HE TOOK OUR SINS
Thanks be unto God that our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ took all our sins, never to be remembered anymore. There is no way to express our deep and genuine gratitude to God for His cleansing blood. We know beyond a shadow of a doubt that we all have sinned and come short of the glory of God. However, the Lord Himself took our sin and cast it into the sea of forgetfulness. As a result, we have been made whole. Take a moment today and give God thanks for how He has blessed our lives with His own precious blood. Of all the things we thank God for, and there are so many, we thank Him most for taking away our sins. The scripture reference is found in II Corinthians 5:21.
“For God made Christ, who never sinned, to be the offering for our sin, so that we could be made right with God through Christ.”
In this passage, Paul makes it clear that the Lord, Himself, shared His great and abundant love by taking away our sins. God made Christ, who knew no sin, to become a sin offering. In His death, our Lord was still Master of the situation. He was not a victim, but victorious. No one took his life. Jesus laid it down fully and completely so that we might be reconciled with Him and never yielded to temptation. He knew that sinners needed a Savior. So, He offered Himself on our behalf. We praise Him with grateful thanks, for taking away our sins.