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. For if the blood of bulls and of goats, and the ashes of an heifer sprinkling the unclean, sanctifieth to the purifying of the flesh: How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?
The beloved hymn “Nothing But the Blood” has a striking similarity with this passage’s themes, even though it doesn’t particularly reflect Hebrews’ words:
Cheer Up, My Soul, There Is A Mercy-Seat (Hebrews 9:5) (1779)
John Newton | Popularized by Olney Hymns (1779)
No Temple Now, No Gift of Price (Hebrews 9:11-28)
House Not Made With Hands (Hebrews 9:11)
Phil Cross | Popularized by Poet Voices