16 Do you not know that (A)to whom you present yourselves slaves to obey, you are that one’s slaves whom you obey, whether of sin leading to death, or of obedience leading to righteousness? 17 But God be thanked that though you were slaves of sin, yet you obeyed from the heart (B)that form of doctrine to which you were [a]delivered. 18 And (C)having been set free from sin, you became slaves of righteousness. 19 I speak in human terms because of the weakness of your flesh. For just as you presented your members as slaves of uncleanness, and of lawlessness leading to more lawlessness, so now present your members as slaves of righteousness [b]for holiness.

20 For when you were (D)slaves of sin, you were free in regard to righteousness. 21 (E)What fruit did you have then in the things of which you are now ashamed? For (F)the end of those things is death.

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  1. Romans 6:17 entrusted
  2. Romans 6:19 unto sanctification

23 For (A)the wages of sin is death, but (B)the [a]gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

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  1. Romans 6:23 free gift

Free from Indwelling Sin

There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, (A)who[a] do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.

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  1. Romans 8:1 NU omits the rest of v. 1.

18 “The(A) Spirit of the Lord is upon Me,
Because He has anointed Me
To preach the gospel to the poor;
He has sent Me [a]to heal the brokenhearted,
To proclaim liberty to the captives
And recovery of sight to the blind,
To (B)set at liberty those who are [b]oppressed;

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  1. Luke 4:18 NU omits to heal the brokenhearted
  2. Luke 4:18 downtrodden

12 And (A)forgive us our debts,
As we forgive our debtors.

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If we (A)confess our sins, He is (B)faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to (C)cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

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who, in the days of His flesh, when He had (A)offered up prayers and supplications, (B)with vehement cries and tears to Him (C)who was able to save Him from death, and was heard (D)because of His godly fear,

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The Earthly Sanctuary(A)

Then indeed, even the first covenant had ordinances of divine service and (B)the earthly sanctuary. For a tabernacle was prepared: the first part, in which was the lampstand, the table, and the showbread, which is called the [a]sanctuary; (C)and behind the second veil, the part of the tabernacle which is called the Holiest of All, which had the (D)golden censer and (E)the ark of the covenant overlaid on all sides with gold, in which were (F)the golden pot that had the manna, (G)Aaron’s rod that budded, and (H)the tablets of the covenant; and (I)above it were the cherubim of glory overshadowing the mercy seat. Of these things we cannot now speak in detail.

Limitations of the Earthly Service

Now when these things had been thus prepared, (J)the priests always went into the first part of the tabernacle, performing the services. But into the second part the high priest went alone (K)once a year, not without blood, which he offered for (L)himself and for the people’s sins committed in ignorance; the Holy Spirit indicating this, that (M)the way into the Holiest of All was not yet made manifest while the first tabernacle was still standing. It was symbolic for the present time in which both gifts and sacrifices are offered (N)which cannot make him who performed the service perfect in regard to the conscience— 10 concerned only with (O)foods and drinks, (P)various [b]washings, (Q)and fleshly ordinances imposed until the time of reformation.

The Heavenly Sanctuary

11 But Christ came as High Priest of (R)the good things [c]to come, with the greater and more perfect tabernacle not made with hands, that is, not of this creation. 12 Not (S)with the blood of goats and calves, but (T)with His own blood He entered the Most Holy Place (U)once for all, (V)having obtained eternal redemption. 13 For if (W)the blood of bulls and goats and (X)the ashes of a heifer, sprinkling the unclean, [d]sanctifies for the [e]purifying of the flesh, 14 how much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without [f]spot to God, (Y)cleanse your conscience from (Z)dead works (AA)to serve the living God?

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  1. Hebrews 9:2 holy place, lit. holies
  2. Hebrews 9:10 Lit. baptisms
  3. Hebrews 9:11 NU that have come
  4. Hebrews 9:13 sets apart
  5. Hebrews 9:13 cleansing
  6. Hebrews 9:14 blemish

44 (A)And being in agony, He prayed more earnestly. Then His sweat became like great drops of blood falling down to the ground.

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18 knowing that you were not redeemed with [a]corruptible things, like silver or gold, from your aimless conduct received by tradition from your fathers,

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  1. 1 Peter 1:18 perishable

(A)In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to (B)the riches of His grace

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14 (A)in whom we have redemption [a]through His blood, the forgiveness of sins.

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  1. Colossians 1:14 NU, M omit through His blood