Then He took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, ‘Drink from it, all of you. For this is My blood of the new covenant, which is shed for many for the remission of sins’
When Adam took of the forbidden fruit in the beginning, his bloodline was tainted with sin. He died from blood poisoning. Thousands of years later, the virus of sin still thrives in the blood of every person who has not come to Christ.
The only solution for eternal death is a blood transfusion from the Savior of all humankind. When we participate in communion, we remember the sacrifice given to wash away our sins and initiate a new covenant and new way of living. We symbolically take in the supernatural, life-changing blood of Jesus that drives out the virus.
When we participate in holy communion, Satan must hang his head. He knows that he has lost us to the Lamb. In the same way that the lamb’s blood over the Israelites’ doorposts forced the death angel to pass over those homes, the blood of the Lamb over the doorpost of our souls makes us untouchable to the prince of darkness.
As we come to the table with our brothers and sisters, the blood of Christ unites His body. He mediated a new covenant so that we might receive the promise of eternal inheritance (Hebrews 9:15).
May the Lord bless you and keep you. May the Lord make His face to shine upon you and be gracious unto you and give you His peace. May you gather with the body of Christ to remember His sacrifice until He comes again. Celebrate His blood and body broken for you.
Today's Bible Reading:
1 Samuel 26:1-28:25
Psalms & Proverbs