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Christ received our Sins and He impute His righteousness in Us.
I was just reading the verses today of
2 Cor. 5:16-19.
I felt the Holy Spirit letting me know that God will not impute our trespasses on us because we are in Christ. I have heard so many people that said that , "God will judge America, Japan, China and many other countries" but the Bible says, "God was in Christ reconciling the world (people) to Himself". When we are reconciled (Confess that His is our Savior Rm 10:9) to Christ, He will no longer remember our trespasses or mistakes, not because God's heart became soft but because of what Christ have done for us on the Cross.
For I will be merciful to their unrighteousness, and their sins and their lawless deeds I will remember no more.”
Christ have died for us righteously because He knew no Sin. So it's His death that impute the Righteousness of Christ in Us and we impute our Sins In Christ.
2 Cor 5:21 says
For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.
So when we accept Christ, we are no longer called sinners but New Creations who have the righteousness of God through Christ. It's His performance that God is seeing in us, not ours. The more we look at Christ, the less we are conscious of our mistakes and it makes us Jesus-conscious. The more Christ-conscious we are, the less we sin. Remember Sin have no dominion (control) over us.
For sin shall not have dominion over you, for you are not under law but under grace.
One thing that made me Love Christ even more is that even when I am not listening to Him, I still won't be judged by Christ. "What, where's the verse?" I knew you may ask me that. Here's the verse:
The Key is on verse 47 and that verse is applied to all believers.
And if anyone hears My words and does not believe, I do not judge him; for I did not come to judge the world but to save the world.
He will only judge those who rejects Him (which is mentioned on the next verse).
I will never be a perfect Christian or be "holier than thou". I am a just a simple man who loves the Lord. I will always be grateful that God have blessed me with a wonderful wife, four beautiful children, and friends from all over the world.
God bless you all and remember to give thanks to the Lord for everything and keep your eyes on Christ, not the world. The world isn't going to give you happiness and joy. Jesus is the only way that can give us the joy and peace we need.