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Hebrews 8:6-8,10-12,10:16

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 6 But now he [Christ] has obtained a more excellent ministry, since he [Christ] is the mediator of a better covenant, which was established upon better promises. [Christ is the mediator of the new covenant; he mediates between God and man, directing the condemnation and destruction of sin in men who seek to be freed from sin. "I the LORD have called you in righteousness, and will hold your hand; I will keep you and give you for a covenant to the people, for a light to the Gentiles." Isa 42:6 "It is too light a thing that you should be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to restore the preserved of Israel; I will also give you for a light to the Gentiles, that you may be my salvation to the ends of the earth." Isa 49:6]

 7 For if that first covenant had been faultless, then there would have been no replacement sought for a second [covenant].

 8 For finding fault with them, He said, "Behold, the days are coming, says the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah;

 10 For this is the [new] covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord: I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts;2 and I will be to them a God, and they will be to me a people. [Christ is the mediator of the new covenant; he mediates between God and man, directing the condemnation and destruction of sin in men who seek the Kingdom of God and God's righteousness as their life's highest priority, doing the only one thing needed, to sit at his feet and listen to his spoken words. Luke 10:39,42. Those commands we hear or see revealed that command us to change our behaviors, (to repent), are laws put in our mind and written in our heart and are added to the inner law on a man's heart. From the Word of the Lord within: "When you have heard the dead words in the Bible and recall them, heed what is said; always obedient to His commands. You must obey every law the Spirit establishes."]

 11 And they will not teach every man his neighbor, and every man his brother, saying, 'Know the Lord,' for all will know me, from the least to the greatest.

 12 For I will be merciful to their unrighteousness, and I will remember their sins and their iniquities no more."

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 16 "This is the covenant that I will make with them after those days," says the Lord, "I will put my laws into their hearts, and I will write them in their minds [inward understanding];"2 [Christ is the mediator of the new covenant; he mediates between God and man, directing the condemnation and destruction of sin in men who seek the Kingdom of God and God's righteousness as their life's highest priority, doing the only one thing needed, to sit at his feet and listen to his spoken words. Luke 10:39,42. When you hear a command from the Spirit, speaking from within your heart, that imparts the life of God to you; and that command is established as a new law in your heart, added to the existing inner law of God on the heart of every man. From the Word of the Lord within: "When you have heard the dead words in the Bible and recall them, heed what is said; always obedient to His commands. You must obey every law the Spirit establishes." When you obey the commands to repent, by grace even the desire for that sin is removed from your heart. This process is repeated, first with your actions, then your words, and then your thoughts; until you have crucified your carnal mind and sinful nature —this is how you die to the law by means of the law.]

1 Timothy 2:5

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 5 For there is one God [the Father], and one mediator between God and men, Christ Jesus, himself [having been] human, [So praying to Mary or supposed saints directly conflicts with scripture; it denies the preeminence of Christ Jesus as the one-and-only mediator between God and man, and it is an abomination. From the Word of Lord within: "they bow to saints that they themselves have created; they bless their own ways. The men in the sects decide who are saints, and then they pray to them as though they are Gods." This is just an imitation of the practice of the Roman Senate, to designate emperors as Gods: Julius Caesar, Augustus, etc.

Protestant Christianity teaches that Christ being the mediator, is like a defense lawyer who never loses a case and is going to excuse their life of sin because they "believe;" but that is not the function of Christ the mediator. The mediator's function is not to excuse, it is to mediate the new covenant, writing the law of God in a man's heart, so changing a man to become holy and pure, freed from all sin, perfected forever, and in union with Christ and God, speaking and working according to the will of God, not the man's own will any longer.

From the Word of the Lord within:

Hebrews 12:24,1:3

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 24 And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling that speaks better things that of Abel.

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 3 Who being the brightness of his glory and the representation of his being, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had made ready a cleansing of sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high, [Notice! Jesus then was ready to cleanse sins, not excuse sins, not ignore sins, but to free them from the slavery to sin to totally cleanse and perfect them, sanctifying them and making them holy forever, Heb 10:14. That is what true grace does; true grace redeems from all iniquity (sin, lawless deeds), and purifies a people who are His very own, zealous for good works, which works are done by His direction in exactly what to do and all words to say.]

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