Christ died for sins once for all.
—1 Peter 3:18
The call from his son was urgent. He was behind on his mortgage payments and had received notice of foreclosure unless full remittance was received by 10 o’clock the following morning.
So dad overnighted a check to the lender.
The son owed it, but couldn’t pay it. The father didn’t owe it, but paid it. The debt was no longer owed—it had been paid in full.
Jesus paid your sin debt.
You owed it, but couldn’t pay it. He didn’t owe it, but paid it. You no longer owe it—it has been paid in full.
You can get by on nothing less. You need nothing more. You rely on nothing else.
“Hopelessly in debt” is now past tense.