A Question of Faith
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A Question of Faith

Luke 22:20  (ID: 1743)

What did Jesus mean when He said that the cup “poured out” for us was His “blood of the covenant”? The answer to this question points to our need to have our relationship with God set right. Alistair Begg explains that a New Covenant was necessary to cleanse our sin and restore our fellowship with God. Through His shed blood and death on the cross, Christ established this New Covenant and met our deepest need: the need for forgiveness.


20And likewise the cup after they had eaten, saying, “This cup that is poured out for you is the new covenant in my blood.3

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Scripture taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Copyright ©2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Text provided by the Crossway Bibles Web Service.

Alistair Begg
Alistair Begg is Senior Pastor at Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Bible teacher on Truth For Life, which is heard on the radio and online around the world.