The Cleansing Power of Christ

By   •   February 6

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To have a guilty conscience is an experience. Psychologists may define it as a guilt complex and may seek to rationalize away the sense of guilt; but once this has been awakened through the application of the law of God, no explanation will quiet the insistent voice of conscience. Many a criminal has finally given himself over to the authorities because the accusations of a guilty conscience were worse than prison bars. The Bible teaches that Christ cleanses the conscience. To have a guilty conscience cleansed and to be free from its constant accusation is an experience, but it is not the cleansing of the conscience that saves you; it is faith in Christ that saves, and a cleansed conscience is the result of having come into the right relationship with God.

Prayer for the day

I stand in awe of the magnitude of Your forgiveness, Father.

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39 Comments

  1. Rosario Lewis says:

    Thank You Lord Jesus for Your sacrifice on the cross. Thank You for your blood which cleanses my conscience. Conscience is what hurts most. Thank You Jesus for cleaning my conscience of guilt. I have done lot of wrong but You saved me. Thank You Jesus. I put my faith in You. I m happy now. I know I can turn to You and You will forgive me. Thank You Jesus. Help me not to hurt You again. I know on.my own it is impossible but sailing with You. I can. Glory to You living God. Amen

  2. Gerry says:

    The burden of a guilty conscience is a good thing. Without it we will continue to wallow around in sin, indefinitely. It’s God’s reminder that we need to repent and turn around from our sinful ways. Thank you Lord for your wonder Grace.

  3. Joyce Paul says:

    God in His Mercy calls us out of our darkness n invites us to follow Him in the Light. God bless us! Amen.

  4. Patricia Rozier Rose says:

    I loved the depth you gave in this article, so many in our world need the insight ,understanding you gave ! Thank you

  5. Pamela says:

    So glad to be forgiven!

  6. Max says:

    Todays message has exposed a raw nerve in many of us and we should be happy about this. Guilt is a good thing. We can talk to our Heavenly Father in prayer and ask forgiveness and help in rectifying what we have done, said or thought. If we are able excuse ourselves or rationalize what we have done, that is the prince of the air at work and that is not good. soon we will lose all of our conscience.

  7. Martha Thompson says:

    With love and prayers, Your Intercessor/friend