- Responsive Reading -
1 For the law having a shadow of
good things to come, and not the very
image of the things, can never with
those sacrifices which they offered
year by year continually make the
comers thereunto perfect.
2 For then would they not have
ceased to be offered? because that
the worshippers once purged should
have had no more conscience of sins.
3 But in those sacrifices there is
a remembrance again made of sins every
4 For it is not possible that the
blood of bulls and of goats should
take away sins.
5 Wherefore when he cometh into the
world, he saith, Sacrifice and
offering thou wouldest not, but a
body hast thou prepared me:
6 In burnt offerings and sacrifices
for sin thou hast had no pleasure.
7 Then said I, Lo, I come (in the
volume of the book it is written of
me,) to do thy will, O God.
8 Above when he said, Sacrifice and
offering and burnt offerings and
offering for sin thou wouldest not,
neither hadst pleasure therein; which
are offered by the law;
9 Then said he, Lo, I come to do
thy will, O God. He taketh away the
first, that he may establish the
10 By the which will we are
sanctified through the offering of
the body of Jesus Christ once for