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Theasaurus: Sacrifices

37 Bible Verses about Sacrifices

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1 Corinthians 10:20

No, but that which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to demons, not to God; and I would not have you have fellowship with one another through the demons.

Hebrews 10:8

After saying the words I have just quoted, "Sacrifices and offerings or whole burnt-offerings and sin-offerings Thou hast not desired or taken pleasure in" --all such being offered in obedience to the Law--

Hebrews 10:5

That is why, when He comes into the world, He says, "Sacrifice and offering Thou has not desired, but a body Thou hast prepared for Me.

1 Corinthians 8:4

As to eating things which have been sacrificed to idols, we are fully aware that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no God but One.

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Armies » March in ranks » Sacrifices

Sacrifices » Human beings offered as

Sacrifices » Insufficient to secure salvation

Hebrews 9:9

And this is a figure--for the time now present--answering to which both gifts and sacrifices are offered, unable though they are to give complete freedom from sin to him who ministers.

Sacrifices » Of praise

More verses: Jonah 2:9

Sacrifices » Required to be perfect and without blemish

Sacrifices » Offered to false gods, are offered to devils

1 Corinthians 10:20

No, but that which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to demons, not to God; and I would not have you have fellowship with one another through the demons.

Sacrifices » Were typical of Christ's sacrifice

Hebrews 10:1

For, since the Law exhibits only an outline of the blessings to come and not a perfect representation of the things themselves, the priests can never, by repeating the same sacrifices which they continually offer year after year, give complete freedom from sin to those who draw near.

1 Corinthians 5:7

Get rid of the old yeast so that you may be dough of a new kind; for in fact you *are* free from corruption. For our Passover Lamb has already been offered in sacrifice--even Christ.

Hebrews 10:11-12

And while every priest stands ministering, day after day, and constantly offering the same sacrifices--though such can never rid us of our sins-- this Priest, on the contrary, after offering for sins a single sacrifice of perpetual efficacy, took His seat at God's right hand,

Sacrifices » Figurative

Philippians 4:18

I have enough of everything--and more than enough. My wants are fully satisfied now that I have received from the hands of Epaphroditus the generous gifts which you sent me--they are a fragrant odor, an acceptable sacrifice, truly pleasing to God.

Philippians 2:17

Nay, even if my life is to be poured as a libation upon the sacrificial offering of your faith, I rejoice, and I congratulate you all.

More verses: Zephaniah 1:7-8

Sacrifices » Divine institution of

Sacrifices » Of righteousness

Sacrifices » Illustrative of » Thanksgiving

Sacrifices » Generally the best of their kind

Sacrifices » Were offered » By the patriarchs

Sacrifices » Often consumed by fire from heaven

Sacrifices » The covenants of God confirmed by

Hebrews 9:19-20

For when Moses had proclaimed to all the people every commandment contained in the Law, he took the blood of the calves and of the goats and with them water, scarlet wool and hyssop, and sprinkled both the book itself and all the people, saying, "This is the blood which confirms the Covenant that God has made binding upon you."

Sacrifices » The jews » Condemned for offering, to idols

Sacrifices » Were offered » Yearly

Sacrifices » The priests » Appointed to offer

Sacrifices » Were offered » In faith of a coming saviour

Hebrews 11:4

Through faith Abel offered to God a more acceptable sacrifice than Cain did, and through this faith he obtained testimony that he was righteous, God giving the testimony by accepting his gifts; and through it, though he is dead, he still speaks.

Hebrews 11:28

Through faith he instituted the Passover, and the sprinkling with blood so that the destroyer of the firstborn might not touch the Israelites.

Sacrifices » Without obedience, worthless

Sacrifices » To be offered to God alone

Sacrifices » Figurative » Of praise

Sacrifices » Could not take away sin

Hebrews 9:9

And this is a figure--for the time now present--answering to which both gifts and sacrifices are offered, unable though they are to give complete freedom from sin to him who ministers.

Hebrews 10:1-11

For, since the Law exhibits only an outline of the blessings to come and not a perfect representation of the things themselves, the priests can never, by repeating the same sacrifices which they continually offer year after year, give complete freedom from sin to those who draw near. For then would not the sacrifices have ceased to be offered, because the consciences of the worshippers--who in that case would now have been cleansed once for all--would no longer be burdened with sins? But in those sacrifices sins are recalled to memory year after year. read more.
For it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins. That is why, when He comes into the world, He says, "Sacrifice and offering Thou has not desired, but a body Thou hast prepared for Me. In whole burnt-offerings and in sin-offerings Thou hast taken no pleasure. Then I said, 'I have come--in the roll of the book it is written concerning Me--to do Thy will, O God.'" After saying the words I have just quoted, "Sacrifices and offerings or whole burnt-offerings and sin-offerings Thou hast not desired or taken pleasure in" --all such being offered in obedience to the Law-- He then adds, "I have come to do Thy will." He does away with the first in order to establish the second. It is through that divine will that we have been set free from sin, through the offering of Jesus Christ as our sacrifice once for all. And while every priest stands ministering, day after day, and constantly offering the same sacrifices--though such can never rid us of our sins--

Sacrifices » Were accepted when offered in sincerity and faith

Hebrews 11:4

Through faith Abel offered to God a more acceptable sacrifice than Cain did, and through this faith he obtained testimony that he was righteous, God giving the testimony by accepting his gifts; and through it, though he is dead, he still speaks.

