If you are a Christian, a true Christian of course (i.e. your lips match your lifestyle), and you do not consider yourself cleansed each moment of each day as you walk in the Light, have you ever considered this?
Have you ever considered you may be unintentionally denying Jesus from sitting down at God’s right hand?
The Bible states—in Hebrews 1:3—Jesus actually has sat down after purging your sins. Are your sins purged once for all time, or is there more for you to do?
Is your faith in what you have done or will do, or in what Jesus has already accomplished?
If Jesus, then all of your sins are purged. OR—there’s more to do and necessarily, you don’t trust Jesus has indeed sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high. Which is it for you today, in your belief?
Can you shout, “Hallelujah!” about it?
“The Son radiates God’s own glory and expresses the very character of God, and he sustains everything by the mighty power of his command. When he had cleansed us from our sins, he sat down in the place of honor at the right hand of the majestic God in heaven.”—Hebrews 1:3 NLT
“Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high;”—Hebrews 1:3 KJV
Or, will you offer reasons as to why your sins are not purged once for all time and therefore—you are not completely forgiven? The question is posed because those sins are not yet taken away forever, as far as this mindset is concerned.
Did not God say He will no longer remember your lawless deeds? If so, why are you?
Perhaps you are being taught that as a Christian, you still must confess your sins in order to be cleansed because it’s taught in John’s epistle. But child of God, John doesn’t need to be used of God to tell sons and daughters they need to confess their sins to be cleansed forever. Right?
Have you considered John’s audience, or done any research into who John’s audience was? Haven’t true Christians already gotten this message of confessing their sins to God?
Wasn’t it this message of grace which caused them to come to the Cross of Jesus in the first place?
Most certainly! When you came to the Cross and traded your life in for His, God saved you and cleansed you from all unrighteousness.
Bam! Done! Forgiven. Once for all time. If you want to be obedient and confess your sins one to another for healing, fantastic! Go for it, because it’s God’s will.
Yet, understand also:
Jesus paid a high price for you to walk in the newness of life. If God has forgiven you once for all time—not withholding forgiveness based upon your ability to recall and confess every sin of omission or commission each day—then perhaps it’s a good time to change your mind and just walk in this pure grace. Maybe?
Oh yeah! No maybe. Let’s let his Word change us from the inside out! Be transformed by the renewing of your mind, completely forgiven child of God!
“Have you ever considered you may be unintentionally denying Jesus from sitting down at God’s right hand?”
So remember: Maybe God wants you to use your energy worshiping Him and simply accepting Jesus has purged all of your sins, once for all time? Consider it?
I know you will!
Think about it. There’s an unnecessary weight many “believers” are carrying around.
Did Jesus die in your place so you could carry around a burden of sin in your life, having your forgiveness dependent upon anything you do or fail to do?
“If we are faithless, He remains faithful, for He cannot deny Himself.”—2 Timothy 2:13
Didn’t you make this great exchange at the Cross, when you received Jesus as Savior & Lord?
Did Jesus die and rise to set you free, or did He die and rise so you could carry around a bunch of unconfessed crimes He purged already?
He died to set you free and if the Son has set you free, you are free indeed! Wowza!