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Christ is more excellent than Moses. Wherefore we must adhere to him by faith and obedience.

[1] Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly vocation, consider the apostle and high priest of our confession, Jesus: [2] Who is faithful to him that made him, as was also Moses in all his house. [3] For this man was counted worthy of greater glory than Moses, by so much as he that hath built the house, hath greater honour than the house. [4] For every house is built by some man: but he that created all things, is God. [5] And Moses indeed was faithful in all his house as a servant, for a testimony of those things which were to be said:

[6] But Christ as the Son in his own house: which house are we, if we hold fast the confidence and glory of hope unto the end. [7] Wherefore, as the Holy Ghost saith: Today if you shall hear his voice, [8] Harden not your hearts, as in the provocation; in the day of temptation in the desert, [9] Where your fathers tempted me, proved and saw my works, [10] Forty years: for which cause I was offended with this generation, and I said: They always err in heart. And they have not known my ways,

[11] As I have sworn in my wrath: If they shall enter into my rest. [12] Take heed, brethren, lest perhaps there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, to depart from the living God. [13] But exhort one another every day, whilst it is called today, that none of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin. [14] For we are made partakers of Christ: yet so, if we hold the beginning of his substance firm unto the end. [15] While it is said, Today if you shall hear his voice, harden not your hearts, as in that provocation.

[16] For some who heard did provoke: but not all that came out of Egypt by Moses. [17] And with whom was he offended forty years? Was it not with them that sinned, whose carcasses were overthrown in the desert? [18] And to whom did he swear, that they should not enter into his rest: but to them that were incredulous? [19] And we see that they could not enter in, because of unbelief.

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