(Hebrews 10:16-17) This is the covenant that I will make with them after those days, saith the Lord, I will put my laws into their hearts, and in their minds will I write them; (17) And their sins and iniquities will I remember no more.
This scripture is referring to the covenant that we now have through our Lord, Jesus Christ. God promises that he would remember our sins no more. That promise was established in the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus. We all know that this took place 2000 years ago. At that time we were in the mind of God, but far from being manifested into this earth through the birth of a woman. So we can look at this scripture in victory, because God forgave our sins 2000 years ago. We are the only ones that cling sin and guilt. A person that really struggles with sin is a person that knows little or nothing about the love God has for them.
In Luke chapter 7 beginning in the 36th verse we see where a Pharisee by the name of Simon invites Jesus into his home and while Jesus is there a woman who was a sinner came and began to wash Jesus feet with her tears and wiping them off with her hair because of the remorse that she felt for her transgressions. The Pharisee says within himself that if Jesus is a prophet He would know what type of person this woman was. Jesus knowing the Pharisees thoughts asks him a question:
(Luke 7:41-43) There was a certain creditor which had two debtors: the one owed five hundred pence, and the other fifty. (42) And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both. Tell me therefore, (Simon) which of them will love him most? (43) Simon answered and said, I suppose that he, to whom he forgave most. And he said unto him, Thou hast rightly judged.
I have found in my own life that when I struggle with sin it is because I donít realize that I have been forgiven. When I sin condemnation will try to come upon me and with that a sense of hopelessness. Condemnation and hopelessness try to make you give up and quit. If gone unchecked then sin will begin to furious in your life. Sin conscious will hold you captive from receiving Godsí mercy and grace. When we have a true revelation of the full redemption that we have and freedom from sin is the day we see the fullness of God in all His splendor and majesty. In Ephesians it says once we know everything about the love of Christ that surpasses human understanding we shall be filled with all the fullness of God. The Truth is that sin has been taken out of the way and replaced by grace, but until we have that revelation sin, will always try and condemn us.
When we sin, the Bible tells us that when we confess our sins God is faithful and just to forgive us cleanse us from all unrighteousness. God does not do this for His benefit, but for ours. The unrighteousness is caused by our sin conscious. God so loved us that He gave His only begotten Son that whoever should believe on Him shall have everlasting life. It does not state that should be sinless and believe on Him, the only qualifying factor is our faith in the Lord. So never let sin have dominion in your life and if it does, remember that your sin was forgiven 2000 years ago. That means if they were forgiven 2000 years ago, the sins we commit tomorrow are already forgiven. This is not a license to sin, just evidence of the love God has for us. Like the scripture says in verse 43 of Luke chapter 7; the woman loved Jesus more than Simon because she had a revelation of the love of Christ and sin could no longer hold her captive. Be free from the guilt of sin and be Blessed.
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