My first post.
This phrase (first blood) has been used as an epic cliché of what is said to be classic domination over a first kill in a highly addictive game called, Defense of the Ancients (DotA). But I guess, people are missing the whole point of this phrase.
First. This is defined as something that is coming before all others in time or order. In other words, earliest.
John 1:1 says, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” With this verse, it presents a sharp description of what the beginning looks like. It’s the Word = God.
Blood. This may be just the red liquid that circulates in the arteries and veins of homo sapiens and other vertebrates but it’s more than what meets science. This is the “precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot (1 Peter 1:18)” which took the sins of the world.
In amalgamation, First Blood refers to the only blood which delivered us all from eternal damnation. It is the commencement of a new life of victory. All because of the first drop of blood of the earliest existence, we’re assured of a life of salvation.
End of my first post.