Nothing But The Blood Of Jesus




1 Peter 1:18-25 (NIV)

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Nothing But The Blood Can Produce A Savior (1:20)

The Lord Jesus Christ was chosen before the creation of the world to become the Sacrifice for sin.

The Lord Jesus Christ accomplished many things during His walk on earth.

But He never became the actual Savior of men until He climbed Calvary, was nailed to the cross and shed His Precious Blood.

In His death, the Lord Jesus Christ became our Savior!

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Nothing But The Blood Can Purchase The Sinner (18-19)

Sinners were redeemed.

They were liberated by the payment of a ransom.

Sinners need redemption.

They are slaves to sin.

They are lost and separated from God.

They are hell bound and hopeless apart from the Lord Jesus Christ.

The Lord Jesus Christ’s Blood offers the redemption sinners need.

The Blood frees us from sin’s power.

The Blood brings us into fellowship with the Father.

The Blood gives peace and assurance.

It changes our eternal destiny.

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Nothing But The Blood Can Purify From Sin (1:22)

Obedience to the truth of God’s Word purifies the soul from sin.

This has always been God’s plan.

However, even with all the blood that was shed over those many hundreds of years, not one single sin was cleansed away.

Nothing could purify us from sin until the time when the Lord Jesus Christ would go to the cross and shed His Blood for our sins.

Religion can’t do it.

Good works can’t do it.

Wishful thinking can’t do it.

Heartfelt promises can’t do it.

Only the Blood of the Lord Jesus Christ!

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Nothing But The Blood Can Preserve The Saint (1:23)

What the Blood of Jesus does in us is a forever work!

It guarantees us eternal security.

The Blood of Jesus gives security!

The Blood of Jesus promises absolute security in Jesus.

Only in the Blood of Jesus does a person find true, eternal salvation!

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Nothing But The Blood Can Promise Salvation (24-25)

Only the Blood of the Lord Jesus Christ can offer us hope of salvation.

That Blood has never, and will never lose its saving power.

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Only the blood of the Lord Jesus Christ can cleanse us from all sin.

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