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A Sermon on Hebrews 13:11-12

For the bodies of those animals whose blood is brought into the holy places by the high priest as a sacrifice for sin are burned outside the camp. So Jesus also suffered outside the gate in order to sanctify the people through his own blood. (ESV)

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In this classic sermon by Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones, he exposits Hebrews 13:11-12 and the effect of the meaning of the cross. The world believes that the cross was not historical or possible. Yet, directing our attention the epistle and the Bible, Dr. Lloyd-Jones reminds us that the Calvary was not an accident or tragedy – it was a decisive act of God and the means to save and bring His people back to His presence. The cross also fulfills all the Old Testament prophecies and promises. 


Additional Scripture Translations

Hebrews 13:11-12, New American Standard Bible

11For the bodies of those animals whose blood is brought into the Holy Place by the high priest as an offering for sin are burned outside the camp. 12Therefore Jesus also suffered outside the gate, that He might sanctify the people through His own blood.

Hebrews 13:11-12, King James Version

11For the bodies of those beasts, whose blood is brought into the sanctuary by the high priest for sin, are burned without the camp. 12Wherefore Jesus also, that he might sanctify the people with his own blood, suffered without the gate.


About Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones (1899-1981) was a Welsh evangelical minister who preached and taught in the Reformed tradition. His principal ministry was at Westminster Chapel, in central London, from 1939-1968, where he delivered multi-year expositions on books of the bible such as Romans, Ephesians and the Gospel of John. In addition to the MLJ Trust’s collection of 1,600 of these sermons in audio format, most of these great sermon series are available in book form (including a 14 volume collection of the Romans sermons), as are other series such as "Spiritual Depression", "Studies in the Sermon on the Mount" and "Great Biblical Doctrines". He is considered by many evangelical leaders today to be an authority on biblical truth and the sufficiency of Scripture.