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Hebrews 10 Commentary


Please choose a passage to read our commentary:

Hebrews 10:1-4

The law is not sufficient and animal blood doesn’t completely atone for sin. They served as ongoing reminders of sin.

Hebrews 10:5-7

Jesus came to earth to fulfill God’s will, which was to make a once-and-for-all sacrifice for sin. It was necessary that He come into the world because the Levitical sacrifices were insufficient.

Hebrews 10:8-10

Jesus fulfilled God’s will. He died on the cross and was resurrected, being the ultimate, once-and-for-all sacrifice. In doing so He established a new covenant.

Hebrews 10:11-14

Earthly priests make animal sacrifices again and again, yet they cannot take away sins. Christ, in one sacrifice, covered sins forever. Christ now sits on a throne at the right hand of God, His work of atonement is complete.

Hebrews 10:15-18

In this New Covenant under Christ, the law of God is in our hearts and minds, and our sins have been forgiven and forgotten.

Hebrews 10:19-22

We are empowered to live the new resurrected life of Christ through entering God’s presence. Christ is our priest, and He makes our hearts clean and pure by faith.

Hebrews 10:23-25

We should be fully committed to confess our hope in God. We should love and do good for our fellow believers. We should meet with and encourage one another to do this, because the day of judgement approaches.

Hebrews 10:26-31

If we abandon our faith and choose to live sinfully, we will get a negative reward. We will lose inheritance in the future kingdom.

Hebrews 10:32-34

The Hebrews have proven in the past that they are capable of enduring through trials, suffering for Christ’s sake, and remaining faithful.

Hebrews 10:35-39

We can be confident in our hope in Christ, which will be rewarded. We need to endure in our faith, which is the will of God and comes with a reward.