“I have blotted out, like a thick cloud, your transgressions, And like a cloud, your sins. Return to Me, for I have redeemed you.” Isaiah 44:22.
Another one of God’s great promises in the Bible. There are over 7000 promises in the word of God. To be honest, I don’t know them all, but one thing I know for sure, God keeps His promises.
Our sins are blotted out and God does not remember them anymore. That is something that we as believers need to lay hold off.
“As far as the east is from the west, so far has He removed our transgressions from us.” Psalm 103:12.
There are way too many believers living a life of condemnation, believing that they are not good enough or are failing God everyday. I have good news for those who believe that, we as believers will never be good enough or perfect before God. We will always fall short of His glory, no matter how hard we may try to please Him.
It is not about us or what we do or have done. It is all about Jesus and what He has done on Calvary. He was the only one that lived a perfect life and He was the only one that did the will of His Father.
“And He who sent Me is with Me. The Father has not left Me alone, for I always do those things that please Him.” John 8:29.
That is impossible for fallen man, believers or non-believers alike. We can never live a perfect life and please God. In the eyes of God no one is righteous.
“But we are all like an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are like filthy rags; we all fade as a leaf, and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.” Isaiah 64:6.
Jesus did it all for us, by laying down His life as a propitiation before God. He was the unblemished passover lamb. His blood cleanses us from all sin. It is not our righteousness, but His righteousness that was imputed onto all of those who believe in Him by faith.
Once we realize, that Jesus has done it all for us by going to the cross, there should be no feeling of condemnation or an inch of doubt that God loves us. He loves us so much, that He gave His only begotten Son. Jesus is our reconciliation and He is our High Priest. Jesus has torn the curtain to the Holy of Holies and we as believers have direct access through Him and come boldly before the throne of God.
God looks at the believers through the blood of Christ, He has redeemed us by His precious blood. The blood that does not just cover our sins as it was the case with the sacrificial animals, but His blood takes away the sins once and for all.
We will always fall short and those who believe that the are sinless are plain and simply, self-righteous people, condemning others, believing that they are better than others.
The Bible teaches just the opposite, self-righteousness will not justify anybody before God. It is God’s grace and the finished work of Jesus on the cross that justifies the believers.
We are saved by grace through faith and even the faith of the believers was given to them by God. The next time you have any doubts or feel like God does not love you, look at the cross. At the cross, God demonstrated His love for us.
Stop worrying and let God do the good work in you and through you. Surrender to His will. Let His will be done, not yours. Jesus is the author and finisher of our faith. He started it and He will finish it. And that, is also a promise.
“…being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ;…” Philippians 1:6.
“There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.” Romans 8:1.
“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.” John 3:16.
Thank you Jesus, Maranatha.
14 thoughts on “You are redeemed – Isaiah 44:22”
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Thank you. I will seek the right direction to go. Blessings, Freddy.
Oh. I misunderstood. Sorry. Well, like I said… and you are right, it is powerful… just pray about it If it’s too much and it’s preventing you from doing all you need to do, maybe you should lose a few of them, or one for now, and see what happens. Love in Christ to you!
Yes, I got your comment. I’m not taking anything down. These are just some thoughts that went through my head. I’m just thinking about refocusing. The Internet is a powerful tool if directed to the right audience. I was mainly referring to my social sites, not my blog.
Did you get my comment, Freddy? I don’t see it here. I had said that you ultimately need to obey God and do what He says to do. I also said I would miss you and hate to see you take everything down (your posts are always a blessing, and I believe those who wear the Christian name badge do need witnessed to constantly!) God bless you.. Keep praying and see where the Lord leads you.
Thank you very much my friend, many blessings to you and a spirit filled year.
God bless you. I wish you a happy New Year. Grace be multiplied to you.
Thank you Rick.
I love the posting…
Thank you Clarissa for your kind words. The joy is all mine my dear sister. May the Lord richly shower you with His grace and blessings.
Thank you very much, greatly appreciated. Be blessed.
AWESOME commentary, Freddy. Along with the picture, I get God-bumps! Thank you for sending. It is such a joy to ‘know’ you. I still praise God for the incredible way He allowed me to know you and the other Wild Ones. Clariss
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