18 That is why even the first covenant was put into effect with the blood of an animal. 19 For after Moses had read each of God’s commandments to all the people, he took the blood of calves and goats,[a] along with water, and sprinkled both the book of God’s law and all the people, using hyssop branches and scarlet wool. 20 Then he said, “This blood confirms the covenant God has made with you.”[b] 21 And in the same way, he sprinkled blood on the Tabernacle and on everything used for worship. 22 In fact, according to the law of Moses, nearly everything was purified with blood. For without the shedding of blood, there is no forgiveness.
There’s a familiar song/hymn called “Nothing but the Blood of Jesus” Had this song going through my head one day and thought I’ll look it up on YouTube and let it play as I was photo shopping. As one video stops I play another and another, I came across this other video as I was searching. It just had instrumental playing, some red blood cells moving about in the video and some words that read just this as the song was playing….
It has no substitute
It cannot be manufactured
Without it, human life cannot exist.
Some quiver at the thought of it.
Others faint at the sight of it.
But 2000 years ago the Son of God…..
…..offered all of His, all for you
Blood for blood
Life for life
His for yours
What can wash away my sin?
Nothing but the blood of Jesus
…..without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.