"This is the ordinance of the law that the LORD commanded that the Israelis be told: They are to bring you a spotless red heifer, without physical defect, that has never been fitted with a yoke.
Then the elders of the city nearest the body are to take a heifer that hasn't been put to work or hasn't pulled a yoke
However, whatever has a defect is not to be offered, because it won't be acceptable for you.
"So make a new cart, and take two milk cows that have never had a yoke on them. Hitch the cows to the cart and take their calves away from them and back to the house.
Your lamb is to be a year old male without blemish. You may take it from the sheep or from the goats.
He is to take the live bird, the cedar wood, the crimson thread, and the hyssop, and dip them together in the blood of the bird that had been slaughtered over the flowing water.
Then the priest is to take some cedar wood, hyssop, and scarlet material and throw it into the middle of the burning heifer.
Eleazar the priest told the soldiers who had gone to battle, "This is the ordinance of the law that the LORD commanded Moses
"Please come, and let's reason together," implores the LORD. "Even though your sins are like scarlet, they'll be white like snow. Though they're like crimson, they'll become like wool.
The yoke of my sins was bound on, fastened together by his hand. They settled on my neck; he caused my strength to fail. The LORD placed me in the power of those I cannot resist.
"And you say, "What a burden!' and sniff contemptuously at it," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, "when you present maimed, crippled, and diseased animals, and when you bring the offering. Should I accept this from your hand?" asks the LORD.
The angel answered her, "The Holy Spirit will come over you, and the power of the Most High will surround you. Therefore, the child will be holy and will be called the Son of God.
This is why the Father loves me, because I lay down my life in order to take it back again.
In God's own form existed he, and shared with God equality, deemed nothing needed grasping.
We need such a high priest one who is holy, innocent, pure, set apart from sinners, exalted above the heavens.
since they deal only with food, drink, and various washings, which are required for the body until the time when things would be set right.
but with the precious blood of the Messiah, like that of a lamb without blemish or defect.
and from Jesus the Messiah, the witness, the faithful one, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler over the kings of the earth. To the one who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood