Abstract: The sinful human nature brought about by sinful consanguinity or blood relationship can only be cleansed-purified-washed-covered-atoned-cancelled out by the shed blood of a clean-pure-holy-blameless-spotless-perfect sacrificial offering. Jesus took that place by taking Human Form, shedding the perfect blood of His perfect Manhood unto death, by dying on the cross, to be the only Salvation &/or Savior Lord God of all who will believe in or on His name. Come to Yeshua today. He will save you!!!
Part of the curse that mankind or the humankind incurred-obtained-acquired (because of sin) is biophysical or biological death (death of the human body) and its consequential- subsequent-eventual decay-disintegration-dissolution-decomposition-putrefaction-biodegradation, come a certain time. Therefore, created from dust, the humankind was cursed to return to dust (Genesis 3:19).
We have said that all Adam-derived humankind are sinners by sinful consanguinity or blood relationship with Adam (Acts 17:26). We also have said that for human sin against God to be forgiven, blood must be shed (Hebrews 9:22).
But that’s not all of it! The blood that must be shed to atone-cover-remit-put off-pardon-forgive-nullify-cancel out sin should be pure-sinless-blameless-holy-without spot-perfect!!! Since human sin have made the world-cosmos-universe (except Paradise) imperfect, the blood that must be shed to erase-delete-undo the sin of mankind or the humankind against God, should not come from this sinful world (i.e., planet earth, plus 1st & 2nd heaven), but out of this world.
Thus, the “Good” Lord Jesus created a totally new Manhood for Himself in Paradise or 3rd heaven (Colossians 1:16), which God the Father had prepared (Hebrews 10:4-7) as a seed (not a fertilized egg), and came forth from God the Holy Spirit (Matthew 1:20), & have been implanted miraculously by God the Son- Christ Jesus the Lord into the womb of the virgin Mary who has not known any man yet (i.e., having not had any sexual relations yet).
Since the Anthropomorphism-Human Form- Flesh-Physical Constitution or Body-Humanity-Manhood of Christ Jesus the LORD (Yahweh or Jehovah) came from Paradise (John 3:13, 31; 8:23), His Flesh or Body is not part and parcel-portion of the sinful world, of the sinful human nature, and therefore, fit- appropriate-proper-suitable to shed sinless Human blood, for the remission or forgiveness of the world’s sin/s against God or the Godkind, conditionally (John 3:15).
The Flesh or Body of God the Son Incarnate- Christ Jesus is a celestial or heavenly Body, not an earthy-earthly-terrestrial one (1 Corinthians 15:47). Hence, He was able to make the claim, “I AM the Living Bread which came down from heaven… and the Bread that I will give is my Flesh…” (John 6:51)
The Jews conversing-talking to Jesus at that very moment were having difficulty grasping His message! For all the while, they thought Jesus is the biological-biophysical-natural child of the couple Mary & Joseph (John 6:41-42). They don’t know that Jesus is God Incarnate (God in the Flesh). They don’t know that He is originally God or Godkind from eternity (Isaiah 40:3; Micah 5:2). They don’t know that His Manhood or Flesh is from Paradise. They don’t know!!!
How about you? Do you know who Jesus is? Do you know that Jesus is originally-innately-inherently-naturally-generically-essentially God or Godkind? Do you know that He took Flesh or Human Form, that He may be able to shed the blood of that same Manhood or Humanity of His (unto death, by dying on the cross), for the remission or forgiveness of my sins and your sins, against God? For the forgiveness of the sins of everyone who will believe in or on His name, and therefore, their Salvation (Acts 16:30-31; John 3:16).
Do you know what the name- Jesus means? Hesus in Filipino or Tagalog! Jesus in English! Iesous in Greek (the original language where the New Testament was written)! Yehoshua in Hebrew (the original language where the Old Testament was written)! Yehoshua is a variation of the Hebrew Yehovah Yasha, or the Hebrew Jehovah Shua, or the Hebrew Yahweh Shua. All these Hebrew terms mean one (synonymous) and the same thing- the LORD who saves. Yehoshua is further contracted or shortened to the Hebrew word Yeshua or Yeshuah which means Salvation (Exodus 15:2; Job 13:15-16; Psalm 35:3; 62:1-2, 5-6; 118:14, 21; Isaiah 12:2; 33:2).
No wonder why the angel of the Lord had to appear to Joseph (virgin Mary’s fiancé) in a dream saying that Mary shall bring forth a son (i.e., a foster child), and Joseph shall call His name Jesus, for He shall save His people from their sins (Matthew 1:20-21).
Are you getting the point? Jesus is our only Salvation! Salvation & Savior are one ( synonymous) in the Bible.
