KEY SCRIPTURE: Hebrews 9:12 “Neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by his own blood he entered in once into the holy place, having obtained eternal redemption for us”.
The Lord Jesus did not offer the blood of goats and calves but by His own blood He entered once into the holy place to obtain an eternal redemption for us all. The price for our redemption is His divine precious blood.
Apostle Peter being inspired by the Holy Ghost wrote that, you were not redeemed with corruptible things as silver and gold but with the precious blood of our Lord Jesus.(1st Peter 1:18).The word redeem means to liberate one by the payment of ransom.
What were we redeemed from? We were redeemed from the dominion of death or better still from the dominion of Satan (Colossians 1:13). By virtue of the price for our redemption, nothing is left to be paid. Note: The payment or ransom was made unto God our father and not to the devil. This satisfied the divine law. (Ezekiel 18:4)
In spite of what scripture says about our redemption from the dominion of Satan and his works, a number of us Christians find ourselves still dominated by the works of the enemy. Some of us do not walk in the vocation wherewith we have been called according to Ephesians.4:1. On relating with some people who call themselves Christians, you wonder whether they even read their bibles? Some are also bound by satanic power and sicknesses. To what degree has the redemption benefited you? What must you do to receive the full impact of your redemption? 1st Corinth 6:20, instructs us as follows: ” For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s”.
The above verse says, since we have been bought with a price, we must glorify God in our bodies and our spirits which are now God’s. The responsibility lies with us to do it. In our spirits we must live above sin. In our bodies we must be free from diseases A sick body can’t glorify God, neither will a sinful life glorify God. We can do these things by knowing God’s word and live according to what the word says. Taking Romans 8:2 as an example; it says “For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and of death.” Act on this verse, Say to yourself, the law of sin and death, which produces sin and sicknesses no longer has dominion over me.
As you walk in the light of the word, darkness would no longer rule you. You would live in the light of your eternal redemption.
Thank you heavenly Father for allowing our Lord Jesus to sacrifice His life for my absolute liberty. I take full advantage of it and glorify God in my life.
Romans 8:11″ But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth in you”.
Colossians 1:13 “Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son”:
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