Tom LundeenMay 2, 2021
Pastor Tom Lundeen
When we don’t know who we are, or if we have wrong ideas about who we are…it will impact every of our lives...
God wants us to understand why the bloodlines we inherit when we say Yes to Jesus as Lord are key factors in helping us form our REAL ID.
Like water, blood is a fluid that is for life.
In the Scriptures, blood is a powerful symbol for itself (note Leviticus 17:14a).
Note Genesis 3:21
Even before the Old Testament Law was given through Moses, it was clear that people understood that because of how crucial blood is to life, blood represented a offering to God:
In the Old Testament Law, there were types of sacrifices.
Major one was of Atonement (i.e., Yom Kippur; note Leviticus 23).
Also when the Old was confirmed (Exodus 24).
But none of these sacrifices, either alone or combined, couldn’t pay the penalty for sin (note Hebrews 10:1b-4).
God’s ultimate plan was to provide the perfect, flawless sacrifice offered the right way that would pay the price for all past, present, and future sins.
Note Genesis 3:15
…Jesus became the High Priest, entering heaven (i.e., the Holy of Holies), and once for all, not by the blood of animals being sacrificed, but by His own blood He shed on Good Friday (note Hebrews 9:11-14, 24-26; 10:11-12).
Note 1 John 2:2
So in the New Testament, it’s Jesus’ blood that becomes the of God’s new eternal covenant of love and grace.
When we say Yes to Jesus as Lord, we inherit an bloodline…His blood:
A. us (note Ephesians 1:7)
B. Reconciles us to God (Romans 3:25)
C. Paid our (1 Peter 1:18-19; Revelation 5:9)
D. our sins away (1 John 1:7)
E. Provides our forgiveness (Hebrews 9:22)
Where are you finding your REAL ID:
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