25 tchoosing rather to be mistreated with the people of God than to enjoy uthe fleeting pleasures of sin. The same thing is true of God. 19 pTherefore, brothers,3 since we have confidence to enter qthe holy places by the blood of Jesus, 26 vHe considered the reproach of Christ greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, for he was looking to wthe reward. 15 See to it that no one vfails to obtain the grace of God; that no w“root of bitterness” springs up and causes trouble, and by it many become defiled; 2 For na tent1 was prepared, the first section, in which were othe lampstand and pthe table and qthe bread of the Presence.2 It is called the Holy Place. 34 mquenched the power of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, were made strong out of weakness, nbecame mighty in war, nput foreign armies to flight. Hebrews 11:6 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Hebrews 11:6, NIV: "And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him." 21 Indeed, dso terrifying was the sight that Moses said, “I tremble with fear.” 26 For dif we go on sinning deliberately eafter receiving the knowledge of the truth, fthere no longer remains a sacrifice for sins, Hebrews 11 :: English Standard Version (ESV) Strong's. 26 At that time ohis voice shook the earth, but now he has promised, p“Yet once more I will shake not only the earth but also the heavens.” In particular, this segment of the book of Hebrews focuses on those who heard from God, obeyed, and were blessed. By registering for an account, you agree to Faithlife’s, And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God. 31 By faith dRahab the prostitute did not perish with those who were disobedient, because she ehad given a friendly welcome to the spies. 21 And in the same way he sprinkled with the blood both ethe tent and all the vessels used in worship. 30 By faith cthe walls of Jericho fell down after they had been encircled for seven days. Hebrews 11:6 English Standard Version (ESV) 6 And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him. Of these things we cannot now speak in detail. Hebrews is commonly referred to as a letter, though it does not have the typical form of a letter. Hebrews 11:6 And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him. It is not meant here that the desire of the reward is to be the motive for seeking God - for the apostle makes no affirmation on that point; but that it is impossible to make an acceptable approach to him unless we have this belief. 4 By faith hAbel offered to God ia more acceptable sacrifice than Cain, through which he was commended as righteous, God commending him by accepting his gifts. 28 Therefore let us be grateful for receiving ra kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus slet us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe, Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. 11 By faith ySarah herself received power to conceive, even when she was past the age, since she considered zhim faithful who had promised. 38 of whom the world was not worthy—twandering about in deserts and mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth. 15 sThrough him then let us continually offer up ta sacrifice of praise to God, that is, uthe fruit of lips that acknowledge his name. Salem Media Group. Listen to the Bible. 2 For by it the people of old received their commendation. 22 Indeed, under the law almost everything is purified with blood, and fwithout the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness of sins. 4:18; 5:7; 1 Pet. 6  For hthe Lord disciplines the one he loves, and chastises every son whom he receives.”. It is impossible for a child to please his father unless he has confidence in him. 16 But as it is, they desire a better country, that is, a heavenly one. 7  Then I said, ‘Behold, I have come to do your will, O God, as it is written of me in the scroll of the book.’”. 18 For you have not come to zwhat may be touched, a blazing fire and darkness and gloom and a tempest Persons such as Abel, Noah, Abraham, and Sarah are commended for their trust in God's promises. It will be an exercise in biblical renewal. 4 having the golden saltar of incense and tthe ark of the covenant covered on all sides with gold, in which was ua golden urn holding the manna, and vAaron’s staff that budded, and wthe tablets of the covenant. 13 and qmake straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be put out of joint rbut rather be healed. 37 qThey were stoned, they were sawn in two,1 rthey were killed with the sword. 3 But yin these sacrifices zthere is a reminder of sins every year. 24 and to Jesus, kthe mediator of a new covenant, and to lthe sprinkled blood mthat speaks a better word than the blood of Abel. Inside The Atheist Mind: 5-Day Devotional, Stop Trying, Start Trusting By Pete Briscoe, Standing Tall In A Falling World By Angelique du Toit, Five Ways To Overcome Stress: A Daily Devotional, Discover New Paths - The Invitation To Intimacy With God. Heb 11:6 - And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him. 8 When he said above, “You have neither desired nor taken pleasure in csacrifices and offerings and burnt offerings and sin offerings” (these are offered according to the law), 4 In your struggle against sin you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood. 11 And every priest stands hdaily at his service, ioffering repeatedly the same sacrifices, jwhich can never take away sins. Some were tortured, refusing to accept release, so that they might rise again to a better life. 6 And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him. 8 By faith qAbraham obeyed when he was called to go out to a place rthat he was to receive as an inheritance. 