Unlimited: Christ Died For All
Jul 9, 2019 1220
“God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God” (2 Corinthians 5:21, NIV).
So, there’s a vital question to all of us. How can a man be reconciled to God? The good news for today, my friends, the good news unlimited is that the confession of the real problem can result in an immediate discovery of healing. Every needy person can be surprised by joy. The burden of the New Testament is that man’s Maker, aware of the human dilemma, has already intervened to solve it. This is the meaning of the cross. The Scriptures declare to guilty men that He Who is both Lawgiver and Judge has lived their life and died their death in order that by way of exchange we might be credited with His life and His righteousness.
The Scripture says One has died for all; therefore, all have died. And if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation for the old has passed away and behold the new is come. All this is from God Who through Christ reconciled us to Himself. For our sake, He (God) made Him (Christ) to be sin Who knew no sin so that in Him we might become the righteousness of God. 2 Cor. 5:21.
At Calvary, again without our personal participation, we were redeemed by the second Adam. As Adam represented the race in Eden, so Christ, the second Adam, represented humanity at the cross. – Des Ford (adapted)
Eli’s Reflection: Knowing that Christ became sin so that you may become God’s righteous, what is your response?