Hebrews 2:1-4 New International Version (NIV)
Warning to Pay Attention
2 We must pay the most careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away. 2 For since the message spoken through angels was binding, and every violation and disobedience received its just punishment, 3 how shall we escape if we ignore so great a salvation? This salvation, which was first announced by the Lord, was confirmed to us by those who heard him. 4 God also testified to it by signs, wonders and various miracles, and by gifts of the Holy Spirit distributed according to his will.
Hebrews 2:1-4 The Passion Translation (TPT)
A Warning Not to Drift from Truth
2 This is why it is so crucial that we be all the more engaged and attentive to the truths[a] that we have heard so that we do not drift off course. 2 For if the message of the law spoken and confirmed by angels[b] brought a just penalty to every disobedient violation; 3 then how would we expect to escape punishment if we despise the very truths that give us life?[c] The Lord himself was the first to announce these things, and those who heard him firsthand confirmed their accuracy. 4 Then God added his witness to theirs. He validated their ministry with signs, astonishing wonders, all kinds of powerful miracles,[d] and by the gifts of the Holy Spirit,[e] which he distributed as he desired.
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