"Jerry retired Trucker- Author- Ph.D. in Philosophy/ Life Coach from Kingdom Ambassadors Global Univ. & Currently MHC Life University"
Show Me The Blood
Church, I am attempting to write this sermon message titled "Show Me The Blood" with an urgency to get the body of Christ to wake up and recognize the late hour that we are living in where sin is abounding leaving its dead left in its wake throughout our world.
Beloved, some preachers have made statements that they have really had to battle with enemy spirits when they attempted to bring a message on the blood and sadly, some of our versions today have omitted the scriptures that mention the blood from their translations of the bible.
Church, God states in his word that Abel's blood that was slain in an act of jealousy by his wayward brother, cried out from the ground, so that tells me that the blood has a voice and God says the land will pay for the shedding of innocent blood.
Beloved, I remember one time God had me minister on this subject and it was at a particular church that seemed to show no emotion during the times I had ministered there before you see, I informed the congregation that God wanted me to speak on the blood of Christ and related to them that other ministers had related of their struggles with the devil when they attempted to preach on this subject.
Saints, I gracefully told them that I know what the blood is and what it has done for the greatest creation that God created, and that would be the human race.
Beloved, I remember referring back to Moses going upon the mountain to die and Joshua coming forth as a chosen successor to lead God’s people into the Promised Land. (Numbers 27: 12-33)
Church, I became a little excited when I spoke concerning the cities of refuge where God instructed Joshua to prepare which would serve as a place where one could flee in case of a wrongful death until they could get a fair trial or would be set free at the death of the high priest because the people of that day were known to be people that would viciously act to revenge someone near to them if they had been wronged.
Beloved, the cities were to be within two hours running distance and the roads to these cities were to be patrolled that they might remain open and accessible. (Joshua 20)
Church saints, I related to a made up scene with two men working in a field and one using an ax without notice had it fly out of his hands and strike his friend killing him, leaving the innocent man with no choice but to run with all his might to one of the nearest refuge cites, because the relatives of his friend would not understand that it was an accident and would surely kill him in a vengeful rage.
Saints, in my little sketch, I had him almost there but I then emphasized that he can here the man’s friends and family close on his heels but with a last minute rush of strength he makes it into the protected bounds of the city leaving the men in pursuit no choice but to stop their advance and although he is within distance of them lying on the grass while attempting to get his breath, they are not allowed to cross the line and take his life because he is safe until he can get a fair trial or until the death of the high priest which would set him free.
Dear saints, this little illustration, gives us a picture of what the blood of Jesus has done for us because beloved, it is both a protecting and dividing barrier that the devil cannot cross. saints, we could go further in this study and view why King David in (2 Samuel 3:33) would make the statement "Died Abner as a fool dieth?"
Beloved, the story behind Abner would be that he was formerly a high General in King Saul's army but when King Saul's house fell, Abner joined forces with David causing the tribes to unite and accept David as not only being King over Hebron which was one of the cities of refuge, but David was made and accepted to be King over all.
Beloved, because Abner had taken the life of one of David's mighty men, (Asahel) he was instructed by the King to go and remain in Hebron until he could get a fair trial or the death of the high priest as one of the stipulations made plain by Joshua when establishing boundaries for the cites of refuge.
Saints, two of David's mighty men, one of them being his General Joab, caught Abner outside the city gates and killed him. Beloved, the tragedy of this story is that Abner got caught outside the protection of the city of refuge,
Saints, we could look at this in a spiritual way as the city of refuge being the protecting power of the blood.
Beloved, the pride surging within Abner thinking that the King had changed his mind concerning him, caused him to leave the protection of the refuge city and got him killed. Saints, look at the scriptures as they tell how Joab, hugged him as if to kiss him and with a hiddeen dagger, cut his insides till they fell on the ground. Saints, Abner knew the law and he knew the law provided protection for him as long as he stayed within the city gates but he allowed the enemy to catch him outside the protection of the city causing King David to make the statement that "Abner dieth as a fool dieth."
I close this chapter with this scripture followed by a closing statement especially for those that attempt tp preach a gospel today that will allow the flesh to stay alive. (Hebrews 10:29) "Of how much sorer punishment suppose ye shall he be thought worthy, who hath trodden under foot the Son of God, and hath counted the blood of the covenant, wherewith he was sacrificed, an unholy thing, and hath done despite unto the Sprit of Grace?"
Beloved saints, believe what ye will concerning a grace that will allow the flesh to stay alive and just lose your rewards but in the end, "IT HAD BETTER BE GOOD ENOUGH TO DIE WITH."
God In The Beginning
Dear reader, did you know that the prophet Mohammed and other great men who founded religions had to get in line with Abraham and the prophets but beloved, let it be known that Jesus existed as the word in the mind of God before the line was formed because the scriptures state " lo I come in the volume of the book" and "Jesus was slain before the foundations of the world." Beloved, I recently wrote and published a book on The Humanity of Christ which goes into an in-depth study proving that Jesus was the other Adam.
