SAVED BY GRACE THROUGH FAITH IN THE BLOOD OF THE SACRIFICE

January 29

When the people applied the blood to the threshold and the doorway, they were inviting God to cross over the threshold into their home as their protector from the angel of death. That is, God did not pass over; he “crossed” over! Furthermore, God entered into a threshold-blood covenant with them. (3) It was a marriage covenant between Yahweh and the nation of Israel, with God becoming their Husband! (Jeremiah 31:31,32) (14) God crossed the bloodstained threshold and stood in the door to keep the executioner from entering the home. Death could not claim them. God, Himself was the door (John 10:2,7). The executioner could only enter the homes of those who did not have blood.) the family (or families) then entered the house through the blood-stained door by stepping over the threshold so as not to “trample underfoot” the blood of the sacrifice (cf. Hebrews 10:29). (To step over the threshold was to accept the Passover sacrifice and the protection offered by it from God. To trample underfoot, the blood was to show contempt and rejection of the Passover sacrifice and the protection offered by God. When the people crossed the bloody threshold and entered the house through the door (cf. John 10:2,7), they were entitled to the protections provided by the Passover sacrifice. If someone entered the home any other way except by crossing over the bloodstained threshold, it meant they were an enemy who came to steal, kill, and destroy (cf. John 10:1,10). The protection and provisions of the Passover sacrifice were not provided to them as there was no blood covenant with God other than by the door. Once inside the family (or families) could not go out the door of the house until the following morning. While the family (families) were inside the house, they could not see the blood covering, but they had faith that God would save them because of it. It did not matter what they had done or not done in their lives. It only mattered that they were in the house with the Lamb’s blood on the door. That is, they were saved by grace through faith in the blood of the sacrifice, which they could not see and not by works. (cf. Ephesians 2:8,9. Hebrews 11:1) Have you entered by the DOOR (Jesus) and have His protection and salvation?  If not, why don’t you trust in Him today? Quoted from https://blogs.bible.org/the-seven-feasts-of-the-lord-passover/

Exodus 12:21-23 Then Moses called for all the elders of Israel and said to them, “Pick out and take lambs for yourselves according to your families, and kill the Passover lamb. 22 “And you shall take a bunch of hyssop, dip it in the blood that is in the basin, and strike the lintel and the two doorposts with the blood that is in the basin. And none of you shall go out of the door of his house until morning. 23 “For the LORD will pass through to strike the Egyptians; and when He sees the blood on the lintel and on the two doorposts, the LORD will pass over the door and not allow the destroyer to come into your houses to strike you.

 

HAVE YOU READ YOUR BIBLE TODAY? HERE IS TODAY’S DAILY BIBLE READING- WWW.HISLOVEMINISTRIES.NET    1/29 –   Exodus 11–12, Matthew 19:1–26, Psalm 21:1–5

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