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Did Jesus Pay For Our Sins

After reading ISAIAH 53:6 do you believe JESUS paid for all our sins, past present and future?

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"Blessed be the God and Father of our lord Jesus Christ, who has 'blessed' -empowered- us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly [places] in Christ:
'According' -just as- He hath chosen us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love:
Having 'predestinated' -predetermined- us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His own will, to the praise of the glory of His grace, wherein He hath 'made' -indued- us [with special favor and honor through His divine influence upon our heart], accepted in the beloved." Our sinlessness, forgiveness and holiness is of Him, not of ourselves.
---Josef on 7/27/08


2 Maccabees 12:40-46,under the tunic of each of the dead they found amulets sacred to the idols of Jamnia which the laws forbids the Jews to wear. So it was clear to all this was why these men had been slain...Turning to supplication, they prayed that the sinful deed might be fully blotted out..He then took up a collection,2000 silver drachmas, which he sent to Jerusalem to provide for an expiatory sacrifice. Doing this he acted in a very excellent and noble way, inasmuch as he had the resurrection of the dead in view, for if he were not expecting the fallen to rise again, it would have been useless and foolish to pray for them in death...it was a holy and pious thought. Thus he mad atonement for the dead that they might be freed from this sin.
---Nicole on 7/26/08


Father forgive them, they know not what they do. They spit on and kicked HIM, yet HE forgave them. Now tell me, what must a man do to be forgiven? OR has Christ already forgiven you?
---duane on 7/26/08


Yes, I believe that Jesus did pay for all of ours sins, past, present and future.
---Toni on 7/24/08


Yes, ALL our sins were forgiven on the Cross. Of course, that forgiveness is contingent on faith in Jesus Christ and His finished work. In Ps. 103, David tells us to not forget all His benefits and then it says, "who forgives all your iniquities." God wants us to know that He has forgiven ALL sins so that we can receive His benefits. In Matt. 9, before Jesus healed the man with the palsey, He told him that his sins were forgiven. It doesn't say that the man asked for forgiveness or that he repented, what it does say is that he had faith and Jesus forgave His sins and then He healed him. Faith in the finished work of Christ is all that is required. God made the way for victory over your flesh, sin and the devil by exercising your faith.
---Debbie_Jo on 7/23/08




He did, but we have to continuously be asking for forgiveness. Do you want to know why? Because we are apt to go a wandering to other pastures. Folks I am going to add something here. We need Jesus. We know we are not perfect in any kind of a way. If we were perfect, we would not need Him. But we know we need Him desparately, and we want Him desparately, and we love Him desparately. But on the otherhand, we are made righteous, [made right with God], because we have said I DO to His Son Jesus Christ. We hate sin, and now we have a Father who will let us klnow when we mess up.
---catherine on 7/23/08


Jesus paid for the penalty of all our sins (ppf). A true disciple of Jesus is no longer guilty (requires the punishment) of their sins. Jesus took their punishment for them. However, they still have the guilty feeling in their conscience and the consequences of their future sins.

Ref~Leviticus the three required offerings (KJV-sin, burnt, peace).

To get rid of the guilty conscience use 1Jn1:9,
To get help through the consequences use Heb13:5-6,

If I lied to someone, I would not stop being Gods child (Jesus took my punishment). Yet, I would have to repent and apologize to that person and God. Then to overcome the consequences, ask God to help me to seek forgiveness of that person and to rebuild their previous trust.
---phil on 7/23/08


Eloy and Nichol,

If you read through the scripture, you will see God seeks mercy not vengeance from those who follow him. A true disciple of Jesus repents from wanting is own way and seeks to put Gods way first in their life. For that God makes them his child Jn1:12, In that relationship, God uses gratitude to keep the disciple from sinning not guilt. Using guilt only leads to bitterness.

Before you were born, all of your sins were future. Let me ask, when you disobeyed your parents, did you have to be born from your mothers womb again. No. The same is with God.

God said, I will cast their sins into the deepest sea and remember them no more. Jeremiah~Micah~Hebrews.
---phil on 7/23/08


We are definitely saved by grace through faith! I actually was responding to another blog, but since you mentioned it, once we're saved, we are to live by the Word of God we read and this is up to us in obedience. God doesn't save us to make excuses for shoddy Christian lifestyles, but for a life of following "holiness without which no man shall see the Lord! Hebrews 12:14. Don't believe just the beginning, but live a saved life after receiving Christ Jesus as Saviour and Lord!
---Theresa on 7/23/08


Jesus had to put away sin so all could come to God and be saved. We are saved by grace through faith, NOT through us being sinless, if that were even possible. Without the Cross there is no forgiveness.
---duane on 7/23/08




"What shall we say then? shall we continue in sin that grace may bound? God forbid."Romans Chapter 6, verse 1. "Awake to righteousness and sin not." I Corinthians chapter 15, verse 34. Hebrews chapter 12, verse 1"..let us lay aside every weight and the sin that doth so easily beset us.." The scriptures are spritually discerned according to I Corinthians Chapter 2, verse 14 and are for us to obey.
---Theresa on 7/22/08


