April 8, 2020

Today’s Promise

The Blood of Jesus Forgives My Sin

Matthew 26:27-28

And when He had taken a cup and given thanks, He gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you; for this is My blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for forgiveness of sins.


Our Debt of Sin

We all have one thing in common, a sin debt toward God. Fortunately, when Jesus died on the cross, He paid the price for our sin and paid off our sin debt.

The night before His crucifixion, Jesus gathered the disciples together to observe the Passover. The Passover was the celebration of the night God’s judgment was sent against Egypt. God’s judgment required every first-born of Egypt to die. The death angel “passed-over” those homes who had sprinkled the blood of a sacrificed lamb on the doorposts of their houses.

In the middle of the meal, Jesus confessed that His blood would bring about the forgiveness of sin; He would become the sacrificial lamb. His blood would pave the way to a new relationship between God and man.

Jesus Paid the Debt

When Jesus died on the cross, He paid the price for your sin. Each of us carries a sin debt against God. The Bible says we have all sinned. (Romans 3:23) That sin debt separates us from God and condemns us to an eternity away from Him. 

The good news of the Gospel is that our sin has been forgiven. Imagine finding out how all a person’s credit card debt could be paid off, or how all their student loans could be forgiven. That would be incredible news and you would share it with everyone you know. 

The wonderful message of the cross is that a person’s sin, guilt, and shame can be removed.

Your Sin is Forgiven

Because Jesus died on the cross and paid for your sin, the shame and guilt of your past have been erased. His blood broke down the barrier between you and God. You no longer have to carry the weight and regret of your sin, God placed your sin on Jesus, and He paid for your sin. Because your sin has been forgiven, you have a new and unhindered relationship with God.

Through faith in Christ, you know live free from the debt of your sin. 

Look at the promise again.

And when He had taken a cup and given thanks, He gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you; for this is My blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for forgiveness of sins. – Matthew 26:27-28

Make these confessions.

  • The blood of Jesus has canceled my sin debt.
  • The guilt, shame, and regret of my past have been removed by the blood of Jesus.
  • When Jesus died on the cross, my sin was forgiven.
  • There is now no barrier between God and me because of my sin.
  • The barrier that separated God and me has been removed by the blood of Jesus.

In Jesus name,
Amen

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Thanks for being a part of The Daily Promise family. Thank you to everyone who participated in our National Prayer Room Virtual Prayer Meeting. We’ll be doing it again on Tuesday of next week. I hope you join us. Please know I am praying for you during these difficult times.

If you are grateful for the forgiveness of your sin, put an Amen or Praise the Lord in the comment section below.


 

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19 Comments

  1. Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye April 8, 2020 at 4:01 am - Reply

    Thank you very much Pastor Billy Taylor for this daily promises of God. God bless you richly and replenish your strength in the name of Jesus. Amen.

    • Billy Taylor April 8, 2020 at 10:10 am - Reply

      Thanks for your comments and your prayer support.

  2. Chris Scarborough April 8, 2020 at 4:46 am - Reply

    Amen!!

  3. John April 8, 2020 at 6:11 am - Reply

    Amen

  4. Brenda April 8, 2020 at 6:21 am - Reply

    Amen!

  5. Joyce Campbell April 8, 2020 at 6:54 am - Reply

    Amen.

  6. Kier Strejcek April 8, 2020 at 7:22 am - Reply

    Amen

  7. Dana Marie Hanson April 8, 2020 at 7:37 am - Reply

    Amen. I was feeling alone last night. I checked my email and there was the zoom hour of prayer. Thanking God for that opportunity!

    • WENDY HENDRICKS ( DENVER) April 8, 2020 at 11:37 am - Reply

      Amen. THE ZOOM PRAYER CALL was quite a blessing last night!!! Thank you so much for praying for Everyone Billy Taylor

      • Billy Taylor April 8, 2020 at 3:08 pm - Reply

        Thanks Wendy. We will be doing it again next Tuesday night. Spread the Word.

  8. Omer Hughes April 8, 2020 at 7:49 am - Reply

    Amen and again I say Amen

  9. Richard B Hetland April 8, 2020 at 8:25 am - Reply

    Each day I start with the reading of The Daily Promise. Your message brings me closer to the Lord. It reminds me that Jesus loves ALL of us, and we are to be obedient to His will. Today’s troubling and challenging times confirms that God is ALWAYS in control, It’s very humbling. Your Daily Promise is a lighthouse amidst a storm, but the true “lighthouse keeper” is the Lord. God bless.

    • Billy Taylor April 8, 2020 at 10:08 am - Reply

      Richard, thanks so much for your encouragement. Also, thanks for your support of the ministry. During these times, it is definitely a blessing.

  10. David Penley April 8, 2020 at 10:36 am - Reply

    Amen!

  11. Buky Owolabi April 8, 2020 at 10:45 am - Reply

    Amen! Praise the LORD!

  12. Karen sheehan April 8, 2020 at 3:58 pm - Reply

    Thank you Pastor Billy Taylor for all of your hard work. I really enjoyed your Zoom Prayer last night. I start my day by reading the Daily Promise. May the Lords Favor and Grace always be with you.

  13. Janet April 8, 2020 at 7:28 pm - Reply

    Amen!!!

  14. Ndumiso April 8, 2020 at 10:35 pm - Reply

    Amen

  15. NCG April 9, 2020 at 10:45 am - Reply

    AMEN!!! Thank God for the Daily Promise!!

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