Ephesians 2:8a & Romans 5:10
The Upward Look
by Max D. Hutto,
“For by grace you have been saved through faith” & “For if while we were enemies we were reconciled to God through the death of His Son, much more, having been reconciled, we shall be saved by His life.” Ephesians 2:8a & Romans 5:10 NASB
Sin caused a great rift between all humanity and God. We became estranged, hostile, alienated, antagonistic, adversarial, and at enmity toward God and condemned under His wrath. But God made a way, through the atoning death and life of His Son Jesus, to restore the relationship and bring us together. This aspect of salvation is referred to as reconciliation. Though once rebellious, by His grace through faith, we have been reconciled through Christ.
Lord Jesus, in Your great grace and love You bridged the gap caused by my sin. I now have a personal relationship and peace with God through faith.
May 14, 2021 - © Copyright 2021, Max D. Hutto.
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