H E B R E W S.
The apostle, having in the foregoing chapter set
forth the sin and punishment of the ancient Jews, proceeds in this,
I. To declare that our privileges by Christ under the gospel exceed
the privileges of the Jewish church under Moses, as a reason why we
should make a right improvement of them, ver. 1-4. II. He assigns the cause why the
ancient Hebrews did not profit by their religious privileges,
ver. 2. Then, III. Confirms
the privileges of those who believe, and the misery of those who
continue in unbelief, ver.
3-10. IV. Concludes with proper and powerful arguments
and motives to faith and obedience.