But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin.
1 John 1:7
Easter’s message of the resurrection is preceded by the crucifixion, which was bathed in blood. It’s easy to miss the fullness and power of Easter and focus only on the beauty of celebrating the resurrection.
The cup of the Communion table is also a reminder of blood. (Matt. 26:28)
Many have partaken of the Communion elements without understanding what the bread and the cup really represent.
An examination of the Scriptures reveals a number of things about Jesus’ blood: