After he said this, he was taken up(A) before their very eyes, and a cloud hid him from their sight.

10 They were looking intently up into the sky as he was going, when suddenly two men dressed in white(B) stood beside them. 11 “Men of Galilee,”(C) they said, “why do you stand here looking into the sky? This same Jesus, who has been taken from you into heaven, will come back(D) in the same way you have seen him go into heaven.”

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If you declare(A) with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,”(B) and believe(C) in your heart that God raised him from the dead,(D) you will be saved.(E) 10 For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved. 11 As Scripture says, “Anyone who believes in him will never be put to shame.”[a](F) 12 For there is no difference between Jew and Gentile(G)—the same Lord is Lord of all(H) and richly blesses all who call on him, 13 for, “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord(I) will be saved.”[b](J)

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 10:11 Isaiah 28:16 (see Septuagint)
  2. Romans 10:13 Joel 2:32

17 For this reason he had to be made like them,[a](A) fully human in every way, in order that he might become a merciful(B) and faithful high priest(C) in service to God,(D) and that he might make atonement for the sins of the people.(E)

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  1. Hebrews 2:17 Or like his brothers

18 Because he himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted.(A)

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Jesus the Great High Priest

14 Therefore, since we have a great high priest(A) who has ascended into heaven,[a](B) Jesus the Son of God,(C) let us hold firmly to the faith we profess.(D) 15 For we do not have a high priest(E) who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are(F)—yet he did not sin.(G) 16 Let us then approach(H) God’s throne of grace with confidence,(I) so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.

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  1. Hebrews 4:14 Greek has gone through the heavens

25 Therefore he is able to save(A) completely[a] those who come to God(B) through him, because he always lives to intercede for them.(C)

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  1. Hebrews 7:25 Or forever

24 For Christ did not enter a sanctuary made with human hands that was only a copy of the true one;(A) he entered heaven itself,(B) now to appear for us in God’s presence.(C)

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My dear children,(A) I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have an advocate(B) with the Father—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One.

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He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins,(A) and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world.(B)

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34 Who then is the one who condemns?(A) No one. Christ Jesus who died(B)—more than that, who was raised to life(C)—is at the right hand of God(D) and is also interceding for us.(E)

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14 to keep this command without spot or blame(A) until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ,(B)

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15 which God will bring about in his own time(A)—God, the blessed(B) and only Ruler,(C) the King of kings and Lord of lords,(D)

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