Gospel.com Topics Feed - Christ's Death On The Cross 2009-09-18T11:52:08-05:00 GCI info@gospel.com /feeds/topics/christ%27s+death+on+the+cross/ Shedding of blood - a Christian perspective http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Hebrews%209:22&version=NIV 2009-09-18T11:52:08-05:00 The author of Hebrews states that without the shedding of blood there can be no forgiveness. Before Christ shed his blood on the cross, the Israelites needed to find forgiveness through animal sacrifice, but the willful death of Christ on the cross changed things forever.