The blood shed seven times

I often refer to ‘the Blood’, or ‘the Blood of Jesus’ as a covering. This is a clear explanation about what His Blood provides believers.

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Bible Reading: John 19:17-37

The Jewish High Priest went into the Holy of Holies once each year to make atonement for his sins and the sins of the people. On that day the blood was sprinkled seven times on the mercy seat and in front of the mercy seat. Then, going back outside the veil, he sprinkled the blood on the horns of the altar seven times [Leviticus 16:11-19]. This foreshadowed Jesus shedding His blood for us. The number 7 represents completion or perfection. Jesus’ blood was shed seven times, and in shedding His blood He made a full, perfect, and complete sacrifice for sin on the cross! Let’s take a look at the ways that the blood of Christ was shed.

Firstly, His blood was shed in the Garden of Gethsemane. “And being in agony He was praying very fervently; and His sweat became like drops of blood…

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