A contrite spirit?? Exactly what does that mean.


Contrite in spirit – what exactly is a contrite spirit?? A contrite spirit is one that is full of its own guilt and can no longer make excuses for it. It is no longer filled with self righteousness and is repentant and stops trying to justify its wrong choices. Truly humbled. Now the Good News is that Jesus died for us and for those who have contrite hearts there is no condemnation. This passage in Isaiah looks to Christ – He who was meek, lowly and humble of spirit. Christ too trembled (had reverence for the Word of God). As His Father taught Him – He was obedient even unto death as He laid down His life so that we may live eternally.

Isaiah 66:2
“Has not my hand made all these things, and so they came into being?” declares the LORD. “This is the one I esteem: He who is humble and contrite in spirit, and trembles at my word.”

Romans 8:1
So now there is no condemnation for those who belong to Christ Jesus.


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