Daily Devotional Reading

One for the Road – “Debt-Free”

Debt-free.  That’s a good thing.

 

Mortgage paid.  Credit cards at zero.  The last payment on the car in the mail.

 

It feels good.

 

But…there is another payoff that is better…by far.  Being debt-free from sin.

 

The Apostle Paul called it redemption.

 

In his day it referred to the payoff to secure freedom for a slave.

 

Jesus told a story about a man who was in debt 10,000 talents – an amount he would never be able to pay.

 

So it is with us.  We owed a debt we could never pay.  But…Jesus paid it all.

 

All accounts settled.  Nothing owing.

 

But how?  By casting yourself on the mercy of God…and repenting of sin.

 

Debt-free.

– Richard Dresselhaus | One for the Road | rldress@aol.com

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