But Christ came as High Priest of the good things to come, with the greater and more perfect tabernacle not made with hands, that is, not of this creation. Not with the blood of goats and calves, but with His own blood He entered the Most Holy Place once for all, having obtained eternal redemption. For if the blood of bulls and goats and the ashes of a heifer, sprinkling the unclean, sanctifies for the purifying of the flesh,
I. Blood Poisoning
You won’t develop sepsis without having an infection first
Sanctification is the continual washing by the word of God in our life.
II. The Effects of Bacteria
Infectious bacteria can make you ill. Just like infectious talk, attitude and behavior
He gives us power over sin so that it will not reign in our bodies.
The most important life force is respiration (breathing in and out) blood carries these necessary elements of life
Each red blood cell (RBC) has 4 seats on the bus to carry oxygen(O2)
Patients with CO poisoning often look fine
Thus, the bad stuff (sin) can take over by creeping in while you still look very normal on the outside.
III. What Do You Do About A Person Who Is Spiritually ALIVE but Spiritually SICK?
His blood not only removed our sins, it continues to give us the power to overcome sin.
You still need the antibodies of Grace that can stop sin’s promotion in your life
What is sin?
All sin, has its roots in idolatry—the attempt to put SOMETHING OR SOMEONE IN THE PLACE OF THE CREATOR
When you believe upon Jesus Christ as your savior, you are sealed with the power of the Holy Spirit
When Christ blood hit the mercy seat every spiritual blessing you receive is because His blood is on the mercy seat.
YES, The Blood of Jesus SAVES But His blood also…. REDEEMS! RESTORES! RENEWS! And REVIVES!
He wants to order your footsteps
Being saved is so much more than just being forgiven