Bible Verses

Leviticus 5:6; Numbers 6:14 - Lambs and other sacrificial animals were offered in the Old Covenant

John 1:29,36 - Jesus is "The Lamb of God," the one and only sacrifice of the New Covenant

Leviticus 4:3, 23, 28; Numbers 19:2 - The sacrificial animals had to be without any blemish or defect

1 Peter 1:19 - Jesus Christ was undefiled by sin "as of a lamb without blemish and without spot"

Exodus 12:46 - No bones of the lamb to be sacrificed were allowed to be broken

John 19:33-36 - None of Jesus' bones were broken, despite the practice of breaking the legs of crucifixion victims

Hebrews 8:1-5 - The Old Covenant focussed on the ceremonies and services held in the Temple on earth

Hebrews 8:2; Revelation 11:19 - The New Covenant Temple is in heaven, where Jesus is now ministering

Hebrews 9:1-3 - The Temple was constructed with 2 apartments, each apartment used at different times

Hebrews 9:24 - The sanctuary in heaven also has two apartments, as the one on earth was modelled on it

Exodus 24:3-8; Hebrews 9:19-20 -The Old Covenant was ratified by the sprinkling of BLOOD and WATER

John 19:34 - The New Covenant was ratified with the BLOOD and WATER from Christ's pierced side

Hebrews 9:19 - The BLOOD and WATER was sprinkled upon the "Book of the Covenant"

1 John 5:6-8 - The BLOOD and WATER from Christ sprinkled the Ark containing the 10 Commandments

Exodus 24:8; Hebrews 9:19 - Moses sprinkled the people with the blood and water used to ratify the covenant

Isaiah 52:15; 1 Peter 1:2 - By His death Jesus would "sprinkle" those who choose to accept the New Covenant

Exodus 24:7; 2 Kings 23:2-3, 21; 2 Chronicles 34:30,31 - The "Book of the Covenant" contained statutes and commandments which were to be honoured and obeyed by all those who were part of those bound by the covenant

John 14:15; James 2:8; Romans 3:31; Romans 13:8-10 - When the New Covenant was ratified at the cross, Christ's blood sprinkled the Ark containing the 10 Commandments, showing they are the basis of the New Covenant. See Jeremiah 31:31-33

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