"He Came For The Hopeless" from Matthew 9:1-13
Revelation 22:11 "Let the one who does wrong continue to do wrong; let the vile person continue to be vile; let the one who does right continue to do right; and let the holy person continue to be holy."
Luke 5:20 When Jesus saw their faith, he said, "Friend, your sins are forgiven."
Our sins are forgiven
12 and giving joyful thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of his holy people in the kingdom of light. 13 For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves, 14 in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.
Christ has the authority to forgive our sins as He came for the helpless to forgive our sins.
The Lord knows the heart.
Hebrews 4:13 Nothing in all creation is hidden from God’s sight. Everything is uncovered and laid bare before the eyes of him to whom we must give account.
Don't pretend that you don't need His forgiveness. We are all helpless.
The purpose of this letter is to prove that Jesus is the Messiah.
Matthew 9:6 But I want you to know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins." So he said to the paralyzed man, "Get up, take your mat and go home."
So they may know that the son of man has the authority to forgive sins.
Why did Jesus called Himself the Son of God/Man because He was the mediator. Half God and Half human.
The only one who knows the needs of the people and also God at the same time.
You can receive healing and forgiveness.
Jesus came for the helpless, Matthew was helpless and Christ called him. Matthew got up right away and follow Jesus.
No matter what is your background and past life you still have room for Jesus.
Don't think that Christ will not forgive you. If you are willing to ask for forgiveness and repent, God will give you a new heart. It is the power of the Holy Spirit.
27 After this, Jesus went out and saw a tax collector by the name of Levi sitting at his tax booth. "Follow me," Jesus said to him, 28 and Levi got up, left everything and followed him.
Then he said to them all: "Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.
Consider and Let Jesus control and reign in our home and in all of the areas in our life.
Matthew invited Jesus in His house and also his friends to meet Jesus.
Let's have time to unbelievers and to lead them to Christ. To be the light of the unbelievers and to remind us we are like that before so reach them out.
Healthy people don't need doctors but the sick.
We have all fall short in the Glory of God. Jesus was sent by God to saved the sinners. So if you consider yourself righteous then you have no room in heaven but if you humble yourself and admit your sins then you're saved.