"He effectively takes away the first—animal sacrifice—in order to establish the second, more perfect sacrifice.
By God’s will, we are made holy through the offering of the body of Jesus the Anointed once and for all time.
In the first covenant, every day every officiating priest stands at his post serving, offering over and over those same sacrifices that can never take away sin.
But after He stepped up to offer His single sacrifice for sins for all time, He sat down in the position of honor at the right hand of God.
Since then, He has been waiting for the day when He rests His feet on His enemies’ backs, as the psalm says.
With one perfect offering, Jesus has perfected forever those who are being made holy ..."
- Hebrews 10:9b-14 (VOICE)