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Sermon: Blood in the Scheme of Redemption

Spring Meeting 2014: Kyle Campbell

This lesson explains the part that blood plays in God’s scheme of redemption, with a special emphasis on the correlation between the blood of Jesus and water baptism, and the importance of observing the Lord’s Supper.

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Sermon: The Shedding of Blood

The lesson explains the reason why the shedding of blood is necessary for the redemption of man, and why it is that Jesus Christ is the only sufficient blood sacrifice.

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Sermon: Walking in the Light

Walking in the light of God’s will reaps great benefits, including: Fellowship with other Christians, access to the cleansing blood of Christ, joy and exaltation and the assurance we will never stumble (cf. 1 John 1:7).

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Sermon: Blessings of the Blood of Christ

A word study on the terms: Reconciliation, Redemption, Justification, Propitiation and Sanctification as they relate to the shed blood of Jesus Christ.

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Blood and Redemption

Medical science affirms what the Bible proclaims, that life is in the blood. God gave the animals as food for Noah and his family, but gave the admonition, “But you shall not eat flesh with its life, that is, its blood” (Genesis 9:4). This prohibition against eating blood was repeated under the Old Law, as the Israelites were warned, “Only be sure that you do not eat the blood, for the blood is the life; you may not eat the life with the meat” (Deuteronomy 12:23). In both prohibitions the reason for the limitation is given, life is in the blood.

Interestingly, this prohibition against eating blood is given further explanation in the Lord’s words to Moses, recorded in Leviticus 17:10-12, “And whatever man of the house of Israel, or of the strangers who dwell among you, who eats any blood, I will set My face against that person who eats blood, and will cut him off from among his people. For the life of the flesh is in the blood, and I have given it to you upon the altar to make atonement for your souls; for it is the blood that makes atonement for the soul. Therefore I said to the children of Israel, ‘No one among you shall eat blood, nor shall any stranger who dwells among you eat blood.’”

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Sermon: Redeemed by the Blood of Christ

Because of sin’s nature, it is necessary that blood be shed as payment. Jesus died and shed his blood as a vicarious sacrifice. The sermon describes the concept of blood sacrifice, and establishes why it is necessary.

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Sermon: Who Killed Jesus?

Jesus Christ was murdered. His killers perpetrated a great crime on humanity. The question is, who killed Jesus? Was it the Romans? The Jews? You and I?

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Sermon: The Blood of Christ

The blood of Jesus Christ was shed to redeem us, giving us the remission of our sins, and serving as purchase price for the church. It is possible to count is common or unclean by living willfully rather than in accord with God’s word.

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