Summary: It is not fair when the responsible pay for a crime they did not committ in order to secure the freedom of the ungrateful
HE BOUGHT US BACK
Text: Gal 4;5
Topic: Paid for in full/Balance outstanding zero
Christ our redeemer
It is proper for us to start by looking at the principle of redemption. Redemption properly means ransom by means of a price.
Where specific price is paid redemption also refers to deliverance from danger, oppression and captivity.
For Zimbabwe to become an independent sovereign nation. Blood was shed and the oppressor suffered the loss of peace and dear sons and this was the price that secured our freedom from Apartheid.
Redemption involves use of a substitute
Isaiah God gave the nations of Egypt, Ethiopia and Seba to be destroyed in the instead and in the place of Israel.
In the New Testament Jesus Christ was was bruised for our transgression
He had to be one of us
He had to become one of us in order to redeem us
• Born of a woman
• Born under the law
He paid the price. We are free.