24 and let’s consider how (A)to [a]encourage one another in love and (B)good deeds, 25 not abandoning our own (C)meeting together, as is the habit of some people, but (D)encouraging one another; and all the more as you see (E)the day drawing near.

Christ or Judgment

26 For if we go on (F)sinning willfully after receiving (G)the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins, 27 but a terrifying expectation of (H)judgment and (I)the fury of a fire which will consume the adversaries. 28 (J)Anyone who has ignored the Law of Moses is put to death without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses. 29 (K)How much more severe punishment do you think he will deserve (L)who has trampled underfoot the Son of God, and has regarded as unclean (M)the blood of the covenant (N)by which he was sanctified, and has (O)insulted the Spirit of grace? 30 For we know Him who said, “(P)Vengeance is Mine, I will repay.” And again, “(Q)The Lord will judge His people.” 31 It is a (R)terrifying thing to fall into the hands of the (S)living God.

32 But remember (T)the former days, [b]when, after being (U)enlightened, you endured a great (V)conflict of sufferings, 33 partly by being (W)made a public spectacle through insults and distress, and partly by becoming [c](X)companions with those who were so treated. 34 For you (Y)showed sympathy to the prisoners and accepted (Z)joyfully the seizure of your property, knowing that you have for yourselves (AA)a better and lasting possession. 35 Therefore, do not throw away your (AB)confidence, which has a great (AC)reward. 36 For you have need of (AD)endurance, so that when you have (AE)done the will of God, you may (AF)receive [d]what was promised.

37 (AG)For yet in a very little while,
(AH)He who is coming will come, and will not delay.
38 (AI)But My righteous one will live by faith;
And if he shrinks back, My soul has no pleasure in him.

39 But [e]we are not among those who shrink back to destruction, but of those who have faith for the safekeeping of the soul.

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  1. Hebrews 10:24 Or stir up
  2. Hebrews 10:32 Lit in which
  3. Hebrews 10:33 Or partners
  4. Hebrews 10:36 Lit the promise
  5. Hebrews 10:39 Lit we are not of shrinking back...but of faith

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