Why did blood and water come out of Jesus' side when He was pierced?


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The Roman flogging or scourging that Jesus endured prior to being crucified normally consisted of 39 lashes, but could have been more (Mark 15:15; John 19:1). The whip that was used, called a flagr...

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Mini Kenneth Heck
The blood represents his kingship over the entire earth (from being of the bloodline of David). Christ will share his kingship with those who take up their cross and follow him to the death.

The water represents his high priesthood through the order of Melchizedek.This is now the true priesthood for all the peoples of the earth. Every Christian participates to a limited degree in this priesthood through the baptism of water, and more so of the Holy Spirit.

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Mini Brian Ansell Retired school teacher, now sell homemprovements i
We are each full of blood and water. If we were nailed up and cut, blood and water would flow out. Jesus was a man.

August 21 2016 1 response Vote Up Share Report

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