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Jesus Wants You To Focus On What is Important

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“So do not worry or be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will have worries and anxieties of its own. Sufficient for each day is its own trouble.” Matthew 6:34 [AMP] We all have limited ‘RAM’ in our brains. We have a limited capacity with which to process the multitude of decisions which plague us every day; from what to wear, to where to take our companies next. And we recognize the need to delegate decisions and responsibilities to our subordinates, if it is in the office; or help, if it is in the home; so that we can concentrate on what is truly important. Beloved, Jesus recognizes that too, more than you realize. And that is why He tells us to take things one day at a time, for indeed sufficient for each day is its own trouble. But more than a mere comforting word, there is a compelling reason why Jesus tells us to relax; and that is because He has already taken care of the big things for us. He has already sorted out the pressing matters, so that we no longer have to worry about them, and can focus on living our lives. So what exactly has Jesus sorted out? “When He had by offering Himself accomplished our cleansing of sins and riddance of guilt, He sat down at the right hand of the divine Majesty on high,” Hebrews 1:3 [AMP] First and foremost, Jesus sorted out our eternal salvation. For us who believe, our sins have been purged, once and for all, so that now, we are right with our Father, pleasing in His sight, loved and favored, for eternity; because, “Then He took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you. For this is My blood of the new covenant, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.” Matthew 26:27-28 As a sacrifice, Jesus, the perfect lamb of God, was more than enough of a sin offering for us; and this was not decided upon by man, this was decided by God our Father. “For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.” 2 Corinthians 5:21 So when He was beaten, bruised and then crucified, He took upon Himself, the collective punishment of all of us who believe, for all time, for “Surely He has borne our griefs (sicknesses, weaknesses, and distresses) and carried our sorrows and pains [of punishment], yet we [ignorantly] considered Him stricken, smitten, and afflicted by God [as if with leprosy]. But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our guilt and iniquities; the chastisement [needful to obtain] peace and well-being for us was upon Him, and with the stripes [that wounded] Him we are healed and made whole.” Isaiah 53:4-5 [AMP] So all the bad that you rightly think should come your way because your life has not been perfect, have all been nailed on Jesus; all the afflictions which you rightly feel should be yours, have all been borne by Him. Even every curse pronounced by God Himself in the latter half of Deuteronomy 28, have all fallen on Jesus on our behalf. Such is the love of our Father, such is the love of Jesus, and indeed “God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” Romans 5:8 “For God so greatly loved and dearly prized the world that He [even] gave up His only begotten (unique) Son, so that whoever believes in (trusts in, clings to, relies on) Him shall not perish (come to destruction, be lost) but have eternal (everlasting) life.” John 3:16 [AMP] And as if that was not enough, the eternal life we get, because we believe, is not one that is lived in abject poverty, not in the least; because “But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, to those who believe in His name: who were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.” John 1:12-13 “For God did not send the Son into the world in order to judge (to reject, to condemn, to pass sentence on) the world, but that the world might find salvation and be made safe and sound through Him.” John 3:17 [AMP] So beloved, if you are still living in worry over your sins, Jesus has taken care of them all. If you are worried that God is angry with you, He no longer is and never again will be. If you think that you ought to be afflicted, you probably should be, but that will never happen to you anymore. Because, “As far as the east is from the west, So far has He removed our transgressions from us.” Psalm 103:12 Even if you wanted it, God has no righteous reason to visit your sins on you anymore because they have all been punished in the person of Jesus. That is why, “When He had by offering Himself accomplished our cleansing of sins and riddance of guilt, He sat down at the right hand of the divine Majesty on high,” Hebrews 1:3 [AMP] It has all been dealt with. So then, for us who believe, God our Father loves and is for us, therefore “What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?” Romans 8:31 There is nothing left to say but to enjoy the sin-free, guilt-free life that Jesus came to bring. Because this is what is in that life that He came to bring. “And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you, because you obey the voice of the Lord your God: Blessed shall you be in the city, and blessed shall you be in the country. Blessed shall be the fruit of your body, the produce of your ground and the increase of your herds; the increase of your cattle and the offspring of your flocks. Blessed shall be your basket and your kneading bowl. Blessed shall you be when you come in, and blessed shall you be when you go out. The Lord will cause your enemies who rise against you to be defeated before your face; they shall come out against you one way and flee before you seven ways. The Lord will command the blessing on you in your storehouses and in all to which you set your hand, and He will bless you in the land which the Lord your God is giving you. The Lord will establish you as a holy people to Himself, just as He has sworn to you, if you keep the commandments of the Lord your God and walk in His ways. Then all the peoples of the earth shall see that you are called by the name of the Lord, and they shall be afraid of you. And the Lord will grant you plenty of goods, in the fruit of your body, in the increase of your livestock, and in the produce of your ground, in the land of which the Lord swore to your fathers to give you. The Lord will open to you His good treasure, the heavens, to give the rain to your land in its season, and to bless all the work of your hand. You shall lend to many nations and not borrow.” Deuteronomy 28:1-12 For remember that He said, “I come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.” John 10:10 And how do we unlock this privilege? “And whatever you ask in My name, that I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask anything in My name, I will do it.” John 14:13-14 “Therefore I say to you, whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you will have them.” Mark 11:24 Beloved, remember, “For He knows our frame; He remembers that we are dust.” Psalm 103:14 That is why He knows how much ‘RAM’ we have to deal with life’s challenges. Furthermore, we were not made to toil; this was why we were made, “Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.” Genesis 1:26 So live life the way our Father wants us to. Focus on the blessings laid out before us to enjoy, and leave the rest to Him. Jesus has taken care of everything.

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1 Sara Di Diego = "RAM (or Random-Access Memory) is a form of "computer data storage."Work CIted:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Random-access_memory"