The Blood of Christ, the Price of our Redemption
We celebrate the Feast of the most precious Blood of Jesus with gratitude to God who through Jesus he manifested his love, mercy and compassion to humanity fallen into sin. The Blood of innocent Jesus is offered to redeem all people from their sins. The expression given by St. Peter “You were redeemed by the precious Blood of Christ” presents the precious Blood of Jesus as an inestimable medium of exchange. The Blood of Christ is something most precious whereby our debts are paid and our liberty assured. St. Paul in the First Letter to the Corinthians 6:20, says “You have been bought at a great price. The value of the Blood of Christ is more than sufficient to blot out the sins of the entire world.”
We are asked to live out our lives not only as Jesus did but also to live them as a grateful response to that great love He demonstrated when He poured out his Blood for us. We are called to live our lives in holy way because they have been made precious by the precious Blood of Christ.
Martina Marco ASC