For by one offering he has perfected for ever them that are sanctified.
1. The act is to perfect, which may be to a thing perfect; and seeing the end of Christ's sacrifice is man's full happiness, therefore to perfect is to make us perfectly and fully happy.
2. The subject of this consecration are the sanctified.
3. The effect is glorious and most excellent, and includes regeneration, justification, reconciliation, adoption with the inferior degrees of them all, and also the resurrection and eternal glorification. And surely so rare an effect must have some excellent cause; and so it hath, and that is, that one offering of Christ.
Parallel VersesKJV: For by one offering he hath perfected for ever them that are sanctified.