Animal sacrifices are ultimately ineffective in removing guiltHeb 10:1-4See alsoHeb 9:9
The removal of guilt by Jesus Christ’s sacrificial death
Isa 53:10-12This prophecy finds its ultimate fulfilment in the person of Jesus Christ; Heb 9:14 See alsoJn 1:29 The point of John’s image is that Jesus Christ will be sacrificed, as lambs were, to remove people’s guilt; Ro 5:9 The blood of Jesus Christ referred to here is his shed blood, and therefore speaks of his (sacrificial) death; 2Co 5:21 Human guilt is transferred to Jesus Christ, in order that believers might become righteous before God; Tit 2:14; Heb 9:28; Heb 10:11-14; 1Jn 1:7
Dictionary of Bible Themes Scripture index copyright Martin H. Manser, 2009. As Editor, Martin Manser wishes to thank all those who compiled or edited the NIV Thematic Study Bible, on which this work is based.
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