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Only the Blood (13 of 14)
Series: CRACKING THE DAVINCI CODE
December 4, 2005
I. THE PRIORITY OF BLOOD IN THE ATONEMENT
A. God has always demanded a blood sacrifice
1. Adam and Eve
Genesis 3:7, 21 - 7 Then the eyes of both of them were opened, and they knew they were naked; so they sewed fig leaves together and made loincloths for themselves. 21 The LORD God made clothing out of skins for Adam
and his wife, and He clothed them.
2. Cain and Abel
Genesis 4:3-4 - 3 In the course of time Cain presented some of the land's produce as an offering to the LORD. 4 And Abel also presented [an offering]—some of the firstborn of his flock and their fat portions. The LORD had
regard for Abel and his offering,
Genesis 6:14 - 14 "Make yourself an ark of gofer wood. Make rooms in the ark, and cover it with pitch inside
Genesis 15:9-10, 17-18 - 9 He said to him, "Bring me a three-year-old cow, a three-year-old female goat, a three-year-old ram, a turtledove, and a young pigeon." 10 So he brought all these to Him, split them down the
middle, and laid the pieces opposite each other, but he did not cut up the birds. 17 When the sun had set and it was dark, a smoking fire pot and a flaming torch appeared and passed between the divided [animals]. 18 On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, "I give this land to your offspring, from the brook of
Egypt to the Euphrates River:
Genesis 26:24 - and the LORD appeared to him that night and said, "I am the God of your father Abraham. Do
not be afraid, for I am with you. I will bless you and multiply your offspring because of My servant Abraham
Genesis 28:22 - 22 This stone that I have set up as a marker will be God's house, and I will give to You a tenth
of all that You give me."
Exodus 12:3, 7, 13 – 3 Tell the whole community of Israel that on the tenth day of this month they must each sele ...
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