“In the same way He took the cup also after supper, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in My blood; do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of Me.” For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until He comes” (1 Corinthians 11:25-26).
The new covenant in my blood…. Not like the old where we strived, but in the new recognizing that all we strive to do will not overcome the problem of sin. Only in Christ and through what He has done are we able to move forward. Proclaim the Good News until He comes again, that freedom from the recompense of sin is a gift for those who accept Christ as Lord.
I do not fully understand, yet in a small way I do. All the striving in the world merely repeats the same process. You have come to show that apart from You it is impossible, but that with You all things are possible. Lead me, O Lord, in the way of truth that I may now and always abide in the truth You have revealed and partake of the grace made possible through Your shed blood.
Lord Jesus, You have done what needed to be done. You have come that all who turn to You may have life. Guide me in the new life You give that I may now and always live into the hope You give. Lead me in faithfulness that I may see more clearly each day the things You have done and the things You are doing. Through You alone, help me see that You keep on giving that all who believe may share the Good News of what You have done. Amen.