Your sins are erased
And they are no more
They’re out on the ocean floor…  ~Ocean Floor,
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The harsh charges have been read: High Crimes Against Heaven.  The incriminating evidence has been plainly and painfully presented against you.  The many witnesses have marched forward.  The clear argument has passionately been made—the prosecution has spoken.  The defense has rested as it never got started—you didn’t have a prayer.  The jury has deliberated and rendered a verdict.

Eternal Sentence—with no possibility of parole. 

You didn’t stand a snowballs chance in Gehenna.

 13And you, who were dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made alive together with him, having forgiven us all our trespasses, 14 by canceling the record of debt that stood against us with its legal demands. This he set aside, nailing it to the cross. 15He disarmed the rulers and authorities and put them to open shame, by triumphing over them in him (Colossians 2:13-15, ESV).

Jesus didn’t suffer and die with plans to forgive some of your sins.  He didn’t hang on a cross out in the scorching afternoon sun with crusted blood clinging on to every inch of his body in hopes to forgive most of your sins.  He didn’t withstand the ultimate humiliation and mockery so that every sin you have ever committed and will ever commit—except for your worst one—would be forgiven.

He paid for all of them.

Your case is closed—never to be re-opened.

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