Because Christ himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted .
For in that he himself hath suffered being tempted he is able to succour them that are tempted,
The Son Was Faithful
Wherefore holy brethren partakers of the heavenly calling consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession Christ Jesus Who was faithful to him that appointed him as also Moses was faithful in all his house.
We have a High Priest who can sympathize with our weaknesses.
Seeing then that we have a great high priest that is passed into the heavens Jesus the Son of God let us hold fast our profession. For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities but was in all points tempted like as we are yet without sin. Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.
We do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are--yet was without sin .
For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities but was in all points tempted like as we are yet without sin,
goats and calves. Only one of each was sacrificed on the Day of Atonement. The plural here represents the numbers sacrificed as the Day of Atonement was observed year after year. with His own blood. A better translation would be “through His own blood.”
Neither by the blood of goats and calves but by his own blood he entered in once into the holy place having obtained eternal redemption for us.
Christ is the mediator of a new covenant, that those who are called may receive the promised eternal inheritance.
And for this cause he is the mediator of the new testament that by means of death for the redemption of the transgressions that were under the first testament they which are called might receive the promise of eternal inheritance.
impossible to please. Enoch pleased God because he had faith. Without such faith it is not possible for anyone to “walk with God” or “please Him”
But without faith it is impossible to please him for he that cometh to God must believe that he is and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.
The Race of Faith
Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses let us lay aside every weight and the sin which doth so easily beset us and let us run with patience the race that is set before us Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross despising the shame and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.
God will not leave or forsake me. God’s unfailing help to keep us from fear.
Let your conversation be without covetousness and be content with such things as ye have for he hath said I will never leave thee nor forsake thee. So that we may boldly say The Lord is my helper and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.
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