Apologetics 101: The Power of the Precious Blood

The month of July is devoted to The Precious Blood of Jesus. This week we explore what it means that Christ shed His blood for us and why devotion to the Precious Blood is important.

1. In the Old Testament, we see a foreshadowing of the power of Jesus’s blood

o In the story of the Israelites’ exodus from Egypt they were told to put the blood of an unblemished male lamb on their door posts. The Angel of Death passed over their houses and their first born sons were spared. (Exodus 12:13)

o Covenants were always sealed with a sacrifice and with blood