Sin Is No Longer A Factor
Jesus once came across a man that was born blind. “Rabbi,” his disciples asked him, “why was this man born blind? Was it because of his own sins or his parents’ sins?” (John 9:2 NLT) As with human nature, the disciples were more preoccupied with the cause of the situation than with the hardship it had imposed on the man.
‘Who sinned?’ ‘Whose fault is it?’ In other words, ‘Jesus, show us why this man deserves his suffering‘.
When you find yourself in trouble, it doesn’t matter who sinned. It doesn’t matter how you got into that situation. It may have been by the actions of others. Or it may have been by your own mistakes. Either way, there is no condemnation. You do not condemn others, neither do you condemn yourself. The cross has made provision, for Christ is ‘able to save to the uttermost those who come to God through Him, since He always lives to make intercession for them (Hebrews 7:25 NKJV).’
There is no honour or piety in self-condemnation. It is purely the work of the enemy initiated for the sole aim of robbing you of the confidence to enter God’s presence and receive his mercy and grace. What you need to do is the exact opposite – run to God boldly, on the basis of the finished work of Christ. Repent of any wrongdoing and begin to give God praise for his mercy that will be revealed in that situation. Look to him and he will cause his resurrection power to not only deliver you from that trouble, but also bring you out with great reward.
“For though the mountains should depart and the hills be shaken or removed, yet My love and kindness shall not depart from you, nor shall My covenant of peace and completeness be removed, says the Lord, Who has compassion on you.” – (Isaiah 54:10 AMP)