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... Christ ... Christ dieddied forfor ourour sins sins according according to the to the Scriptures Scriptures ... ... he was he was buried, buried, [and] [and] he was he was raised raised on on thethe third third day.day.

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1 corinthians 1 corinthians 15:3,4 15:3,4

lord jesus, i’m sorry lord jesus, i’m sorry that my sins have that my sins have kept me from you.you. kept me from thank you you forfor paying thank paying forfor them with your them with your death. i accept your death. i accept your forgiveness and and forgiveness invite you you into my my invite into lifelife as my as savior. my savior.

t But But your your iniquities iniquities have have made made a a separation separation between between youyou andand your your God,God, andand your your sins sins have have hidden hidden his his faceface from from youyou so that so that he does he does notnot hear. hear. isaiah isaiah 59:259:2

godgod can’t can’t just just forgive forgive sinsin without without anyany punishment. punishment. hishis standard standard is is tootoo great great forfor that. that.

gulp! gulp!

what what do do i do? i do?

simply simply place place your your trust trust in jesus in jesus christ christ as the as the payment payment forfor your your sins, sins, accepting accepting god’s god’s forgiveness forgiveness andand free free gift gift of of eternal eternal life. life.

thethe wages wages of sin of sin is is death, death,

romans romans 6:236:23

so so he reached he reached outout to to us by us becoming by becoming a man a man (jesus) (jesus) andand he paid he paid forfor ourour sins sins with with hishis death death on on thethe cross, cross, andand he he rose rose from from thethe dead dead to to give give us life. us life.

if you if you confess confess with with your your mouth mouth that that Jesus Jesus is Lord, is Lord, andand believe believe in in your your heart heart that that GodGod raised raised himhim from from thethe dead, dead, youyou will will be saved. be saved. romans romans 10:910:9

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amen. amen.

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then then thethe mom, forfor thethe sake sake of of answer answer came came mom, , the , the penal penal ty ty justice justice to to her. her. forfor your your crime crime needs needs to be topaid. be paid.

i know! i know!

crime crime eliminated! eliminated!

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suddenly, suddenly, the the judge judge had had a dilemma. a dilemma.

youyou mom! mom! were were caught caught in the in the act? act?

‘fraid ‘fraid so, so, dear. dear.

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youyou see,see, godgod loves loves us and us and wants wants a a personal personal relationship relationship with with us. us. butbut because because of of my my forfor love love you,you, i will i will serve serve your your sentence. sentence.

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howhow could could she she send send her her ownown loving loving mother mother off off to jail to jail ... yet ... yet what what kind kind of justice of justice would would there there be in bethe in the county county if she if she didn’t? didn’t?

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what what am am i going i going to do? to do? this this waswas thethe only only wayway thethe judge judge could could show show love love forfor herher mother mother andand still still maintain maintain justice. justice.

[god] [god] is patient is patient toward toward you,you, notnot wishing wishing that that anyany should should perish, perish, but but that that all all should should reach reach repentance repentance 2 peter 2 peter 3:9 3:9

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The Judge Classic Ron Wheeler cartoon depicts our need for payment of our sins, but Jesus Christ has already served our sentence.

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The Judge