Made Perfect Forever, Hebrews 7:11-28
Heb 7:11 NASB - Now if perfection was through the Levitical priesthood (for on the basis of it the people received the Law), what further need [was there] for another priest to arise according to the order of Melchizedek, and not be designated according to the order of Aaron?
- Exo 29:9 NASB - "… and they shall have the priesthood by a perpetual statute. So you shall ordain Aaron and his sons.”
Heb 7:12 NASB - For when the priesthood is changed, of necessity there takes place a change of law also.
Heb 7:19 NASB - (for the Law made nothing perfect), and on the other hand there is a bringing in of a better hope, through which we draw near to God.
- Mat 5:17-18 NASB - "Do not think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish but to fulfill. "For truly I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not the smallest letter or stroke shall pass from the Law until all is accomplished.
Heb 7:22 NASB - so much the more also Jesus has become the guarantee of a better covenant.
- Jhn 19:30 NASB - Therefore when Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, "It is finished!" And He bowed His head and gave up His spirit.
- Jeremiah 31:31-33 NASB - "Behold, days are coming," declares the LORD, "when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah, not like the covenant which I made with their fathers in the day I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt, My covenant which they broke, although I was a husband to them," declares the LORD. "But this is the covenant which I will make with the house of Israel after those days," declares the LORD, "I will put My law within them and on their heart I will write it; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people.