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1 Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus; 2 Who was faithful to him that appointed him, as also Moses was faithful in all his house. 3 For this man was counted worthy of more glory than Moses, inasmuch as he who hath builded the house hath more honour than the house. 4 For every house is builded by some man; but he that built all things is God. 5 And Moses verily was faithful in all his house, as a servant, for a testimony of those things which were to be spoken after; 6 But Christ as a son over his own house; whose house are we, if we hold fast the confidence and the rejoicing of the hope firm unto the end. 7 Wherefore (as the Holy Ghost saith, To day if ye will hear his voice, 8 Harden not your hearts, as in the provocation, in the day of temptation in the wilderness: 9 When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my works forty years. 10 Wherefore I was grieved with that generation, and said, They do alway err in their heart; and they have not known my ways. 11 So I sware in my wrath, They shall not enter into my rest.) 12 Take heed, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, in departing from the living God. 13 But exhort one another daily, while it is called To day; lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin. 14 For we are made partakers of Christ, if we hold the beginning of our confidence stedfast unto the end; 15 While it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts, as in the provocation. 16 For some, when they had heard, did provoke: howbeit not all that came out of Egypt by Moses. 17 But with whom was he grieved forty years? was it not with them that had sinned, whose carcases fell in the wilderness? 18 And to whom sware he that they should not enter into his rest, but to them that believed not? 19 So we see that they could not enter in because of unbelief.

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1 Sarah R = "Moses represents the Old Testament law. The writer is saying that Jesus is worth more than the old law and the fathers of the faith because in Him we have a full, complete salvation. The writer wants his Jewish readers to know that by becoming Christians they have not lost anything, but rather have gained the fulfillment of their faith."
2 Sarah R = "A quote from Psalms 95:7-11."
3 Sarah R = "The writer warns them against unbelief, or rejecting Jesus in order to keep to their old ways. The Bible repeatedly states that to reject Jesus results in death and eternal separation from God. See John 3:18, 1 John 5:12, Revelations 21:8, among others."
4 Cary W = "We are each so important in the work of keeping ourselves and watching after each other to remain steadfast in faith and devotion only to God.  In this world, there is so much to distract or dilute or even pollute our minds and doctrine, yet we have been given sure words of scripture, the Holy Spirit to convict and remind us of all Jesus has spoken."
5 Cary W = "Because there is so much in the world that grates on the spirit, we can become callous, even hard to hear the wise counsel of God.  All the more reason we must be diligent to help each other remain faithful to His calling and work in Christ."
6 Sarah R = "A quote from Psalms 95:7,8."
7 Sarah R = "Question: "Why was Israel cursed with forty years of wilderness wandering?"Answer:“Wilderness wandering” refers to the plight of the Israelites due to their disobedience and unbelief. Nearly 3,500 years ago, the Lord delivered His people from Egyptian bondage as described in Exodus, chapters 1–12. They were to take possession of the land God had promised their forefathers, a land “flowing with milk and honey” (Exodus 3:8). Prior to entry, however, they became convinced they could not oust the current inhabitants of the land, even though God told them they could. Their lack of belief in God’s word and promises brought forth the wrath of God. He cursed them with forty years of wilderness wandering until the unbelieving generation died off, never stepping foot in the Promised Land.Read more:http://www.gotquestions.org/wilderness-wandering.html#ixzz3NgJMwcvx"