H E B R E W S.
The apostle knew very well that the Hebrews, to
whom he wrote, were strangely fond of the Levitical dispensation,
and therefore he fills his mouth with arguments to wean them from
it; and in order thereto proceeds in this chapter, I. To lay low
the whole of that priesthood and sacrifice, ver. 1-6. II. He raises and exalts the
priesthood of Christ very high, that he might effectually recommend
him and his gospel to them, ver.
7-18. III. He shows to believers the honours and
dignities of their state, and calls them to suitable duties,
ver. 19, to the