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"But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord." Joshua 24:15

By His Stripes We Are Healed

Stripes are known to be a symbol of freedom we have stripes on the American flag which is a symbol of the 13 original colonies which help gave us the freedom we have here in America. That freedom is only temporary compared to the freedom of Christ.

But the ultimate stripes of freedom came from the stripes that Jesus took while he was being crucified died on the cross for the sins of the world.

I like this graphic I saw on Facebook. These stripes mean freedom now. Talking about the American flag. The other side an image of Jesus who has been flogged. It shows his stripes. It reads “these stripes mean freedom forever.” That is because there is Freedom in Christ!

Jesus went to the Cross to die for our sins. He was beaten, abused, mocked and more. He suffered greatly so we won’t have to. He took on the sin of the world. He conquered sin and death. So that we may live with Him. We just have to accept Him as our personal Savior.

Jesus Christ is the ultimate physician. He is the cure all. His was beaten and torn to free us from the bondage of sin. He can heal us! He changes us! Trust Him and allow Him to use you. Those marks on Jesus are marks of the punishment He took for us that we deserve that He didn’t deserve.

“But He was wounded for our transgressions,He was bruised for our iniquities;The chastisement for our peace was upon Him,And by His stripes we are healed.” Isaiah 53:5

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The Author

Steve Patterson

I am saved through the blood of Jesus Christ. I blog for God here at I serve as a youth leader, van driver and usher at my church. I also serve where ever else may be needed. I am working on a bachelor's degree in Theology. I also like to go out and hand out Gospel of John's and Gospel Tracts. I am a single father with custody of my almost adult child. I am a graphic designer too. Once an Eagle, Always an Eagle. I attained the rank of Eagle in the Boy Scouts of America in 1994.

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