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My Blood of the New Testament

February 25, 2017

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Crucifixion of Christ

My Blood of the New Testament

In Matthew 26:28 are some  of Jesus’ words  said during the Last Supper  —  which was the last Passover meal  He shared with His disciples  before being crucified.     As Jesus blessed the cup  of wine,  He said,

This is My blood  of the new testament,  which is shed  for many  for the remission  of sins.

A “testament”  in this Greek usage  is like a last will  one makes  before they die.     In the wills  of today,  one makes arrangements  for their property  and other affairs.     They testify  as to how they want  things done  after they have died,  and state  what they want  to give  to their loved ones.     It is good  for the loved ones  to know what they have inherited.

In our case,  as Jesus’ beloved,  He tells us  that we have inherited  “the remission  of sins”.       That is the most wondrous inheritance  anyone can have.     A “remission”  is a full pardon  and forgiveness  —  just as if  those sins  had never been committed.     Because our sins  have been remitted  by Jesus,  we never need  to be concerned  about being punished  for any of them.     This is what Jesus wants us  to be fully assured of.     He said so  when He said,  “This is My blood  of the new testament”  and  testified  that it is  “for the remission  of sins”.

The old “testament”  consisted of  all the rules  and regulations  people were supposed  to obey,  but were unable.     Our problem is  that we are all sinners.     There is no way  we can live  a perfect  and holy life  by our own efforts  —  no matter how sincere  we may be.     Because our sinful natures  condemn us forever,  God’s love  through Jesus Christ  came  to rescue us.

There is no other way  to be saved eternally  —  except through faith  in the shed “blood”  of Jesus.     We need  to believe in and trust  in Jesus’  “new testament”  “for the remission  of sins”.

In the relief  of sins  totally forgiven,  we say,  “Hallelujah!     Thank You,  Lord Jesus,  for the remission  of our sins.”

Love,
Margaret

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A Christian devotional  to glorify  the LORD of lords  and GOD of gods.

Pray for our country.

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Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus

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The LORD  made this day, let us rejoice  and be glad  in Him.

Psalm 118:24

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The word of the LORD is tried;

He is a shield  to all  who take refuge  in Him.

Psalm 18:30

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Sing for joy  in the LORD,  O you righteous ones;

Praise is becoming  to the upright.

Psalm 33:1

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How blessed are those  who dwell  in Thy house!

They are ever praising Thee.

Psalm 84:4

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Just as a father  has compassion  on his children,

So the LORD  has compassion  on those who fear Him.

Psalm 103:13

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O give thanks  to the LORD,  for He is good;

For His lovingkindness  is everlasting.

Psalm 107:1

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Glory in His holy name;

Let the heart  of those who seek the LORD  be glad.

Psalm 105:3

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Not that I have already obtained it,  or have already  become perfect,   but I press on  in order that  I may  lay hold  of that  for which also  I was laid hold of  by Christ Jesus.

Philippians 3:12

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