Hebrews 6

1 Hence, having left the word of the beginning principles of Christ, we should carry on to our maturity; not putting down again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith upon God, 2 of the teaching of immersions* {Or: O. T. ceremonial washings} and of the laying on of hands and of the resurrection of the dead and of everlasting judgment. 3 And we might do this, if indeed* God permits. 4 For* it is impossible, those who were once enlightened and tasted of the heavenly gift and become partakers of the Holy Spirit 5 and tasted the good word of God and the powers of the future world 6 and then having fallen away, it is impossible to renew them again to repentance, because they are again crucifying for themselves the Son of God and disgracing him. 7 For* the soil, which drank the rainfall, while coming upon her often, and is bearing forth vegetation fit for those because of whom it is also cultivated, receives blessing from God. 8 But while it is bringing forth thorns and thistles, it is unapproved and near to a curse; whose end is *for burning. 9 But, beloved, we have confidence of the better things concerning you* and better things holding salvation, even if we speak so. 10 For* God is not unrighteous to forget your* work and the labor of the love* which you* showed toward his name, having served the holy-ones and still serving them. 11 But we are desiring each of you* to show the same diligence to the full assurance of hope till the end; 12 in order that you* should not become sluggish, but imitators of those who are inheriting the promises through faith and patience.
13 For* after God promised to Abraham, since he was holding no one greater to swear according to, he had sworn according to himself, 14 saying, Absolutely in blessing, I will bless you and in multiplying, I will multiply you. {Gen 22:17} 15 And thus Abraham, having had patience, obtained the promise. 16 For* indeed, men swear according to the greater and the oath made *for confirmation is an end in every dispute of theirs. 17 In which God, planning to show even-more to the heirs of the promise the unchangeable will of his plan, intermediated this with an oath; 18 in order that through two unchangeable matters, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have a strong encouragement, having fled for refuge to take-hold of the hope that lays before us. 19 This hope which we have as an anchor of the soul, is both secure and steadfast and entering into the inner side of the curtain; 20 where a forerunner Jesus entered on our behalf, when he became a high-priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek.

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