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Is Blood Of Jesus Divine

Do you believe the Blood of Jesus is Divine? Do you believe that the Virgin Birth of Jesus is proof of this? Why is this issue so important in regard to the Church?

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In order for something to be divine it must be of God!! Since Jesus was the word made flesh and Jesus had no earthly father it stands to reason that Jesus' blood was the blood of God!! And of course the blood of God is divine!!! Problem solved.
---mima on 6/13/09

How does this statement,"True repentance is to turn away from the darkness of sin & forever remaining in the Light" stacked up with the following versus from Genesis6:6,
"6-And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart."
If true repentance is turning from what you're doing a questions arise. Did God stop making man? Also if true repentance is completely turning from something why do the Scriptures say, it grieved God at his heart?
Is it possible that repentance means regretting and being sorry for having done something and trying not to do it again?
---mima on 6/13/09

Light and Darkness

Light is God and his presence, purity, holiness, etc. Those who obey him lives there.

Darkness is Satan, sinning, deceptions, working for the devil but pretending to work for God, hating the obedience to God, mocking God by calling him Lord Lord without obeying him, etc.
---Dave on 6/13/09

By Shawn T, worth repeating
To Whosoever Has An Ear To Hear?

True repentance is to turn away from the darkness of sin & forever remaining in the Light. It's like 'A Dead Man Switch', needing the Power of Christ's Death running through you to convict & change your heart, where His Light shall Shine Eternally.
If you 'THINK' the light's on but find yourself living in the darkness of sin, then the Baptism of the Power of His Death(Rom.6:2-4), was never in you & you've been vainly repenting amiss to be used upon your lust.
God isn't deceived and is why Not everyone that says Lord Lord, shall enter into His Kingdom : ---Shawn_M.T. on 6/3/09
---MarkV. on 6/12/09

Salvation is two fold.
Lamb of God, Jesus of Nazareth OBEYED GOD, shed his blood on the cross and died. "Romans 3:25 ...through faith in HIS BLOOD, to declare his righteousness for the REMISSION of SINS THAT ARE PAST... Heb 5:9 being made perfect, he became the AUTHOR of ETERNAL SALVATION unto all THEM THAT OBEY HIM."
The BLOOD of JESUS forgives only the PAST SINS of only those WHO OBEY GOD.
"Acts 3:26 ... first God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, in TURNING AWAY every one of you FROM his INIQUITIES." Resurrected Jesus Christ is SPIRIT and he is TURNING AWAY the INIQUITIES of OBEDIENT followers. But, Christians are rejecting him.
---dAVE on 6/11/09

Some teach that Jesus Christ became "sin" in actuality,"sin" only exist in the abstract. If the term sin is used in an abstract sense, why do people think that Jesus Christ could become "sin", or a mere abstraction? It is naturally impossible for a person to literally be "sin", or a mere abstraction. Jesus was a sin-offering, He did not turn into a sinner on the cross and die spiritually.
---TRU-DOG on 12/19/08

Since the Incarnation, what Jesus does as man, He does as God, and vice versa.

The Blood of Jesus is the blood of God-made-flesh.

Now, what do YOU think?
---Jack on 10/18/08

Divine mean's : "Emanating from God", "Perfect". On the other hand The Antonym(opposite of) divine is: Imperfect which means: "not perfect"; "defective or inadequate" --Now what definition matches up with Jesus? Some say that the Blood of Jesus is not divine, why are they saying this? This is not True, God said come let us reason together. --Mrs. Morgan
---Mrs._Morgan on 5/20/07

lisa, You should of said they did a good job of "explaining AWAY" the Blood of Jesus, now thats God's Truth!
---Mrs._Morgan on 11/12/06

Daniel you and Bruce have done a great job explaining about the blood. I believe in our everyday language people have become used to using words that really are not Scriptural but sound great. Especailly when speaking about Christ. I hear all kinds of words that if people really studied, they would not be saying. But its lack of knowledge and will to express themselves in a holy manner that sounds great to hear.
---lisa on 11/12/06

Jeanne, Yes! Yes! Amen sister!
---Mrs._Morgan on 11/11/06

(II.)Jeanne, Very God, came wrapped in flesh, JESUS, He had to come wrapped in human flesh to be related to the human race, our second Adam! Glory to God! His Blood was different, unique, You said right,because God is His father. Life is in the blood, in Jesus' case ETERNAL LIFE! Glory to God! Christian's need to put off their 5 physical senses when it comes to the things of God, or else they will be confounded. God Bless!
---Mrs._Morgan on 11/11/06

Jesus is Divine so then His blood must be also. If someone is divine then all of them is divine not some. The virgin birth is not proof of this it is one of the many reasons to believe it- but God is the father and God is divine. Because if this is wrong then all is wrong if one lie is found then all is a lie, cover to cover it is true. The mind can not grasp this so it must be grasped by the heart and spirit thru faith not thru vain reason.
---Jeanne on 11/11/06

Ryan, yes, Jesus was perfect in every respect. (But he got his X chromosome from Mary, Y from the Holy Spirit.Women have ONLY X chromsomes) He was every bit as human as He was divine. But blood is a physical substance that can be healthy or unhealthy. It cannot "sin"...or be "sinless"...that's mixing flesh and spirit. The body cannot survive without blood (the life is in the blood) but that's not true of the spirit.
---Donna2277 on 9/26/06

Jesus was without sin so His Blood had to be pure and sinless too.
---Helen_5378 on 9/23/06

"Shorthand" is exactly the word and concept I was thinking of to try and explain it next and could not come up with the way to express it like I wanted to. You did a great job!
---Bruce5656 on 9/14/06

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Thank you for what you said! I am so glad someone else stepped up to the plate and reinforced what I was trying to say. I do agree that Jesus was dead already when pierced with the spear. My reference to being butchered is a reference to the whole bloody, gory process not the least of which was when his back was ripped apart by the scourge.
---Bruce5656 on 9/14/06

Isaiah 53:7, "He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth: he is brought as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so he openeth not his mouth."
Isaiah 52:14, "As many were astonied at thee; his visage was so marred more than any man, and his form more than the sons of men:"
---Bruce5656 on 9/14/06

Doesn't scripture say something about the life of the flesh is in the blood? This makes Jesus even more interesting because His 'X' chromosome came from the Holy Spirit not fleshly man. And scripture is very clear that He came in the likeness of human flesh. Christ, however, was not corruptible everything about Him was perfect, sin never entered Him. And when He died on the cross after the soldier pierced Him water flowed from Him, I always found that fascinating.
---Ryan on 9/14/06

\2\ ...thus causing both pericardial fluid (which can appear as 'water') and blood to be released when it was stabbed by the spear. Yes, His back, hands, feet and head were all bleeding, but none of His wounds killed Him! He quite literally chose when to die! And I just wanted to make sure everyone understood that.
---danie9374 on 9/14/06

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\1\ Bruce: Although I accept most everything you said on this topic, your comment "He was, in effect, butchered" implies that's how He died; and I have to say, that's just not right! The truth is Jesus was already dead when a soldier speared His body. In fact, John 19:34 leads us to believe after Jesus said "It is finished" and He "gave up His Spirit" (v.30), that His heart literally burst, filling the pericardium with blood;... [cont.]
---danie9374 on 9/14/06

[6] Examine every single usage of 'blood' in Scripture and what it means. E.g., the phrase "sprinkled with His blood" (1 Peter 1:2) refers to the whole Hebrew ceremony of an animal's death as a sin offering (having its blood 'sprinkled' on the altar); and Christ's resurrection, not just some drops of His blood. And by all means, never fall for the idea you must literally partake of some physical (or even mystical) bit of Jesus' blood to be saved! That's a pagan idea!
---danie9374 on 9/14/06

[5] Being Divine, as Mrs.Morgan is fond of saying, He certainly could have made a whole river of His blood if necessary without ever dying. But no! We must always turn to 1 Corinthians 15:1-17 to see the real meaning of 'the cross': Without Christ's death and resurrection, both the Hebrew sacrificial shedding of His blood and His conquering of death by Rising from the grave, we would all still be lost in our sins!
---danie9374 on 9/14/06

[4] Whenever the phrase 'shedding of blood' is used in the O.T., it always implies death! In fact, few Scriptures mentioning blood equate it with anything but a violent or sacrificial death. When NT authors say things like: "...having now been justified by His blood," (Romans 5:9), that's shorthand (an idiom) for Christ's death and resurrection! If Believers were literally saved by Jesus' blood flowing from his body, there would have been no need for Him to die! [Cont.]
---danie9374 on 9/14/06

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[3] ...being human all by itself does not mean mortal; as you stated. God created Adam as a whole perfect human! Not as a human with some kind of supernatural blood! Adam's whole being 'fell' when he sinned, not just his blood! So there's no Biblical reason to assume Adam's blood was anything but perfectly human before he sinned. Now I'd like to comment on the meaning of "blood" in Scripture in general: [Cont.]
---danie9374 on 9/14/06

[2] God created him without sin; he never had some kind of divine blood in the sense that it was any more divine than the rest of his perfectly human body, but rather perfect (because he was still sinless) human blood! Moving on to your comment: "Adam was to live forever, and you can't do that with human/mortal blood." Although it's been true of every human (except Jesus!) since Adam sinned, . . . [Cont.]
---danie9374 on 9/14/06

[1]Mrs.Morgan: First, your definition of 'Divine' is flawed, because you're mixing up the adjective (descriptive of what God created), with the noun; you're trying to think of what flows from, what is created by God, and is (by God's own words in Genesis) 'perfect' as somehow having the same sense or being as God's own Divinity! None of God's creations can ever have the same Divine Nature as God Himself! Adam was 'perfect' because... [cont.]
---danie9374 on 9/14/06

I thank JESUS CHRIST everyday for what he did for me on the Cross. JESUS is LORD!!
---JIM on 9/14/06

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It was his life (blood) he give up...
to save us...with his death, the shed of his blood is the payment of our sins.
We should be thankful to the Lord Jesus, for what he did to us...there is no human in this world would give up(sacrife) his life to save you...even there is ...only the blood of Jesus is worthy...becoz he never sin.
---abraham on 9/14/06

Yes, Mrs Morgan, I am saying that Jesus shed human blood. There is no such thing as "sinless" or "sinful" blood. You cannot find that in scripture. What you say about Adam is supposition. There is no such language in the bible.
Blood is blood. Jesus blood was no different than yours or mine. Fully human. The concept of "divine blood" is not in the bible.

It is not that his "blood" was sinless, it is that he is sinless.
---Bruce5656 on 9/13/06

He was the perfect human sacrifice.
When we speak of "his shed blood" we mean "his bloody death on the cross". He did not die of a heart attack or dehydration. His was a bloody gory death. He was, in effect, butchered.
This was no ordinary death because he was no ordinary man. He was sinless.
---Bruce5656 on 9/13/06

It is a grave error to lay aside his humanity for it was as the Son of Man, the Son of God paid the price for our sin.
The OT system of sacrifice where the blood of bulls and goats was offered was a shadow of the real thing - the death of the "Lamb that was slain before the foundation of the world".
---Bruce5656 on 9/13/06

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The Jew was well familiar with the concept of a blood offering and this is the way the death of Jesus was described. In particular in Hebrews for example.But it is not the only way it is described.
I have demonstrated fully how for Paul, the terms "shed blood" "sacrifice" "offering" "cross" etc are synonymous. He had no trouble switching between the different terms and neither should we.

Why do you?
---Bruce5656 on 9/13/06

When people ignore the humanity of Jesus and dwell on his divinity, it cheapens his sacrifice. After all, what is the big deal about God to living among men sinless? What is the big deal about God resisting the devil or working miracles?
How could God possibly understand our infirmities and weaknesses? We are told he understands because He experienced it. Only a man could He experience it.
---Bruce5656 on 9/13/06

When we look at the life of the man Jesus, and see how he was tempted yet did not yield to temptation. When we see how he needed to seek out the Father in prayer.
When we see how he relied not on his own innate power but the power of the Holy Spirit
to perform miracles, to teach etc.
---Bruce5656 on 9/13/06

We see an example. We see a suffering savior. We look at him and say, with the indwelling Holy Spirit of God in my life I can live like that! I can overcome sin, I can allow the Holy Spirit to move through me to bless, heal, deliver etc. We see in him the example of what we can be. If and only if he were a man. It is his sacrifice that makes this possible.
---Bruce5656 on 9/13/06

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Mrs Morgan. I give you this challenge.
Print out the following:
a- What I have written in this blog
b- My 11 part blog entries on 9/7/06 in the Worship the blood of Jesus blog along with
c- the verses Exzucuh wrote on 9/5/06 re the blood (because I referenced them in my 11 part entry and the 11 part entry is incomplete with out them.)
---Bruce5656 on 9/13/06

Take them to Mr. Angley and see what he has to say about it.
Alternately, I would send you the same information in a properly formatted document that you can take to him.
---Bruce5656 on 9/13/06

Mrs. Morgan,
I am not "denying the blood." I am not "depreciating the blood." I am not rejecting it or repulsed by it. I rejoice in it, as I rejoice in his cross, as I rejoice in his sacrifice as I rejoice in his offering as I rejoice in his humanity as I rejoice in his divinty.
---Bruce5656 on 9/13/06

For me, to insist Jesus had "divine blood" is unscriptural in two ways. The concept denies the humanity of Jesus and the words or even the concept of "divine blood" are not in the bible.
---Bruce5656 on 9/13/06

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Note There are only two adjectives that are used to describe Jesus blood in the New Testament. Feel free to correct me if I missed one. But certainly if I did, it will not be divine.
Matthew 27:4, "Saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said, What is that to us? see thou to that."
1 Peter 1:19, "But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot:"
---Bruce5656 on 9/13/06

**Adam was to live forever, and you can't do that with human/mortal blood. **

Adam was not subject to death until after the fall.
---Jack on 9/13/06

**Second Correction** (*See Underlined Corrected Words)-- (3.)Adam was to live forever, and you can't do that with human/mortal blood. Jesus had to come and Bring His perfect Divine Blood sacrifice, because of Adam's error. Jesus placed Himself in the human race(1 Corinthians 15 :22)(Romans 5 :19), being very God, and still being the only Begotten Son of God, having Divine Blood, yet very man(the Son of man)wrapped in flesh , born of a virgin, this is a miracle indeed!
---Mrs._Morgan on 9/13/06

--Correction (*Corrected word is bold and underlined) :Bruce5656 ,(2.) Keep in mind that Jesus is our Second Adam. We saw both the human qualities, and the Divine qualities in Him. The first Adam Errored, and the result was his blood and his soul was marred/changed because of his disobedience. Before Adam sinned he had to of had sinless blood , because God created Him Perfect, in "His own image".
---Mrs._Morgan on 9/13/06

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(3.)Adam was to live forever, and you can't do that with human/mortal blood. Jesus had to come and Bring His perfect Divine Blood sacrifice, because of Adam's error, Jesus placed Himself in the human race(1 Corinthians 15 :22)(Romans 5 :19), being very God(Having Divine Blood), yet very man, this is a miracle indeed!
---Mrs._Morgan on 9/12/06

Bruce5656 ,(2.) Keep in mind that Jesus is our Second Adam. We saw both the human qualities, and the Divine qualities in Him. The first Adam Errored, and the result was his blood and his soul was marred/changed because of his disobedience. Before Adam sinned he had to of had sinless blood , because created Him Perfect, in "His own image".
---Mrs._Morgan on 9/12/06

Bruce5656 , Are you saying that you don't believe that Jesus shed Divine Sinless Blood, are you saying that He shed non-divine, human blood? --Mrs. Morgan
---Mrs._Morgan on 9/12/06

When such and extreme emphasis is put on the divinity of Jesus, his humanity suffers. When his humanity suffers, the message of redemption suffers.

First, before anyone jumps all over me for denying the divinity of Jeuss,.let it be known. I believe in God the Father, Jesus the son and Holy Spirit. I believe Jesus is God in the flesh.
---Bruce5656 on 9/12/06

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John 1:14, "And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father) full of grace and truth."

As much as we cannot understand it, "God" did not die on the cross. Jesus, Gods son, Jesus of Nazareth, son of Mary who was 100% human flesh and blood died on the cross. "God" cannot die. He is the eternal Spirit Heb 9:14.
---Bruce5656 on 9/12/06

Jesus was not "like" a man. He was a human. The eternal spirit of God inhabited that body but in such a way as to have no advantage over the rest us - other than the fact that he did not have a sinful nature. Remember He laid aside his place and position as God. The omnipresent, omniscient, omnipotent, God and did it willingly. "thought it not robbery" Phil 2:6-8 (A profound mystery but true none the less)
---Bruce5656 on 9/12/06

He was tempted Heb 4:15, 2:17-18, "Wherefore in all things it behoved him to be made like unto his brethren, that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people. For in that he himself hath suffered being tempted, he is able to succour them that are tempted." (Note: in James 1:13 God cannot be tempted!)
---Bruce5656 on 9/12/06

Jesus did what he did, knew what he knew, healed who he healed, taught what he taught as a man empowered by the Holy Spirit. Luke 4:14 "in the power of the Spirit", Luke 4:18-19 "The Spirit of the Lord is upon me.", Matt 12:28 "cast out devils by the Spirit of God", Luke 2:27 "he came by the Spirit" Luke 4:1 "full of the Holy Ghostled by the Spirit", Acts 1:2 "through the Holy Ghost."
---Bruce5656 on 9/12/06

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(Notice the exact same language is use of those empowered by the Holy Spirit in the book of Acts.)

He shed human blood, died a human death, and was resurrected (being the first fruit of them that sleep I Cor 15:20) and is exalted by the right hand of God Acts 2:33.
---Bruce5656 on 9/12/06

Jesus, the man Jesus took my place in the judgment of God against the sin of humanity. MY SIN. To emphasis his divinity at the expense of his humanity does not give a balanced view of who he was and what he accomplished.
---Bruce5656 on 9/12/06

Moderator - The Blogs that I cannot access at all are "What are Helpful Bloggers" and "Shocked About Jon Benet Ramsey". Apparently the problem is the number has not been put for the comments - it comes out as ( comments). One Blog on this post is showing up on the list, but when I click and go through the Blog is not there. Bless you.

Moderator - Thanks. We just deleted both of those blogs which is why they aren't working as they will be removed from the page within an hour or so.
---Helen_5378 on 9/12/06

Moderator - Not all the Blogs are working properly. Some of them I cannot get through to, including a posting on this Blog. Thank you.

Moderator - Can you please be more specific in terms of what isn't working? Thanks!
---Helen_5378 on 9/12/06

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I have posted a few things and they were not posted on the blog that I was answering in. Maybe they got lost are maybe they were not good enough to go on line. I have read almost all of your postings and I believe you are very truthful in your answers. No matter the blog. I follow everyone's writings and see you enough times. Sorry if it was not here. Maybe I should not mention names! I will be careful, I do take correction well. Bless you also
---lisa on 9/12/06

**I am so paronoid that I will only read the KJV,fearing that a word will be changed so much that the Scriputure is no longer in the "right context".**
Did you know that's basically what many radical Puritans said about the KJV when it first appeared, calling it the Devil's Bible, and burning it in the streets?
---Jack on 9/12/06

Lisa - You have mentioned my name in your post ("Helen has it right" .. "Helen's explanation is correct"). I didn't post anything on this Blog at that state. Wondering if you were referring to another Blog? Bless you.
---Helen_5378 on 9/11/06

Divine nature, divine power, divine service, ye shall not divine, divine lies, divine sentence - all written in the Bible. Everything we do can certainly be divine, even my mom's apple pie - of which all my words that I speak or write are of, relating to, or proceeding directly from God being a deity as in the divine Savior, or anything directed to a deity as in divine worship. Do everything in the glory of God which is divine. Praying all of you a divine life.
---Steveng on 9/11/06

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Mrs Morgan - Fear is not from God. Fear is from the enemy and he will make you scared to even read another version of the Bible. Let the Holy Spirit lead you. There is a whole new world in reading some of the other Versions.
---Helen_5378 on 9/11/06

Mrs.Morgan. You can't separate Jesus and His spotless,precious blood. If anyone does, then they are worshiping another Jesus.

