God 's Forgiveness Of God

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God 's forgiveness is based on his initiative of mercy, on the riches of God 's grace, and the free gift of God to us is Christ his son, not only Christ as the medium or channel through which the redemption or forgiveness reaches us, surely, Christ is the instrument through whom and whose work God 's forgiveness comes to us, but Christ having in Himself the forgiveness of God to us. God Himself "gave the only begotten Son" to die as a sacrifice for our sins, the forgiveness of God is accomplished in his giving of his son, and both the act of forgiveness and the forgiven ones are in the realm of Christ the given son, "God in Christ forgave us, that God forgave in Christ his only son, in giving Him to be a propitiation for our sins."
Chosen/Election and "In Christ"
Here, the election we talk about is not of Israel as a people for special privileges and for special service, or individuals to some office, or to the performance of some special service, but the election of individuals to be children of God and heirs of eternal glory. Election is commonly understood as from eternity an expression of the sovereign will of God in his divine good pleasure, with its realization by the objective work of Christ and the subjective operations of the Holy Spirit, it is unconditional. J.I. Packer provides an excellent definition of the biblical truth of election:
The verb elect means "to select, or choose out."The biblical doctrine of election is that before Creation God selected out of the human race, foreseen as fallen, those whom he would redeem, bring to faith, justify, and glorify in and through Jesus Christ (Rom. 8:28-39; Eph. 1:3-14; 2 Thess. 2:13-14; 2 Tim. 1:9-10). This divine choice is an expression of free and sovereign grace, for it i...

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...the purpose of God 's chose could be fulfilled. Here it states that He chose us "that we should be holy and blemish before him", it is a language of sacrifice, the metaphor is sacrificial, and it is holy because offered to God, and as a sacrifice, it should be without blemish. And only in Him could we be holy and without blemish. In fact, we were by nature the children of wrath, there was nothing of ourselves, our spirits, souls and bodies that is without blemish, God couldn 't accept us as offerings. But Christ as the true sacrifice, holy and without blemish, offered himself to God on the cross, he washed our sins and redeemed us from the wrath of God, and in Christ, in his crucifixion our old man was crucified, and in his resurrection, a new creation be brought out, so that our reasonable service as living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God could be made possible.
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