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Why Did Jesus Die? Jesus Covers Our Future
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Why Did Jesus Die? Jesus Covers Our Future

If we choose, we can have the power of God's nature within us that can overcome all that we will ever face.





Why Did Jesus Die? Jesus Covers Our Future

You’ll remember that Adam and Eve were originally made in God’s image and had God’s own Spirit or his nature living within them. When Adam and Eve sinned they lost God’s Spirit. They lost him because God’s Spirit is holy and can’t dwell in men and women that have sinful hearts.  

But ----with our past sins forgiven, our guilty conscience cleansed by Christ’s blood and the old nature that keeps us sinning destroyed on the Cross--- it was again possible for God’s Spirit to indwell man. So -- Jesus’ death is a reprieve for us. He took the wrath of God in our place in order to give us time ---

This reprieve give us time to receive Christ’s Spirit again so that we can start over. Everyone of us who repents or changes our thinking about sin, can ask Jesus for his Spirit to dwell within us --- and when we do that Jesus comes in to fill the vacuum in us with his very nature. With God’s Spirit within us it means that we put on Christ as our new nature. The Apostle Paul says it like this: “If anyone is in Christ he is a new creation.” 2 Corinthians 5:17

God’s Spirit within us doesn’t mean that we’ll never sin again BUT it does mean that we no longer have to sin! We can now choose to stop doing the things that we know are wrong---- and we can do this because God’s Spirit filling our own spirit is a power much greater than the sin and self that have ruled over us much of our lives. The Apostle John wrote --- “greater is HE (God’s Spirit) that is in you than he that is in the world” – meaning Satan and all his evil forces.

God gives us His Holy Spirit --- the same Spirit that Jesus had --- to all who will obey him. And this is how he deals with our FUTURE. If we choose, we can have the power of God’s nature within us that can overcome all that we will ever face.

For all this to become a reality however Jesus had one more thing to do and we’ll talk about this in the video titled -- The Empty Tomb.

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