NORTH SHORE CHRISTIAN CENTRE

 

BIBLE CHARACTERS

THE BLOOD OF THE SACRIFICE LAMB

LESSON 5

FIRST SHADOW OF JESUS THE SACRIFICED LAMB

Gen 4:2 Abel was a keeper of sheep.

 

Comment Jesus is also called the Great Shepherd of the sheep.

 

Gen 4:4 Abel offers the firstling of the flock for sacrifice unto God.

 

Comment Jesus offers Himself (the firstling of the flock) the only begotten Son of God.

 

Jn 3:16 "For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten son, that whosoever believeth on Him should not perish, but have Everlasting Life!"

 

JESUS OFFERS TO ABRAHAM THE BREAD AND THE WINE

(BEFORE THE TIME)

Gen 14:18 And Melchizedek King of Salem brought forth the bread and the wine and he was the Priest of the most high God.

 

Heb 7:1-3 Consider this Melchizedek and what a wonderful thing the Lord did in sending him as a shadow of Christ the Messiah

 

Comment The promises and the blessings God gave to Abraham and his seed (children of FAITH) for all generations.  Abraham partakes of the Lord's Supper before the time.  The scripture says "Abraham saw our day and was glad."

 

 

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