5 Reasons Jesus Shed His Blood for Us
Jesus Shed His Blood to Grant us Admission into Paradise (again).
And Jesus said unto him, "Verily I say unto thee, today shalt thou be with me in paradise (Luke 23:43)."
"He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God" (Revelation 2:7).
Jesus Shed His Blood So We May Gain Immortality.
Because Christ shed His blood for us we are delivered from death (mortality) and have received eternal life (immortality)! "For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality" (1 Corinthians 15:53).
Jesus Shed His Blood So We Could Be Reconciled to God.
"For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life" (Romans 5:10).
"And you, that were sometime alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now hath he reconciled" (Colossians 1:21).
Jesus Shed His Blood To Deliver us From Satan's Power
According to Acts 26:18, Paul was sent to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ "To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me."
"Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son "Colossians 1:13". "Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness "(1 Thessalonians 5:5).
Jesus Shed His Blood To Destroy Satan Because He Had the Power of Death
"Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil "(Hebrews 2:14).
"He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil" (1 John 3:8).