His Death Brings Hope
“Blessed are those whose lawless deeds have been forgiven, and whose sins have been covered!” (Romans 4:7)
Sin requires that we await the consequences. Every crime requires punishment. We cannot cry for God to be just and fair and then expect Him to overlook our wrongdoings. There is a price for all sin.
But what if someone stepped in to pay it? In Romans 4:7-8, Paul quotes from Psalm 32 to describe how blessed the man is who is redeemed from his sin, not because he did it all perfectly, but because of his faith in the Son of God.
Every crime requires punishment, so Jesus hung on a cross between criminals. His suffering was done for us, so that we no longer need to await the consequences. His death brings hope instead of shame.
Matthew 4:4 #Biblebites