The word kosher means = proper, fit, clean
The Bible teaches us that only God is completely clean,
proper and fit, HE is perfect, HE is holy.
When we consider God's standards for holiness we all as
humans are far from being proper, fit, clean, perfect or holy in other words we
are not kosher before God.
Ecclesiastes 7:20 and 2 Chronicles 6:36
- The picture gets worse when we read God's word and find
out that there is absolutely nothing we can do to become kosher before HIM
Isaiah 64:6 my good deeds may be good for human standards but before God, who
created the universe and design each of our hearts, they are filthy rags.
God does not invite us to stop doing good deeds but not to
believe that these deeds would grant us our "kosher certificate" Being good,
moral, giving to the poor, reading the Bible, and praying is good for our own
souls and growth but there is a wall that separates us from God Isaiah 59:2
Knowing that there is nothing we can do to get close to God is as bad news as
one can ever hear.
What then, are we eternally condemn to
be separated from God?
When we acknowledge our condition of "hopeless unclean
human beings" before HIM, we can approach HIS sanctuary in heaven, bringing the
sacrifice of atonement.
Leviticus 17:11 - God requires innocent blood to make atonement for our
Where can we get this innocent blood?
The Bible talks about a lamb's blood. For centuries a lamb
was offered for Pesach (Passover) as an illustration and reminder of the blood
that was placed on the doorframes of the Israelites the day THE LORD strike down
the first born in Egypt Exodus 12. When God saw the blood HE "passed over" that house and the
family was saved.
Exodus 12:12-13 - God talks about the ultimate Passover lamb, a lamb that
was not slaughter and offered by human hands but by God Himself, anyone who is
covered by the blood of this ultimate lamb is saved from God's wrath.
God's eternal wrath is on anyone who is not covered by the
Passover lamb, so not only do we lack access to the LORD but there is eternal
separation from our creator. Anyone can be covered by the blood of the the Lamb of God.
God's ultimate Passover Lamb is the Jewish Messiah. The Jewish Messiah who has already come to offer HIS own
blood which is sufficient to pay for all our sins, He got the wrath we deserved
for our sins.
Did He have to do it?
No! He had compassion on our hopelessness condition and
provided what HE Himself demanded, He provided the blood to make atonement for
Lev 17:11 - After he shed His blood and died an undeserved death He
rose from the death and is coming back but not to suffer again but to reign from
Jerusalem in Israel.
So, God made me kosher.
I placed my faith in Y┤shua, the Jewish Messiah as my
Saviour, He saved me from God's wrath and His blood made me kosher before HIM