Sunday Morning - May 11, 1997
Text: John 19:34 "But one of the soldiers with a spear pierced his side, and forthwith came there out blood and water."
Jude 1:3 "Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, ..." jesus christ died
Blood is used 11 times in the book of Genesis and not a single time with reference to a sacrifice or offering made unto God. All but one have to do with the shedding of mans blood as when Cain killed Able.
The first mention of blood and the sacrifice is found in Exodus 12:7 "And they shall take of the blood, and strike it on the two side posts and on the upper door post of the houses, wherein they shall eat it." This was to protect the first born who would get the double portion inheritance.
Matthew 26:28 "For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins."
Hebrews 2:3 "How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord..." jesus christ shed his blood for the many
Matthew 22:14 "For many are called, but few are chosen."
2 Timothy 1:9 "Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling,... "
1 Thessalonians 2:12 "That ye would walk worthy of God, who hath called you unto his kingdom and glory."
Romans 5:14 "Nevertheless death [qa>natov] reigned from Adam to Moses, even over them that had not sinned after the similitude of Adam's transgression, who is the figure of him that was to come."
Hebrews 2:15 "And deliver them who through fear of death [qa>natov] were all their lifetime subject to bondage."
FIRST MENTIONED Exodus 12:7 "And they shall take of the blood, and strike it on the two side posts and on the upper door post of the houses, .."
Ephesians 2:1 "And you hath he quickened, who were dead [nekrov] in trespasses and sins:"
Romans 5:12-14 "Wherefore, as by one man [the] sin entered into the world, and [the] death [qa>natov] by [the] sin; and so [the] death [qa>natov] passed upon all men, for that all have sinned:
1 John 3:4 NASB "Everyone who practices [the] sin also practices [the] lawlessness; and [the] sin is [the] lawlessness."
13. (For until the law sin [lawlessness implied] was in the world: but sin [lawlessness implied] is not imputed when there is no law.
James 5:19-20 "Brethren, if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him [brother]; 20. Let him know, that he which converteth the sinner [brother] from the error of his way shall save a soul [of the erring brother] from death [qa>natov], and shall hide a multitude of sins."
John 5:24 "Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth [present active] my word, and believeth [present active] on him that sent me, hath [present active] everlasting [agelasting] life, and shall not come [present middle] into condemnation; but is passed [perfect active] from [the] death [qa>natov] unto [the] life."
1 John 3:14-15 "We know that we have passed from [the] death [qa>natov] unto [the] life, because we love the brethren [in the Lord]. He that loveth not his brother [in the Lord] abideth in [the] death [qa>natov]. 15. Whosoever hateth his brother [in the Lord] is a murderer: and ye know that no murderer hath eternal life abiding in him."
Romans 5:15 "But not as the offence [singular, lawlessness v. 20], so also is the free [the] gift [grace gift, agelasting life]."
THE GRACE GIFT
Romans 6:23 "For the wages of [the] sin [lawlessness] is [the] death [qanatov]; but the gift [grace gift] of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord."
1 John 2:25 "And this is the promise that he hath promised us, even eternal life."
"For if through the offence [singular, lawlessness v. 20]
Romans 5:20 "Moreover the law entered, that the offence [lawlessness] might abound. But where [the] sin [lawlessness] abounded, [the] grace did much more abound:" not without obedience of one [the] many be dead [qa>natov], much more the grace of God, and the gift by [the] grace, which is by one man, Jesus Christ, hath abounded unto [the] many."
Romans 5:21 "That as [the] sin [lawlessness] hath reigned unto [the] death, even so might [the] grace reign through righteousness unto (leading to) eternal life [the grace gift, the promise] by Jesus Christ our Lord."
Romans 6:16 "... obedience unto (resulting, leading to) righteousness?"
Romans 6:22 "But now being made free from [the] sin, and"
Hebrews 9:22 "... without shedding of blood is no remission [liberty, deliverance in redemption]."
"become servants to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life."
2 Peter 3:9 "The Lord is not slack concerning his [the] promise, [agelasting life] as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish [the death], but that all should come to repentance."
2 Corinthians 1:9-10 "But we had the sentence of death [qa>natov] in ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God which raiseth the dead: 10. Who delivered [aorist, by his blood] us from so great a death [qa>natov], and doth deliver [present active, by his blood]: in whom we trust that he will yet deliver [future, by his blood] us;"
2 Corinthians 2:15-16 "For we are unto God a sweet savour of Christ, in them that are saved [present passive], and in them that perish [present middle]: 16. To the one (perishing) we are the savour of death [qa>natov] unto death [qa>natov]; and to the other (the ones being delivered) the savour of life unto life. And who is sufficient for these things?"
Matthew 24:12 "And because iniquity [lawlessness] shall abound, the love [obedience] of many shall wax cold."
James 2:5 "Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him?"
1 John 1:7 "But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin."