- 7315 blood, as basis of life
- 7316 blood, and OT sacrifices
- 7317 blood, of Jesus Christ
- 7318 blood, as symbol of guilt
The symbol of life, which thus plays an especially important role in the sacrificial system of the OT. The shedding of the blood of a sacrificial animal represents the giving up of its life. The “blood of Christ” refers to Jesus Christ’s obedient giving of his life, in order to achieve redemption and forgiveness.