Jesus Has Already Borne Your Sins for You
Jesse M. Hendley
If you have your Bibles, friends, I would like for you to turn with me to the 23rd chapter of the Gospel of Luke, verses 39 through 45, and we are thinking today about WHAT GOD HAS DONE WITH OUR SINS.
You mothers, you want to lead your children to the Lord Jesus Christ, and I would like today to make a few suggestions about how you may lead your children to Christ, or anyone else's children. For isn't thatthe most important thing you can do, TO LEAD A BOY OR A GIRL to put their trust in the Lord Jesus Christ? Of course, your emphasis will be on this one thing of ACCEPTING the Lord Jesus.
I am sure it will be helpful to every one of us to realize WHAT GOD HAS DONE ALREADY about our sins. The best illustration of this is found at the Cross itself. Or, at those THREE crosses, I should say, that were there on Golgotha when Jesus died. For when Jesus died there were two men who died with Him, one on each side of Him, crucified along with the Lord Jesus Christ.
We read, "And one of the malefactors which were hanged railed on Him, saying, If Thou be Christ, save Thyself and us. And the other answering rebuked him, saying, Dost thou not fear God, seeing thou art in the same condemnation? And WE indeed justly, for we have received the due reward of our deeds, but This Man hath done nothing amiss. And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when Thou comest into Thy Kingdom. And Jesus said unto him, Verily, I say unto thee, Today shalt thou be with Me in paradise."Well, there is a Wonderful Story, friends. A WONDERFUL, WONDERFUL STORY! In it we have the whole Gospel of SALVATION.
Suppose you were to take up some great BURDEN, something VERY HEAVY. Say you were to take up a huge stone in your hands and you were carrying that stone and it was too heavy for you and you were STAGGERING under the LOAD of it. You would drop that stone. It no longer would be ON YOU, would it? You had to put it ...
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