THEME: REDEEMED FOR BLESSING!
And deliver them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage. Hebrews 2:15
READ: Galatians 4:4-7.
4 But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law,
5 To redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons.
6 And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father.
7 Wherefore thou art no more a servant, but a son; and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ.
The benefits of redemption are innumerable. Anytime I remember what I suffered in the hands of Satan and his agents before I was redeemed by the blood of Jesus Christ, I cannot help thanking God for the salvation of my soul.
Fear was a major source of my torment before I met Jesus Christ. This fear was passed unto me from my mother who, by the grace of God, also later became saved. For fear that I, being her only son, might be killed, my mother sent me far away from my hometown. For many years I could not return for fear of death and the wicked people there. However, when we surrendered to the lordship of Jesus Christ, we were saved and liberated from the spirit of fear. This is why I am praying for anyone who has been living in perpetual fear that such a person will be delivered from that torment in Jesus’ name. Romans 8:15 says “For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.”
Concerning Christ’s redemption, Hebrews 2:14-15 says:
“Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil; And deliver them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage.”
Redemption grants us access to the throne of the Almighty God. Once you are redeemed, you have direct contact with the Lord.
This is why I am using this medium to invite you to accept Jesus Christ who has paid for your redemption in full. Confess your sins and accept Him as your Lord and Savior. Promise Him that you will abide by His word and never go back to the world; He will redeem you and blessings will begin to manifest in your life.
Are you a believer still wallowing in fear? This is not your portion! Are you doubting your redemption in Christ? Don’t. Identify the cause of your fear and/or doubt so that you can retrace your steps. You have been redeemed for blessing and you shall indeed be blessed, in the mighty name of Jesus.
Father, please don’t let anything rob me of the benefits of Christ’s redemption. Let the whole world know that I am Your child, in the mighty name of Jesus.
BIBLE IN ONE YEAR: Job 33-34.
AUTHOR: PASTOR E. A. ADEBOYE
HYMN 19: PRAISE HIM, PRAISE HIM, JESUS OUR BLESSED REDEEMER.
1. Praise Him! Praise Him! Jesus, our blessed Redeemer!
Sing, O Earth, His wonderful love proclaim!
Hail Him! Hail Him! Highest archangels in glory;
Strength and honor give to His holy Name!
Like a shepherd, Jesus will guard His children,
In His arms He carries them all day long.
Praise Him! Praise Him! Tell of His excellent greatness;
Praise Him! Praise Him! Ever in joyful song!
2. Praise Him! Praise Him! Jesus, our blessed Redeemer!
For our sins He suffered, and bled, and died.
He our Rock, our hope of eternal salvation,
Hail Him! Hail Him! Jesus the Crucified.
Sound His praises! Jesus who bore our sorrows,
Love unbounded, wonderful, deep and strong.
3. Praise Him! Praise Him! Jesus, our blessed Redeemer!
Heav’nly portals loud with hosannas ring!
Jesus, Savior, reigneth forever and ever;
Crown Him! Crown Him! Prophet, and Priest, and King!
Christ is coming! over the world victorious,
Pow’r and glory unto the Lord belong.