Through Him we are sanctified. From sinner to saint, not only are our sins forgiven, but our records wiped clean—from charcoal black to pristine white. Because His blood does not merely cover, but washes our sins away.
Through Him we are accepted. Instead of being doomed for death and eternal punishment, we are now welcomed into His kingdom—as His sons and daughters. Because with arms wide open, He was hung on the most horrible cross, to His scorn and shame.
He did not merely call us from darkness to light, He also transformed us from filthy to pure—even promoted us from beggars to eternal heirs!
And for what purpose?
That we may have the right to be called a chosen generation… a royal priesthood… a holy nation… a people belonging to God.
JEHOVAH TSIDKENU. The God who is not only righteous, but is also OUR righteousness.