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Lesson of Faith-The Sinless Life Of Christ

April 12th, 2013

JOHN SHIRK – In Christ, we see a perfect record of obedience to the Father’s will. He said in John 14:31, “I do exactly what my Father has commanded me.” He became the unblemished sacrifice for our sins. Even though He never sinned, He paid the penalty of our sins at the cross. Speaking of Jesus, Second Corinthians 5:21 says, “God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.”

How does that happen? How can we be made righteous in the eyes of God when our track record shows a history of moral failures? The Bible says that ‘the righteous will live by faith.’ When we trust in the name of Jesus for salvation, God no longer holds our sin against us. We are forgiven and set free from the death sentence that our sins deserve. The sinless life of Christ made Him a worthy sacrifice for our sins. His death and resurrection has made Him the worthy Savior to be praised.

Jesus is in a separate category from every human being who walked on the face of the earth. Because of His sinless record and obedience to death on a cross, God has exalted him to the highest place and has given Him the name that is above every name.

The sinless life of Christ is a lesson of faith worth remembering.

John Shirk

john@wjtl.com




  1. Tracey Warren
    April 13th, 2013 at 07:15 | #1

    God has provided Jesus as ‘THE’ perfect example. He was tempted, yet DID NOT give into temptation. He was victorious; He knew God, loved God, understood the power of God’s Holy Word and used the Word to defeat the devil. Let’s be clear here. Jesus was fully God and fully man. He could have chosen to sin BUT, didn’t. Rather, he chose to honor His Father and obey. Many teach that because He was fully God that He was actually unable to sin, this is not true. Jesus was God manifest in the flesh, it was the flesh that was more than able to sin. To say that Jesus was unable to sin is like saying because Jesus was fully God He cannot die. Well, He did die! Just as He conquered sin, He conquered the grave. Jesus is our perfect example, he defeated the temptation in the wilderness, and so can we. In Jesus Name!

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