Christ’s Sacrifice Once for All1For since the law has but a a shadow b of the good things to come instead of the true form of these realities c it can never, by the same sacrifices that are continually offered every year, make perfect those who draw near. 2Otherwise, would they not have ceased to be offered, since the worshipers, having once been cleansed, would no longer have any consciousness of sins? 3But d in these sacrifices e there is a reminder of sins every year. 4For f it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins. 5Consequently g when Christ ▼
▼Greek hecame into the world, he said, i “Sacrifices and offerings you have not desired,
but a body have you prepared for me;
6in burnt offerings and sin offerings
you have taken no pleasure.
7Then I said, ‘Behold, I have come to do your will, O God,
as it is written of me in the scroll of the book.’”
8When he said above, “You have neither desired nor taken pleasure in j sacrifices and offerings and burnt offerings and sin offerings” (these are offered according to the law), 9then he added k “Behold, I have come to do your will.” He does away with the first in order to establish the second. 10And by that will l we have been sanctified through the offering of m the body of Jesus Christ n once for all.
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