Understanding Hebrews 10:26 No Sacrifice for Willful Sin.

by on October 22, 2021

Many people believe that Hebrews 10:26 teaches that people lose their salvation for willful sin. It says;, Dear friends, if we deliberately continue sinning after we have received knowledge of the truth, there is no longer any sacrifice that will cover these sins. Some people believe Hebrews 10:26 is teaching that intentional, willful sin causes them to lose their salvation. It is sometimes taught that God forgives unintentional sin, but not intentional. That is, if we know something is wrong, and we do it anyway, we lose eternal life because according to Hebrews 10:26, there is no sacrifice that covers willful sin. If we reject the complete and all-encompassing sacrifice of Yeshua, no sacrifice for willful sin remains. If we reject the means by which God extends grace and mercy to us, and want to depend instead on the blood of bulls and goats, then there is no chance of forgiveness, but instead have only a “certain fearful expectation of judgment, and fiery indignation” (Heb 10:27). When the author of Hebrews writes that there is no sacrifice in the Mosaic Law (Torah) for willful sin, he means exactly what he says. Hebrews 10:26 means that there is no sacrifice in the law for willful sin. All depends solely on grace.

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