Wisdom For The Day Devotional 10 September 2022 By Bishop Mike Okonkwo – It Is Finished
TOPIC: It Is Finished (TREM Devotional 10 September 2022)
“When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished: and he bowed his head, and gave up the ghost” John 19:30 (KJV)
As believers, there are questions in our hearts that beg for answers. What is finished? What is the thing that He had finished? If God has truly blessed us and has done everything for us and it is finished, why are we still not getting the answers? Why are we not seeing the manifestation? Why doesn’t the manifestation come immediately? Why does it take some time? Why the challenges? These questions keep popping here and there.
The truth is that God has not left us without a witness. When Jesus said it is finished, He was saying that the claims of the entire judgement that is required for the release of mankind have been paid for.
Every judgement that was required was received by Him. He received the whole lot of them. The judgement for the sin of the whole world was laid upon Him. He received the judgement for sickness, the judgement for disease, and the judgement for anything that hell can offer, on His own body.
So, justice was satisfied through His death. And not only was justice satisfied, but God’s holiness was also revealed. The holiness of God and His righteousness was made available to mankind. By the reason of the perfect sacrifice of Jesus Christ, you can now stand right before God at all times. This awesome blessing was made available to everyone who believes. There is no more struggle because the price has been paid. That is why He cried “IT IS FINISHED”. And after that, He gave up the ghost.
Your part is to believe and rest in what Christ has already accomplished on your behalf. And continue to function in a greater dimension of assurance because you know it is finished. If any man be in Christ, he is a brand-new species of being that has never existed before. You are special. You are treasured. The hand of God is mightily upon your life.
Daily Bible Reading:
Morning – Proverbs 8-9
Evening – 2 Corinthians 3
Wisdom For The Day Devotional was Written by Dr. Mike Okonkwo; Is the Presiding Bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM); a versatile man of God with over 30 years of dedicated service unto the Lord.