The Word Among Us

Lent 2021 Issue

You Are My Special Possession

The Blood of the Covenant

You Are My Special Possession: The Blood of the Covenant

We often hear that we were created to love and to be loved. Of course, it’s a good message to acknowledge. But when we experience that love in a personal, intimate way, it has a powerful effect on us. Just think of the deep joy and sense of worth that come when your spouse or a parent or a good friend tells you they love you and treats you as someone they cherish. If the love of a human being can be so powerful, imagine the impact of knowing God’s love in such a personal way.

A Covenant in Blood. This is how the people of Israel understood their relationship with God. They knew that he treasured them and...

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