Hebrews 8: In that He says, "A new covenant," He has made the first obsolete

Hebrews 8:1-2

We have such a High Priest, who is seated at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens.

Hebrews 8:1-2 - ESV
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Now this is the main point of the things we are saying: We have such a High Priest, who is seated at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens,
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a Minister of the sanctuary and of the true tabernacle which the Lord erected, and not man.

  1. What is the main point of the things we are saying?
    Hebrews 8:1 - ESV
    Now this is the main point of the things we are saying: We have such a High Priest, who is seated at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens,
  2. Where is this High Priest seated?
    Hebrews 8:1 - ESV
    Now this is the main point of the things we are saying: We have such a High Priest, who is seated at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens,
  3. What is Jesus a minister of?
    Hebrews 8:2 - ESV
    a Minister of the sanctuary and of the true tabernacle which the Lord erected, and not man.
  4. What has the Lord erected?
    Hebrews 8:2 - ESV
    a Minister of the sanctuary and of the true tabernacle which the Lord erected, and not man.
  5. How is the true Tabernacle different?
    Hebrews 8:2 - ESV
    a Minister of the sanctuary and of the true tabernacle which the Lord erected, and not man.

Hebrews 8:3-6

If He were on earth, He would not be a priest, since there are priests who offer the gifts according to the law.

Hebrews 8:3-6 - ESV
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For every high priest is appointed to offer both gifts and sacrifices. Therefore it is necessary that this One also have something to offer.
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For if He were on earth, He would not be a priest, since there are priests who offer the gifts according to the law;
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who serve the copy and shadow of the heavenly things, as Moses was divinely instructed when he was about to make the tabernacle. For He said, "See that you make all things according to the pattern shown you on the mountain."
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But now He has obtained a more excellent ministry, inasmuch as He is also Mediator of a better covenant, which was established on better promises.

  1. What was every High Priest appointed to do?
    Hebrews 8:3 - ESV
    For every high priest is appointed to offer both gifts and sacrifices. Therefore it is necessary that this One also have something to offer.
  2. What necessary that this One to offer?
    Hebrews 8:3 - ESV
    For every high priest is appointed to offer both gifts and sacrifices. Therefore it is necessary that this One also have something to offer.
  3. For if He were on earth, what would He not be?
    Hebrews 8:4 - ESV
    For if He were on earth, He would not be a priest, since there are priests who offer the gifts according to the law;
  4. What are priests according to the a copy and shadow of?
    Hebrews 8:5 - ESV
    who serve the copy and shadow of the heavenly things, as Moses was divinely instructed when he was about to make the tabernacle. For He said, "See that you make all things according to the pattern shown you on the mountain."
  5. How were they instructed to make the tabernacle?
    Hebrews 8:5 - ESV
    who serve the copy and shadow of the heavenly things, as Moses was divinely instructed when he was about to make the tabernacle. For He said, "See that you make all things according to the pattern shown you on the mountain."
  6. Why has He now obtained a better ministry?
    Hebrews 8:6 - ESV
    But now He has obtained a more excellent ministry, inasmuch as He is also Mediator of a better covenant, which was established on better promises.
  7. What is He the Mediator of?
    Hebrews 8:6 - ESV
    But now He has obtained a more excellent ministry, inasmuch as He is also Mediator of a better covenant, which was established on better promises.
  8. What is the better covenant established on?
    Hebrews 8:6 - ESV
    But now He has obtained a more excellent ministry, inasmuch as He is also Mediator of a better covenant, which was established on better promises.

Hebrews 8:7-12

For if that first covenant had been faultless, then no place would have been sought for a second.

Hebrews 8:7-12 - ESV
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For if that first covenant had been faultless, then no place would have been sought for a second.
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Because finding fault with them, He says: "Behold, the days are coming, says the LORD, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah;
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"not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day when I took them by the hand to lead them out of the land of Egypt; because they did not continue in My covenant, and I disregarded them, says the LORD.
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"For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the LORD: I will put My laws in their mind and write them on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people.
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"None of them shall teach his neighbor, and none his brother, saying, 'Know the LORD,' for all shall know Me, from the least of them to the greatest of them.
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"For I will be merciful to their unrighteousness, and their sins and their lawless deeds I will remember no more."

  1. If that first covenant had been faultless, what would not have been sought?
    Hebrews 8:7 - ESV
    For if that first covenant had been faultless, then no place would have been sought for a second.
  2. Because of finding fault with them, what did He say He would make?
    Hebrews 8:8 - ESV
    Because finding fault with them, He says: "Behold, the days are coming, says the LORD, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah;
  3. What is the new covenant not according to?
    Hebrews 8:9 - ESV
    "not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day when I took them by the hand to lead them out of the land of Egypt; because they did not continue in My covenant, and I disregarded them, says the LORD.
  4. What did they not continue in?
    Hebrews 8:9 - ESV
    "not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day when I took them by the hand to lead them out of the land of Egypt; because they did not continue in My covenant, and I disregarded them, says the LORD.
  5. Why did He disregard them?
    Hebrews 8:9 - ESV
    "not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day when I took them by the hand to lead them out of the land of Egypt; because they did not continue in My covenant, and I disregarded them, says the LORD.
  6. What covenant did He make after those days?
    Hebrews 8:10 - ESV
    "For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the LORD: I will put My laws in their mind and write them on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people.
       
  7. Where would He put His laws and write them?
    Hebrews 8:10 - ESV
    "For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the LORD: I will put My laws in their mind and write them on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people.
       
  8. Why will none of the them teach his neighbor, and none his brother, saying, ‘Know the Lord,’?
    Hebrews 8:11 - ESV
    "None of them shall teach his neighbor, and none his brother, saying, 'Know the LORD,' for all shall know Me, from the least of them to the greatest of them.
  9. How will He be merciful to their unrighteousness?
    Hebrews 8:12 - ESV
    "For I will be merciful to their unrighteousness, and their sins and their lawless deeds I will remember no more."

Hebrews 8:13

In that He says, “A new covenant,” He has made the first obsolete, growing old, ready to vanish away.

Hebrews 8:13 - ESV
In that He says, "A new covenant," He has made the first obsolete. Now what is becoming obsolete and growing old is ready to vanish away.

  1. In that He says, “A new covenant,” what has He made obsolete?
    Hebrews 8:13 - ESV
    In that He says, "A new covenant," He has made the first obsolete. Now what is becoming obsolete and growing old is ready to vanish away.
  2. What is the old covenant ready to do?
    Hebrews 8:13 - ESV
    In that He says, "A new covenant," He has made the first obsolete. Now what is becoming obsolete and growing old is ready to vanish away.