are soon to come by means of the greater and more perfect Tent of worship, a tent which has not been built with hands--that is to say does not belong to this material creation--
Mark 14:58
"We have heard him say, 'I will pull down this Sanctuary built by human hands, and three days afterwards I will erect another built without hands.'"
John 2:19
"Demolish this Sanctuary," said Jesus, "and in three days I will rebuild it."

The figures

Hebrews 9:9
And this is a figure--for the time now present--answering to which both gifts and sacrifices are offered, unable though they are to give complete freedom from sin to him who ministers.
Hebrews 8:2
and ministers in the Holy place and in the true tabernacle which not man, but the Lord pitched.

But

Hebrews 1:3
He brightly reflects God's glory and is the exact representation of His being, and upholds the universe by His all-powerful word. After securing man's purification from sin He took His seat at the right hand of the Majesty on high,
Hebrews 6:20
where Jesus has entered as a forerunner on our behalf, having become, like Melchizedek, a High Priest for ever.
Hebrews 7:26
Moreover we needed just such a High Priest as this--holy, guileless, undefiled, far removed from sinful men and exalted above the heavens;
Hebrews 8:2
and ministers in the Holy place and in the true tabernacle which not man, but the Lord pitched.
Hebrews 12:2
simply fixing our gaze upon Jesus, our Prince Leader in the faith, who will also award us the prize. He, for the sake of the joy which lay before Him, patiently endured the cross, looking with contempt upon its shame, and afterwards seated Himself-- where He still sits--at the right hand of the throne of God.
Mark 16:19
So the Lord Jesus after having thus spoken to them was taken up into Heaven, and sat down at the right hand of God.
Luke 24:51
And while He was blessing them, He parted from them and was carried up into Heaven.
John 6:62
"Does this seem incredible to you? What then if you were to see the Son of Man ascending again where He was before?
John 16:28
I came from the Father and have come into the world. Again I am leaving the world and am going to the Father."
Acts 1:9
When He had said this, and while they were looking at Him, He was carried up, and a cloud closing beneath Him hid Him from their sight.
Acts 3:21
Heaven must receive Him until those times of which God has spoken from the earliest ages through the lips of His holy Prophets--the times of the reconstitution of all things.
Ephesians 1:20
when He displayed it in Christ by raising Him from the dead and seating Him at His own right hand in the heavenly realms,
Ephesians 4:8
For this reason Scripture says: "He re-ascended on high, He led captive a host of captives, and gave gifts to men."
Colossians 3:2
Give your minds to the things that are above, not to the things that are on the earth.
1 Peter 3:22
who is at God's right hand, having gone into Heaven, angels and authorities and powers having been made subject to Him.

Appear

Hebrews 7:25
Hence too He is able to save to the uttermost those who come to God through Him, seeing that He ever lives to plead for them.
Romans 8:33
Who shall impeach those whom God has chosen? God declares them free from guilt.
1 John 2:1
Dear children, I write thus to you in order that you may not sin. If any one sins, we have an Advocate with the Father--Jesus Christ the righteous;
Revelation 8:3
And another angel came and stood close to the altar, carrying a censer of gold; and abundance of incense was given to him that he might place it with the prayers of all God's people upon the golden altar which was in front of the throne.

General references

Mark 14:58
"We have heard him say, 'I will pull down this Sanctuary built by human hands, and three days afterwards I will erect another built without hands.'"
Luke 1:10
and the whole multitude of the people were outside praying, at the hour of incense.