When Christ was crucified He paid a costly price for our sake. He came down to this earth in human form to bear our pains and sufferings. God’s love for us is beyond our understanding, His love for us is so deep, as deep as the ocean, so sweet but sweeter than honey. Because of His love He gave His only begotten Son Jesus Christ the Messiah that we might not perish but have everlasting life (John 3:16). A divine exchange took place on the cross of Calvary. On the cross an exchange took place and all records of accusations against us was wiped out completely for good. He canceled the record of the charges against us and took it away by nailing it to the cross.15 In this way, he disarmed the spiritual rulers and authorities. He shamed them publicly by his victory over them on the cross Colossians 2:14-15 NLT. He crushed all principalities and powers right under His feet, rendering them powerless.
An exchange took place at the cross when He was crucified, He bore our pains and sufferings that we might live life in His fullness. He bore our pains, He was despised and rejected, He was oppressed and afflicted, He was wounded for our transgressions, bruised for our guilt and iniquities, all these He suffered for our sake (Isaiah 53:3-5)
This is my personal conviction of Jesus Christ my Lord and Saviour ……..
You took my filth for righteousness
You bore my pains for healing
You were crucified that I might have life eternal
You surrendered Your life for my liberation
You took my shame for honour
You were pierced to immerse me in Your blood
You came in human form to suffer on this sinful earth
You sacrificed Your life for my sake
You first loved me before I knew You
You have given me beauty for ashes
You have given me oil of joy for mourning
You have given me the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness
My life has never been the same ever since I knew Him as my Lord and personal Saviour Jesus Christ. I experienced a great transformation that impacted my lifestyle, mindset and everything about me for His glory. Would you like to know Him as your Lord and Saviour?
It is time to take a step of faith and invite Him into your heart. If so, now is the time to pray a simple prayer of salvation. I pray that the Lord will strengthen you, guide you as you walk with Him, He will make the crooked path straight and smooth. In Jesus name, Amen.
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