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Blood Covenant
Blood Covenant by H. Clay Trumbull


 
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Author: H. Clay Trumbull
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Length: 398 Pages

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The Blood Covenant is the most solemn, binding agreement possible between two parties. Perhaps one of the least understood, and yet most important and relevant factors in the covenant relationships that God has chosen to employ in His dealings with man, is the blood covenant. This covenant of life and death spans the entire sacrificial system of the Old Testament, and is the basis for the act of Communion in the Church today.

The author seems to prove beyond a doubt that the blood covenant is one of the most ancient and universal institutions. This idea is founded on the representation familiar to Old Testament scholars, that the blood stands for life.

In this volume, which has been sold out and unavailable for generations, you will find truths that will bless every pastor, every teacher, every serious Christian desiring a deeper knowledge of God and His covenants with man.


Table of Contents

Preface to First Edition

Preface to Second Edition

Lecture 1: The Primitive Rite Itself

1: Sources of Bible Study

2: An Ancient Semitic Rite

3: The Primitive Rite in Africa

4: Traces of the Rite in Europe

5: World-wide Sweep of the Rite

6: Light From the Classics

7: The Bond of the Covenant

8: The Rite and its Token in Egypt

9: Other Gleams of the Rite

Lecture 2: Suggestions and Perversions of the Rite

1: Sacredness of Blood and of the Heart

2: Vivifying Power of the Blood

3: A New Nature Through New Blood

4: Life From Any Blood, and By a Touch

5: Inspiration Through Blood

6: Inter-Communion Through Blood

7: Symbolic Substitutes for Blood

8: Blood Covenant Involvings

Lecture 3: Indications of the Rite in the Bible

1: Limitations of Inquiry

2: Primitive Teachings of Blood

3: The Blood Covenant in Circumcision

4: The Blood Covenant Tested

5: The Blood Covenant and its Tokens in the Passover

6: The Blood Covenant at Sinai

7: The Blood Covenant in the Mosaic Ritual

8: The Primitive Rite Illustrated

9: The Blood Covenant in the Gospels

10: The Blood Covenant Applied

Appendix

Importance of This Rite Strangely Undervalued

Life in the Blood, in the Heart, in the Liver

Transmigration of Souls

The Blood Rite in Burma

Bloodstained Tree of the Covenant

Blood-Drinking

Covenant-Cutting

Blood-Bathing

Blood-Ransoming

The Covenant-Reminder

Hints of Blood Union

Supplement to Second Edition

Reception and Criticisms of First Edition

Vital Union by Substitute Blood

Blood Makes Unity: Eating Shows Union

Ethnic Reachings After Union with the Divine

The Voice of Outpoured Blood

Gleanings from the General Field

Indexes