JESUS BORE OUR SINS

Rooted and Grounded In Christ

The apostle Peter tells us that Jesus is our example of suffering wrongfully and that he committed himself to God who judges righteously. Peter tells us this within context of Christ bearing our sins (see 1 Peter 2:19-25).

The Biblical definition of what it means “to bare” doesn’t actually mean what we sometimes might think it means. For example, as believers we are to: “bear one another’s burdens and so fulfill the law of Christ.” We are to follow Christ’s example in bearing the burdens of others, because , Jesus bore our sins in his body on the tree, that is on the cross.

What exactly then, do the scriptures mean when they teach us that  Jesus bore our sins?

Isaiah 53:12 tells us, “He BARE the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors.”

The Hebrew word for bare in Isaiah 53:12 is “naw-saw

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