Beloved, the first book of John states that by him (Jesus The Word) God made the worlds therefore beloved, Jesus did not come to found a religion but to teach us how to have a relationship with God. (John 1:3)
Dear reader, in bible days, it is told that there were many signs in Italy that stated “All roads lead to Rome" but beloved, I am here to tell you that not all roads lead to heaven and all religions do not lead to God.
Beloved, the Holy bible states that Jesus is the way to God, not a way as some would think and preach, but He is the way, the only way which is through his supreme sacrifice in giving his life a ransom for many.
Dear reader, the way to heaven is paved by his precious blood of the lamb of God because beloved, Jesus the I Am God fulfilled more than enough old testament prophecies that would stand up in any court of law concerning his entrance into this world to pay the sin debt for God's greatest creation which is man.
Beloved listen closely, for your entire future depends upon how you react and accept God's free pardon in sending his Son to become sin in our place, fulfilling the scripture that states clearly, "He who knew no sin became a curse for us." (2Corinthians 5:21)
1. He had to be arrested and tried as a common criminal.
2. He had to be convicted and be executed as a criminal.
3. He willfully took our place and all sin was placed upon him at the cross crucifixion.
4. Jesus is the only name that God will recognize.
5. God did not send him to another planet or another form of life but to and for the seed of Adam.
Why Jesus Is The Only Way To God
Saints, most religions claim to be the way to God, but beloved, Jesus did not come to found a religion or claim to have had a vision, but he came to bridge the gap of fellowship with the Eternal God that was lost through Adam and his birth was prophesied and fulfilled in the Holy Scriptures.
(Isaiah 7:14 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 9:6-7) For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.
(7) Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to order it, and to establish it with judgment and with justice from henceforth even for ever. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will perform this.
Micah 5:2 2 But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.
Yes beloved saints, the facts can be found in history that prove Jesus was born on this Earth, lived his life to about 33 and 1/3 years old and was crucified at the hands of the Romans. There is also record that he was seen of more than five hundred people in his resurrection. (1Corinthians 15:16)
Beloved, some of our bible versions today have omitted the scriptures that mention the blood from their translations of the bible but let me tell you in my quite time with God, I have discovered that the blood has a voice in the courts of Heaven and the word clearly says that the land will pay for the shedding of innocent blood.
Yes beloved saints of God, the facts can be found in history that Jesus was born on this Earth, lived his life to about 33 and 1/3 years and was crucified at the hands of the Romans. Beloved, there is also record that he was seen of more than five hundred people in his resurrection. (1Corinthians 15:16)
The Way Made Plain For All To See
Listen dear reader, God could not make another Adam with God’s blood from an Earth that became under a curse but that is what the Holiness of God demanded or man would be forever separated from his creator.
Beloved, to be separated or isolated from our creator would be like a spacecraft leaving this planet and developing a malfunction in its guidance system which would cause it to be stranded in space unable to make its way back home to Earth, leaving the men inside with little or no hope that they would ever get see their families again, yes beloved, they would be isolated in space until their oxygen level dropped to low to sustain their life and then they would die.
Saints, God's word says that the wages of sin is death and that is what we got through the fall of Adam because when Adam sinned by partaking of the forbidden fruit, sin was passed upon the whole human race and we were cut off and isolated from a Holy God who hates sin and is perfect in all his ways.
Beloved, in Adam, we could never have gotten back in fellowship with God, but God in his foreknowledge, had a plan to rescue as many as possible from the rebellion caused by Satan, because in the fullness of time, God would send a deliverer for all mankind that would be born of a virgin and have God’s blood like Adam. not tainted from the blood of fallen man.
Church, it was the hope and prayer of young Jewish virgins to be the one chosen to bear the promised Messiah who would bear the sin debt for all mankind. Mohammed and other great men who founded religions had to get in line with Abraham and the prophets but Jesus existed as the word before the line was formed.
Saints, the first book of John states that by him (Jesus The Word) God made the worlds.
Church, Jesus did not come to found a religion but to teach us how to have a relationship with God.
Beloved, there are sign in Italy that says “All roads lead to Rome” but beloved, I am here to tell you that not all roads lead to heaven and all religions do not lead to God.
Saints, the Holy bible states that Jesus is not a way to God, but beloved, it clearly declares that Jesus is the way, the name that is above every name, the name that God recognizes that he hath highly exalted making him both Lord and Christ.
1. The way to heaven is paved by his precious blood.
2. He became a curse for us.
3. He had to be arrested and tried as a common criminal.
4. He had to be convicted and be executed as a criminal.
5. He willfully took our place and all sin was placed upon him at the cross of crucifixion.
6. Jesus is the only name that God recognizes. (Acts 4:12)
Saints, the scriptures teach that he who knew no sin was made sin for us that we might be called the righteousness of God in him. Yes, he made the way plain and it is up to us to either accept his pardon for our sin or reject it and be found guilty before an angry God who at death will require his blood on our head.
Church, let’s face it; there is no other religion that can take the guilt and stain of blood from a murder’s hands but Christianity which is not a religion, but is based on a personal relationship with God.
Saints of God, the scriptures teach that the blood of Jesus Christ cleanses from all unrighteousness. (John 1: 7-9)
Beloved, this is not a religion like all the others but a way of life maintaining a relationship with a wonderful God who desires a family and when we accept Jesus as our savior, we are adopted into God’s family as heirs.
Dear saints of God, the Bible takes sin very seriously, more so than perhaps any other religion and there is no other name under heaven whereby men can be saved except through and by the name of Jesus.
Dear reader, Jesus is the only name that God recognizes and the scriptures state that there is no other name under heaven whereby men can be saved.
Beloved, we can spit at him, mock him, and even reject him but the evidence of his birth, life, mission and resurrection has caused millions to receive hope, meaning, purpose and yes change come into their life that were before angry and without hope.
Dear reader, I am talking about bootleggers, drug dealers, and criminals changing their lifestyle by accepting him as Lord and Savior over their life and some of these people have went on to become great men of God who allowed the Living God to leave his signature through them to us today.
Beloved, the word states in John the first chapter that the blood of Jesus Christ cleanses us from all unrighteousness, therefore yes beloved, it can take the quilt and stain off a murders heart and even cause the family to forgive the murderer but just like a bar of soap, the blood must be applied to our heart and we do that by reading and spending time in his word.
Saints, you can stand near soap, even work in a soap factory but until you apply water with the soap, you will not get anything clean. The word of God states in (Ephesians 5:26) is referred to as Christ making the church Holy by the power of the word and making it pure by washing it with the washing of water by the word.
(Ephesians 5:26)That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,
(27)That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.
Dear reader, after reading this, you may have a desire to whisper a prayer to the one God whom you are not sure exists and ask him to guide you to the truth and who knows, you might be one of the ones he will choose to use to turn this messed up society around.
The Ultimate Test
Church, Sin alienates us from the presence of God because Sin is rooted in the heart of man therefore, Sin cannot be removed by any self-help program. Beloved, no other religion but Christianity has any viable help to offer for the removal of sin and beloved, there is so much more that I could add to this message like in (2 Samuel 6:13) where King David made a blood sacrifice every 6 steps bringing the ark the 5 miles back into Jerusalem but beloved, I close with a well documented fact that happened in Chicago that caused a stir among the many world religions that had their representatives there to prove their religion was the way to God.
Beloved, in this gathering there was a man named Dr. Joseph Cook in attendance and during one session in this meeting, Dr. Joseph Cook, of Boston, suddenly rose and said: ‘Gentlemen, I have sit and listened to each of you attempt to prove to us that your religion is the one that will get us to God and get his attention but I beg to introduce to you a woman with a great sorrow.
1. Bloodstains are on her hands, and nothing she has tried will remove them.
2. The blood is that of murderer.
3. She has been driven to desperation in her distress.
Dr. Joseph Cook was speaking of Lady Macbeth which used to be a required reading in school.
Dr. Cook took the mic and asked in a loud voice, "Is there anything in your religion that will remove her sin, and give her peace," as an unexpected silence fell upon the gathering but not a single reply was heard.
Saints, raising his eyes heavenwards, Dr. Cook cried out, "John can you tell this woman how to get rid of her awful sin?" The great preacher waited as if listening for a reply. Suddenly he cried, ‘Listen John speaks; Chapter one verse seven, "The Blood of Jesus Christ his Son, cleanseth us from all sin". (John 1:7)
Beloved, not a soul broke the silence; the representatives of Eastern religions and Western cults sat dumb as they had nothing in their teachings that would provide the needed answer.
Church, now we know why the songs in our worship services, such as "Are You washed in The Blood" or "The Old Rugged Cross," "There Is A Fountain" and "Amazing Grace," wow, these songs sung from the heart of redeemed men and women, have such a ring of hope, as the words proclaim the gospel and the plan of God for his Creation.
Beloved, now we know and begin to understand why Mothers and Grandmothers that would stay up till midnight hoping to catch a glimpse of their boys fighting a battle on foreign soil, would shout through the services of a spirit filled church.
Dear saints of God, the sin nature passed upon the human race inherited through the fall of Adam demanded the blood of Christ our kinsmen redeemer to be shed at Calvary for the remission of sins.
Beloved, in the face of human need, the Gospel of Jesus Christ alone could meet the need and I do not care what our past is like or what we have done even to the place of being confined in a prison, the devil cannot hold our past against us as to make us feel guilty because once we have accepted the blood of Christ as God’s requirement for our sin, we are set free from the law of sin and death.
Beloved, Romans the eight chapter says, ‘For the law of the spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set us free from the law of sin and death that we might become the righteousness (right standing with God) of God in Christ Jesus," (Romans 8:2)
I might as well get happy and quote (Romans 8:1) "There is therefore no condemnation to them that are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit."
Saints, this peace with God will cause a person to be able to forgive someone who has violated them or their family such as a rapist or even a murderer for they now see the real picture and that is that people without a changed nature who have not dealt with the sin problem will act like and serve their master which is Satan.
Church, thank God for the blood of Jesus that will protect us from evil and keep the enemy from bringing his facts against us because we have been cleansed by the blood of God’s precious lamb.
Yes dear reader, the fellowship we lost through Adam can now be restored by accepting the sacrifice of Jesus as God’s final payment for our sin.
Church, I have attempted to show you the importance of the blood of Jesus and there is so much more I could have used like the same hyssop plant that Moses used to dip in the basin and sprinkle the sacrificed lambs blood on the lintel and on the door post, is the same plant King David spoke of in (Psalms 51:7) asking God to purge him with hyssop and beloved, did you know that they used that same plant to extend vinegar mixed with gall to Jesus on the cross? (Matthew 27:34)
Beloved saints, I would like to close this message with the old song; “The Shepard gave his life for the Sheep."
Saints, until the death of Christ, little innocent lambs that were raised as a family pet gave their life for shepherds but thank God, His lamb "The Lord Jesus Christ - Our great Shepard," gave his life for the sheep.
" Guilty, guilty was the plea; that o accuser said to me; the law of God says your as guilty as can be;
But the Shepard gave his life; the wrath of God was satisfied, when the Shepard gave his life for the sheep;
And I walked out of deaths prison; from my chains set free; I don’t have to pay sins awful penalty; for the Shepard gave his life; the wrath of God was satisfied when the Shepard gave his life for the sheep”.
Be Blessed and Be A blessing!
Jerry W. Hulse Ph.D.
Miracle Life Church International
Somebody Show Me The Blood
This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.
© 2013 Jerry W Hulse
shofarcall on February 04, 2013:
Thank you for teaching on and sharing about "The Power of the Precious Blood." And what power there is in the Precious Blood that was spilt for us all!
In your second Paragraph of the hub I see you stated that some preachers who have preached on the Blood of Christ had to battle against some evil spirits. I see here that you have had that experience too.
Keep going brother, your words are rattling cages and are as music to the ears for others. God Bless you.
Jerry W Hulse (author) from Kingsport, Tennessee / Philippines on January 11, 2013:
Thanks Teaches, You know, I really wanted to show how powerful God's law is against sin and just think what the world before the flood was like and how if left unchecked that sin can bring a nation to ruins and all I can say is thank God for the blood of Jesus.
Dianna Mendez on January 11, 2013:
Jerry, your words are medicine for the world today that needs healing from all the hurt and pain they are suffering. They do not realize how badly they are suffering. Even I sometimes forget the power of a loving God who helps us to understand our difficult journey and to pull us through. Thank you for writing this and for your stand on what is truth. Blessings.
Jerry W Hulse (author) from Kingsport, Tennessee / Philippines on January 06, 2013:
I shall pray for you and maybe someday with his mercy extended to you that you can pray for me and my picture was throwing my whole intent off track.
Jerry W Hulse (author) from Kingsport, Tennessee / Philippines on January 06, 2013:
You are looking at this as if to justify yourself that you are not a sinner when in fact since the fall of Adam, our perfect God is just in sending all of us to hell but instead he sent his son to die in our place. All of creation is groaning because of the curse that was placed upon it and for mere man to stand up in the face of a Holy God and declare himself righteous would be saying that he is the center of his own universe and that kind sir is total rebellion. I tell you that on judgment day the judges on the highest court in the land who have the power to destroy a life or save one will pale in comparrison to standing before the Judge and King of all creation to give an account for the life that was granted to them for a short span upon this earth.
Jerry W Hulse (author) from Kingsport, Tennessee / Philippines on January 06, 2013:
This is a long story but I am for both. The god of the bible was executing his word because of the way people and nations were treating his people.
He is our creator and he can do as it pleases him and he has to answer to no one but a lot of times in the bible days, the heathen people were killing themselves through their unclean life styles through disease etc.
Were they not guilty of heinous crimes against their own young?
He says in his word that he will visit the sins of the fathers up to the third and fourth generations but it was not my intent to express pro-life in this caption but to show there will be a reckoning day and that day is not far at hand.