Your sins were transferred to Jesus. He gave you His righteousness.

Your sins were transferred to Jesus. He gave you His righteousness.

“But the goat on which the lot fell to be the scapegoat shall be presented alive before the LORD, to make atonement upon it, and to let it go [shalach] as the scapegoat into the wilderness.” (Lev 16:10)

“Blessed are those whose lawless deeds are forgiven [aphiemi], and whose sins are covered [epikalupto]” (Rom 4:7)
“For Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust” (1Pet 3:18)

“If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive [aphiemi] us our sins and to cleanse [katharizo] us from all unrighteousness.” (1Jn 1:9)
“forgive [aphiemi] us our debts, as we forgive [aphiemi] our debtors.” (Matt 6:12)

“I write to you, little children, because your sins are forgiven [aphiemi] you for His name’s sake.” (1Jn 2:12)

“Aaron shall lay both his hands on the head of the live goat, confess over it all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their transgressions, concerning all their sins, putting them on the head of the goat, and shall send it away [shalach] into the wilderness by the hand of a suitable man.” (Lev 16:21)

“The goat shall bear on itself all their iniquities to an uninhabited land; and he shall release the goat in the wilderness.” (Lev 16:22)

“He will again have compassion on us, and will subdue our iniquities. You will cast all our sins into the depths of the sea.” (Mic 7:19)

“As far as the east is from the west, so far has He removed our transgressions from us.” (Ps 103:12)

“for You have cast all my sins behind Your back.” (Isa 38:17)

“I, even I, am He who blots out your transgressions for My own sake; and I will not remember your sins.” (Isa 43:25)

“according to the multitude of Your tender mercies, blot out my transgressions.” (Ps 51:1)

“Hide Your face from my sins, and blot out all my iniquities.” (Ps 51:9)

“For I will forgive their iniquity, and their sin I will remember no more.” (Jer 31:34)

“For I will be merciful to their unrighteousness, and their sins and their lawless deeds I will remember no more.” (Heb 8:12)

“He adds, Their sins and their lawless deeds I will remember no more.” (Heb 10:17)

“For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.” (2Cor 5:21)

“who Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness—by whose stripes you were healed.” (1Pet 2:24)

“And you, being dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, He has made alive together with Him, having forgiven you all trespasses, having wiped out the handwriting of requirements that was against us, which was contrary to us. And He has taken it out of the way, having nailed it to the cross.” (Col 2:13-14)

Reading: Lev 16-18; Matt 1