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Warning to Pay Attention


Therefore we must pay greater attention to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away from it.

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Heb 2:1-18. Danger of Neglecting So Great Salvation, First Spoken by Christ; to Whom, Not to Angels, the New Dispensation Was Subjected; though He Was for a Time Humbled below the Angels: This Humiliation Took Place by Divine Necessity for Our Salvation.

1. Therefore—Because Christ the Mediator of the new covenant is so far (Heb 1:5-14) above all angels, the mediators of the old covenant.

the more earnestGreek, "the more abundantly."

heard—spoken by God (Heb 1:1); and by the Lord (Heb 2:3).

let them slip—literally "flow past them" (Heb 4:1).