THE SANCTITY OF BLOOD
And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to Aaron, to his sons, and to all the children of Israel, and say to them, ‘This is the thing which the Lord has commanded, saying: “Whatever man of the house of Israel who kills an ox or lamb or goat in the camp, or who kills it outside the camp, and does not bring it to the door of the tabernacle of meeting to offer an offering to the Lord before the tabernacle of the Lord, the guilt of bloodshed shall be imputed to that man. He has shed blood; and that man shall be cut off from among his people, to the end that the children of Israel may bring their sacrifices which they offer in the open field, that they may bring them to the Lord at the door of the tabernacle of meeting, to the priest, and offer them as peace offerings to the Lord. And the priest shall sprinkle the blood on the altar of the Lord at the door of the tabernacle of meeting, and burn the fat for a sweet aroma to the Lord. They shall no more offer their sacrifices to demons, after whom they have played the harlot. This shall be a statute forever for them throughout their generations.” “Also you shall say to them: ‘Whatever man of the house of Israel, or of the strangers who dwell among you, who offers a burnt offering or sacrifice, and does not bring it to the door of the tabernacle of meeting, to offer it to the Lord, that man shall be cut off from among his people. ‘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.’ (Leviticus 17:1-12).
This chapter further explained to the children of Israel the reason why every sacrifice they have to make must be done at the door of the tabernacle was because the blood is what God uses to make atonement for our soul, “for the life of the flesh is in the blood”. Therefore no one should eat the blood. No scientist has been able to create blood with all the technology that exists, though they have been able to induce increase in the level by some chemicals they have discovered. Nevertheless God is still the only ONE in total control of life. In Genesis we are told that the blood of Abel spoke to God. In Hebrews 12:24 we are told that the blood of Jesus speaks better things than that of Abel. God is also emphasizing the sanctity of blood in other parts of the scripture where the blood of the saints that were shed just like that of Abel will required from the people. For example Our Lord Jesus confirmed the wickedness of this generation by the saying “Therefore you are witnesses against yourselves that you are sons of those who murdered the prophets. Fill up, then, the measure of your fathers’ guilt. Serpents, brood of vipers! How can you escape the condemnation of hell? Therefore, indeed, I send you prophets, wise men, and scribes: some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will scourge in your synagogues and persecute from city to city, that on you may come all the righteous blood shed on the earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah, son of Berechiah, whom you murdered between the temple and the altar. Assuredly, I say to you, all these things will come upon this generation.”. Countless innocent blood has taken place even in this generation, from the murdering of unborn babies (abortion) to the murdering of people that have fallen victim of many evil sacrifices, especially in those African countries, and also the killings with guns in other countries.
Children of God we need God’s mercies. Our sins have reached the roof and even we human beings are sick and tired of the senseless killings we hear of daily. Blood is being shed as if they are pouring water on the ground. God is not happy with all these. Except our Lord Jesus Christ take over the entire nations, we don’t know what would remain. Lord Jesus come to our aid and help us stop all these satanic manipulations in all nations. 1 Peter 5:7- 8 says “Casting all your cares on Him, for He cares for you. Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. ” We sin daily because we allow ourselves to be burdened by the cares of the world, instead of submitting all our concerns to Him. Satan is using every means possible to derail the children of God. Hell fire is expanding everyday to take the godless people that have died. Let us run to God and ask for His empowerment so that we don’t become victim of the Devil. There is Life in the Blood. Let us think of this seriously before yielding to the dictates of the adversary, the Devil. Committing suicide or killing other people is a sin to God, because it involves the shedding of blood. May the Lord come to our rescue in Jesus Name, Amen. Be blessed!!!