The word "blood" is used approximately 360 times in the Old Testament and 99 times in the New Testament. Of the New Testament writers: John uses the word "blood" (αἷμα - haima) 29 times; 19 times thereof in Revelation. (On several occasions it is used in reference to "the Lamb of God").It is used 21 … Continue reading The Blood of Jesus
"Then Moses called for all the elders of Israel and said to them, 'Pick out and take lambs for yourselves according to your families and kill the Passover lamb. And you shall take a bunch of hyssop, dip it in the blood that is in the basin, and strike the lintel and the two doorposts … Continue reading Understanding the Passover and Good Friday
Surely He (the Lord Jesus Christ) has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed Him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement for our peace was upon Him, and by His stripes we are healed. All we like … Continue reading Substitution
You may be surprised at the answer: 1. ALL OF US! “All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned, every one, to his own way; and the LORD has laid on Him the iniquity of us all” (Isaiah 53:6) 2. GOD! “Him (Jesus), being delivered by the determined purpose and foreknowledge of God … Continue reading Who Sent Jesus To The Cross?
“Then, six days before the Passover...” “...a great multitude...took branches of palm trees and went out to meet Him, and cried out: ‘Hosanna! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the LORDI The King of Israel” (John 12:1, 12-13)! So what is this all about? Palm Sunday : Recalling when numerous people came … Continue reading Palm Sunday, Passover and The Passion of Christ