I’m assuming most have heard the song “Savior, He can move the mountains. My God is mighty to save. He is mighty to save. Forever, the Author of salvation…” (by Ben Fielding and Reuben Morgan)
Do you realize that every sin we commit requires a sacrifice still today? Every time we have a sinful thought, a bad attitude, a proud heart, an unkind word, do an evil deed, every time we fail to be obedient, to do exactly what God has called us to do and be requires death. The penalty, the consequences, the wages of sin is death.
And there was a time when we would actually have seen an animal die in our place for our sin. Picture an animal on an altar – to see the blood of the animal being poured out realizing that animal died in my place, that blood is in place of mine. And imagine seeing this scene over and over again. Not only for yourself but for your family, your friends, your neighbors and relatives. After awhile I wonder if the immensity of it all could overwhelm you. So much death bc of sin – what can God possibly do?
Do you realize how amazing God is? Not only does He desire to save us but He is ABLE to save us. Every sin requires a sacrifice yet so powerful was the sacrifice of one Man that it was enough for your sins and mine. We no longer sacrifice today not bc God winks at sin, not bc sin is less important to God and definitely not bc we sin less, but bc the sacrifice of the Son of God was ENOUGH.
How great a salvation. How great a God! How great a Savior! One Savior, one Sacrifice for all time. One day I hope to hear in heaven the moment Jesus on the cross cried out “it is Finished!” A shout of victory and a cry of praise to our Savior. It is finished. Our God is mighty to save!