14 sStrive for peace with everyone, and for the tholiness uwithout which no one will see the Lord. 20 For they could not endure the order that was given, c“If even a beast touches the mountain, it shall be stoned.” Finding the new version too difficult to understand? 9 (which is symbolic for the present age).4 According to this arrangement, gifts and sacrifices are offered dthat cannot perfect the conscience of the worshiper, 23 By faith qMoses, when he was born, was hidden for three months by his parents, because they saw that the child was beautiful, and they were not afraid of rthe king’s edict. 17 For you know that yafterward, when he desired to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no chance to repent, though he sought it with tears. He must believe, also, that he rewards them that diligently seek him; that he is not indifferent about his own worship; that he requires adoration and religious service from men; and that he blesses, and especially protects and saves, those who in simplicity and uprightness of heart seek and serve him. 18 Therefore not even the first covenant was inaugurated awithout blood. This is alike required in public worship, in the family, and in secret devotion. How To Run This Race Called Life. HEBREWS 11:6 « Hebrews 10 | Hebrews 11 | Hebrews 12 ». Must believe that he is - That God exists. 16 that no one is xsexually immoral or unholy like Esau, who sold his birthright for a single meal. For he that cometh to God - In any way - as a worshipper. And that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him - This is equally necessary as the belief that he exists. Go to. 21 hequip you with everything good that you may do his will, iworking in us2 that which is pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, jto whom be glory forever and ever. c“Sacrifices and offerings you have not desired. 6 And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God mmust believe that he exists and mthat he rewards those who seek him. An error occurred while marking the devotional as read. He that cometh to God - The man who professes that it is his duty to worship God, must, if he act rationally, do it on the conviction that there is such a Being infinite, eternal, unoriginated, and self-existent; the cause of all other being; on whom all being depends; and by whose energy, bounty, and providence, all other beings exist, live, and are supplied with the means of continued existence and life. ~ Hebrews 11:6 ESV #gratitude #being lost #faith love grace #hedges #usa and armageddon #broken hearted #faith healing #interference #exhortation #work hard #access 10 And by that will ewe have been sanctified through the offering of fthe body of Jesus Christ gonce for all. 23 xLet us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for yhe who promised is faithful. 14 For rhere we have no lasting city, but we seek the city that is to come. And jthrough his faith, though he died, he kstill speaks. 13 waiting from that time luntil his enemies should be made a footstool for his feet. Verse. 21 and since we have ta great priest over the house of God, We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Unauthorized reproduction of this publication is prohibited. 28 By faith ahe kept the Passover and sprinkled the blood, so that the Destroyer of the firstborn might not touch them. Hebrews 11:6 | NKJV. Don't miss our free Thanksgiving email series! Always Speaking // Want To Hear God's Voice? We cannot be pleased with a professed friend unless he has such confidence in us as to believe our declarations and promises. 7 It is for discipline that you have to endure. 31 qIt is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God. 2 For n a tent 1 was prepared, the first section, in which were o the lampstand and p the table and q the bread of the Presence. 15 Therefore he is vthe mediator of a new covenant, so that wthose who are called may xreceive the promised eternal inheritance, ysince a death has occurred that redeems them from the transgressions committed under the first covenant.8 f“My son, gdo not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord. 6 So we can confidently say. 1 Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. 27 By faith he xleft Egypt, ynot being afraid of the anger of the king, for he endured zas seeing him who is invisible. 11 But when Christ appeared as a high priest gof the good things that have come,5 then through hthe greater and more perfect tent (inot made with hands, that is, not of this creation) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Read more Share Copy The English Standard Version is published with the permission of Good News Publishers. For time would fail me to tell of fGideon, gBarak, hSamson, iJephthah, of jDavid and kSamuel and the prophets— Your Faithlife account signs you in to all our sites. 17 For za will takes effect only at death, since it is not in force as long as the one who made it is alive. It is necessary that we have this belief in lively exercise in the act of drawing near to him, and that we should realize that we are actually in the presence of the all-seeing Jehovah. 7 By faith n Noah, being warned by God concerning o events as yet unseen, in reverent fear constructed an … 17 Obey xyour leaders and submit to them, yfor they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to zgive an account. 5 Consequently, bwhen Christ1 came into the world, he said. 2 It is called the Holy Place. 29 By faith bthe people crossed the Red Sea as on dry land, but the Egyptians, when they attempted to do the same, were drowned. 5 Above it were xthe cherubim of glory overshadowing ythe mercy seat. (, And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God, The English Standard Version is published with the permission of Good News Publishers. 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