There is no other Savior God or Savior Lord in the entire Bible, except Jesus (Isaiah 43:3, 11-17; 45:21-24; 49:26; 60:16; 63:8-9; Jeremiah 14:8-9; Hosea 13:4; Psalm 106:21-23; Luke 1:47; 2:11; John 4:42; Acts 5:31; 13:23; Ephesians 5:23; Philippians 3:20; 1 Timothy 1:1; 2:3; 4:10; 2 Timothy 1:10; Titus 1:3-4; 2:10-13; 3:4-6; 2 Peter 1:1, 11; 2:20; 3:2, 18; 1 John 4:14; Jude 1:25).
Jesus is our one (single-singular-sole-exclusive) and only Savior or Salvation, being taught in the entire Bible!!! All others are ruled out or eliminated. That’s why Acts 4:12 declares-proclaims, “Neither is there Salvation in any Other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men, whereby (in & through whom) we might be saved.” There is Salvation, only in Jesus (Acts 4:10).
If you have not yet accepted Christ Jesus the LORD (Yahweh or Jehovah) in your life and/or entire being, you are still spiritually dead (separated-secluded-isolated-quarantined from Christ & having no right relationship with Him). You are not yet considered His child (John 1:12; I John 3:2). For your spirit to be made alive (meaning, to establish right relationship with Christ and be united with and to Him), you must receive Him in your life. Then and only then, will you be His child. Only at that moment will you secure Christ for your Savior or Salvation. Only at that moment will you start being saved.
Once you have received Jesus in your life, it is a must that you stay-abide-domicile-reside-home-dwell in Him (John 15:4-5; Psalm 90:1-2; Deuteronomy 33:27). Otherwise, you will forfeit or lose Him as your only Salvation, and you will still be damned-doomed-cursed and thrown into Hell and the Lake of Fire & Brimstone (Matthew 8:11-12).
No Jesus in one’s life, no Savior! No Jesus in one’s entire being, no Salvation!!!
Oh, the “Good” Lord (Adon-Adonay-Kurios) Jesus Christ is saying, “He that is not with Me is against Me, and he that gathers or fellowships not with Me scatters-disintegrates-gets messed up.” (Matthew 12:30). For all things only consist-hold together-integrate-consolidate-firm up in Christ (Colossians 1:17).
Jesus is calling everyone. Come unto Me, He said, all ye that labor-toil-work (and are weary-exhausted-fatigued-tired-worn out), and are heavy laden (overburdened), and I will give you rest-repose-serenity-tranquility-peace (Matthew 11:28; John 14:27; 16:33). He also gave us a blessed assurance, “…the one who comes to Me, I will not reject.” (John 6:37)
And that repentance and remission-forgiveness-pardon-removal-cancellation of sins should be preached in His name, among all nations… (Luke 24:47)
Have you already accepted or received Jesus-Yeshua-Salvation in your life? If not, now is the time to do that (2 Corinthians 6:2). For these very words of the “Good” Lord Jesus you have read today, shall not return unto Him void-empty-useless, but it shall accomplish that which He desires and it shall prosper in the thing whereto He sent it (Isaiah 55:11).
Things to do: (CARP-TAI-SL)
- Come to Jesus.
- Acknowledge you’re a sinner.
- Repent of your sins.
- Profess that you are helpless without Jesus (John 15:4-5).
- Thank Him for dying on the cross for you.
- Accept Jesus as your Savior or Salvation, Lord, God, Eternal Life & All in your life (Colossians 3:11b).
- Invite Him to enter into your heart and to give you a new life (2 Corinthians 5:17).
- Speak out your total surrender to Jesus (2 Corinthians 10:5).
- Let Him know that from today and all the rest of your life, you will live just for Him (Philippians 1:21).
A simple prayer of acceptance to invoke-utter-say to Jesus:
Lord Jesus, I come to You right now. I acknowledge I’m a sinner. I repent of all my sins. I profess that I am helpless without You. Thank you for putting up Flesh or taking Human Form, so that through the shed blood of Your Manhood unto death at the cross, all my sins may be covered-cancelled out-forgiven. I accept You now as my Savior or Salvation, Lord, God, Eternal Life & All in my life. I invite You now to enter into my heart and to give me a new life. I surrender totally to You. From now on and all the rest of my life, I will live just for You. Amen!!!
If you have stated-invoked-mentioned the above prayer to Jesus in faith, hope and love, Jesus had already saved you. You are now born again!
Your 1st birth (just like anyone else’s) is your physical birth (when your mother gave birth to you). Your 2nd birth is your spiritual birth (John 3:6, 3).
Your 1st birth made you a child of your parents. Your 2nd birth made you a child of God (John 1:12-13).
Jesus loves you.
Note: All 4 parts of the topic “Sin & Salvation” are derivative works from the “Personal Discipleship Guide” of the TAFJ church.