March 2, 2007
As far as the east is from the west, so far does he remove our transgressions from us.
Today’s verse is a wonderful promise of God. When we come to Christ, His forgive us and cleanses us from all sin.
Yet many Christians are still keeping books on themselves! If you have come to Jesus Christ…if you have experienced His salvation…you need to recognize that the books are closed on your account.
Some Christians are always remembering what God has forgotten. And on the other hand, some Christians are always forgetting what God wants us to remember.
But do you know what God has forgotten? He has forgotten your sin. When God forgives, He forgets. Now, it’s good for us to ask God to search our hearts and to see if there is any wicked way in us, according to Psalm 139. And we need to always be transparent with God and open to God.
But we shouldn’t keep recording our sins that are forgiven and cleansed by the power of Jesus Christ! God doesn’t keep a record of them, so why should we?
You know what would be a good confession for you to make every morning of your life? When you have your time with God, make these three confessions. Say, “I am forgiven!”, “I am filled with the Spirit of God!”, and “I am forever secure in the righteousness of Jesus Christ!”
Stop keeping books on your past sin…sin that has already been forgiven by God.
DON’T LET YOURSELF FEEL GUILTY FOR SINS THAT CHRIST HAS ALREADY FORGIVEN.