Hebrews 10: 1-11 Analysis

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Hebrews 10 is an expiration accredited to Paul as the author. Harold Attridge of the University of Notre Dame begins his discussion of Paul saying there were many diverse forms that made up early interaction between Christians and Jews (Attridge, 1986). While many analysts consider Hebrews 8:1- 10:18 one literary unit, others such as Albert Vanhoye breaks the passages into three parts; 7:1-28; 8:1-9:28; and 10:1-18 (Attridge, 1986). For the purpose of this essay Hebrews 10:1-18 will be discussed.
“The law is only a shadow of the good things that are coming—not the realities themselves” (Hebrews 10:1, NIV). Paul’s message Was in direct conflict with Jewish laws for sacrifice. As a trailblazer for what would be Christianity Paul addressed sacrifice
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Jesus’ promise exists through the ages so as we may draw nearer to God through him, in the spirit of sacrifice rather than the burnt offerings of priests (Peterson, D. 1985). To offer, whether it be of law or nature, heart or mind what was once reserved for the sacrificial priests has become a covenant between Christ and those whom believe he died on the cross that we might live free of our sinful nature. the nature and role of the interpreter in this passage is to follow the essence of the true miracle of Christ’s death and resurrection over the centuries and into modern day believers. May all who interpret Hebrews 10:1-18 be of glad heart in that the Savior’s covenant live through Paul’s words, “ And where these have been forgiven, sacrifice for sin is no longer necessary” (Hebrews 10:18). Now, in the days of “Lives Matter”, leaders of the Christian community should resolve to all lives mattering and the end of sacrifices by Christ’s children. Eleven officers and two black men have become societies’ sacrificial lamb. In 60AD Paul proclaimed the good news of Christ’s Covenant that sacrifice and offerings live in the hearts and minds of the believer. Christian society has earned the right to live blood

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