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The Messiah’s Work in the Heavenly Sanctuary

23 That’s why it was necessary for the copies of the heavenly objects to be purified in this way, while the heavenly things themselves require better sacrifices than these. 24 For the Messiah did not enter into a sanctuary made by human hands, the copy and pattern of the heavenly one, but into the heavenly one itself, where he now appears in God’s presence on our behalf.

25 Nor did he intend to offer himself over and over again, in the same way as the high priest goes into the sanctuary year after year with blood that isn’t his own.

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Scripture quotations from The New Testament for Everyone are copyright © Nicholas Thomas Wright 2011.

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