The Blood of Jesus

Biblical significance of the blood of Jesus:


1.    Redemption

Acts 20:28 – “church of God purchased with His own blood”

Eph. 1:7 – “we have redemption through His blood”

1 Pet. 1:9 – “redeemed…with precious blood”

Rev. 5:9 – “purchased for God with His blood, men from every tribe”


2.    Propitiation

Rom. 3:25 – “God displayed Jesus as a propitiation in His blood”


3.    Cleansing

Heb. 9:14 – “blood of Christ…will cleanse your conscience”

1 John 1:7 – “blood of Jesus cleanses us from all sin”

Rev. 7:14 – “washed their robes in the blood of the Lamb”


4.    Forgiveness

Eph. 1:7 – “redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses”

Heb. 9:22 – “without shedding of blood there is no forgiveness”

Rev. 1:5 – “released us from our sins by His blood”


5.    Access to God

Eph. 2:13 – “brought near to God by the blood of Christ”

Heb. 10:19 – “confidence to enter Holy Place by blood of Jesus”


6.    Reconciliation

Col. 1:20 – “reconciled, made pace through the blood of the cross”


7.    Justification.

Rom. 5:9 – “having been justified by his blood”


8.    Sanctification

Heb. 13:12 – “that He might sanctify the people through His blood”


9.    Conquest of evil.

Rev. 12:11 – “overcame…because of the blood of the Lamb”


10. Basis of new covenant

Heb. 13:20 – “through the blood of the eternal covenant”

Matt. 26:28 – “This is the new covenant in My blood”    



James Fowler
Excerpted from: The Blood of Christ, Study Outlines, 1999,

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