1 Corinthians 15:3
For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures,
Strong's 5228: Genitive: in behalf of; acc: above.
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Plural
Strong's 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A ...
The question is the answer in this case. The "soul" (Nephesh) of a creature is in its blood. This was the reason given for prohibiting people consuming blood:
Gen 9:4, 5 - But you must not eat meat with its life [nephesh] blood still in it. And surely I will require the life of any man or beast by whose hand your life [nephesh] blood is shed. I ...
The blood of Christ cleanses us:
But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship
one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us
from all sin. (1 John 1:7)
The wine of the Last Supper is a symbol for Christ's blood (as the bread is a symbol for His body), which He commanded His disciples to partake of in ...
The idea is not to exchange one kind of sin offering for another. Rather than continually sinning and making atonement, God desires that we understand his ways and obey his will. In other words, faith to be genuine should first transform the heart and be reflected in all our external actions, i.e., in expressions of loving-kindness and charity.
For I ...
NO. Nothing except the atonement provided in Jesus' sacrifice will atone for sin. This deals with previous and future sin.
Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved. Acts 4:12
The OT looked forward to sin being removed in Christ by those privy to seeing the plan of God from afar.
ESV Numbers 30:
10And if she vowed in her husband’s house or bound herself by a pledge with an oath, 11and her husband heard of it and said nothing to her and did not oppose her, then all her vows shall stand, and every pledge by which she bound herself shall stand.
12But if her husband makes them null and void on the day that he hears ...