You are accusing Christians on this web of doing just that. If we don't say "Divine" then you accuse. We are saying the word "Divine Blood" is not used in scripture. Not in the KJV as you will only read. So you have contridicted yourself saying you won't read another version because of this very issue.
---kathr4453 on 9/11/06

Jack, Thanks!
---kathr4453 on 9/11/06

Miss Morgan, now we have the wrong bibles and it is not translated correctly. How many excuses you come out with. You are given answers and you refuse to be corrected. Helen has it right Jack, the precious blood of Christ for redemption, for covering our sins, but we don't inherit His blood. We still have our own blood Jack. Helens explanation is correct. You should listen to her and learn something.
---lisa on 9/11/06

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Darlene_1 , I meant these words only "Divine Blood". I like the way Alan of the UK put it, "every part of Jesus is Divine", he said that in the "Worship the Blood of Jesus" Blog. "Every part", amen! --Mrs. Morgan
---Mrs._Morgan on 9/11/06

Just for information: Divine is in the Bible,2Peter 1:3, speaks of divine power, 2 Peter 1:4 speaks of divine nature,man became partakers of divine nature. I only found in those two verses speaking of Christs divine power and His divine nature which He passed on to believers. Both appear to be in the Spiritual realm not physical realm. There is a verse in OT about divine service which of course doesn't apply to NT Christians in that way.
---Darlene_1 on 9/11/06

**In Peter, we have been purchased with the Precious Blood of Jesus. **
I understand clearly that the writer is referring to a verse in one of the letters of Peter: "Ye know ye were not redeemed with corruptible things but with the precious blood of Christ..."
Too bad Helen didn't.
---Jack on 9/11/06

Thanks Helen; In the Book of Peter it says.......
---kathr4453 on 9/11/06

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(2.)This is why I don't want people to keep "translating" the Bible, I am so paronoid that I will only read the KJV,fearing that a word will be changed so much that the Scriputure is no longer in the "right context". The devil is very tricky. I have never read the Greek and/or the Latin Vulgate version, but I would read that too , some minister's use the Greek and/or Latin Vulgate version. --Mrs. Morgan
---Mrs._Morgan on 9/11/06

I think that some Christian's get thrown off by the word divine, because the "word itself" is not in the Bible. The word Omniscient isn't in the Bible either, but we know that God is Omniscient . The English Language, unlike some other languages has different meaning's for the same word, and it can be confusing to some. --Mrs. Morgan
---Mrs._Morgan on 9/11/06

Kathr4453 - (" Peter.."). I truly hope that you made a typo with that one - ??
---Helen_5378 on 9/11/06

The Blood of Jesus was spotless. Without sin. In Peter, we have been purchased with the Precious Blood of Jesus.
God will never want a refund on anyone He has purchased. Why would He?
If The Blood of Jesus met the wrath of God towards sin, and that wrath has been met for me personally, "In Christ", then nothing, but nothing can separate me from the love of God "IN Christ Jesus".
Yes, the virgin birth was the only way Jesus/and His Blood was spotless.
---kathr4453 on 9/11/06

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I'm convinced the blood of Jesus is divine. I believe it is most precious substance in the universe. I believe today it is on the mercy seat of God in heaven and in a liquid perfect state. I believe Jesus Christ himself carry his own blood to heaven and placed it on the mercy seat. And were as the blood of Able cried out for revenge. The blood of Jesus Christ now cries out mercy for all believers.
---mima on 9/11/06

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