Jesus did not die so that we should and could go on sinning. He died to show us a better way and to give us grace not to go on in our bad old ways. Left to only prophets, humanity would solve the problem of sin by putting them in a pit and forgetting about them. But when God sent His own Son to do what they could not do, which is to rise from the dead in accordance to predictions of both Jesus and the Old Testament, then we have to listen to Jesus and to God.
---frances008 on 7/21/08


Apparently it was a Jewish tradition and still may be, to pray for the dead. I googled 'Bible purgatory' and everywhere it says purgatory is not mentioned in the Bible. But Nicole may not be entirely wrong if you read 1 Cor 3.11-15 which seems to talk of a fire in which bad works are burned up but the soul is saved. Matthew 12.32 talks of the unforgiveable sin, saying it will not be forgiven either in this world or the next. Which seems to offer hope that in the next world there is a further chance of forgiveness at least for certain sins. I am inclined to pray for those who died out of Christianity or in some sin or other, because they may be able to receive forgiveness or comfort when we pray for them.
---frances001 on 7/21/08


1. Settling accounts before you go to prison, Nicole, refers to doing what you can before you die. What is the other side of that coin? Living a life of unforgiveness or theft or whatever your particular sin against others was. Remember Lazarus and the Rich Man. Lazarus went to Heaven and the Rich man went to Hell. The Rich Man begged for another chance to come back and warn his brothers, but Jesus said 'They have the Old Testament prophets and Abraham.' We should study our Old Testaments.
---frances008 on 7/21/08


Emcee,

Please give me chapter and verse where Purgatory is listed in the KJV bible.
---trey on 10/31/07

How can you ask a question and then demand it from a certain source?

You can't!

Your leader took out 1 and 2 Maccabees from the Old Testament. Go back to the Jewish' Books of the Old Testament.
They have Maccabees and it is in these books which speaks of Purgatory.

But, even Jesus speaks about settling your accounts before you go to prison. Then He said you will not come out until you pay the last cent.

How can you pay a debt in prison?

Jesus is speaking about Purgatory.
---Nicole on 7/20/08


Jn.17:6-(9)>17, 20-26.
---bob6749_[Elishama] on 7/19/08


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duane, praying is asking. Asking for forgiveness is not an insult, you will not receive any forgiveness nor any salvation unless you ask the one whom has it, namely Christ. Jesus says, "Ask, and it will be given you." Matthew 7:7. "Ask, and you all will receive, that your joy may be full." John 16:24.
---Eloy on 11/1/07


Emcee,

Please give me chapter and verse where Purgatory is listed in the KJV bible.
---trey on 10/31/07


Yes, I am redeemed by the blood of Jesus Christ, for all of my sins.
But that doesn't mean I am not required to repent for them. How arrogant to think I could be used by Him without repenting for my sins.
---Michelle on 10/31/07


Robert :: Only if you follow HIM implicitly in Thought,Word , & Deed.
---Emcee on 10/31/07


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There is no payment for sins without repentance from sins, for Christ forgotten is grace not gotten.
---Eloy on 10/31/07


Jesus paid for all our sins only if we are true believers and have the true Gospel.
---Robert on 10/30/07


We have the constant tendency to go astray. So we must stay in prayer. Jesus is determine to keep His own as the good shepherd. Now tomorrow, I shall, with God's help put more on this. A great question.
---catherine on 10/30/07


If you die with sin on your soul You will NOT & I repeat NOT go to heaven.The severity of that sin is determined by the creator."For nothing defiled shall enter Heaven"An itty bitty one may land you in Purgatory & those who do not believe in Purgatory can be there a VERY long long Time .so it is written, let it be done.
---Emcee on 10/30/07


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Jesus commands: All to repent and Sin No More, Jesus does NOT command: Go and sin some more, and I will not impute it to you. "Do not be deceived, God is not mocked: for whatsoever a person sows, that will he also reap." Galatians 6:7.
---Eloy on 10/30/07


All unrepented sin, is imputed sin to the sinner.
---Eloy on 10/30/07


As Christians, God WILL NOT impute sin against us. If you dont believe Christ took sin away, your faith is not in HIM.
---duane on 10/30/07


Mima,

Some will say that Christ paid all the sins for all the people. If you really believe this then you have to conclude that none are going to hell.

Some will say that Christ paid for some of the sins for some of the people or for all people. If you carry this out to it's logical conclusion then everyone goes to hell.

Last of all, some will say that Christ paid the price for all the sins of some of the people.

