NORTH SHORE CHRISTIAN CENTRE

 

BIBLE CHARACTERS

THE BLOOD OF THE SACRIFICE LAMB

LESSON 4

 

LET US NOW START OUR JOURNEY FROM THE BEGINNING

Gen 2:21 “…And He took one of his ribs and closed up the flesh instead thereof.”

 

Comment The First Adam, blood was shed through an injury to bring forth the woman.

 

                        The Second Adam, blood was shed from an injury at the Cross to bring forth the Church.

 

Gen 2:22 1. And from the rib made He a woman.

                        2. And brought her unto the man.

 

Comment a. The Church (Bride) was formed through the injury at Calvary.

b. The Church (Bride) is being made ready to be presented to Jesus when He comes!

 

ADAM DECLARES THE WOMAN AS HIMSELF

Gen 2:23 "This is now bone of MY bones and flesh of MY flesh."

 

                        1. The Church is His body.

                        2. This is MY body which is broken for you (Lord's Supper)

 

MAN'S COVERING

Gen 3:7 "…And they knew that they were naked"!  (Sewed fig leaves together) 

 

ONLY GOD CAN MAKE THE COVERING

Gen 3:21 “Unto Adam and his wife did the Lord God make coats of skins and clothed them.”

 

Comment a.  Again the shedding of blood.

                        b. An innocent life was sacrificed to make the covering.

 

 

Summary

 

We see again relationship as being the method of God’s instruction to us. Father and children, husband, and wife these declare the heart of our Father who created these things.