What does the Bible say about the blood of Jesus? Why is this part of Communion? As the disciples sat together, Jesus said, " ‘Take it and eat it, for this is my body' " (Matthew 26:26). He then gave thanks and offered them the cup and said, " ‘Each of you drink from it, for this is my blood, which seals the covenant between God and his people. It is poured out to forgive the sins of many' " (Matthew 26:27-28). From Christ's crucifixion to the communion sacrament, the blood of Jesus has symbolized the cleansing of our sins. Learn more about the significance and meaning of this topic from the collection of Bible verses below.
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Have you ever had an ?I see it!? moment while reading scripture? This usually happens when we notice the details. There?s glory in the details.
Why should you be thankful for the Bible? John Piper gives you ten good reasons to keep God's Word close.
Are you discouraged with your Bible reading? Find it hard to be consistent? Here are a few tips that have helped me to be more consistent and enjoy my devotions more over the years.
You don?t have to take a test to examine your Bible study habits. If the Bible doesn?t seem engaging or your readings seem arbitrary, something needs to change. Maybe the way you?ve been taught to study the Bible doesn?t work for you.
The lawful use of Old Testament Law, argues John Piper, is to realize it is not made for the righteous.
Reformer Martin Luther was convinced of the perspicuity of Scripture, namely, that its central message of salvation is so clear that even a child can understand it.
Before the year 1881, you had three choices for an English Bible translation: the KJV, the KJV, or the KJV. Obviously, this is no longer the case. How did the King James Version get dethroned? Which translation is best today? Are any of the modern translations faithful to the original?