The symptoms of a guilty conscience plague fallen humanity. Both the old and new covenants confronted this burden—but only one did so effectively. Hebrews 9 highlights how these covenants contrast with and complement each other. Both, Alistair Begg explains, point to the glory of Jesus and the ministry of His divine priesthood. The Savior’s blood opened a new and living way to cleanse the conscience and reconcile sinners to God.