Hebrews 12:12 (NKJV)
12 Therefore strengthen the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees,
Hebrews 9:22 (NKJV)
22 And according to the law almost all things are purified with blood, and without shedding of blood there is no remission.
I Prophetic denunciation of formalistic worship
II Our Lord Jesus’ denunciation of a dead, formalistic religion
Matthew 15:7–9 (NKJV)
7 Hypocrites! Well did Isaiah prophesy about you, saying:
8 ‘These people draw near to Me with their mouth,
And honor Me with their lips,
But their heart is far from Me.
9 And in vain they worship Me,
Teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.’ ”
III Apostolic appeal to live worthy of the Gospel
- Paul on living worthy of the Gospel
IV Contemporary situation of the Evangelical Church