He was running very fast, panting and hoping he escape the angry mob chasing him. He was caught in the act, but managed to run out of their hands and they kept running after him. He looked back and saw that those running after him had cutlasses, swords, some carrying fuel along with them while other carried tyre, obviously they were determined to burn him as soon as they catch him. Soon, he became tired, his speed began to reduce.
Suddenly, a man wearing a white garment dragged him into a corner. The man exchanged his white garment for his red clothes, and they both got out of the corner. They could not recognise him anymore, they passed him and chased the man that exchanged his clothes, they caught up with him and beat him to death. He cried as he watched the man taking his place, going through the punishment he should have gone through, and ultimately dying the death he would have died.
Beloved, that was JESUS CHRIST. That was what HE did for you and me. HE gave us HIS garment of righteousness and wore our garment of sin. So, the law could no longer recognise us as the culprit, but took HIM as the culprit(because HE was wearing our garments of sin), and gave HIM the punishment that could have been given to us~Isaiah53:5. HE was bruised, HE was beaten with the Roman stripes, they put a crown of thorns on HIS head and so on, and ultimately, they crucified HIM. I hope you can see as the nails made way through HIS palms. I hope you can see as blood spills at every whip of the Roman stripes. All this because HE loves us and wants us free.
The moment you wore the garment of righteousness, the law could no longer recognise you, because it only recognises sin~Romans3:20. But you are no longer under the law, but under grace(Romans6:14), because the grace of JESUS CHRIST has made you free from the law of sin and death~Romans8:2. So you are set free…….JESUS CHRIST had taken the guilt, the shame, the punishment and ultimately, the death, on your behalf. Now you are free…… You are forever free……..All you need do is to believe it. If you believe it, you won’t need to be running away from those(satan) chasing you again, because you are no longer the one he should be chasing. So, if you believe, then stop running for satan, and you will realise he can’t come near you nor accuse for anything. You will find out that he kept chasing you cause you kept running.
If you believe, why not prayer this short prayer with faith in your heart;
LORD JESUS, I BELIEVE YOU TOOK MY GARMENT OF SIN AND CLOTHE ME WITH YOUR GARMENT OF RIGHTEOUSNESS. I BELIEVE YOU TOOK MY GUILT, MY SHAME, MY PUNISHMENTS AND ULTIMATELY, YOU TOOK MY DEATH AND GAVE ME YOUR LIFE OF FREEDOM. THANK YOU FOR SAVING ME. NOW I BELIEVE I AM FREE FROM THE POWER OF SIN AND DEATH, IN JESUS NAME…..Amen.
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