As it is fondly said, when the purpose of a thing is unknown abuse is inevitable. Even as we celebrate Easter (the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ) it is important
to know the purpose why we celebrate this. JESUS, the son of God was sent by His Father to come save the world from impending dangers of sin. God had plans for man when He created Adam and Eve but this plan got foiled up when man sinned against God. God, who is plenteous in mercy decided to provide another solution so as restore the plans
HE has for man. That was how JESUS came into the picture, though HE had been with the Father from the beginning.
“Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall
conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.” Isaiah 7:14
As spoken here by one of God’s spokesman Isaiah, a virgin did conceive and gave birth to a son; His name was JESUS who lived on the surface of this earth.
Matthew 1:21 – And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his
name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.
One of the outstanding plans God sent JESUS to restore back to us is Eternal Life. Eternal life meaning a life lasting or existing forever or one without end. This I know because HE said it
“that whosoever believes in
Him(JESUS) would not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16
How did HE do this? He achieved this by dying on the cross and resurrecting on the third day. By His death, He shed His blood and through His blood, we received eternal life…
“…in whom we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins.” Colossians 1:14
This makes us understand that we have been forgiven of our sins and we are saved and restored by His blood.
The death of JESUS Christ truly shows God’s love towards us humans and shows that we have been forgiven just because of His blood. The forgiveness of man’s sin and the sins of everyone born of a woman is truly seen as God has restored back to us the eternal life He planned for man right from the beginning through His son JESUS.
All that’s left for all to do is to accept this eternal life but accepting it through the son of
God .i.e JESUS.Accepting Him means believing in Him and confessing with your mouth.
“Only be sure that you do not eat the blood, for the blood is the life; you may
not eat the life with the meat…”Deuteronomy 12:23
This also shows that the life of an animal is in it’s blood. This is because for instance if you kill a goat and drain it of all the blood it has, the goat would no longer have any life in it. This exactly was what JESUS CHRIST came to do for us as He poured out His life for us through His blood so that we can have eternal life.Accepting JESUS as Saviour, Restorer, Redeemer and Lord over your life is what you need to receive this life. Doing ALL HE tells you to do makes this eternal life secured, as it is seen that we do not have our lives any more but we are living for the one who died for us.