Cross Divine Act of God's Grace

The CROSS brought GRACE which brings REST! The CROSS is the official entry point for God’s overwhelming GRACE to be poured out into our lives. It’s the official start of the NEW COVENANT. By simple definition a NEW COVENANT is literally a NEW CONTRACT. In other words whatever existed before is now completely void.

Jesus Christ introduced a NEW COVENANT, sealed in HIS BLOOD and enacted by the power of the HOLY SPIRIT.

 

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Jesus Christ introduced a NEW COVENANT, sealed in HIS BLOOD and enacted by the power of the HOLY SPIRIT.

How does GRACE bring REST?

Under the OLD COVENANT or Old Contract YOU were at the center of it. God could only BLESS YOU dependent upon your OBEDIENCE to it. If you obeyed the clauses of the 'contract' He would bless you but if you DISOBEYED you would come under a curse.

You see under the Old Covenant there is NO REST because no one can possibly fulfill the requirements of the complete LAW. Break one commandment and you have in-effect broken them all.

Friend this is TORMENT and leads to STRESS and CONDEMNATION and this is the FAULT with the OLD COVENANT.

However under the NEW COVENANT the clauses have now changed. God takes YOU out of the centre of the agreement and puts His very own sinless SON JESUS in it. NOW God is not restricted in BLESSING you dependent upon your obedience because what we could never do in KEEPING THE LAW, JESUS has done through HIS complete obedience to it.

But Jesus takes it to the next level by actually paying the price for all of our SINS by dying on the CROSS as a sacrifice for them. Now SIN has no hold over our lives.

NO SIN, NO GUILT, NO CONDEMNATION, NO STRESS!

This is why the MESSAGE OF THE CROSS is the POWER OF GOD!

Entering into THE NEW COVENANT of GRACE which means you now qualify for God's favour without having to earn it through SELF-EFFORT but simply through your FAITH in JESUS CHRIST! It's now no longer dependent upon YOUR obedience but Christ's and this brings REST!