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Do you believe that blood sacrifices were super important parts of the Mosaic Law (Lev. 17:11 KJV – “For the life of the flesh is in the blood: and I have given it to you upon the altar to make an atonement for your souls: for it is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul.”)? That sacrifices covered people’s sins and restored their broken fellowship with God, but did NOT permanently take away sins? This is why blood sacrifices had to be done over and over again. See Hebrews 10:1-4. I.e. OT sacrifices prefigure Christ’s once-and-for-all perfect sacrifice. Christ is the last offering to which all the animal sacrifices look forward (as John the Baptist preached in John 1:29!) All Old Testament animal sacrifices were imperfect symbols pointing to the true and perfect Lamb, Jesus Christ (Heb 10:11-14).
Isaiah 53:1-7, is the prophecy that foretold one that would be pierced and thus shedding blood as a sacrifice from God.Before that Genesis 22:1-22 tells about God testing Abraham, about Issac, and Abraham willingness to obey God and Trust Him. Genesis 22:8, tells us Abraham knew God would provide Himself a Sacrifice. Come forward to Acts 8:32 see Isaiah 53 quoted. Go to Revelation 5:6-13, and Revelation 7:9-17, John sees end times explaining about the Lamb.Then Revelation 12:11 and Revelation 13:8 explain overcoming by the blood and how He as the Lamb was slain from the foundation of the world. So Jesus is the sacrifice God provide as the Lamb of God.
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