28 so (A)Christ was (B)offered once to bear the sins (C)of many. To those who (D)eagerly wait for Him He will appear a second time, apart from sin, for salvation.

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28 so Christ also, having been (A)offered once to (B)bear the sins of many, will appear (C)a second time for (D)salvation (E)without reference to sin, to those who (F)eagerly await Him.

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28 so Christ, having been offered once and once for all to bear [as a burden] [a]the sins of many, will appear a second time [when he returns to earth], not to deal with sin, but to bring salvation to those who are eagerly and confidently waiting for Him.

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  1. Hebrews 9:28 See Is 53:10-12.

28 so Christ was sacrificed once(A) to take away the sins of many; and he will appear a second time,(B) not to bear sin,(C) but to bring salvation(D) to those who are waiting for him.(E)

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28 So Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many; and unto them that look for him shall he appear the second time without sin unto salvation.

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The Good Confession

11 But you, O man of God, flee these things and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, gentleness.

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11 But (A)flee from these things, you (B)man of God, and pursue righteousness, godliness, (C)faith, (D)love, [a]perseverance, and gentleness.

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  1. 1 Timothy 6:11 Or steadfastness

11 But as for you, [a]O man of God, flee from these things; aim at and pursue righteousness [true goodness, moral conformity to the character of God], godliness [the fear of God], faith, love, steadfastness, and gentleness.(A)

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  1. 1 Timothy 6:11 An OT title referring to a man who officially spoke to God. In the NT this title is used only in reference to Timothy.

Final Charge to Timothy

11 But you, man of God,(A) flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness,(B) faith, love,(C) endurance and gentleness.

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11 But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

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Vision of the Son of Man

I, John, [a]both your brother and (A)companion in the tribulation and (B)kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was on the island that is called Patmos for the word of God and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.

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  1. Revelation 1:9 NU, M omit both

The Patmos Vision

(A)I, John, your (B)brother and (C)fellow participant in the tribulation and (D)kingdom and [a](E)perseverance in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos (F)because of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus.

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  1. Revelation 1:9 Or steadfastness

The Patmos Vision

I, John, your brother and companion in the [a]tribulation and kingdom and patient endurance which are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos, [exiled there] because of [my preaching of] the word of God [regarding eternal salvation] and the testimony of Jesus Christ.

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  1. Revelation 1:9 I.e. persecution because of one’s faith.

John’s Vision of Christ

I, John,(A) your brother and companion in the suffering(B) and kingdom(C) and patient endurance(D) that are ours in Jesus, was on the island of Patmos because of the word of God(E) and the testimony of Jesus.(F)

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I John, who also am your brother, and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle that is called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.

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12 that you do not become [a]sluggish, but imitate those who through faith and patience (A)inherit the promises.

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  1. Hebrews 6:12 lazy

12 so that you will not be sluggish, but (A)imitators of those who through (B)faith and endurance (C)inherit the promises.

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12 so that you will not be [spiritually] sluggish, but [will instead be] imitators of those who through faith [lean on God with absolute trust and confidence in Him and in His power] and by patient endurance [even when suffering] are [now] inheriting the promises.

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12 We do not want you to become lazy, but to imitate(A) those who through faith and patience(B) inherit what has been promised.(C)

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12 That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

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The Race of Faith

12 Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, (A)let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and (B)let us run (C)with endurance the race that is set before us,

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