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Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Sin doesn't have to control us

Jesus did what we could not do; he lived perfectly before God. He showed that sin isn't a necessity in our lives and that it does not have to hold us captive. He poured out his Spirit on us so that we could not only share in his forgiveness and cleansing grace, but also so that we could have power to live in a way that pleases God. Jesus is our sin offering and our Savior.

For what the law was powerless to do in that it was weakened by the sinful nature, God did by sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful man to be a sin offering. And so he condemned sin in sinful man, in order that the righteous requirements of the law might be fully met in us, who do not live according to the sinful nature but according to the Spirit.
— Romans 8:3-4

Dear Lord thanks for providing the sacrifice for our sin. Thank you, Lord Jesus, for being willing to pay the awful price to ransom us from that sin. Thank you, Holy Spirit, for living in us and empowering us to live for God. Thank you, O God, for your salvation! In Jesus' name, Amen.

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