Sister Sword of Desirable Mindfulness (fiberaddict) wrote,
Sister Sword of Desirable Mindfulness
fiberaddict

For Carmen

I did a quick archive search, but couldn't find the particular entry I was thinking of; maybe it was in Anna's comments? But...

To answer your question: Why do we no longer need to do the animal sacrifices? The Cliff Notes version:

The sacrifices were to *cover* our sins. We can't be in God's presence if/when we sin, so animal blood was used to cover it. Messiah *WAS* sinless, and His sacrifice REMOVED our sin (IF you believe, I mean. But if you're asking, you're already at that point, I think. :wink:) He was the Perfect sacrifice, so we no longer need to use animal blood.

Also - and this point the church completely skips - all sin sacrifices required blood AND "living water". If you read the crucifixion account, you'll notice that when the centurion poked Yeshua with the spear, blood AND water poured out. He said He was "Living Water".....which proves, again, that HE was and is the only way to cleanse ourselves of sin.

Sorry this is short - we need to get breakfast on the table!

This entry was originally posted at http://fiberaddict.dreamwidth.org/710463.html. Please comment there using OpenID.
Tags: religion
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments