Christianity is all about man entering into the presence of the holy God. There is no other means. The following verses clearly state that we can only enter by the blood of Jesus. There is no other condition. This requirement of blood is exactly the same as God had commanded from the beginning after the fall of man. When Jesus was crucified on the cross, His blood had redeemed all. He shed His blood once for all. There is no other condition for man to enter into the holy God’s presence.
- Hebrews 9:22
And according to the law almost all things are purified with blood, and without shedding of blood there is no remission.
- Hebrews 9:25
not that He should offer Himself often, as the high priest enters the Most Holy Place every year with blood of another—
- Hebrews 10:4
For it is not possible that the blood of bulls and goats could take away sins.
- Hebrews 10:19
[ Hold Fast Your Confession ] Therefore, brethren, having boldness to enter the Holiest by the blood of Jesus,
- Hebrews 12:24
to Jesus the Mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling that speaks better things than that of Abel.
- Hebrews 13:11
For the bodies of those animals, whose blood is brought into the sanctuary by the high priest for sin, are burned outside the camp.
- Hebrews 13:12
Therefore Jesus also, that He might sanctify the people with His own blood, suffered outside the gate.
- Hebrews 13:20
[ Benediction, Final Exhortation, Farewell ] Now may the God of peace who brought up our Lord Jesus from the dead, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant,
- John 6:53
Then Jesus said to them, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink His blood, you have no life in you.
- John 6:54
Whoever eats My flesh and drinks My blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day.
- John 6:55
For My flesh is food indeed, and My blood is drink indeed.
- John 6:56
He who eats My flesh and drinks My blood abides in Me, and I in him.