The scripture for today, January 30 (1/30), is 1st Corinthians 1:30 as found in the New Testament of the Bible:
“It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us “wisdom” from God ~ that is, our…
- …holiness and,
Me? Sinful me? Considered right and holy? But I’m not right and holy. How can that be?
Let’s look at these words of reassurance backward. When we are redeemed (bought back from Satan, our accuser and punisher), we gain God’s holiness and God’s rightness. But I am not holy and right. God, don’t you understand this?
“Yes, my child,” God answers. “But My Son knew how, and so became sinless for you.”
I cannot let what He did for me drift by. Jesus traded. He took my sinfulness and gave me his sinlessness. He took my punishment and gave me redemption. Now, at least in the eyes of God, I am holy.
I think on this and the more I do, the more amazed I become. Me, Lord? Unworthy, sinful me? I am awed into silence and worship.
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