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Okay, so, by the Gospel we know that God doesn’t require us to walk out His commands in our own strength. He doesn’t expect us even to be able to, but, instead, He’s given us His Son. Now, that doesn’t give us an excuse to keep living in sin, thinking, “Well, I’m saved by grace. God’s given me His Son, and ‘whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life,’ so I might as well just keep living however I want to” (John 3:15). That’s not what the grace of God is. That’s not the Gospel. The grace of God is the fact that the person of Jesus Christ now lives in me. So, yes, I have forgiveness of sins by His blood. My sin has been forgiven, but I also have deliverance from sin through Him, and the way that that works is, just like Paul says in Galatians 2:20, “I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me.” See, when you know that you’ve been crucified with Christ, you realize that the flesh has been dealt with, which means our old nature has been dealt with, which means that we have freedom, deliverance from sin. We also have forgiveness of our sins through Jesus’ blood. So, we are now a brand new creation, and we’re able to walk in God’s strength through Jesus. So, we don’t have an excuse to keep on living in sin. It’s far from that. Instead, we’ve been baptized into Christ’s death. We’ve been crucified to the world and to sin. And now we live, in Christ, a totally new life—completely separate from who we used to be.