Do Not Harden Your Heart – Hebrews 3:7-19

Hebrews 3:7–19 (ESV)
 
[7] Therefore, as the Holy Spirit says,
 
“Today, if you hear his voice,
[8] do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion,
on the day of testing in the wilderness,
[9] where your fathers put me to the test
and saw my works for forty years.
[10] Therefore I was provoked with that generation,
and said, ‘They always go astray in their heart;
they have not known my ways.’
[11] As I swore in my wrath,
‘They shall not enter my rest.’”
 
 
[12] Take care, brothers, lest there be in any of you an evil, unbelieving heart, leading you to fall away from the living God. [13] But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called “today,” that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin. [14] For we have come to share in Christ, if indeed we hold our original confidence firm to the end. [15] As it is said,
 
“Today, if you hear his voice,
do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion.”
 
 
[16] For who were those who heard and yet rebelled? Was it not all those who left Egypt led by Moses? [17] And with whom was he provoked for forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose bodies fell in the wilderness? [18] And to whom did he swear that they would not enter his rest, but to those who were disobedient? [19] So we see that they were unable to enter because of unbelief.