Jul
29
2009
1

Freedom from Accusation

Are you Innocent or Guilty in the Courtroom of God?

Are you Innocent or Guilty in the Courtroom of God?

Read the following passage in Colossians 1:15-23

He (Christ) is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. For by him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things were created by him and for him.

He is before all things, and in him all things hold together. And he is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the supremacy.

For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him, and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross.

Once you were alienated from God and were enemies in your minds because of your evil behavior. But now he has reconciled you by Christ’s physical body through death to present you holy in his sight, without blemish and free from accusation— if you continue in your faith, established and firm, not moved from the hope held out in the gospel. This is the gospel that you heard and that has been proclaimed to every creature under heaven, and of which I, Paul, have become a servant.

The Bible tells us that Satan is “the accuser of the brethren”… meaning that he stands all day “accusing” us before God and even amongst our own selves.

Accusation is defined as ‘leveling charges against someone… or a formal charge of wrongdoing”.

Satan’s job is to be a prosecutor in the courtroom of God… and accuse us of our past wrongdoings and sins before the Almighty Judge. He likes to point the finger at us, telling us where we fell short at… and to convince us to remain in our guilt… and I believe that the guy does a great job at doing that!

But my question to you all is this…. “If God forgives you of your sins, why are you still tripping?”

You see, Jesus is your advocate and your defense lawyer… who has already PAID THE PRICE for your legal defense. He does not collect a retainer from you, but he’s a BETTER lawyer than a thousand Johnny Cochrans & Perry Masons put together!

WHY do we still blame ourselves and stick to our sins… when God tells us that, “… I will remember their sins NO MORE.” (Hebrews 8:12)

The Judge who decides whether you are guilty and deservant of a death sentence (hell), has ALREADY come to a decision that you are INNOCENT… as long as your faith is put in Jesus, your lawyer… and you are free!

You have TOTAL freedom from the past and whatever you did wrong in your life… so walk in the freedom that Christ Jesus gives you. Once you were alienated from God… but through the shed blood of Jesus, we are all reconciled (brought back into a PERFECT relationship) with God… and that’s the final verdict!

Let me know what you think, comments are very much appreciated.  (o:



Bookmark and Share

Click Here to Subscribe to TodayAbundance Daily by Email

Written by Daniel Wiafe in: Encouragement,Faith,How to Be Saved | Tags: , , ,

Copyright (c) 2008-Present Daniel Wiafe Jr.
Powered by WordPress | Aeros Theme | TheBuckmaker.com WordPress Themes