Sacrifices » Were offered » For the whole nation

Sacrifices » Were offered » After the departure of israel from egypt

Sacrifices » The jews » Unaccepted in, on account of sin

Sacrifices » To be brought to the place appointed by God

Sacrifices » On great occasions, very numerous

Sacrifices » Different kinds of » Trespass offering for intentional sins

Sacrifices » Illustrative of » Benevolence

Philippians 4:18

I have enough of everything--and more than enough. My wants are fully satisfied now that I have received from the hands of Epaphroditus the generous gifts which you sent me--they are a fragrant odor, an acceptable sacrifice, truly pleasing to God.

Sacrifices » Illustrative of » Martyrdom

2 Timothy 4:6

I for my part am like a drink-offering which is already being poured out; and the time for my departure is now close at hand.

Sacrifices » Illustrative of » Devotedness

Philippians 2:17

Nay, even if my life is to be poured as a libation upon the sacrificial offering of your faith, I rejoice, and I congratulate you all.

Sacrifices » Were offered » Under the mosaic dispensation

Hebrews 10:1-3

For, since the Law exhibits only an outline of the blessings to come and not a perfect representation of the things themselves, the priests can never, by repeating the same sacrifices which they continually offer year after year, give complete freedom from sin to those who draw near. For then would not the sacrifices have ceased to be offered, because the consciences of the worshippers--who in that case would now have been cleansed once for all--would no longer be burdened with sins? But in those sacrifices sins are recalled to memory year after year.

Sacrifices » Were offered » For individuals

Sacrifices » No leaven » Offered

Sacrifices » The jews » Condemned for not treating with respect

Sacrifices » Different kinds of » Burnt offering wholly consumed by fire

Sacrifices » Consisted of » Fruits of the earth » Unbloody » Sacrifices

Sacrifices » Imparted a legal purification

Hebrews 9:13

For if the blood of goats and bulls and the ashes of a heifer sprinkling those who have contracted defilement make them holy so as to bring about ceremonial purity,

Hebrews 9:22

Indeed we may almost say that in obedience to the Law everything is sprinkled with blood, and that apart from the outpouring of blood there is no remission of sins.

Sacrifices » Were salted with salt

Mark 9:49

Every one, however, will be salted with fire.

Sacrifices » When offered to God, an acknowledgement of his being the supreme God

Sacrifices » Illustrative of » Righteousness

Sacrifices » For public use often provided by the state

Sacrifices » Were offered » Weekly

Sacrifices » Were offered » Daily

Sacrifices » The priests » Had a portion of, and lived by

Sacrifices » The jews » Condemned for bringing defective and blemished

Sacrifices » The jews » Condemned for not offering

Sacrifices » Bloody » Meat offering

Sacrifices » Were offered » From the earliest age

Sacrifices » Were offered » At all the feasts

Sacrifices » Were offered » Monthly

Sacrifices » Consisted of » Clean animals » Bloody » Sacrifices

Sacrifices » The offering of, an acknowledgment of sin

Hebrews 10:3

But in those sacrifices sins are recalled to memory year after year.

Sacrifices » Were bound to the horns of the altar

Sacrifices » Always offered upon altars

Sacrifices » Different kinds of » Sin offering for sins of ignorance

Sacrifices » Different kinds of » Peace offering

Sacrifices » Illustrative of » A broken spirit

Sacrifices » Illustrative of » Prayer

Sacrifices » Fat of, not to remain until morning

Sacrifices » Figurative » Of self-denial

Philippians 3:7-8

Yet all that was gain to me--for Christ's sake I have reckoned it loss. Nay, I even reckon all things as pure loss because of the priceless privilege of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. And for His sake I have suffered the loss of everything, and reckon it all as mere refuse, in order that I may win Christ and be found in union with Him,

Sacrifices » Figurative » calves of the lips" signifying praise

Topics on Sacrifices

Animal Sacrifices, As A Type Of Christ

Hebrews 10:1-14

For, since the Law exhibits only an outline of the blessings to come and not a perfect representation of the things themselves, the priests can never, by repeating the same sacrifices which they continually offer year after year, give complete freedom from sin to those who draw near.

Animal Sacrifices, Sin Offering

Hebrews 13:11-13

For the bodies of those animals of which the blood is carried by the High Priest into the Holy place as an offering for sin, are burned outside the camp.

Ashes Of Sacrifices

Hebrews 9:13

For if the blood of goats and bulls and the ashes of a heifer sprinkling those who have contracted defilement make them holy so as to bring about ceremonial purity,

Atoning By Sacrifices

Hebrews 5:1

For every High Priest is chosen from among men, and is appointed to act on behalf of men in matters relating to God, in order to offer both gifts and sin-offerings,

Burning Sacrifices

Hebrews 13:11

For the bodies of those animals of which the blood is carried by the High Priest into the Holy place as an offering for sin, are burned outside the camp.

Offering Sacrifices

Hebrews 5:1

For every High Priest is chosen from among men, and is appointed to act on behalf of men in matters relating to God, in order to offer both gifts and sin-offerings,