Why blood? This is David Wheaton, host of The Christian Worldview.
The shedding of blood for sin is not peripheral but central to Christianity. God’s word says, “All things are cleansed with blood, and without shedding of blood there is no forgiveness” (Hebrews 9:22).
This was pictured in the animal sacrifice system of the Old Testament and then culminated Redemption weekend when Jesus Christ bled and died on the cross as payment for our sin.
Sin is our terminal problem. Physical and eternal death is God’s just penalty. But thank God He offers “redemption through Christ’s blood, the forgiveness of our sins” (Ephesians 1:7).
And then tune in this weekend for another topic that will sharpen your worldview.