Day 18 - The Backstory: Why did Jesus have to come?
Romans 5:16 - And the gift is not like the one
man’s sin, because from one sin came the
judgment, resulting in condemnation, but from
many trespasses came the gift, resulting in
When Jesus came at Christmas time, His path to the cross was set. When we believe
and accept what He did for us on the cross, suddenly God can look at us and declare us
justified. By Jesus taking our penalty for our sins on Himself, God can look at us as
totally clean. Now we have access to God, have peace with God, have hope in God,
have confidence in God and are able to experience the love of God. Wow. No sin remains
between us and God, we’ve experienced justification!
Christmas is actually the first step towards our restoration!