“Therefore, having been justified on the principle of faith, we have peace towards God through our Lord Jesus Christ; by whom we have also access into this favor in which we stand, and we boast in hope of the glory of God.” Romans 5:1-2 (Darby Translation)
According to Romans 4:25, Jesus was handed over to die because of our sins and He was raised to life to make us right with God. This is the evidence of our being right with God. Having been made right, we have peace with God through what Jesus Christ has done for us. There is no more quarrel between me and God. God is not mad at me. I am at peace with Him. It is well with me and God. What a joy to know that God so loved me that He gave himself on my behalf.
Because of our faith, Christ has brought us into this place of an underserved privilege where we now stand. Not only that, we confidently and joyfully look forward to sharing in His glory. Anywhere you are and if you’re a child of God, you are standing on favored ground. That ground must produce for you. Wherever your location is, you are standing on a favored ground. You are not disadvantaged in any way! You are blessed and highly favored.
Don’t look forward to the coming of Christ with fear. Any message about the rapture that creates fear in you is an error. Any message you hear that tends to tell you to be very fearful so that you will not miss heaven is in error. You are already standing on favored ground. There is no way you will miss heaven. Christ is coming for his own. If you have Christ, He is coming for you. There is no way He will come and leave you behind.
We have been justified by faith! Now we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand and we rejoice with confident expectations that one day we will pass on unto glory.
Further Reading. Psalm 5:12, Romans 4:25, 5:1-11
Daily Bible Reading: Morning- Numbers 32-34; Evening- Mark 9:30-50