The Power to Give Life

Aug 1, 2021
The Power of the Blood of Jesus | The Power to Give Life
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August 1, 2021
Study Questions

1. How do most people define sin today? Compare those answers with the following passages: Isaiah 64:6; Psalm 51:5; Romans 5:12.

2. Why did God require blood for the covering of sin? (See Leviticus 17:11.)

3. What was the significance of the lamb’s blood being poured out over the doorposts of the Israelites while in Egypt (Exodus 12:1-13)? Was the blood necessary or symbolic? (See Hebrews 9:22.)

4. How did Jesus become our Paschal Lamb? Read John 1:29, Isaiah 53:7, and 1 Corinthians 5:7. Could Jesus have made atonement for sin without shedding His
blood?

5. The Lord commanded Moses in the Law to acknowledge the Day of Atonement
(Leviticus 16:34). Read Hebrews 10:1-4 and discuss why was it necessary, then,
for Jesus to make atonement for sin.

6. How do you see the work of propitiation and expiation accomplished through
Christ’s atonement? Why is this important? How does this truth impact you?
7. Read and discuss the following passages: 1 Peter 3:18; Hebrews 7:27; Hebrews
9:24-28; Hebrews 10:10-14. Why don’t we keep sacrificing year after year? How
does this impact the way you approach the Lord’s Supper with your church family?