HCSBHolman Christian Standard Bible
19Therefore, brothers, since we have boldness to enter the sanctuary through the blood of Jesus, # Eph 2:18; Heb 9:25 20by a new and living way He has opened for us through the curtain (that is, His flesh # Jn 10:9; Heb 9:3,8), 21and since we have a great high priest over the house of God, # Heb 2:17; 4:14 22let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed in pure water. # Ezk 36:25; Heb 9:14 23Let us hold on to the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful. # 1Co 1:9; Heb 3:6 24And let us be concerned about one another in order to promote love and good works, 25not staying away from our worship meetings, as some habitually do, but encouraging each other, # Ac 2:42; Rm 13:11; Heb 3:13 and all the more as you see the day drawing near.
Warning against Deliberate Sin
26For if we deliberately sin after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins, # Nm 15:30; Dt 17:12; Heb 6:4; 2Pt 2:20-21; 1Jn 5:16
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