The question is who is the "us" in Isa 53:6?
---trey on 10/29/07


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Strong: just pray to God to forgive ALL your sins, even the ones you dont know about!
---sue on 10/29/07


For a Christian to ask God for forgiveness of sin is to insult the grace of God. Your Forgiveness of sin is a gift of Christ, if you have to ask for a gift, its not a gift.
We are redeemed(forgiven) or we are NOT.
We are dead to sin or we are NOT.
Christ came to do away with sin, sin is not counted against us. Price paid in full.
HOW ELSE CAN WE CLAIM TO BE SAVED?
---duane on 10/29/07


Strongax: you are talking about sins of ommission and sins of commission. The first are sins you commit and you don't know. sins of commission are those things you know are wrong but do them anyways in direct rebellion against God, example: adultery, fornication, theft, lies, idolatry, murder, profanity, alcoholism, etc. there is a big difference. to repent, you never commit that sin twice and you are forgiven. if you know it is wrong and keep doing it, that is not repentence and you will pay the price.
---ashley on 10/29/07


.strongaxe, exactly. For that is equal to saying if you sinned 1-one time, but you repented 0-zero-no time, then you must go to hell. For sin cannot enter into heaven.
---Eloy on 10/28/07


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Does this mean that if you committed 100,000 sins and you repented only of 99,999 of them, you would go to hell?

If so, we are ALL in a LOT of trouble, because unless we have photographic memories, none of us is even capable of remembering EVERYTHING we did wrong. Especially the things that we didn't even realize were wrong at the time.
---StrongAxe on 10/27/07


Matthew - What you say is not true. To receive forgiveness from the Lord we must ASK Him to forgive us or there is no forgiveness. Read 1John 1:9 for a start ("If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins.."). Forgiveness of sin is NOT automatic.
---Helen_5378 on 10/27/07


Nope. He only pays for the sins of those whom repent from their present sins and their past sins, and never any future sins which have not been committed.
---Eloy on 10/27/07


Jesus did take upon himself all sins past, present, and future, but that does NOT mean you are automatically forgiven of everything you do. except ye repent, ye shall NOT enter the kingdom of God. He will forgive those sins we repent of ourselves. it is not a free ride to indulge in anything you like. disobedience brings punishment, not blessings. satan told eve, eat of the tree you won't die. they were cast out of the garden. anyone that sins without repenting will also be cast out.
---ashley on 10/26/07


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Matthew, only those who have not read the Bible in its entirety would fall for that. Jesus is merciful, but your philosophy would imply that God made a mistake in the OT. That He changed His mind on everything that He had done before. The OT was preparation for the New, not a mistake undone by it.

We can count of Jesus to be steadfast and merciful. But not all who call "Lord, Lord" will be saved.
---lorra8574 on 10/26/07


Mima, where does it say that future personal sins are paid for? All of our sins are washed clean in the blood of the lamb when we repent and are baptised. And this washing of regeneration is available for all future generations. However, the Bible clearly states that we can fall back into sin and that it is worse for us if we do than if we had never known Christ.
---lorra8574 on 10/26/07


I know that sins were paid for completely by the sacrifice of Christ on the cross. That is why I don't understand why people tell lost individuals that they need to seek forgiveness for their sin. They need not do that, but just seek Christ/God until they find him. When they find Christ and what he did they should realize they are already forgiven, not seek forgiveness.
---Matthew on 10/26/07


greetings. Isa.53.10 -"It pleased the Lord to bruise him","to put him to grief".Who gains pleasure to bruise and cause grief to his son?What kind of father is that?This appears to be the old motto'your pain is my gain'(pleasure).If God is with a heavy heart from evil children, is it his nature to have vengance on a son who has no part in sin or to one who started the problem (Lucifer)?Is this not displaced anger?Does the various attonement doctrines read 'displaced anger doctrines'?
---earl on 8/26/07


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Yes, yes, yes. Doing so was a gift and, like all gifts, we can accept or refuse, so the gift is only of any use to us if we accept it.
---emg on 8/26/07


Adam and Eve brough sin into a world where there was none. Jesus redeemed the world. But, that does not mean that we are free to sin. Our slate is wiped clean through baptism, and the Gospel preaches repentence, but the Epistles warn that like Adam and Eve, we have the choice to remain free from sin, or to return to the mire and wallow in it.
---lorra8574 on 3/10/07


I believe that for any sin to be forgiven, there needs to be someone confessing that sin
That could apply to past & present sins but could not apply to future sins. P
---Pierr5358 on 3/10/07


Yes. Not only but also for the sins of the whole world. 1John 2:2. The entire sin problem has been dealt with totally. Paid in full by the blood of the lamb. Those who have it applied are free from it's penalty.
---john on 3/10/07


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Sometimes the straightforward message of God's Word is so simple, that we tend to over read it - because it is quite clear that Jesus did take on Himself "the iniquity of us all"! Peace.
---mike on 1/23/06


Eloy ... Do you believe we are aware of all our sins? I think there are those we do not realise are sins, or perhaps we do not notice them, such as when we unjustly dudge someone, or offend them, ... What happens if we do not confess them & repent?
---alan8869_of_UK on 1/23/06


He paid for all sins. If He didn't then we wouldn't have the oppurtunity to repent. IPeter 2:24.
---Rickey on 1/22/06


No. Jesus paid only for the sins that a person repents of, he cannot forgive any sin that is future or otherwise, which has not yet been confessed and repented from. If you live in sin, you're damned;p but if you live in Christ, you're saved.
---Eloy on 1/22/06


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