Sprinkling of blood

“The priest shall dip his finger in the blood and sprinkle part of the blood seven times before the LORD in front of the veil of the sanctuary.” (Levites 4:6) Number seven represents completeness. The seven sprinklings were a prophetic action as the Lord Jesus Christ shed His blood in seven different places.
1) Garden of Gethsemane: The Lord Jesus Christ prayed in agony and earnestly that his sweat became blood falling to the ground. (Luke 22:44) Adam sinned in the Garden of Eden, the second Adam accepted the cup of God’s wrath as a substitute for sinners.
2) On His Face: The soldiers hit him on his cheek, plucked off the hair, and spat on him. (Isaiah 50:6) It was humiliation and ill-treatment. Robbing the dignity of a person.
3) On His head: When the soldiers placed a crown of thorns, he bled from his head. (Matthew 27:29-30) The king of kings and Lord of Lords was mocked. Thorns a symbol of a curse, pricked his head causing immense pain.
4) His back: Pontius Pilate released Barabbas as the mob demanded. The Lord Jesus was whipped and then delivered to be crucified. (Matthew 27:26, Isaiah 53:5) He was whipped, so that people could receive healing. His back was plowed like a farmer plowing the field.
5) His hands: The soldiers pierced his hand with nails. The Risen Lord showed the mark on his hands to the disciples in the closed room. (John 20:25) The hand that touched and healed, blessed people, gave a hand to lift Peter who was drowning was pierced by sinful humanity.
6) His feet: The soldiers pierced his feet. The feet that walked to meet the needs of people, preach, teach, and do miracles were bound and pierced.
7) His side: The soldier pierced his side and blood and water flowed. (John 19:33-34) He shed even the last drop of His blood to redeem sinners by granting them forgiveness, bestowing new life, and gifting them the citizenship of His Eternal kingdom.
Do I love my Saviour who shed his blood to save me?

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