Lord, You stand by Your promises so that I might stand ON those promises
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Oh, Daddy! Thank You! Thank You! Thank You! that “through the Spirit, Jesus offered Himself as an unblemished sacrifice, freeing [me] from all those dead-end efforts to make [myself] respectable,” so that I can live all out for You!
Jesus, thanks for entering–not simply “the earthly version of the Holy Place, but–the Place Itself,” and You offered Yourself to our Father as the sacrifice for my sins forever!
You alone, O Lord, have made me clean… You declare me to be righteous, in right standing with You. You have set me apart, made me holy. You have freed me from the grip of sin. You have called me Your very own daughter. Thank You for Your mercy–for not giving me what I deserve. Thanks for Your grace–for giving me far more than I deserve. Keep on shaping my heart to resemble Your very own. oh, yes! (amen)