November 27, 2022
Matt. 26:26-29 NKJV – 26 And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, blessed and
broke it, and gave it to the disciples and said, “Take, eat; this is My body.” 27 Then
He took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all
of you. 28 For this is My blood of the new covenant, which is shed for many for
the remission of sins. 29 But I say to you, I will not drink of this fruit of the vine from
now on until that day when I drink it new with you in My Father’s kingdom.”
1 Corinthians 6:17 NLT - But the person who is joined to the Lord is one spirit with
1. The Blood of Jesus Speaks ‘Better Things’: Mercy
Hebrews 12:24 NKJV - …to Jesus the Mediator of the new covenant, and to the
blood of sprinkling that speaks better things than that of Abel.
Genesis 4:10 NIV - The Lord said, “What have you done? Listen! Your brother’s
blood cries out to Me from the ground.
2. The Blood of Jesus Provides Forgiveness of Sin
Matthew 26:28 NKJV - For this is My blood of the new covenant, which is
shed for many for the remission of sins.
Hebrews 12:24 NKJV - Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old
things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.
3. The Blood of Jesus Provides Justification
Romans 5:9 NIV - Since we have now been justified by His blood, how much more
shall we be saved from God’s wrath through Him!
4. The Blood of Jesus Provides Protection
Exodus 12:7; 12-13 NIV - (full reading: Exodus 12:3-13) 7 Then they are to take
some of the blood and put it on the sides and tops of the doorframes of the
houses where they eat the lambs.
12 “On that same night I will pass through Egypt and strike down every firstborn of
both people and animals, and I will bring judgment on all the gods of Egypt. I am
the Lord. 13 The blood will be a sign for you on the houses where you are,
and when I see the blood, I will pass over you. No destructive plague will touch
you when I strike Egypt.
5. The Blood of Jesus Provides Healing
Isaiah 53:5 NIV - But He was pierced for our transgressions, He was crushed for
our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on Him, and by His
wounds we are healed.
6. The Blood of Jesus Provides Sanctification
Hebrews 10:10 NKJV - By that will we have been sanctified through the offering
of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.
7. The Blood of Jesus Provides Redemption
Ephesians 1:7-8 NKJV - 7 In Him we have redemption through His blood, the
forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace 8 which He made to abound
toward us in all wisdom and prudence...