This explanation of this difficult passage helped me so much! I’m grateful to the Lord for this ministry of His Word.
For if we sin willfully after we have received the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins, but a certain fearful expectation of judgment, and fiery indignation which will devour the adversaries. Anyone who has rejected Moses’ law died without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses. Of how much worse punishment, do you suppose, will he be thought worthy who has trampled the Son of God underfoot, counted the blood of the covenant by which he was sanctified a common thing, and insulted the Spirit of grace? For we know Him who said, “Vengeance is mine,” says the LORD. And again, “The LORD will judge His people.” It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God. (NKJV)
We have written that the warnings of Hebrews are connected and cumulative and that…
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