The Blood saves
The first shedding or sacrifice of the blood was made in Genesis, immediately after the first family fell. God killed a lamb and out of it made skin covering to cover the nakedness of Adam and Eve. But the significance was much more than the skin, it was the blood, there the blood was shed as atonement for the soul (Genesis 3:21)
‘Also for Adam and his wife the Lord God made tunics of skin, and clothed them.’
It was already established by God in Leviticus 17:11,14 that it was only the blood that could make atonement for the soul!
‘For the life of the flesh is in the blood, and I have given it to you upon the altar to make atonement for your souls; for it is the blood that makes atonement for the soul.’ Therefore I said to the children of Israel, ‘No one among you shall eat blood, nor shall any stranger who dwells among you eat blood’ (Leviticus 17:11-12)
The only problem was that the blood of the lambs use under the old covenant was neither strong or pure enough to wash away our sins! It covers it for one year until another atonement is made the next year. This was the failure of the old covenant. (Hebrews 8:7, Hebrews 10:4).
‘For if that first covenant had been faultless, then no place would have been sought for a second. Because finding fault with them, He says: “Behold, the days are coming, says the Lord, when I will make a new covenant’ (Hebrews 8:7-8)
‘For it is not possible that the blood of bulls and goats could take away sins’ (Hebrews 10:4)
When our bloodline was changed our destiny was redefined! So that we who are without hope and a future has found one through the shed blood of the lamb!
God knew this was a temporary fix until the blood of his son was shed for the remission of our sin! God knew that until our bloodline was changed our destiny could not be saved! He shed the blood of Jesus for the redemption of our sin, meaning he bought us and brought us back by the blood (1 Peter 1:18-21, Matthew 26:28, Colossians 1:14).
‘Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers; 19 But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot: 20 Who verily was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you, 21 Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God’(1 Peter 1:18-21)
The blood not only redeemed us, it justified us, so we are not guilty, we are at peace with God (Romans 3:24-25, Romans 5:8-9).
‘But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. 9 Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him
But we aren’t just justified, the blood cleanse us and make us new and offer continual cleansing for us (1 John 1:7, Revelation 1:5, Hebrews 9:14).
‘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(1 John 1:7)
Overall by this blameless precious blood our bloodline was changed so that we are made part of God's family and possess its inherent nature and essential make up (DNA) so that we can live like God would live on the earth - in dominion over sin, sickness and death! (Ephesians 2:13-15)
When our bloodline was changed our destiny was redefined! So that we who are without hope and a future has found one through the shed blood of the lamb! Thank Him for the precious blood that was shed on your behalf! Thank Him for the blood that wrought your salvation. Selah!