During the days of Jesus’ life on earth, he offered up prayers and petitions with fervent cries and tears to the one who could save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission. Son though he was, he learned obedience from what he suffered. … For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who
When Christ came as high priest of the good things that are already here, he went through the greater and more perfect tabernacle that is not manmade, that is to say, not a part of this creation. He did not enter by means of the blood of goats and calves; but he entered the Most Holy Place once for all by his own blood, having obtained eternal redemption.
For there is one God and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all men.
He will live with them. They will be his people, and God himself will be with them and be their God. … I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith.
All have turned away, all have become corrupt; there is no one who does good, not even one. … There is no one righteous, not even one.
He redeemed us in order that the blessing given to Abraham might come to the Gentiles through Christ Jesus, so that by faith we might receive the promise of the Spirit. … Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult, but with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing. … Save your people and bless your inheritance; be their shepherd and
But God made the earth by his power; he founded the world by his wisdom and stretched out the heavens by his understanding. … But God found fault with the people. … But God knows your hearts. … But God tests our hearts. … But God disciplines us for our good, in order that we may share in his holiness.
Scripture foresaw that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, and announced the gospel in advance to Abraham: “All nations will be blessed through you.” So those who rely on faith are blessed along with Abraham, the man of faith.
I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me—the task of testifying to the good news of God’s grace.
If you are led by the Spirit … the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. … Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit. … For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.