“He (Father God) made Him (Jesus Christ) who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.” 2 Corinthians 5:21
“He has not dealt with us according to our sins, nor rewarded us according to our iniquities. For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is His lovingkindness toward those who fear Him. As far as the east is from the west, so far has He removed our transgressions from us. Just as a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on those who fear Him.” Psalm 103:10-13
It is so amazing that when we come to Christ we are as if we never sinned and are in perfect relationship with Him. But as life continues we continue to see our failures and weaknesses that lead us to sin. We start losing the picture of being a new creature. But when we see our faults our focus is not on Christ, it is on ourselves. Christ does not have to return to the cross in order to clean our slate again. He did it once and for all time. The purchase of our redemption has paid our debt for all time. If you struggle seeing this truth in your life, it is based on your belief. Here is where Faith kicks in. I am completely perfect in Him no matter what I do. I love that his love for me is not based on what I do. But I see that I need Him more than anything else in my life so I am in love with Him. When you are in love you are more than happy to give your lover the desires of his heart. Let’s celebrate what our generous Lord and Savior has done for us. We will see our resurrection soon when Jesus returns and takes us to be with Him.