It is impossible to please God without faith. Anyone who wants to come to him must believe that God exists and that he rewards those who sincerely seek him.
Let us hold tightly without wavering to the hope we affirm, for God can be trusted to keep his promise.
“This is the new covenant I will make with my people on that day, says the Lord: I will put my laws in their hearts…, I will never again remember their sins and lawless deeds.”
Christ was offered once for all time as a sacrifice to take away the sins of many people. He will come again, not to deal with our sins, but to bring salvation to all who are eagerly waiting for him.
“Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God, the Almighty—the one who always was, who is, and who is still to come.”
By these regulations the Holy Spirit revealed that the entrance to the Most Holy Place was not freely open as long as the Tabernacle and the system it represented were still in use.
Here is the main point: We have a High Priest who sat down in the place of honor beside the throne of the majestic God in heaven.
So we must listen very carefully to the truth we have heard, or we may drift away from it.