1 For this reason we must pay closer attention to what we have heard. Then we won’t drift away ⌊from the truth⌋. 2 After all, the message that the angels brought was reliable, and every violation and act of disobedience was properly punished. 3 So how will we escape punishment if we reject the important message, the message that God saved us? First, the Lord told this saving message. Then those who heard him confirmed that message.
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